Official Roma confirm signing of Robin Olsen

first_imgAS Roma have confirmed the signing f goalkeeper Robin Olsen from Danish side FC Copenhagen on an initial fee of €8.5mFollowing the shock world record sale of Alisson to Liverpool last week, Roma have been on the lookout for a new goalkeeper after losing their number one for the second summer in succession.Reports had emerged on Monday that the Giallorossi had found a replacement in Sweden international Olsen and they have now confirmed the deal for an initial fee of €8.5m that could rise to a further €3.5m, depending on a number of performance-related clauses by both the player and the club.Copenhagen will also have rights to obtain 10% of any profit that Roma could make from selling Olsen in the future.The 28-year-old told the club website: “I’m feeling happy, I’m very excited,”“It’s a big honour to come to AS Roma. It’s the next step for me and I cannot wait to get started.”????Sweden’s #WorldCup goalkeeper Robin Olsen has found a new club in the Italian capital ???? Sarri, JuventusMaurizio Sarri satisfied despite Juventus’ draw at Fiorentina Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Maurizio Sarri was satisfied with Juventus’ performance on Saturday afternoon after finishing a tough game at Fiorentina 0-0.— FIFA World Cup (@FIFAWorldCup) July 24, 2018Olsen began his career at Swedish side Malmo and had spent the past three seasons in Denmark with Copenhagen.In his 23 international appearances for Sweden, Olsen started in all four of the national side’s World Cup games this summer in their run to the quarter-finals.“Robin is a goalkeeper with international experience, and I think he can bring that level to Roma with him,” sporting director Monchi said.“I am confident he can build on the quality that has seen him firmly establish himself as Sweden’s No. 1.”Olsen has signed a five-year deal that last 2023 and will wear the No. 1 shirt at Roma.last_img

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