Roma and Fiorentina talk Kannemann

Roma and Fiorentina are on high alert after Gremio defender Walter Kannemann’s agent flew in to Italy for meetings.

According to Calciomercato.it, the representative is hoping to work out a deal for his move to Serie A.

Among the clubs known to be interested in the 28-year-old are Roma and Fiorentina.

The Giallorossi, in particular, are seeking a centre-back and talks have stalled for Daniele Rugani, as Juventus want €24m plus youth team players Alessio Riccardi and Zan Celar.

Instead, Kannemann would be available for a €10m release clause in his contract with Gremio.

He is an Argentina international with five caps, so already knows Roma defender Federico Fazio.

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