Roma board member: “Iturbe is ours”

Joseph Tacopina, a member of Roma’s board of directors, has confirmed that Juan Iturbe will be a Roma player.

After being spotted in Rome after a long night of negotiations, Tacopina was asked by Rete Sport about a deal for Juan Iturbe and he simply answered, “Iturbe? He’s ours.”

Iturbe will be at Trigoria tomorrow for his medical exam and will become a Roma player.

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