Football

Roma deny Ligue 1 offer for Manchester City midfield target

Published Add your comment

Football News
24/7

Roma have denied that Paris Saint-Germain made an offer for midfielder Daniele de Rossi.

Reports emerged this morning that the Ligue 1 club were hoping to land the Italian international before the close of the transfer window, and were willing to offer Marco Verratti as part of the deal.

“There has never been anything between PSG and Roma with regards to De Rossi’s situation,” said Roma director Walter Sabatini on Radio Montecarlo.

“There are no meetings planned for him or for Verratti.”

Manchester City are long-term admirers of De Rossi, and were interested in signing him last summer. 

The 29-year-old held a press conference to confirm his commitment to Roma in August - but since then his relationship boss Zdenek Zeman and future at Roma have been called into question.

Manager Roberto Mancini is a keen admirer of De Rossi, although last month the Citizens had been told to forget about making another bid during the January window.

"We have absolutely no intention of selling De Rossi. We have not had any contact from anyone and we have not received any offers," club president James Pallotta said in December. "It is just speculation."

 

Do YOU want to write for GiveMeSport? Get started today by signing-up and submitting an article HERE: http://gms.to/writeforgms

Topics:
Football
Manchester City
Premier League

Article Comments

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author

DISCLAIMER

This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of GiveMeSport.com or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. GiveMeSport.com and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again

Like our GiveMeSport Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to G+, don't ask me again