Genoa announce Nicolas Burdisso capture

Roma's Nicolas Burdisso in action against Bursaspor Kulubu during a friendly match on July 21, 2013
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Argentine defender Nicolas Burdisso signs for Genoa from Roma.

Genoa have announced that that have completed the signing of Nicolas Burdisso from Roma.

The 32-year-old defender was widely tipped to leave the Italian capital during the winter window to boost his chances of inclusion in Argentina's World Cup squad.

Burdisso, who joined Roma from Inter Milan in 2009, has made just five appearances for Rudi Garcia's side this season, having dropped down the pecking order.

Genoa have also taken Juventus defender Marco Motta on a six-month loan with the option to buy.

Francesco Totti of AS Roma looks during the pre-season friendly match between AS Roma and Bursaspor Kulubu on July 21, 2013
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