Dutch international Strootman joins Marseille

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MARSEILLE, France (AP) French club Marseille has signed Dutch international Kevin Strootman from Roma in a deal worth 25 million euros ($29 million).

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The 28-year-old midfielder will be reunited with former Roma coach Rudi Garcia after signing a five-year deal on Tuesday.

Strootman joined Roma from PSV Eindhoven in 2013 when the Italian club was coached by Garcia. He made 130 appearances for the Serie A club, scoring 13 goals.

The left-footed Strootman has scored three goals in 41 matches with the Netherlands.