Daniele de Rossi has not wasted any time and has already secured his first signing as Roma’s manager. Fabrizio Romano reports that the Spanish left-back Angelino has landed in Italy to undergo medical tests and sign a deal. The transfer is said to be a loan until the end of the current season with a €6 million buy option. Angelino is owned by RB Leipzig but spent the first half of the 2023/24 season playing on loan for Galatasaray in the Turkish Super Lig where he recorded 19 matches in all tournaments with 1 goal and 1 assist.
🚨🟡🔴 Angeliño to AS Roma, here we go! Spanish left back set to travel on Monday, medical tests to follow this week.
Roma will sign him on loan deal plus €6m buy option clause not mandatory.
RB Leipzig will have also sell-on clause.
Galatasaray, prepared to let him go. pic.twitter.com/CDOxT5hgTS
— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 28, 2024
Angelino is no stranger to switching teams, and despite still being 27 year old he has already played for the likes of Mallorca, NAC Breda, PSV, Manchester City, RB Leipzig, Hoffenheim, and Galatasaray. In terms of silverware, the Spaniard has lifted the German Cup, the English League Cup on two separate occasions, and the Community Shield Trophy. Angelino has never represented the Spanish national team on senior level.