Currently 7th in Serie A, AS Roma is still not guaranteed to play in a European Cup next season. In order to qualify, the club will have to win their last game of the season against Spezia Calcio. Well aware of a season below expectation, Dan Friedkin, the owner of Roma, has decided to land Paulo Fonseca to replace him with Jose Mourinho from next season. The Italian club enters a new era with ambitions for the next summer.
Georginio Wijnaldum, the priority of Jose Mourinho
It could be that the Special One has entered the race to sign Georginio Wijnaldum. According to information from CalcioMercato, AS Roma has made the Dutch midfielder from Liverpool its priority. Free at the end of the season, the native of Rotterdam is courted. In addition to Jose Mourinho‘s Roma, PSG and Barcelona are following the Wijnaldum file attentively. Unlike the other two clubs, Roma will not play in the Champions League, which could be a brake on the arrival of the former Newcastle player. Nevertheless, the prospect of playing under the Portuguese coach could play in favor of the Italian club.
Edin Dzeko convinced by Jose Mourinho
In addition to the file Georginio Wijnaldum, the ex-Chelsea coach wants to keep Edin Dzeko announced departure. Indeed, the Bosnian striker has had a tumultuous relationship with Paulo Fonseca. Often benched, the former Manchester City player has expressed the wish to leave Roma at the end of the season. A request made before the arrival of Jose Mourinho. The latter wants to keep the Roman striker author of 7 goals this season. More than ever with the arrival of the Portuguese technician, AS Roma will live this summer an eventful mercato.