Soccer-AS Roma sign Italy striker Belotti


FILE PHOTO: Soccer Football - Serie A - Torino v Inter Milan - Stadio Olimpico Grande Torino, Turin, Italy - March 13, 2022 Torino's Andrea Belotti in action REUTERS/Massimo Pinca/File Photo

(Reuters) - AS Roma have signed Italy striker Andrea Belotti as a free agent on a one-year contract with the option to extend it for two more years, the Serie A club said on Sunday.

The 28-year-old joins AS Roma after seven seasons at Torino, where he made a total of 251 appearances and scored 113 goals in all competitions.

"Roma's progress and ambition in recent times has been clear for all to see, and both elements have had a big influence on me," Belotti said https://www.asroma.com/en/news/2022/8/andrea-belotti-completes-roma-move in a statement on AS Roma's website.

Belotti has also made 44 appearances and scored 12 goals for Italy and was part of the team who won the European Championship in 2021.

His arrival at AS Roma follows that in July of Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, who also joined Jose Mourinho's side on a free transfer after leaving Serie A rivals Juventus.

AS Roma are fourth in the table on seven points after three matches and host recently promoted Monza on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Silvia Recchimuzzi in Gdansk; Editing by Toby Davis)

Article type: free
User access status:
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!
   

Next In Football

Soccer-Mr Avocado Head has Morocco daring to dream
Soccer-Messi's World Cup chase takes centre stage in quarter-final clash
Factbox-Soccer-Croatia v Brazil World Cup 2022: kickoff time, venue, stats and odds
Soccer-'Not even in my wildest dreams' - Three-goal Ramos stunned by Portugal call-up
Soccer-Shaqiri apologises to Swiss fans after chastening defeat by Portugal
Analysis-Soccer-'Sorcerer' Ramos dazzles with hat-trick in first World Cup start
Soccer-Hat-trick hero Ramos helps Portugal thrash Swiss and reach quarters
Soccer-Portugal power into last eight with 6-1 demolition of Switzerland
Soccer-Canadian women's soccer league set to kick off in 2025
Soccer-Morocco's Atlas Lions march on at World Cup with help of 'Red Army'

Others Also Read