La Repubblica: Strootman from the start against Udinese

According to today’s edition of La Repubblica, Kevin Strootman is set to make his second start of the season on Tuesday against Udinese.

Reportedly, Rudi Garcia is ready to hand the Dutchman a start ahead of Daniele De Rossi or Radja Nainggolan, who will be rested ahead of next Sunday’s “Derby della Capitale” against Lazio.

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