Former Roma fullback Emerson Palmieri spoke about his experience at Roma. The Chelsea man also thanked Spalletti for giving him the chance to shine.
A player’s career can definitely be enhanced by a coach. This is exactly what happened to Emerson Palmieri during his spell at Roma.
When the former coach of the Giallorossi Luciano Spalletti gave him a chance, the Brazilian defender impressed everyone. Thanks to his convincing performance he became a starter for the Lupi and had the opportunity to play with the Italian national team as well.
“The first 5-6 months at Roma have not been easy but then Spalletti arrived. He did a great job with me and everything went very well,” Emerson Palmieri said to Sky Sport.
The Brazilian fullback spent great words for his former coach: “I can only thank him. He always protected me when I needed help. Having the confidence of such a coach makes the difference.”