Balanta: clash between Sampdoria and Roma

Sabatini will meet Balanta’s agent in the next few hours, according to Sky Sport journalist Gianluca Di Marzio.

Roma is still eyeing a centre back, and a possible option might be Éder Álvarez Balanta (21). The Colombian international is being hunted by Sampdoria, who wants to give Sinisa Mihajlovic a new option for the back-line. However, Roma has joined the race to sign the River Plate centre back: according to Gianluca Di Marzio,  in the next few hours Roma’s director of football Walter Sabatini will meet Balanta’s agent to discuss a possible move.