Returning Romans Florenzi, Pellegrini to give Roma a much-needed boost
Rome’s special bond with locally-born players means Alessandro Florenzi’s return will help both on the field and in the stands.
When Eusebio Di Francesco revealed on Friday that Alessandro Florenzi will start against Hellas Verona it signalled the end of an 11-month injury nightmare for the Roma all-rounder, and alongside a probable debut start for fellow returning Roman Lorenzo Pellegrini, will give the Giallorossi a bit of local flavour that Roma fans have always liked to have in their side.
Florenzi’s almost year-long layoff means that his return to the team makes him one of football’s oldest cliches — the…
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