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Genoa Loan Falque To Roma

Roma-fansRoma have signed Spanish midfielder Iago Falque on a season-long loan deal from Genoa.

I Giallorossi will hold an option to acquire the 25-year-old on a permanent transfer next summer for a fee of seven million euros. A statement from Roma read: “AS Roma SpA announces that the club have signed a loan agreement with Genoa CFC SpA for the services of Iago Falque Silva until June 30, 2016 for a fee of €1 million.

“The agreement also includes a commitment to buy the player permanently for a further fee of €7 million once he makes at least one competitive appearance for the club. Finally, the agreement also includes a performance-related bonus of a maximum of €1 million should the player reach certain targets. Iago Falque has signed a contract until June 30, 2020.”

Falque, a youth product of Barcelona, joined Genoa from Tottenham last summer and enjoyed an impressive debut season in Serie A. He scored 13 goals and set up three more in 32 league appearances for Genoa.

Roma finished runners-up to Juventus in Serie A in the 2014/15 campaign and will play in next season’s UEFA Champions League.