Former Roma striker Francesco Totti has offered his support to the club’s under-fire manager Jose Mourinho and believes the Portuguese coach is not the problem.
was sacked byTottenham
in April after a torrid run of results and was appointed asRoma
’s manager in May after they part ways with
Things started positively for the former Tottenham andManchester United
manager as the Giallorossi won their first six games in all competition, But they could not maintain that form and have won only four of their last 12 games.
That has left them sixth in Serie A, already 13 points behind league leadersNapoli
, with Mourinho’s reign threatening to fall apart even at this early stage.
However, Totti does not believe Mourinho is at fault for Roma's slide in form.
"If we think Roma's problem is Mourinho, it means we have everything wrong,"
Totti told Sky
"Mourinho has won more than all the other Serie A coaches combined – hats off to him.
"You have to focus on him. He is a great coach and a great motivator. He knows how to manage the group, he knows what to say and what to do.
"The club and the fans must stick with him."
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