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Roma manager 'not surprised' by Mkhitaryan's performance

Sun 22 November 2020 | 18:15

Paulo Fonseca is 'not surprised' by the hot run of Henrikh Mkhitaryan and is satisfied with Roma's confidence notwithstanding missing its key players.

The Giallorossi

easily thrashed


3-0 with

Borja Mayoral

's goal and


's brace, regardless of missing some big names in the lineup. 

“We put in an excellent performance, especially in the first half, as we scored three goals and could’ve had quite a few more,” Fonseca told Sky Sport Italia.

“I think the team played well, in the second half we controlled the situation and still created more chances to find the net. I always said Mkhitaryan is a great professional who can do well in various different roles, so I am not surprised by what he’s doing.

“The team is feeling confident. It’s true

Edin Dzeko

is very important to us, but it’s also important to see that the team maintains its identity despite changing numerous players.”

Fonseca was asked about his agreement with the club, which terminates toward the finish of this season.

“I am not concerned, as I am concentrated only on the matches. I am satisfied because the team is playing well and the important thing is that Roma win and repeat this kind of performance.”

source: SportMob