Sky Sport: Roma to purchase Salih Uçan permanently

According to a report this evening from Sky Sport, Roma will exercise their option to buy midfielder Salih Uçan.

Uçan, who arrived in the summer of 2014 on a two year loan with an option to buy, has been used sparingly used by Rudi Garcia during his tenure at the club, however, the Giallorossi still see the Turk as an important building block for the future. The Giallorossi’s option to buy the midfielder is set at €11 million and sporting director Walter Sabatini plans on exercising this option and keeping Uçan at the club.

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