The voice of the owner against the deserter!

The owner is seen in the time of need. After the though attack that Mehdi Benatia launched to Roma’s management the voice of the owner throwned against the Moroccan deserter. This is not a war made with weapons but with words. Today, Benatia state that AS Roma sold him because the club was in need of money but AS Roma’s president, James Pallotta, didn’t wait a minute to fiercely replay to the player:

“It is clear that in the last two months Mehdi Benatia has continued to build his castle of inventions. Last July, in Boston, we reached an agreement to increase his salary. After we explicitly told him that we wanted him to stay with us, he told me to be very happy. During the next month he lied, both to Rudi Garcia and to his teammates, about his real desire to remain on the basis of the figures planned for his salary adjustment. I don’t care that he lied to me but he did it to Rudi Garcia and his teammates and this is unacceptable. I told to Walter Sabatini that he was poisoning the locker room and I wanted him out. Rudi and Walter agreed with me. It was not a question of money, it was a matter of personality in our locker room. Our financial position is very solid. As owners of AS Roma, we are constantly called to make difficult decisions. As a Roma fan, I am deeply disappointed that one of our players behaved in this way.”

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About Stefano Bernardini 4041 Articles
A Roman between New York, Philadelphia, and Rome achieving his dreams. Persistence can make extraordinary things happen. Editor of AS ROMA 360 | Collaborated with Calciomercato.it & Calcio e Finanza | Reported on Major League Soccer | Featured on Bleacher Report & OneFootball EN.

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