Roma signs Barcelona defender Vermaelen on loan

Barcelona have affirmed that Thomas Vermaelen will join Roma in the wake of giving the safeguard consent to finish his season-long advance in Italy. As indicated by Sport, every one of the three gatherings have achieved an assention, which will see Vermaelen at first join Roma on advance and the Giallorossi hold a buy alternative next summer, subject to the Belgian passing a restorative. "Vermaelen has flown out to Rome to experience a medicinal with AS Roma," Barca's authentic Twitter account tweeted. Vermaelen joined La Blaugrana from Arsenal in the mid year of 2014 for €19m, however wounds and a consequent absence of first-group open doors constrained him to only 21 appearances in all rivalries.