Tiago Pinto confident team learned from past mistakes vs Bodø/Glimt

Tiago Pinto of AS Roma
Andy Mattioli

General Manager Tiago Pinto was asked to preview Roma’s first leg of the Conference League quarter final against Bodø/Glimt.

The Portuguese director spoke about the importance of the 6-1 loss in the group stages for Roma’s development and growth under manager Jose Mourinho.

“That was a terrible night for us, we’ve learned from it,” he said to Sky Sport. “Now the team is different, the path undertaken by the players in terms of growth is different.”

“We have the desire to change the bad taste that the first game left in our mouths,” he added.

When asked about rumors linking Bodø/Glimt’s attacker Ola Solbakken with the capital club, Pinto replied, “I’ll answer the same way I always do. There’s been 50 names thrown at us. Tonight we must play the Conference League quarter final. We have to think about the games we play.”

On the new rules regarding Financial Fair Play, the director commented, “Next season we’ll have a bit more freedom. The theme is sustainable football, and I can assure you it’s a challenge for all sporting directors.”

“We have to work together in order to become a stronger team,” he concluded.

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