Roma manager Paulo Fonseca refused to get drawn into any discussion regarding the rumors surrounding his future or his rapport with Edin Dzeko following his team’s 4-3 victory over Spezia.
The Giallorossi were eliminated by Vincenzo Italiano’s men in the Coppa Italia just a few days ago in a match that saw them humiliated both on and off of the pitch. The subsequent 72 hours for Fonseca have been filled with speculation after it emerged that the Portuguese tactician had a bust up after training with the team’s star striker.
Despite the chaos, Fonseca expressed his pleasure with the victory to Sky Sport, “It was an emotional moment (to win in the final thirty seconds). We deserved to win this game and it would have been unjust had we not.”
“The team’s celebration at the end showed that we are all united. Dzeko? I’ve said all that I wanted to say, I understand why there’s curiosity but I don’t want to discuss it.”
He continued, “The goals we conceded today came against the run of play. I think the circumstance of Spezia’s goals were strange, having conceded three today seems exaggerated.”
“I’m focused on the team. I’m not concerned about my future, though, it’s tough to see Roma treated differently. We’re discussed as if we are bottom of the table.”
“Roma must be respected more.”