Roma linked to Lille’s Sofiane Boufal

Today’s edition of Rome-based newspaper Il Tempo has reported today that Roma are pursuing Lille playmaker Sofiane Boufal.

Reportedly, the Giallorossi view the Moroccan as a potential replacement for Juan Iturbe, who is leaving Roma to join Watford on loan with an option to buy. The player’s value is rumored to be around €8 million, however, Boufal is also being pursued by a host of clubs including Inter, Manchester United, and PSG.

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