Gervinho on his absence

Roma winger Gervinho posted a message on his official Facebook account on why he is not with the club at the moment:

“I’m not traveling with the team to settle personal matters here in Abidjan. I have the permission of the club. I’ll my teammates soon. Thank you”

The Editor of, John has been covering Italian football as a freelance journalist for over 10 years and has appeared in various publications including,, and ESPN.