The Uruguay international will fill the void left by the injured Leonardo Spinazzola, but Pinto was less moved on Granit Xhaka or Mauro Icardi.
Andrea Belotti, Mauro Icardi, Alexandre Lacazette and Dusan Vlahovic have all been regularly linked with Roma. But how do they compare and would they be better than Dzeko or Mayoral?
A clearer message could not have been sent. All the rumours and speculation, months of claims he would be leaving, ready to quit – all of that can be cast aside. Edin Dzeko is a part of Roma.
Your weekly video summary of the biggest Roma transfer news – featuring three potential signings in Mauro Icardi, Mariano Diaz and Daniele Rugani.
Monaco captain Radamel Falcao is the latest name to emerge as a strike target for Roma, amid continuing uncertainty over Edin Dzeko’s future.