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“I arrive at a team that is growing, with a club that continues to lay an increasingly solid foundation for the future and a coach, Jose Mourinho, with whom it is a privilege to work,” Dybala said in a statement. 

Since departing Chelsea last year, Abraham has been a huge hit at Stadio Olimpico, contributing 23 goals and four assists from his 40 appearances in all competitions.

Having defeated Napoli at the end of November, the Nerazzurri extended their winning run to six games with five further victories in December – against Spezia, Roma, Cagliari, Salernitana and Torino – to finish the year top of the table.

Abraham took the plunge and severed ties with boyhood club Chelsea in the summer in search of more regular playing time. Roma won the race for his signature in a €40m transfer and he has become a key starter for ex-Chelsea boss Mourinho.

The top clash from Spain sees Barcelona welcome Valencia to the Camp Nou on the evening of Sunday, 17th October at 8pm on SuperSport La Liga (DStv channel and GOtv channel), with both teams looking to find some consistency and build momentum after up-and-down starts to the 2021-22 campaign. Barcelona will hope to unleash Ansu Fati, who has made an impressive return from injury in recent weeks.

The former Argentina international, capped 29 times, has agreed to terminate his deal with La Lupa after three seasons in Rome.

In a transfer merry-go-round, Chelsea have re-signed Romelu Lukaku from Inter Milan for a club-record fee of £97.5 million, and the Serie A champions are expected to move for Roma’s Edin Dzeko as a replacement.