The Ivory Coast international has enjoyed an impressive breakthrough season with the Serie A side.
And it has led to heavy interest from the likes of Chelsea, Juventus and Paris Saint Germain.
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Blues boss Antonio Conte was reportedly keen to bring the 20-year-old to Stamford Bridge during the January transfer window.
But it appears Kessie, who has been dubbed the 'new Yaya Toure', is on his way to Roma.
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Gomez told Argentine station Radio Continental: “As I understand he has already been sold to Roma but will stay with us for another year."
Last month Italian website Corriere dello Sport said a deal worth £20million plus add-ons – with two youth players set to join Atalanta has been agreed.
However last week, Kessie's agent insisted no talks had taken place.
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Franck Kessie has had an impressive season
"With regards to me, there has absolutely been no contact; Roma never called me," George Atangana told Calciomercato.
"I confronted the top executives of Atalanta and they have confirmed that there have been no negotiations.
"For now the only real deals we have received do not come from Italy."