Official: Dodo to Inter

Roma have officially announced the departure of left-back Dodo on their official website. The Brazilian will leave on a two year loan worth €1.2m and Inter has the option to make the move permanent for €7.8m. Here is their statement:

“A. S. Roma S.p.A. announces that it has signed the contract for the temporary two-year transfer of the player JR Pires Ribeiro (Dodo) to FC Internazionale Milano for €1.2 million. The agreement – valid for the 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 seasons – provides with the purchase obligation after his first appearance in first-team official matches for €7.8 million.”

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