AS Roma’s manager has revealed intriguing news as he claimed today that Manchester United contacted their star player. Manchester United are in search of a midfielder since two years but have failed to land someone who can produce an immediate impact on their season.
Daniele De Rossi is sighted by many as one of the best Central Defensive Midfielders in the world and Rudi Garcia today has revealed that United were seeking De Rossi’s help last summer transfer window to strengthen their midfield department which was in tatters.
Rudi Garcia, recently voted French Manager of the Year for his instant impact at Roma made the statement to France Football.
“Daniele is a great player, and he is Roman. It was explained to me that it was more complicated for him for two years and it was a little bumpy. He envisioned a departure. I told him that his place was here, but I could understand.
“Just this time it was transpired Manchester United contacted the club and the player. Daniele said: ‘No, I gave my word, I cannot move.’ That is class. The mark of a healthy type for which the given word still has value.
Previously, Manchester United arch rivals Manchester City lodged in an official bid for the Italian but De Rossi back then decided to go with the same decision and stayed at Roma. It will be interesting to see whether United go for De Rossi again in the coming winter transfer window or not.