Roma edge ahead of Liverpool in race to sign ex-Premier League star

Roma edge ahead of Liverpool in race to sign ex-Premier League star

first_imgRoma have edged ahead of Liverpool in the race to sign wantaway Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen.The former Arsenal skipper has struggled to make an impact at Barca since he left the Emirates two summers ago and has been told he is free to leave.Liverpool were favourites to land the Belgium international but have failed to stump up a suitable bid to prise him away from the Nou Camp.And now, according to Gazetta dello Sport, Liverpool’s dithering has allowed Roma to leapfrog them in the race to sign Vermaelen.The Italian club are on the hunt for a central defender this summer and are set to make contact with Barca this week to see how much it will take to agree a transfer. Barcelona defender Thomas Vermaelen 1last_img

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