Report: Roma continue to negotiate with Torino for defender Bruno PeresThe Giallorossi could offer midfielder Carlos Carbonero as a makeweight
Roma are ready to step up their pursuit of Torino defender Bruno Peres, according to reports.
The website of respected Sky Sport Italia journalist Gianluca Di Marzio claims that the long protracted negotiations are ongoing and that contact has been constant in recent weeks, as they try to find an agreement.
The report suggests that Roma want Peres to replace fellow Brazilian Maicon and would like to include midfielder Carlos Carbonero in any potential deal.
The 24 year-old Colombia international - capped five times since debuting in 2011- was loaned out to Cesena last season and made 22 appearances in Serie A, scoring three times.
Despite impressing on occasion for a team that was ultimately relegated, it seems Roma are willing to sacrifice him to secure Peres.
The versatile full-back or wing-back was only signed by Torino from Santos for a reported fee of €2 million in September 2014.
He went on to feature 34 times in all competitions last term and also netted three goals, including an incredible solo effort in the Derby della Mole defeat against city rivals Juventus.
The 25 year-old has a contract with Torino until June 2016 and as well as Roma, he has also been linked with Porto in recent months.