Kevin Strootman moves to Marseille for £22m

Kevin Strootman
Kevin Strootman
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Netherlands midfielder Kevin Strootman has joined Marseille from Roma in a €25m (£22.7m) deal.

The 28-year-old played 44 times last season as Roma finished third in Serie A and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League.

Marseille announced the signing with a Fortnite-style video.

“The club would like to thank Kevin for his service over the years, and wishes him all the best for the future,” Roma said.

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Strootman played under current Marseille coach Rudi Garcia when he joined Roma from PSV Eindhoven in 2013.

He is the third high-profile player to leave Roma this summer after Brazil goalkeeper Alisson joined Liverpool in a deal worth up to £66.8m and Belgium midfielder Radja Nainggolan joined Inter Milan for £33m.

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