Roma sport director Tiago Pinto believes Jose Mourinho will lead the club to great success and will be “one the most important coaches” in Giallorossi’s history.
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.
Defeats to Milan and Venezia before the international break, followed by a tie with Bodo/Glimt in the Europa Conference League have put Mourinho’s reign at risk.
However, Pinto is confident the formerReal Madrid
, andManchester United
boss will lead the club to great success.
has a reputation for rapidly creating a winning club, it has been a different story with Roma from the start.
"He has built this image over time, because fortunately he has coached the biggest clubs in the world and maybe these teams do not have the time, the project and the strategy of Roma,"
"But it would not have been possible to have a coach like Mourinho without this strategy. All the time he spends with the Roma youth team confirms that he is totally aligned with us.
"We cannot create an instant team like other teams do and this is not a criticism, but a truth. Mourinho is not only aware of this, but he is also aligned and the work he is doing proves this more than my word."
Pinto finally offered his support to Mourinho by saying he will listen to the Portuguese’s comments about where the squad is still weak.
"Mourinho is important to us. We took him because his experience, his intelligence and his leadership were perfect to develop this three-year project of a change of mentality, reconstruction of the squad and development and improvement of all players," Pinto added. "And I must say, after four months, that the choice was right and that he will be one of the most important coaches in the history of Roma."
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