Matias Vina has left Roma to join Bournemouth on loan with an option to buy.
Of course, this hasn’t been the biggest transfer saga involving Roma and Bournemouth this month, but unlike Nicolo Zaniolo, Vina has actually made the move to the English south coast.
After Zaniolo declined the option of joining them despite a successful bid, Bournemouth have managed to complete their deal for Vina without any late hitch.
The left-back joined Roma in 2021 when Leonardo Spinazzola was diagnosed with a long-term injury, but he failed to take his chance and eventually lost his place as a starter to young wide player Nicola Zalewski.
This season, gametime has been even harder to come by for Vina, since Spinazzola is back among the action too and Stephan El Shaarawy has also been a valid alternative at left wing-back.
Hence, 18 months after his arrival from Palmeiras, Vina has left Roma for a new challenge.
He will spend the rest of the season in the Premier League with Bournemouth, who will have the option to buy him if he impresses.
If not, he remains under contract with Roma – for whom he has made 44 appearances without scoring – until 2026.