Chelsea winger Salah joins Roma on permanent deal

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After a strong season in Italy on loan, Roma has opted to keep Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah on a permanent deal.

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The 24-year-old Egyptian made just 19 appearances across all competitions for the Blues prior to going to Serie A on two consecutive loan spells. Salah joined Fiorentina during the second half of the 2014/15 season before spending the entire 2015/16 campaign at Roma.

Salah played a key role in Roma’s top three finish last season, netting 15 goals in all competitions, while also scoring three goals in as many appearances for his Egyptian national team.