Destro refuses Torino, his agents meet with Sabatini

According to both Sky Italia and SportMediaset, Roma attacker Mattia Destro has refused a move to Torino and looks set to remain with the Giallorossi at least until the summer.

In fact, Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini is meeting with two of the player’s agents (Claudio Vigorelli and Renzo Contratto) today to define the Destro’s future and assure him of space the club. Roma are unwilling to allow Destro to leave on loan unless there is a mandatory purchase option for at least €20 million, a price that no club has matched.

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