Roma star's attorney confirms Leeds may be an opportunity

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Leeds United have been confirmed by Federico Viviani’s attorney as a potential destination for the young star.

According to an interview carried out by LaRoma24 with Federico Viviani’s attorney, Giovanni Ferro, Leeds United could be a destination for the young star this summer, but also conceded the player had other enquiries from England.

The report states: "Fresh from a great second half of the season at Latina, the future of Federico Viviani remains to be decided. The young midfielder will stay at Roma, who own his registration, but could be earmarked to play elsewhere given the competition in midfield.

"To shed light on the future of Viviani, LAROMA24.IT contacted his attorney, Giovanni Ferro. This is what he said:

"Q: Viviani is back at Roma for pre-season? A: Federico is resting and is now on vacation after having contracted the Serie A team from Latina.

"Q: What are the future plans? A: When he returns from vacation we will sit down with the club and decide together.

"Q: Leeds may be an opportunity? A: Yeah, and there are other English teams that are showing interest in Federico."

Italian news outlet TuttomercatoWEB first broke the news that Leeds were interested in the Italian at the weekend, along with former Napoli graduate Armando Izzo.

The Italian under-21 central midfielder is said to be an extremely exciting talent that has represented Italy in some of the youth football’s biggest competitions in recent years, but due to the competition at the Italian giants he is unlikely to break into their first-team next season.

On paper, the player would be a very shrewd signing by Massimo Cellino’s Leeds United and would undoubtedly send a strong message out to their Championship rivals that they are looking to be playing at the right end of the division next season.

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