Roma contact Deulofeu

Roma have reportedly contacted the entourage of Barcelona winger Gerard Deulofeu about a potential move.

The Spanish international wants to leave the Blaugrana this month, as he needs to play more to be included in the World Cup squad.

Deulofeu has been linked with both Napoli and Inter, but SportItalia is now reporting that contact has been made by the Giallorossi.

Emerson Palmieri is set to join Chelsea, with Edin Dzeko potentially following his teammate to Stamford Bridge, but sporting director Monchi has said he won’t weaken the squad.

If Deulofeu were to arrive, he could play wide in Eusebio Di Francesco’s 4-3-3 with Patrik Schick playing in the middle instead of Dzeko.