Maicon, Keita also set for renewals

La Gazzetta dello Sport: The great performances of both Seydou Keita and Douglas Maicon have put Roma on alert and the club is now steadily working on renewing both players.

Reportedly, both Rudi Garcia and Walter Sabatini are extremely eager to extend the stays of both the former Barcelona midfielder and the former Inter defender, both of whose contract’s expire in June. The club has even already opened talks with both of the players’ representatives and the white smoke is expected to arrive around Christmas. Both Maicon and Keita look to be tied to the red and yellow for their futures.

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