Roma close to Mancini deal

Atalanta defender Gianluca Mancini is on the verge of joining Roma for €24m including performance-related bonuses, it’s reported.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, the two clubs are very close to agreeing a transfer.

The asking price had been close to €30m including bonuses, but it seems as if Roma have been able to negotiate that down.

Including add-ons, the cost of the operation will be €24m for the Italy international.

The 23-year-old is set to sign a five-year contract worth €2m per season.