Jonathan Silva arrives for medical

Jonathan Silva arrived at Villa Stuart at 12.15 CET this afternoon to complete his €6 million move from Sporting to Roma.

The Argentine, who has obtained Italian citizenship, was accompanied by club director Federico Balzaretti ahead of his switch. Roma will certainly be cautious with their assessment of the player as the left back underwent knee surgery in November.

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