Brazil defender Ibanez extends Roma deal




Defender Roger Ibanez has officially signed a new long-term contract with Roma until June 2025, with reports he’s doubling his salary.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the 22-year-old has practically doubled the wages he was on when he joined from Atalanta in January 2020.

“This contract extension really means a lot to me, I’ve worked hard to try and show that I deserve to represent this club,” Ibanez told the official club website.

“I am aware that I need to keep on improving but there is one thing I know for sure: I will give everything I have to Roma, for the foreseeable future.

” New general manager Tiago Pinto negotiated and announced the new deal with Ibanez/ “Roger is one of a number of young and talented players that the club wants to build around, both now and for the future,” said Tiago Pinto, the club’s General Manager.

“Since arriving in Rome he has been improving on a consistent basis, and we are confident he still has a lot more room to grow.

“We are also delighted to be continuing the proud tradition of Brazilian players at Roma, who have historically enjoyed great success at the club.”—AP