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Juan Jesus Brazilian defender leaves Inter for Roma

Juan Jesus has left Inter for Roma after four-and-a-half seasons at San Siro, signing a one-year loan deal with a view to a permanent move

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Roma have completed the signing of Juan Jesus from Inter on a one-year loan deal, paying an initial fee of €2 million for the Brazilian defender.

The Stadio Olimpico side have an obligation to buy the 25-year-old for an additional fee of €8m if certain conditions are met before the end of his temporary spell.

"I'm really happy to have joined such a great club and I can't wait to get started," Juan Jesus told the official Roma website.

"I can promise the fans that I'll always give my all and never stop running for Roma."

Juan Jesus made 142 appearances in all competitions for Inter over the past four-and-a-half seasons, having joined the Nerazzurri from Internacional in January 2012.

The defender becomes the 41st Brazilian to don the Giallorossi jersey, joining compatriots Alisson, Emerson and Gerson in the Italian capital.

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