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Paulo Dybala has chosen his next club

Paulo Dybala, Juventus
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The Argentina international is a free agent after leaving Juventus at the end of his contract last month.

Paulo Dybala has agreed to join AS Roma on a free transfer from Juventus.

That’s according to Sky Sport Italia. The report claims Dybala has accepted a three-year contract until 2025. He’ll earn €6 million per year, including bonuses, at the Stadio Olimpico.

The 28-year-old forward is a free agent after ending a seven-year spell at Juventus last month. Napoli and Inter Milan were linked with moves for him, but Roma ultimately got the nod. He has now arrived in Portugal to undergo a medical, complete his free transfer, and join Roma at their pre-season training camp.

Mourinho was key behind the Dybala deal

Jose Mourinho was a key factor behind Dybala’s switch to the capital club. The Giallorossi manager spoke with the Argentine on the phone a week ago to explain the project. He also pressed director Tiago Pinto to make a decisive move, prompting Roma to present a formal offer.

Should things go according to plan, Dybala will extend his decade-long spell in Serie A for another year.

The striker started out in the Italian league at Palermo in 2012 and his performances earned him a move to Juventus three years later, where he won five consecutive league titles from 2016 until 2020, before leaving Turin this summer after a breakdown in contract talks.

In 271 games in his Serie A career, Dybala has managed 98 goals and 51 assists.