Diego Perotti has put pen to paper on a two-year contract extension at Roma, the club announced on Thursday.

The 29-year-old’s deal was due to expire at the end of next season but he has agreed a renewal, tying him to the club until 2021.

Since joining in January 2016, Perotti has made 78 appearances and scored 17 goals, the latest of which came in Tuesday’s 1-0 victory over Qarabag as Roma secured top spot in Champions League Group C.

“From the first game, I have felt very at home here,” said Perotti, who made his first Argentina appearance in almost seven years last month.

OFFICIAL | | Diego Perotti has signed a new contract with the club until June 2021!
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— AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) December 7, 2017

“I have enjoyed some of the best moments of my career here and I hope to experience many more. I’m very happy.”

Sporting director Monchi added: “The bond I have with Diego is special. I had the fortune to observe his first steps in European football in person at Sevilla, and now I have the pleasure to assist him as he becomes a valuable player at a great club like Roma.”

Eusebio Di Francesco’s side are fourth in Serie A, five points adrift of leaders Inter but with a game in hand.




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