Paulo Fonseca’s coaching career with AS Roma has days left. Because Paulo Fonseca is certain to leave the AS Roma coaching chair after the 2020-2021 season ends. This certainty is known based on the statement of the President of AS Roma, Dan Friedkin, on Tuesday (4/5/2021) evening WIB. And Friedkin confirmed that Paulo Fonseca will not get a new contract from AS Roma, following the disappointing results in the 2020-2021 season.
Currently, AS Roma under the tutelage of Paulo Fonseca is still stuck in seventh place in the Italian League standings. With four weeks remaining in the Italian League, they were stuck with 55 points from 16 wins, seven draws, and 11 defeats. At the same time, AS Roma, who appeared in the semi-finals of the Europa League, was behind 2-6 on aggregate from England’s representatives, Manchester United. “Representing everyone at AS Roma, I would like to thank Paulo Fonseca for the hard work and leadership shown over these two years,” Dan Friedkin was quoted as saying by Italian Football.
“Paulo has helped the team through several challenges, including the Covid-19 pandemic and change of ownership, and he is doing it with generosity, justice, and great character.” “We wish him all the best in the future and we are sure he will add fantastic value wherever he goes,” said Dan Friedkin.
Meanwhile, Paulo Fonseca, who is certain to leave AS Roma at the end of the 2020-2021 season, has begun to focus on the remaining matches. He promised to show his best efforts at the end of his career with AS Roma.
“In the last two years we have had ups and downs, but I always give my best for this club, which has received me very well,” said Paulo Fonseca. “We still have a match to win and we will give our best, as usual. Thank you, Roma,” said the coach who has coached AS Roma since July 2019. In the Italian League, AS Roma has four matches left, including the meeting against the champions, Inter Milan, on May 13. AS Roma will also play the capital derby against Lazio on May 16, 2021.