Bryan Cristante with only 12 games missed in last 4 years

Andy Mattioli

Roma midfielder Bryan Cristante continues to be a point of reference for Jose Mourinho’s team and beyond.

His relentless adaptability to any kind of emergency has spurred him to be utilized in various positions over the years with managers like Paulo Fonseca, Jose Mourinho, Roberto Mancini and Luciano Spalletti all relying on him constantly for club and country.

As gathered by from Transfermarket’s data, Cristante is the only Roma player to have played 900 minutes this season – meaning, he’s not skipped a single minute all season long.

Last season, Cristante featured in 53 out of Roma’s 55 outings.

Moreover, over the last 4 years, Cristante only missed 12 games in total, becoming one of the most utilized players in all of Europe – 177 games (including for the Italian national team) since 2020/21. The only other Italian player to match Cristante’s work rate is Nicolo Barella of Inter Milan.

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