Ex-Roma executive Gianluca Petrachi applauds Friedkins’ appointment of Daniele De Rossi

Andy Mattioli

Former Roma sporting director Gianluca Petrachi paid high praise to the Friedkins for their decision to back Daniele De Rossi as Roma’s long-term head coach.

In an interview with, the Italian executive said, “De Rossi is destined for great things. He has ability, great desire and passion. And above all he is consistent, and in football consistency pays.”

“He has his own ideas, he is trying to take on his identity with a great spirit of sacrifice. He has already done important things immediately, but in the future he will be able to have his own trademark, he is building it.”

“The Friedkins made a far-sighted choice, De Rossi will do great things,” he added.

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