Baldissoni speaks ahead of Roma-CSKA Moscow

AS Roma general manager Mauro Baldissoni spoke before Roma’s match against CSKA Moscow, here are his words.

We are happy to be in the Champions League – to play against the strongest, we believe this group is the most difficult and we have to be ready to play until the end. We have the possibility of winning the points, but also the other things today don’t depend only on us because if we would win this match there are another 90 minutes in the match right after ours.”

Did you expect Ljajic to be picked?

Certainly those who play deserve it, those who are in form play – especially when we have alternatives; we’re happy to have those who are the best, and Ljajic has showed it’s correct to be played.

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.