Former AS Roma star Damiano Tommasi has urged Daniele de Rossi to think hard about quitting the Italian giants.

De Rossi is edging closer to a Roma exit, with Manchester City and Real Madrid waiting to snap him up this month.

"No one knows what he'll do better than Daniele, and the club knows the deal," said Tommasi, now PFA boss in Italy.

"It's difficult to judge, but surely with Roma Daniele will not be the same as with another team. I believe he is agonising over the decision."