Edin Džeko: “I have no regrets about my time at Roma.”

Andy Mattioli

Former Roma striker Edin Džeko – currently Inter’s starting attacker – spoke to Corriere della Sera about his time in the Italian capital, more specifically his arrival from the Premier League in 2015 and the first two years under Spalletti.

“I left England with a 3-year contract still on as I had renewed to stay, but I didn’t get along with the City coach, Manuel Pellegrini.”

“I was almost 30 years old, I was in the best moment of my career, I didn’t want to be on the bench, so I chose Roma. I have no regrets, quite the contrary.”

“At Roma I only failed to win a trophy: otherwise it’s been a wonderful 6 years. A few ups and downs for me as well as for Roma, but I carry that club in my heart. Now I’m at Inter and I want to win the Scudetto.”

Dzeko ended up speaking up about the tension between ex-Roma coach Luciano Spalletti and Francesco Totti in the legend’s final career year.

“It could have been resolved another way: one is a great coach, the other one is a club legend.”

“It’s a shame it ended like that. I’m also sorry I didn’t meet Totti before that, I could have had a lot more fun and the same goes for him. But I enjoyed it, I am proud of the journey we undertook together.”