Pau Lopez assures he wants to ‘show the coach he can count on me’ with a rare start for Roma against CFR Cluj in the Europa League.
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“It’s important today, we know it won’t be easy and we have to improve after struggling to score against CSKA Sofia,” the goalkeeper told Sky Sport Italia and Roma TV.
“Even if we win, that won’t seal qualification, as there are still three games to go and we have to keep pushing.”
The Spaniard had been first choice last season, but lost his place to Antonio Mirante and is now playing only in the Europa League.
“It is always important for me to play and show the coach he can count on me.”