Seria A giant AS Roma has made their first summer signing subsequent of announcing the arrival of Hector Moreno from PSV Eindhoven.
The deal is reported to have taken a toll on the Italian side around €5 million, and it represents La Maggica first foray into the transfer market under new sporting director Monchi, who believes that his international experience will prove significant for the Yellow and Reds.
“AS Roma are pleased to announce the signing of central defender Hector Moreno from PSV Eindhoven,” a statement from the club confirmed.
Moreno, who has 79 caps for Mexico signed a four-year deal that will keep at Stadio Olimpico until the summer of 2021 and he leaves Holland having won the Eredivisie title twice, once in 2008/9 with AZ Alkmaar and again in 2015/16 with PSV.
Popularly known by the English fans as the man who broke Luke Shaw’s leg in the Champions League, the former Espanyol player is equally skilled at centre-back and left-back
A club articulation communicated Roma’s joy at wrapping everything up for a player that Monchi has been pursuing “for quite a while”, not that he will be getting together with his new partners at any point in the near future however, as he is presently away on worldwide obligation with Mexico in front of the Confederations Cup.
I am very happy to sign for Roma,” Moreno told Roma’s official website. “This represents an important step up in my career.
“I hope I can show my individual qualities and contribute to the overall success of the team.”
“Moreno has been a target of mine for a long time, and fortunately now the circumstances are right for him to join us at Roma,” Roma’s sporting director Monchi said.
“This is a central defender with a lot of international experience, and he perfectly fit the profile we were looking for.”