Fulham beaten to the punch by Roma for Torosidis signature

Vasilis Torosidis has joined Roma who beat Fulham to the Greek international's signature.

Vasilis Torosidis has joined Roma who beat Fulham to the Greek international's signature.

The 27-year-old had been tipped to leave Olympiakos and join fellow countryman Giorgos Karagounis at Craven Cottage.

"Yes, we were about to sign the contract with Fulham but Roma have made a better offer at the last minute," his agent George Kazianis told Calciomercato.

Roma have since announced: "Vasilis Torosidis is speaking to Roma's directors after the club reached an agreement in principle with Olympiakos.

"The transfer is subject to the player agreeing contract terms and passing a medical."

 

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