Padraig Whelan Date:21st July 2013 at 2:14am
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Gervinho - AsrenalRoma are likely to complete a move for Arsenal striker Gervinho at some stage next week, according to reports in Italy today.

The Giallorossi are looking to keep adding to their squad ahead of the new campaign having today unveiled new signing Kevin Strootman to the media.

Sky Sports have reported that the capital club offered Arsenal €6 million for the services of the Ivory Coast international but the Gunners turned it down and are requesting at least €8m for the player.

With only €2m seperating the sides’ evalutation of the player, an agreement is expected to be reached between them over the coming days.

New Roma coach Rudy Garcia has expressly requested the player having coached him during his time with Lille and is a big fan of him.