Roma request Thiago Maia

Reports in France claim Roma are trying to sign Lille midfielder Thiago Maia on loan with option to buy for a total €10m.

The 21-year-old Brazilian joined LOSC from Santos in the summer of 2017 for €14m.

According to La Voix du Nord, Giallorossi director of sport Monchi has proposed a loan with option to buy at the end of the season for a total sum of €10m.

The two clubs have done business in the past for teenage defender William Bianda.

Thiago Maia had already been linked with a move to Italy last year for Milan.

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