Sabatini pressing for Toloi

Today’s edition of Il Tempo claims Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini has made Rafael Toloi his next priority.

Sao Paolo, Toloi’s parent club, is asking for €5 million for the young Brazilian center-back. Sabatini, however, want the club to drop their asking price to around €3.5 – €4 million. The alternatives, if a deal cannot be reached, are Marko Basa and former Inter center-back Rolando.

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