Official: Roma buys Ivory Coast striker Gervinho from Arsenal

Reuters, Monday 19 Aug 2013

The Ivorian attacker to remain with the Italian giants until the summer of 2017

Gervinho (Photo: Reuters)

AS Roma have bought Ivory Coast striker Gervinho from Arsenal for 8 million euros ($10.68 million), the Italian Serie A team said on Monday.

AS Roma said in a statement the contract signed with the English Premier League team also included a variable payment of up to 1.75 million euros linked to Gervinho's perfomance.

The player's contract with AS Roma will run until June 30, 2017, it said. ($1 = 0.7490 euros)

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