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Roma Signs El Shaarawy On Loan From Monaco

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Rome, Italy – Roma has announced Friday the signing of Stephan El Shaarawy on loan from Monaco until the end of season.

The transaction will cost Roma 2 million euros with the option of buyout for 13 million euros.

The forward will be joining the Giallorossi due to lack of playing time at Monaco. El Shaarawy was on loan from Milan.

It had been reported that Roma would have to obligated to buy the Italian international at the end of the season, as Milan is not interested in his return, but the close will not be mandatory.

That figure is an increase on previously mooted arrangements, which suggested El Shaarawy would cost around 11 million euros.

The 23-year-old had been rumored to make a move to the Bundesliga club Dortmund.

The Pharaoh’s will now return to Serie A in order to find more playing time.

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