Lorenzo Pellegrini to become Top 3 Roma player in appearances made in Europe

Andy Mattioli

Tomorrow will not only be a crucial game for Roma’s season, but also an important personal milestone for captain Lorenzo Pellegrini.

The Italian midfielder – who is expected to regularly feature in Daniele De Rossi’s line-up as Roma prepare to face Milan in the return leg of the Europa League quarterfinals – will enter the capital club’s history books.

According to Leggo, tomorrow’s fixture with represent Pellegrini’s 64th appearance in Europe for the Giallorossi.

He will become the third player in the club’s history with most appearances made in European competitions, matching the legendary Aldair.

Daniele De Rossi is at number two, with Francesco Totti leading the way.

If Roma were to go through, Pellegrini would become the only Italian footballer to achieve five consecutive European semifinals.

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