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Roma told to up their bid for Mexican wonderkid

Italian club Roma have offered $8 million USD for Jurgen Damm, but Pachuca have reportedly asked for at least $2 million more.

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It ongoing tussle between the two clubs means the future of the Mexican winger is still up in the air.

According to Record, the Italian club offered $8 million USD for 100 percent of the player rights, but Pachuca asked for at least $10 million and want to keep a percentage of Damm’s rights.

This is not the first time Pachuca have tried to keep a percentage of players that are looking to move to Europe – the club negotiated the same arrangement when Hector Herrera left to Porto and when Enner Valencia moved to West Ham.

Damm would not need to take the place of a foreigner at Roma as, because of his German father, he also holds an EU passport. According to FIFA Damm is one of the fastest dribblers in the world.

 

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