Castan nears Genoa switch

Leandro Castan is ready to leave Roma.

The Brazilian central defender, who arrived in 2012, is nearing the exit door of Trigoria and is set to become Genoa’s first purchase of the January transfer window. As reported by SportItalia, the Rossoblu have closed the negotiations for Castan, who is set to join the Ligurian club after they beat Cagliari in the race for the services of the Brazilian.

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