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Tokyo Verdy give up on Francesco Totti with striker expected to take Roma role

Tokyo Verdy give up on Francesco Totti with striker expected to take Roma role
From ESPN - July 17, 2017

Tokyo Verdy president Hideaki Hanyu has said they will not sign Roma legend Francesco Totti because his family had reservations about the move.

Totti, 40, is available after spending a quarter of a century at Roma and the Japanese second-division side had targeted the former Italy international.

However, Hanyu told Nikkan Sports in quotes translated by AFP: "Ultimately he was unable to get his family's blessing.

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