Roma turns their sights to Brazil. As Il Tempo wrote yesterday (via CalcioMercato.com), there has been a meeting between Adriano Spadoto, agent of Gremio winger Pepè, and the Giallorossi sporting director Gianluca Petrachi. There were talks about a move to the Italian capital for Gremio's 22-year-old left-winger, who has scored 6 goals this season. Pepè can however only arrive in the summer, as there is no more room for non-EU players at Roma this season.
What you think about this story? Roma, talks take place for Gremio winger
His dribbles and accelerations totally confused the defenders of Norway, Honduras, and New Zealand in the recent Under-20 World Cup when he wore the Uruguayan jersey. Brian Rodriguez is a true talent, a true demon of the right-wing.
Brian Rodriguez is a big talent for the future. He currently plays in MLS with Los Angeles FC, but he dreams of Italy. The US franchise has invested as much as 8 million euros for 70% of his rights, whilst the rest remains owned by Peñarol.
In an interview with Radio Marte, Milan's former CEO, Marco Fassone, revealed that he tried to bring ex-Milan manager and now Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti back to Milan during his time as CEO of the Rossoneri. He was quoted saying:
"It is true, I went to see him to understand his situation. But he had another year of his contract with Bayern, and as a great professional, he replied that he would stay and honor his contract in Germany".