February 7, 2012

Roma Icon Daniele De Rossi Ends Months Of Speculation By Signing New Deal At Roma !


Roma’s holding midfielder Daniele De Rossi has ended months of speculation over a possible move to the Premier league by signing a new five and a half year contract at Roma.

The Italian internationals previous deal was due to end this summer and he had alot of offers on the table.

De Rossi has become a club icon at his beloved Roma and the Giallorossi were always confident that he would stay with them.

De Rossi told Turrosport – “What inspired me is the passion for this team and these people. I realised that I had what I need here (at Roma).

“The path to signing the contract was a little long, and I had some hestation. I’ve heard a thousand people say that it was the end, but I always knew I would have chosen this.”

De Rossi’s ambitions match that of the new club owners as they try to build a new dynasty at Roma and take the club to the heights of European football, a summit never previously reached.

“I hope that we can return to fight for the Scudetto, even the Champions Leauge in the next five years.”

De Rossi also revealed that club captain Francesco Totti was a key inspiration staying at the giallorossi as he wishes to build a legacy similar to that of the legendary Er Pupone.

“I was never pressured by Totti but his image, of a man who was happy in Rome and who will finish his career here, was crucial.

“It will be impossible to reach his record. He’s loved by all, and is decisive on the pitch. I have great desire to show this as well.”

Although the full financial details of his new contract are not know it is reported that he will earn somewhere between £7-9 million per year.

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