Lanzini’s agent denies Roma contact

Marcelo Lombilla, the agent of Manuel Lanzini, has denied rumors that he is in talks with bringing his River Plate client to the capital for next season.

Manuel Lanzini: he has an important role at River, Roma is next?
“I’ve read this, there are many rumors about Lanzini and also of the interest of Roma. But for me, I’ve haven’t heard anything.”

There was no type of contact?
“To date, we have not had negotiations regarding Lanzini.”

How’s your relationship with Sabatini?
“We have an excellent relationship, but Sabatini has not called me for Lanzini, we let the press do the talking because we haven’t discussed him. We’ll see later…”


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