Speculation about the new coach AS Roma finally answered, where they inaugurated the figure of Paulo Fonseca, who was successfully hijacked from Shakhtar Donetsk. This certainty was conveyed directly by the official website of AS Roma, which stated that they agreed with Paulo Fonseca in the duration of the contract for the next two seasons.
This certainty will ensure Paulo Fonseca until the upcoming 2021 season. Not only that, both sides also agreed on the option of a one-season contract extension, if Paulo Fonseca could make a maximum contribution to the pace of AS Roma next season.
If we dissecting his career in the world of football, then the figure of Paulo Fonseca could be considered bring luck to Shakhtar. Joined since 2016, Paulo Fonseca was able to deliver Shakhtar to win the Ukrainian League and Ukraine Cup in three consecutive seasons.
This achievement clearly gives new hope for AS Roma’s supporters to be able to compete against the dominance of Juventus and other strong Serie A teams. According to AS Roma President, James Pallotta, he was very happy to be able to recruit talented young coaches like Fonseca.
“It’s nice to be able to accept Paulo Fonseca here. Paulo is a young and ambitious coach, where he also has experiences at international level. He has a champion mentality and the reputation of playing attacking football that we feel will make our fans very enthusiastic,” Pallotta said.
“When the talks started, he immediately gave a positive response by wanting to become AS Roma coach, and he also wanted to challenge this League and work with our players. Paulo Fonseca is very keen to give results that satisfy and make proud supporters of AS Roma, “he concluded.
Paulo Fonseca finally gave calm to Roma supporters, after failing to win the title in the previous season and now having to fight back to lift their big names to the top four of Serie A, after last season they were only able to be in the top six.