Mourinho hints at El Shaarawy’s potential return from injury

AS Roma's Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League semi-final first leg football match between AS Roma and Bayer Leverkusen at the Olympic Stadium in Rome on May 11, 2023. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP) (Photo by ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP via Getty Images)
Andy Mattioli

Following last night’s win over Bayer Leverkusen, Jose Mourinho spoke about the possibility of reintegrating Stephan El Shaarawy for next week’s return leg.

In his post-match comments, Mourinho hinted at El Shaarawy’s potential return from injury despite reports claiming the winger had suffered a season-ending injury a few days ago.

“I haven’t spoken yet to Dybala and Wijnaldum about their respective condition,” he said. “If they feel up to it, then we’ll increase their minutes. Let’s see.”

“Perhaps El Shaarawy could still help us out next Thursday,” he added.

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