Former Roma President Rosella Sensi has hit out at the major clubs in Italian football for buying second-rate foreign talent.
The ex-Giallorossi director has claimed that Serie A sides should be focusing their efforts in producing young talent rather bringing in reserves from other countries.
“Milan, Roma, Juventus and Inter have so many foreigners in their squads,” she told Il Tempo.
“But all those who come to our country are third choice foreigners.
“They are coming here just because they are being discarded by teams like Barcelona, Real Madrid, Chelsea and Manchester United.
“If we want to see the new Messi, he’s going to be in Spain – whereas the reserve is coming to Italy.”