Roma signs Leandro Castan from Corinthians

Roma has signed Brazilian defender Leandro Castan on a four-year

contract from Corinthians.

The Serie A club confirmed the move Wednesday in a statement,

saying the 25-year-old defender signed the deal at Stadio Olimpico

in transfer costing ?5 million ($6 million).

Castan will be presented on Thursday along with the club’s other

two new recruits, Dodo and Michael Bradley.