In-form Edin Dzeko embodies new-look Roma as Napoli test arrives
Gab Marcotti looks ahead to the weekend’s Serie A fixtures, including Napoli’s trip to Roma.
Almost year ago to the day, Edin Dzeko travelled to Naples with a reputation to rebuild. The Bosnian striker had begun to find his feet in Serie A with a the odd goal against the likes of Crotone, Sampdoria and Frank De Boer’s disastrous Inter Milan, but the stench of his truly rank first year at Roma was hard to wash off.
Two goals and a huge 3-1 win over Napoli later and fans started to believe that maybe the Premier League and Bundesliga winner really wasn’t the sightless Edin Cieco (a bumbling…
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