Later today Roma will face their third preseason friendly with Portimonense as tonight’s opponent. The Giallorossi will have to play without their captain – Lorenzo Pellegrini.
Il Tempo informs that Pellegrini is expected to miss the game after suffering a blow to his back in yesterday’s training session.
The club’s medical do not want to risk him unnecessarily and will keep him on the sidelines for precautionary reasons.
Furthermore, the Italian newspaper reports that Mourinho is likely to field a starting eleven that includes Tammy Abraham, Bryan Cristante and Rui Patricio.