AS Roma has completed the signing of defensive pair Ivan Piris and Federico Balzaretti.

Both players were already in training with their new teammates at the Trigoria camp this afternoon, having undergone medicals.

"A.S. Roma S.p.A announce a contract with U.S. Palermo to sign Federico Balzaretti on a permanent basis for €4.5m," read a statement.

"The player signed a three-year contract that expires on June 30 2015.

"A.S. Roma S.p.A announce a contract with Club Deportivo Maldonado for the loan of Ivan Rodrigo Piris in exchange for €0.7m.

"The agreement, which was registered with the Lega Serie A today, includes an option to buy from the 2013-14 season for €4m. For this option, Roma have given the Uruguayan club €0.3m."