crazy ball – AS Roma could need a new striker in this summer’s transfer window when Eldor Shomurudov could leave the Olimpico, with former Torino striker Andrea Belotti set to head to the capital instead.
The Italy international terminated his contract at Torino in June 2022 to now make himself available on a free transfer. He was previously at the club since 2015 where he impressed with 113 goals and 28 assists in 251 appearances in all competitions.
There has been some interest in him in this summer’s transfer window from overseas clubs, such as Newcastle United and Borussia Dortmund, who have recently been looking for a new striker to replace Sebastien Haller, who developed a testicular tumor after joining Ajax Amsterdam signed.
It’s just that, as reported via Calciomercato, Andrea Belotti still wants to stay in Serie A and now he has opened the door to joining Jose Mourinho’s AS Roma.
The Portugal boss is claimed to have spoken privately to the 28-year-old striker on the phone to explain the project and reassure him that he will get playing time despite the presence of Tammy Abraham, Paulo Dybala and Nicolò Zaniolo.
The need to sign Andrea Belotti could become even more urgent as AS Roma could now lose Eldor Shomurodov, who has been curiously linked with a move to Torino as a replacement for the Italian national team striker who wants to be recruited. Giallorossi that. Another option for him is Bologna.
In addition, the Italian capital side could still lose Nicolo Zaniolo, who is a transfer target for Juventus and Tottenham Hotspur, even though the two teams’ moves have been halted due to the Rp 758 billion price tag for the attacking midfielder.
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