Gago a go-go to Roma

Image: Gago: Loaned to Roma, who have an option to buy

Roma have confirmed the loan signing of Argentina midfielder Fernando Gago from Real Madrid.

Real Madrid misfit loaned to Roma with view to permanent move

Roma have confirmed the loan signing of Argentina midfielder Fernando Gago from Real Madrid. The Serie A outfit were closing in on the player despite interest from English clubs, while the 25-year-old was also linked with a move to Palermo this summer. But Roma have now won the race to sign Gago, whose move could be made permanent next summer with the Serie A outfit having an option to buy the South American for six million euros (£5.3m). Gago joined Real Madrid from Boca Juniors in January 2007 but struggled to secure regular first-team action in the past two seasons.

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