Simone Perrotta is impressed with new Roma Coach Luis Enrique. “He is a great communicator.”
The team started pre-season training with radically changed methods, habits and tactics under the Spanish boss.
“The Coach is a very positive character and has a different way of both training and playing,” Perrotta told Roma Channel.
“He uses the Spanish system with a lot of possession, which can seem boring at times, but in the end is very productive.
“On a personal level he’s a wonderful man and a great communicator. He reminds me of Luciano Spalletti in the way he approaches the team and every individual player.
“It’s not easy to remember the name of every single player, including those in the youth team, so he shows great humility in focusing on these details.”
Enrique isn’t the only new face this summer, as the Sensi family sold the club to American investor Thomas Di Benedetto.
“Our hunger for victory remains the same as it always was. Roma have had something of a revolution in terms of owners, directors and Coach, but the squad is largely the same and that’s positive,” continued Perrotta.
“We have brought in young players who already have quite a lot of experience, like Bojan Krkic, Erik Lamela and Jose Angel.
“Overseas clubs are more accustomed to playing youngsters than in Serie A. We also have Gabriel Heinze, who further strengthens our defence.”
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