Momentum for Defrel, the operation for the player has gained steam in the last hours. Roma have, reportedly, offered €20 million (including bonuses) for the Frenchman 2-3 days ago and are eager to try and close the operation: Eusebio Di Francesco wants the player to join the team’s retreat in Pinzolo.

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