Benatia: I want to win against City to help Roma

Former Roma and current Bayern defender Mehdi Benatia spoke to ahead of his team’s meeting with Manchester City in the Champions League:

“We want to win against Manchester (City) and also CSKA to get all the possible points in the group stage. I would also really like to succeed to help Roma because I still have many friends in Rome.”

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.