Roma Appoints Paulo Fonseca as Head Coach

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Italian club, AS Roma has confirmed Paulo Fonseca as their head coach for the next two years.

The 42 year old portuguese joins from Shakhtar Donetsk where he won the league and cup double in all three seasons with the Ukrainian club. He also won the Ukrainian Super Cup in 2017.

“I am very pleased to be appointed the head coach of AS Roma,” Fonseca told the club’s official website.

“I want to thank the club’s management for the opportunity they have given me. I am excited and motivated by the task ahead of us.

“I cannot wait to move to Rome, meet our fans and get started. Together, I believe we can create something special.”

He has agreed to take over ahead of the start of the new season and an optional third year could extend the deal until the summer of 2022.

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