Transfer talk

Castan joins Roma

July 18, 2012

Roma have confirmed the signing of Brazilian defender Leandro Castan from Corinthians.

Castan, a 25-year-old centre-back, has arrived at Roma in a deal worth €5 million, according to a statement on the club's official website.

Castan, who began his professional career at Atletico Mineiro and joined Corinthians in 2010, has agreed a four-year deal until 2016.