Roma signs Leandro Castan from Corinthians
ROME (AP) Roma has signed Brazilian defender Leandro Castan on a four-year contract from Corinthians.
The Serie A club confirmed the move Wednesday in a statement, saying the 25-year-old defender signed the deal at Stadio Olimpico in transfer costing 5 million ($6 million).
Castan will be presented on Thursday along with the club's other two new recruits, Dodo and Michael Bradley.
Updated July 18, 2012