Roma set to sign Emerson Palmieri

Roma are ready to complete the signing Brazilian left-back Emerson Palmieri from Santos.

The club’s press officer, Lorenzo Serafini, confirmed on his Twitter that the Giallorossi are set to make a move for the Brazilian and announced that the player would arrive tomorrow at 18:20 at Fiuminico to complete his move to the club. According to Sky Italia, Emerson, who owns an Italian passport, will arrive to Roma on a free loan with an option to buy for €1.75 million.

The Brazilian is expected to share time with Lucas Digne, who is set to arrive in the capital on Thursday to complete his move from PSG.

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