Official: Roma’s Kevin Mendez joins Perugia

Now it’s official. AS Roma, in conjunction with Perugia, have acquired young Uruguayan striker Kevin Mendez, who has immediately been loaned to the Serie B side for 18 months.

Roma acquired the striker for a reported €3.5 million figure from Uruguayan side Peñarol. The youngster will team-up with former Giallorossi midfielder Rodrigo Taddei, who joined the newly promoted Serie B side over the summer.

Kevin Mendez-Perugia

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