Fonseca ahead of Parma: “They’re strong on the counter. Florenzi? He’s always ready”.

John Solano

Roma boss Paulo Fonseca spoke today ahead of tomorrow’s league match against Parma.

The mood of the team?
They understand that we lost and when this is the case, we understand that we need to give more, but the team is confident. It is true that we lost, but the team has confidence.

They are all difficult opponents, it is true that they are strong on the counterattack especially with Gervinho. We will have a difficult game.

With the return of Diawara, will Mancini return to defence or do you see the role of mediano in his future?
I always and only think about the next game, for tomorrow, Diawara is not ready to play 90 minutes so Mancini will play in this position.

He’s fine, he’s ready.

Do the players risk losing their conviction due to all these refereeing errors?
No, for me, there is no excuse. We need to understand that we can only control what we can control, not the rest. The team must always play with ambition and great attitude, we cannot control other things.

Florenzi was called-up to the national team, is there a chance to see him tomorrow?
He always has the chance to play, he always works well and is always ready to help the team. It’s always important to hear that he is ready for me, he is always an option.

Is he happy with his call-up to the national team?
I didn’t talk to him about this.

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