Mattia Destro could turn into something special during the new season at Roma, says his former Coach at Siena.
The Italian Under-21 international will appear for the Giallorossi after the capital club won the race to land his signature.
“He was destined to join a great club and I’m happy for him,” Giuseppe Sannino, now in charge of Palermo, told TMW on Wednesday.
“He’ll find Zdenek Zeman in Rome and he is a Coach who makes his strikers ‘explode’. I hope he becomes a great champion.”
Destro, co-owned with Genoa, was a Serie A success story last term after netting 12 goals for the Tuscan minnows.
“He’s a splendid kid,” Sannino continued. “We all have weaknesses, but his great strength is that he never gives up and always wants to improve.
“I had a great relationship with him, one formed with pats on the back and kicks up the backside…”
Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition  - £11,000 to be won monthly!