And the midfielder hopes to make the move in January.
"It is no secret that I would like to return to Roma one day, I’ve said that before,” the attacker told Tiki Taka.
“I feel as if I am ready to play in the Champions League. I’m mature, I think the time may have arrived for me to take a step up in quality.
“I’m calm about the competition for places in the national side, that’s because I know my qualities and what I can do."
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