Roma midfielder Javier Pastore has emerged as a surprise target for River Plate in the summer transfer window.
According to the football transfer rumours in Italian media, River Plate are linked with fresh move for Javier Pastore.
The Argentina international joined Roma from Paris Saint-Germain for a fee in the region of 24.7 million euros in July 2018. His contract expires in the summer of 2023.
The 29-year-old is considered to be one of the best midfielders in Argentina.
As a member of Argentina national football team, Pastore won 29 caps and he scored two goals.
Javier Pastore is currently out of favor at Roma and could leave the club this summer.
The Argentina international is thought to perfectly fit the profile of midfield player Marcelo Gallardo wants to target in the summer transfer window.
According to Football Italia, “River Plate are reportedly considering a move for out-of-favour Roma midfielder Javier Pastore. According to TNT Sports, River are looking at Pastore as a possible replacement for Juan Fernando Quintero, who has been struck by an ACL injury. The broadcaster adds the 29-year-old is highly rated by the Argentines’ Coach Marcelo Gallardo. The former Palermo star has struggled for form and fitness since joining Roma from Paris Saint-Germain last summer, making just 14 appearances.”
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Roma are preparing to sell their midfielder should they receive a right offer for him.
Undoubtedly he would be a fantastic recruit for River Plate.
River Plate fans would certainly love to see him arrive at the club this summer.
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