Castan extends his contract

AS Roma have announced the extension of Brazilian centerback Leandro Castan, whose new deal runs until June 2018:

President James Pallotta released a statement saying, “We are extremely pleased and honored to have extended the contract of Castan for another two years. He is one of the main reasons why our defense was so strong last season and we want it to happen for many more years with the jersey of Roma.”

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