ROME – Rome confirms itself as one of the most active Serie A companies on the transfer market. The Giallorossi made official the purchase of Turkish defender Mert Cetin and the sale of Steven Nzonzi to the Turks of Galatasaray.
Roma bought defender Yildrim Mert Cetin, 22, from the Turkish club of Genclerbirligi for three million euros. In the event of the player's future transfer, the club informs the company, the 10% of the sale price exceeding five million will be recognized to the company of origin. Cetin, who will wear the number 15 shirt, signed a five-year contract, until June 30, 2024.
"We are happy to bring Mert Cetin to Rome, a young but very prosperous profile," said sporting director Gianluca Petrachi – "I hope he will soon confirm the potential we have seen in him." "I feel the importance of the shirt I'm about to dress. I am very happy to be here, it is an emotion that cannot be described in words. I am sure that I will be able to meet the expectations of the Club and the fans, "said the young defender.
Calciomercato Rome, the transfer of Steven Nzonzi to Galatasaray in Turkey is official.
It's official, Steven Nzonzi is on loan to Galatasaray. In fact, Rome has announced that it has temporarily transferred, until 30 June 2020, the rights to the sports performance of the French midfielder to the Turkish club. The agreement provides for the option right, in favor of Galatasaray, to extend the loan until 30 June 2021, against a consideration of 500 thousand euros.
However, the Turkish club will have the right to redeem the player outright "in exchange for the payment of a fee of 16 million, if exercised by 30 June 2020, and 13 million by 30 June 2021".
Nzonzi, who arrived in the Giallorossi in the summer of 2018 after winning the World Cup with France, played 39 games for Roma, creating a network (source: Ansa).
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