Football: Experienced goalkeeper Antonio Mirante joins Roma


The 34-year-old joined Roma from Bologna for a fee of €4 million on a 3-year contract which runs till 2021. The veteran goalkeeper will be back up to Alisson Becker, who is in Russia now for the World Cup.

He played his last 3 seasons at Bologna, making 90 appearances for the Emilia-Romagna club in all competitions. It can be easily said that The Giallorossis are on a roll right now having signed Ante Coric, Ivan Marcano, Bryan Cristante and Justin Kluivert as well.

“Becoming a Roma player is a proud moment for me,” Mirante said.
“It was something that I really wanted – this is the right moment in my career and I think it will be a great step for me.”

Mirante is a product of the famous Juventus youth academy and has more than 300 appearances in Serie A.

“I am very pleased to welcome Antonio to Roma,” said Roma’s sporting director Monchi.
“I am also sure he will have an important role to play in aiding the development of our younger goalkeepers.”

Let us know what are your thoughts regarding this move of his.

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