Di Livio: “Roma Too Dependent on De Rossi”

Former Juventus and Fiorentina player spoke about the super clash between the Viola and Roma. Di Livio is a fan of the Lupi.

He grew up with Roma in his heart albeit his professional career brought him far away from the Italian capital. Angelo Di Livio, the former Juventus and Fiorentina midfielder, spoke to the Italian outlet La Gazzetta dello Sport about the forthcoming Serie A clash Fiorentina-Roma.

“Roma is my beloved team since I was a child. Fiorentina, instead, were a marvelous surprise for me, a place where I did not think I could get so excited,” said Di Livio.

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“Fiorentina are waiting for Simeone‘s definitive leap in quality but they are very dangerous at home. Roma, instead, have a few issues to solve. There’s something on the transfer market that did not go well. I would not have sold Nainggolan to Inter. Also, I would have tried to better evaluate if Pastore and Cristante could play as midfielders [mid-left or right in Di Francesco’s tactical approach].

“Nowadays, Roma are still too dependent on De Rossi, a 35-year-old player. This means that something went wrong. But now they have to wait until January [to purchase other players in the transfer window].”

“Roma have to pay attention to Chiesa tomorrow. He is able to turn Fiorentina on and off. On the other side, I believe Dzeko can make a difference. He is able to drag his teammates when needed,” concluded Angelo Di Livio.

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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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