Roma-Gervinho agree on pay raise

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Roma and Ivorian winger Gervinho have agreed to a new contract.

The former Arsenal man has agreed to a pay raise of €2.3 million to €2.9 million per season for a contract that will expire in 2017. Gervinho was looking for a pay raise as high as €3.5 million, but it appears that both sides have come to an agreement in the middle of the Ivorian’s asking price.

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