Serie A: AS Roma confirm Luca Pellegrini-Leonardo Spinazzola swap deal with Juventus

  • AS Roma confirmed that they paid 29.5 million euros for Leonardo Spinazzola

  • Juventus had paid 22 million euros for the services of Luca Pellegrini

  • Roma also confirmed that Greek international Kostas Manolas had moved to Napoli

AS Roma have signed midfielder Leonardo Spinazzola from Juventus while sending defender Luca Pellegrini in the opposite direction, the Serie A side have said.

 Serie A: AS Roma confirm Luca Pellegrini-Leonardo Spinazzola swap deal with Juventus

As Roma signed Leonardo Spinazzola on a four-year contract. @ASRomaEN

Spinazzola had agreed a four-year contract, with the club shelling out 29.5 million euros ($33.48 million) for the 26-year-old, Roma said in a statement. Juventus had paid 22 million euros for Pellegrini.

Roma also confirmed that Greek international Kostas Manolas had moved to Napoli for a fee of 36 million euros after spending five seasons in the Italian capital.

Roma Chief Executive Guido Fienga had no doubts Spinazzola would settle quickly.

“Leonardo is a young player that has already acquired a lot of valuable experience in Italian football. I am certain that he will settle in here very quickly and will fit in well with the style our new coach implements,” he said.

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Updated Date: Jul 01, 2019 16:35:37 IST