Dutchman Giorgeno Wijnaldum, a new player for the Italian club Roma, shared the opinion of the Egyptian Mohamed Salah, a Liverpool player and his former colleague, regarding his move to the Italian capital team.
Wijnaldum moved from Paris Saint-Germain to Roma on a €10m seasonal loan with an option to buy.
Wijnaldum said in a comment on the Italian website Football Italia regarding Salah’s opinion, as well as that of fellow Dutch teammate Kevin Strootman, regarding the move to Rome: “Everyone I spoke to said it was good. step in my career, including Salah of course.”
He added: “When I saw what the club had done for me and the real desire of its officials to sign me, and I saw the love of the fans, I knew I had made the right decision.”
He continued, “I was very surprised. The fans here appreciate you and are happy with you, and the club is great. It’s a really special feeling when the fans are happy with you.”
On the role of José Mourinho, his new manager, in his move to Roma after Wijnaldum, he said: “We talked a little, I need time to get to know the club. He told me the right things at the right time. He is an experienced coach and he gave me positive emotions.”
And about the fact that Roma won the European Conference League title last season at the expense of his former Dutch club Feyenoord, he replied: “This question still hurts me and hurts me.”
Georginio Wijnaldum, 31, joined Salah at Liverpool from 2017 to 2021, while the Egyptian pharaoh played for the Italian capital from 2015 to 2017.