José Mourinho confirmed on Thursday evening, in Rome, to the press, after the tip of the assembly between Roma, who leads, and Genoa, within the sixteenth spherical of the Italian Cup, held on the Olympic Stadium, within the capital of Italy (1 -0). , after being appointed by Fernando Gomes to exchange Fernando Santos as Spain nationwide coach Roberto Martínez, former Belgium coach, and refused an invite from the Portuguese Football Federation.
“Portugal choice? I’m proper there [na Roma], I’m doing my greatest. And that’s necessary. I all the time give one of the best in what I do. If I did not discuss to you [imprensa italiana] These two months are as a result of he was suspended, and I do not communicate when I am suspended. Today, I can discuss to you already and let you know one thing that, maybe, is not going to please you very a lot », was the reply of the Portuguese trainer … getting higher due to the revelation that got here later.
“I have to thank the President of the Portugal Football Federation [Fernando Gomes], as a result of what you informed me made me very proud. I will let you know that it was his solely selection, and he did everything to get me residence. [regressar a Portugal e orientar a Seleção], which made me very joyful. It wasn’t like this, I keep right here and provides my greatest,” Mourinho informed the press, on the press convention on the finish of the sport on Thursday evening, on the Olympic Stadium within the capital, through which Roma beat Genoa with 1-0 and took half within the quarterfinals of the Coppa Italia.
After confirming, on the a part of Mourinho, that he was, as A BOLA all the time stated, the primary choice of the FPF to exchange Fernando Santos because the nationwide coach – it turned the Spaniard Roberto Martínez who signed and would be the coach till 2026, it was formally revealed. on the ninth of this month within the Cidade do Futebol -, the Portuguese coach spoke on the match, the place Roma received and are already ready for the winner of Napoli-Cremonese within the quarterfinals of the Italian Cup.
Roma give their greatest. And the one who bestows all good issues all the time thinks of me. The solely impediment could be a bodily drawback with Zaniolo, we’ll see. But my gamers give everything they’ve! In the sport, he offered loads of safety, after which Paul entered [Dybala, na segunda parte] to give a special taste to the sport», stated an skilled happy with its use, cited by Corriere dello Sport.
It was additionally revealed that the captain of the workforce, Lorenzo Pellegrino – rather than… Dybala, at half time – may additionally have an effect on the sport towards Genoa.
«There is an issue, it will likely be analyzed tomorrow [sexta-feira]. I wished to finish the sport with out Dybala, however Gilardino [técnico do Génova] He has saved me a troublesome sport. We did everything to keep away from extra time. I may have wager on every other participant, younger participant, however I chose Dybala. Players like this are what make coaches joyful. And if the coaches are good… it is as a result of the gamers are too! As seen on this sport. After that, there was a superb job of placing the entire workforce collectively, very secure on the again. But Paul [Dybala] and others, with totally different scents», stated ‘Mou’.
After a sport through which, his aim, Rui Patrício was virtually a spectator, the phrases of one other Portuguese, the sports activities director of Roma, Tiago Pinto, describing the Champions League as Roma’s aim this season – which implies ending in one of many first 4 locations. in Serie A, they’re in seventh place this season – they had been additionally helped by the coach.
“The director is the director! And I do not assume the coach ought to touch upon the director’s phrases. Whether I agree or not, I haven’t got to do it publicly”, concluded José Mourinho, refusing any additional feedback on the matter.