Roma boss breaks silence over Malcoms Barcelona uturn

first_imgLosing out on a big-name signing at the very last moment can be an infuriating experience for anyone, but Roma boss Eusebio Di Francesco is clearly above any such feelings and insists that he bears no grudge towards MalcomThe Brazilian winger appeared destined to go to the Italian capital this week after a €36m transfer fee had been agreed on between Bordeaux and Roma for his signature.But instead of showing up at Rome airport, Malcom was later announced as a Barcelona player after the La Liga giants had hi-jacked Roma’s move for the 21-year-old by offering Bordeaux a much bigger selling price.Malcom later defended his actions by insisting that he could not turn a “dream” move to a club like Barcelona and Di Francesco has no hard feelings towards him.David Villa, SpainQuiz: How much do you know about David Villa? Boro Tanchev – September 14, 2019 Time to test your knowledge about Spanish legendary forward David Villa.“You’d have to ask Monchi [sporting director] about it,” said the Italian, according to the Express.“I’m not bitter, I’m sorry for how things went but if someone is to arrive then an even stronger player will come.”This summer has also Roma lose their first-choice goalkeeper Alisson to Liverpool with Belgian midfielder Radja Nainggolan having signed for Serie A rivals Inter Milan.Roma lost 4-1 to Tottenham on Thursday morning in San Diego after Patrick Schick’s early opener was cancelled out by braces from Lucas Moura and Fernando Llorente.last_img

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