Published On: Mon, Jul 15th, 2013

Roma set to sign Manchester City defender

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Maicon -  Manchester CityBrazilian defender Maicon and former international goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis are set to join Roma this week.

The 31-year-old Maicon joined Manchester City back in August 2012 signing for a fee of £3 million, as for goalkeeper Morgan De Scantis he joined Napoli back in 2009 on a fee of €1.5 million.

According to Il Messaggero, both will likely join the Gioallorossi sometime this week pending medicals.

It is thought a fee of between €5.5-7m will be spent in total for both players.

Last season Maicon started 11 games for City, while De Sanctis he made 34 appearances for the Partenopei. VIP Lounge