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Roma 'closing in on a deal' to appoint Conte as their new Coach

  /  autty

Roma are reportedly closing in on a deal to appoint Antonio Conte as their new Coach.

According to the Evening Standard, Roma have met Conte’s agent three times and he could be confirmed ‘within a week’.

The newspaper adds the Giallorossi are planning to pair the former Juventus boss with Torino sporting director Gianluca Petrachi.

The pair are close friends, having played together at Lecce between 1985 and 1988.

Roma would have had to act quickly, with Milan, Inter and even Juve scoping out the 49-year-old.

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