Roma send Socceroos youngster De Silva on loan to Roda JC

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JULY 20:  Daniele De Silva of AS Roma yawns during an AS Roma training session at Lakeside Stadium on July 20, 2015 in Melbourne, Australia.  (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

have sent Australian youngster on a season-long loan to Netherlands Eredivisie side Roda JC.

The 18-year-old midfielder, who has three international caps with , signed for the Italian Serie A giants on a five-year deal this summer from A-League’s Perth Glory.

De Silva made his Perth Glory debut at the age of 15, and netted three goals in 33 A-League appearances before making the move to Europe.

He is yet to represent the Giallorossi but now will spend the 2015/16 season campaign with Roda in the hope of regular first-team football.