Roma have officially confirmed the arrival of Dutch defender Dean Huijsen from Juventus on loan until 30 June. The Giallorossi are in desperate need of defensive reinforcements but are restricted by Financial Fair Play, meaning a loan signing was the only realistic option.
A statement on the clubs official website confirmed the transfer:
AS Roma is delighted to announce the signing of Dean Huijsen from Juventus on a loan deal until 30 June 2024.
Huijsen, 18, joins the Giallorossi from Serie A side Juventus on temporary basis until 30 June 2024.
“I was immediately impressed by the welcome I received,” Huijsen said.
“It was not difficult for me to choose Roma. I’m joining a great club with a great coach and many champions with whom I’ll have the privilege of sharing the changing room. I hope that we can achieve our objectives together.”
“Despite his young age, we believe Huijsen can make an immediate contribution in the second half of the season. Because of the qualities of our boys, I am certain that his integration into the dressing room will be very quick, and that Dean will be able to swiftly settle into his new surroundings,” said Tiago Pinto, the club’s General Manager of Football.
Huijsen will wear the No.3 shirt for the Giallorossi.
Welcome to Roma, Dean!