Benatia, Balanta at the center of rumors

Roma are entrenched in the market. The rumors concerning a sale of Mehdi Benatia and the purchase of Eder Balanta continued to swirl this evening thanks to reports from Sky Italia.

Reportedly, Manchester United are interested in the Moroccan center-back, who Roma value at €40 million. The Giallorossi, who have already purchased Davide Astori in this window, are also opening negotiations with River Plate starlet Eder Balanta. Balanta’s agent is expected to arrive in Italy over the next few days where he is likely to meet with Roma’s hierarchy.

The rumors continue, and Roma is at the center.

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