AS Roma names Paulo Fonseca as new head coach

Last Updated: Jun 11 2019 17:21
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FOOTBALL- Serie A club AS Roma has appointed former Shakhtar Donetsk boss Paulo Fonseca as its new head coach on a two year deal.

“I am excited and motivated by the task ahead of us. I cannot wait to move to Rome, meet our fans and get started,” the 46-year-old Portuguese was quoted as saying by the club’s Twitter account. “Together, I believe we can create something special.”

Fonseca spent three years at Shakhtar where he won three straight domestic doubles.