Toni sets his sights on Roma switch
Bayern Munich striker Luca Toni has set his sights on a return to
Serie A with Roma this winter, although a deal has yet to be
The 32-year-old is surplus to requirements at the Bundesliga
club, who are even considering letting the World Cup winner leave
on a free transfer, and Roma are one of the sides interested in
And Toni favours a move back to Italy, where he can put
himself back in the shop window for a place in Italy’s World Cup
squad next summer.
“Nothing is certain yet but I want to move to AS Roma and I
will do it,” he told La Gazzetta dello Sport newspaper.
Since Roma are listed on the Italian stock exchange, a
transfer can only be completed when the financial details are
revealed to shareholders and this may currently be preventing the
Italian club from announcing the deal, which should go through in
Toni has fallen out with Bayern coach Louis van Gaal and is
no longer required by the Dutchman.