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De Rossi named Roma boss on permanent basis

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Roma have confirmed the appointment of Daniele De Rossi as manager on a permanent basis after an impressive caretaker spell.

De Rossi, who made over 600 appearances for Roma in a glittering playing career, took over from the sacked Jose Mourinho in January and has helped the club rise from ninth in Serie A to fifth and in the mix for a European place next season.

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The Giallorossi have also advanced to the quarter-finals of the Europa League and meet Milan tonight boasting a 1-0 advantage from the first leg at San Siro.

A club statement read: “After meeting with Daniele De Rossi we are delighted to announce he will continue as head coach of AS Roma after this season and for the foreseeable future.

“Daniele leads with respect and courage, while his strength and deep-rooted belief in the club are truly aligned with Roma’s values, city and unparalleled fans.”

Jon Fisher
Jon Fisher
Jon has over 20 years' experience in sports journalism having worked at the Press Association, Goal and Stats Perform, covering three World Cups, an Olympics and numerous other major sporting events.

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