AS Roma has reportedly set their sights on Emiliano Martinez as their top priority for the goalkeeper position.
Martinez’s exceptional performances during the World Cup have garnered significant attention, especially as he played a crucial role in Argentina’s triumphant campaign.
While Aston Villa can offer Martinez the opportunity to compete in European competitions, the veteran goalkeeper may still have a desire to seek new challenges elsewhere.
According to reports from Corriere dello Pallone, Rui Patricio, the current goalkeeper at Roma, has failed to impress Jose Mourinho, the manager of the Italian club.
Mourinho, known for his stints at Chelsea and Manchester United, is now eager to find a suitable replacement for the former Wolves shot-stopper.
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In Emi Martinez, Mourinho sees the ideal player who can elevate his team’s defensive capabilities to an even higher level. The Argentine goalkeeper possesses the qualities and skills that align with Mourinho’s tactical vision.
AS Roma’s pursuit of Martinez showcases their determination to bolster their squad and strengthen their defensive line under Mourinho’s guidance. The club firmly believes that securing Martinez’s signature will significantly enhance their prospects of success in future competitions.
As the transfer window approaches, all eyes will be on Martinez, who finds himself in high demand due to his remarkable performances on the world stage. It remains to be seen whether he will opt to stay at Aston Villa or embark on a new adventure with AS Roma, a club renowned for its rich history and passionate fan base.
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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.