Sunday July 22 2012
Zeman: 'Roma can win Scudetto'

Zdenek Zeman started Roma’s pre-season US tour by declaring “we can win the Scudetto.”

The Giallorossi landed in Chicago on Saturday and will face a series of friendlies in the US, including against Liverpool.

“We are halfway through pre-season training,” said Coach Zeman in his Press conference.

“The lads are not accustomed to my approach with double sessions, so they suffered, but in sport you must learn to suffer.

“I am happy to be here at this stage of preparation, as the team is already progressing well.

“There are 24 of us in the squad, but it’s not a problem of quantity so much as quality. We still have the chance to improve further.

“Can Roma win the Scudetto? Yes, Roma can win the Scudetto.”

Roma hope to add Mattia Destro to their side on Monday, as the club agreed terms with Genoa, but he is hesitating over accepting the wages.

The notorious chain-smoker admitted there are some problems with playing in America.

“I know smoking is banned in stadiums here, but I’ll have to find some way around that.”

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