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Paulo Dybala to Roma: Juventus forward signs with rivals AS Roma on a three-year deal

The Argentine forward joins Mourinho at Roma on a three-year deal.

Juventus and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala is set to sign for rivals AS Roma on a three-year deal as a free agent, as reported by reliable Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano.

The Argentine has been struggling with game time over the past couple of seasons, managing to score 20 goals in 65 appearances in the last two seasons. He moves to Roma to build some momentum going into the 2022 FIFA World Cup during the winter.

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Paulo Dybala’s Career So Far

Dybala signed with the youth team of his hometown club Instituto de Córdoba in 2003, where he played for 8 years in the Argentine Second Division.

In April 2012, he signed with Italian giants Palermo for a reported €8.64 million. Despite making his debut for the club at the start of the 2012/13 season, he made his breakthrough in the 2014/15 season, when he recorded 13 goals and 10 assists, making him one of the best playmakers in Serie A.

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This earned him a move to Serie A champions Juventus during the 2015 summer transfer window on a five-year deal for a fee of €32 million. He burst onto the scene at La Vecchia Signora, where only Roberto Baggio had a better goalscoring record in the first games of his debut season. He ended the following season as the club’s top goalscorer, scoring 23 goals in all competitions for Juventus.

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For the majority of his later tenure for The Old Lady, Dybala struggled with form and injury due to the arrival of Cristiano Ronaldo and the eventual transition to a deeper role in the team. He only managed to get 14 goals in 49 appearances for Juventus in the 2020/21 and 2021/22 Serie A seasons combimed.


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