Vito Doria Date: 4th September 2020 at 3:00pm
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Federico is close to joining Cagliari on loan but Roma are reportedly still going to pay for a part of his wage.

The 33-year-old Argentinian defender battled with injuries throughout the 2019/20 campaign, limiting him to just 16 appearances in , but the Isolani want to strengthen their back line and they are eager to bring a player with his experience to Sardinia.

According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Roma have agreed to send Fazio on loan to Cagliari while also paying a percentage of his salary and free up some room on their wage bill in the process.

The Argentine will be reunited with Isolani tactician , who coached the Lupi from 2017 until 2019 and he was recently appointed as coach of the Sardinian side after a tumultuous spell at Sampdoria.

Fazio has played 158 competitive matches for Roma since he joined from Tottenham Hotspur in 2016, scoring 13 goals and providing three assists.