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Sunday October 18 2020
Fonseca: 'Attacking teams good for football'

Paulo Fonseca is glad that more Serie A coaches are taking an attacking approach after Roma’s 5-2 win over Benevento. ‘It’s good for football.’

The Giallorossi had gone behind early doors to a Gianluca Caprari goal, and were pegged back on 2-2, but ran riot in the final stages.

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Sunday October 18 2020
Report: Roma unhappy with Fonseca

Roma are reportedly unhappy with their coach Paulo Fonseca for an interview he realized with without the club's agreement.

The Portuguese coach spoke with Record earlier this week and complained about some choices of the club during the last transfer window.

“I am always an optimistic person, but I also acknowledge the reality that there are teams in Serie A with greater stability and who invested far more than Roma,” he said.

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Saturday October 17 2020
Fonseca: 'Never said Roma couldn't challenge'

Paulo Fonseca calms suggestions he was critical of Roma and their transfer strategy, but knows it’ll be ‘tough’ against a courageous Benevento.

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Thursday October 15 2020
Fonseca: 'Roma need stability and investment'

Paulo Fonseca warns Roma need ‘stability’ and more investment to truly compete for silverware. ‘It’s challenging and motivating to work in Serie A.’

This is the Portuguese tactician’s second Serie A season and he spoke to newspaper Record in his homeland about the experience.

“There have been profound changes at the club since I arrived,” said Fonseca, referring to new owners The Friedkin Group.

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Thursday October 8 2020
Report: Allegri meets Roma owners

Reports in Italy suggest that Max Allegri met with Dan and Ryan Friedkin, so he’d be the favourite to take over if Paulo Fonseca were to be fired.

According to Radio Radio, the former Milan and Juventus coach had a personal get-together with the club’s new owners this week.

He had previously been reticent on the idea of joining the Giallorossi, but seems to be more open to the idea now.

Allegri has won the Scudetto at both Milan and Juve, taking the title five times in a row in Turin before he was fired.

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Saturday October 3 2020
Fonseca: 'Result the important thing'

Paulo Fonseca gladly takes the points after Roma beat Udinese 1-0 with a Pedro strike and has ‘faith’ Chris Smalling will arrive from Manchester United.

The Giallorossi finally earned their first win of the season, albeit a hard-fought 1-0 result away to Udinese, thanks to a Pedro Rodriguez screamer and Antonio Mirante saves.

“We said it was going to be a difficult game and it was,” the coach told DAZN.

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Friday October 2 2020
Fonseca: 'Diawara is very important'

Roma coach Paulo Fonseca said he has no problem with midfielder Amadou Diawara and warned his agent he ‘won't influence’ his decisions.

Agent Daniele Piraino told Tuttomercatoweb they wanted ‘clarity on his role and the importance of Diawara’ at the Giallorossi.

The Portuguese hits out at the statement from the agent and admitted he was surprised by the conduct.

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Sunday September 27 2020
Fonseca: 'Not satisfied with Roma result'

Paulo Fonseca was ‘not satisfied with the result, but Roma had a good game’ in their 2-2 draw with 10-man Juventus and explained his lack of changes.

The Giallorossi had twice taken the lead through Jordan Veretout and wasted the chances to put themselves beyond reach, especially with Edin Dzeko hitting the post and Adrien Rabiot’s red card.

However, Cristiano Ronaldo’s towering header secured a 2-2 draw for Juve at the Stadio Olimpico.

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Saturday September 26 2020
Fonseca names Roma team for Juve

Paulo Fonseca used his pre-match press conference to name Roma’s starting XI to face Juventus, while denying Edin Dzeko refused to come on against Verona.

Dzeko remained a substitute at Verona as he was on the verge of joining Juve, but the striker is now staying put after the move fell through and the Bianconeri re-signed Alvaro Morata instead.

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Friday September 25 2020
Fienga: 'Fonseca never in question'

Roma CEO Guido Fienga has assured that Paulo Fonseca’s job is safe, distancing the club from Max Allegri.

Allegri had reportedly made himself available for talks with new Roma chief Ryan Friedkin, but Fienga [pictured, left] made it clear the capital side were sticking with Fonseca.

“Fonseca’s future has never been an open issue for Roma,” he said at Pedro’s official unveiling earlier today.

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