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Roma announce they will renew coach Daniele De Rossi

Roma announce they will renew coach Daniele De Rossi

Roma confirmed this Thursday (18) that their coach Daniele de Rossi, who replaced Portuguese José Mourinho in January, will continue in his role after this season.

“After meeting with Daniele de Rossi on Wednesday afternoon, we are happy to announce that he will continue in his role as manager beyond the 2023-2024 season,” Roma owners Dan and Ryan Friedkin said in a statement. . The length of his new contract was not specified.

“Since taking charge of the team, he has had a positive impact on the club and continued to write his extraordinary story with Roma,” they added.

De Rossi, 40, is a former emblematic player at Roma, where he spent practically his entire career (2001-2019) and replaced Mourinho in January with a contract until the end of this season.

At that time, Roma occupied 9th place in Serie A. Currently, the Italian team is in 5th place and in a good position to qualify for the next Champions League, as Italy will be able to benefit from a fifth place in the Champions League. Champions, thanks to their Uefa coefficient this season.

Under the command of De Rossi, who until now had only managed Spal (2022-2023) in the Italian third division, Roma have won eight of the last eleven league games.

The club from the Italian capital hosts Milan this Thursday (18) in the second leg of the quarter-finals of the Europa League, after having defeated the Milan team 1-0 at the San Siro stadium, in the first leg.

Source: Gazetaesportiva

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