Roma prodigy Nicolo Zaniolo is currently sidelined with a shoulder injury, but that hasn’t derailed talks on renewing his contract after a summer saga that almost left him on the Olympic Stadium. As mentioned earlier, the Gelorossi Negotiations are expected to begin later this month.
Latest information from market transfer It indicates that the Italian striker has opted to stay in the Italian capital for the foreseeable future. The Gelorossi The administration is considering giving him an extension that would limit him until the summer of 2027. His current deal expires in June 2024.
Pinto: “Zaniolo was never close to leaving. Last season was important to him and so far this season he has shown that he continues to improve. He is young and happy. The focus for him now is to get back to full fitness.”#ASRoma pic.twitter.com/cckavitheJ
– AS Roma English (ASRomaEN) September 2, 2022
Sporting director Thiago Pinto is in regular contact with the player’s agent Claudio Figorelli, and it is understood that the two are close to reaching an agreement. The report states that an agreement is expected to be found midway between the 3.5 million euros offered by the club and the 5 million euros requested by the player.
Zaniolo could earn somewhere in the region €4.2m, including bonuses and additions, once his contract is extended. Juventus have been chasing the striker aggressively during the summer transfer window, with Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur closely linked with his services.