Transfer update: Chelsea interested in Roma midfielder Nainggolan

Roma goalie Wojciech Szczesny says if he was the Blues manager he wouldn't skip a heartbeat and sign the midfielder


Sports Desk May 07, 2016
PHOTO: AFP

Italian club Roma goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has said that his teammate Radja Nainggolan is perfectly suited to the English Premier League playing style as Chelsea have shown interest in the 28-year-old.

With Antonio Conte ready to join the The Blues, the club is reportedly close to signing the midfielder. Conte after joining Chelsea will look to shape his squad according to his preference and Nainggolan can prove to come in handy for him.

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"He's definitely a fantastic fit for English football – he's very strong, physical and tough," Szczesny told FourFourTwo.

Meanwhile, Szczesny admitted he would sign the midfielder in a blink if he was the manager at Stanford Bridge.

"He's not afraid of anyone and he will fight for 90 minutes in every game. Combine that with very advanced technical skills and you have a complete player,” he said.” If I was Chelsea manager, I'd buy him in a heartbeat.

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But he hoped that Nainggolan ‘will stay with us’.

Nainggolan has scored five goals in 33 Serie A appearances this season, becoming a driving force in Roma's bid for second place in Serie A.

The story appeared on Goal.com

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