LEIPZIG, GERMANY - JULY 29: Simon Kjaer of Wolfsburg looks dejected after the DFB Cup first round match between RB Leipzig and VfL Wolfsburg at the Red Bull Arena on July 29, 2011 in Leipzig, Germany. (Photo by Martin Rose/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Simon Kjaer, Daniel Osvaldo Make Roma Moves

Roma are shaking things up in the transfer market, buying Simon Kjaer and Daniel Osvaldo from Wolfsburg and Espanyol respectively.

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Daniel Osvaldo Joins Roma from Espanyol

Pablo Daniel Osvaldo is on the move from Espanyol, joining Serie A side AS Roma following the conclusion of a €17.5M deal to bring the 25-year-old striker to the Stadio Olimpico. It'll be a homecoming of sorts for the Italian-Argentinian striker, who plied his trade in the country between 2006 and 2010, scoring fairly infrequently for the likes of Lecce and Fiorentina during a less-than-impressive career. Until, that is, he moved to Spain.

Espanyol got him on loan in January 2010, whereupon he blossomed into a genuinely good striker, earning a permanent €4.6M move that summer. Although he scored 20 goals in 44 matches for the club and was on a five-year contract, Espanyol couldn't turn Roma down when they came calling, so Osvaldo joins Luis Enrique's revolution down in the capital city. He should be a fine striker there, although it's unclear how well he'll work with legendary captain Francesco Totti - he tends to prefer playing up top on his own. Is it time for Totti to drop back a little deeper?

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Simon Kjaer Moves To Roma From Wolfsburg

Danish defender Simon Kjaer has moved to Roma after a disappointing season with Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga.

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