Athletic Bilbao’s Ernesto Valverde an option for the after-Spalletti

According to Sky Sport, Roma are staying guarded in the event that Luciano Spalletti opts to leave this summer.

While the usual names of Emery, Montella, Di Francesco and Sousa have been linked to the bench of the Giallorossi, a new name has emerged in the coming days from Trigoria: Ernesto Valverde Tejedor, current Athletic Bilbao manager.

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