Italian newspaper La Repubblica, which is the largest circulation newspaper in Rome, report that centre-back Federico Fazio is a permanent Roma player Roma have contacted Tottenham and activated his purchase clause after he reached the specified number of games stipulated in his initial loan agreement.
The 29-year-ols (20 nxt March) Argentine has become a fixture in Luciano Spalletti side and his permanent signing is a mere formality in January when papers can be officially signed. He has played 17 Serie A games, 4 UEFA Europa League ties and 1 UEFA Champions League qualifier since his £1.02 million (€1.2m - AUS$1.74m - US$1.25) loan move.
That now becomes a permanent deal worth an extra £2.73 million (€3.2m - AUS$4.65m - US$3.34) at today's rates, the rates were better when the exchange deal was struck.
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