Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Strootman hopes Rudiger is Roma´s ´last goodbye´

SoccerNews in English Premier League 9 Jul 2017

61 Views

Kevin Strootman hopes Antonio Rudiger’s move to Chelsea will be Roma’s “last goodbye” of a difficult transfer window.

The Premier League champions completed the signing of the Germany international on Sunday in a deal that could cost them up to €39million.

Roma have already sold Mohamed Salah to Liverpool and Leandro Paredes to Zenit in the close-season, with Francesco Totti retiring, while there has been speculation over the futures of Radja Nainggolan and Kostas Manolas.

Sporting director Monchi insisted this week that they would not allow any more key players to leave the Stadio Olimpico but the former Sevilla man has come in for heavy criticism from supporters for allowing the club to cash in on their top players.

Strootman has wished Rudiger well ahead of his switch to England but he has made it clear that he wants no more departures.

“Good luck to my bro @toniruediger at his new club,” he wrote on his official Instagram page. “Im [sic] gonna miss our fights in the training sessions and our discussions in the dressing room. But especially we are gonna miss you on the pitch.

“PS I hope that this will be the last goodbye of this summer.”

Amid their high-profile sales, Roma have been active in recruiting new players as they aim to build a squad capable of challenging for the Serie A title next season.

Rick Karsdorp, Bruno Peres, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Juan Jesus, Mario Rui, Hector Moreno, Maxime Gonalons and Federico Fazio have all completed permanent moves to the capital club.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

SoccerNews

Soccernews.com is news blog for soccer with comprehensive coverage of all the major leagues in Europe, as well as MLS in the United States. In addition we offer breaking news for transfers and transfer rumors, ticket sales, betting tips and offers, match previews, and in-depth editorials.

You can follow us on Facebook: Facebook.com/soccernews.com or Twitter: @soccernewsfeed.

SHARE OR COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLE

WE RECOMMEND

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!

Notify of
avatar
 
smilegrinwinkmrgreenneutraltwistedarrowshock???cooleviloopsrazzrollcryeeklolmadsad!?ideahmmbegwhewchucklesillyenvyshutmouth
wpDiscuz
Live Scores

advertisement

Betting Guide Advertisement

advertisement

  • Football_888sport betting
Become a Writer
More More
Top