Spinazzola: I Have Always Had an Affinity for Roma

Leonardo Spinazzola moves to Roma on a permanent transfer. The Giallorossi have purchased the defender from Juventus.




After his arrival in the eternal city and his medicals, Leonardo Spinazzola signs a contract with the Giallorossi until 2023. The player seems to be very happy about his new professional adventure.

According to Spinazzola “It’s a great feeling to be here because since I was a child, I have always had an affinity for Roma.”

The 26-year-old from Foligno (Italy) has a great experience in Italian football. He has made very good performances on the International stage with the Binaconeri. Spinazzola is a powerful left-back albeit he would be able to play on the right flank as well. Great strength and vision for the former Juventus man.

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“I’m happy to be part of this new project,” said Spinazzola as reported by the AS Roma official website. “The city is amazing and the fans are so passionate.”

Roma paid €29.5 million for the Italy international, a very high fee for a player who experienced physical issues last campaign. He was unavailable from August to October 2018 due to a cruciate ligament surgery. He gradually returned on the pitch towards the end of the season. On March 12, 2019, he played a great Champions League match against Atletico Madrid (3-0).

Spinazzola has agreed to a four-year contract with Roma. The Italian left-back will be very useful to Paul Fonseca, a coach who needs fast and technical players on the sides of the pitch.




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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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