AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia is confident signing Al Ain winger Michel Bastos.
Bastos has also been linked with Napoli.
Garcia said: “It’s not done yet, but negotiations are at an advanced stage. He is a versatile player, which is what interests me. He can play on the right or left, has a strong shot, good technique and can also play left-back, so we are covered in many different areas.
“I have been tracking this player since he left Lille, going through Lyon, Schalke and Al Ain. I always spoke to him and knew this was a possibility for us. Above all, he was very eager to come back to Europe, so I am happy. He’s not just a player of a top level, but also a good man.”
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