Monchi: ‘Complicated Roma start’

Director of sport Monchi concedes Roma have “a very complicated start” to the Serie A season, facing Atalanta and Inter in August.

The fixture list for the 2017-18 campaign was drawn up today and you can read that HERE.

It’s a tough opening few weeks for the Giallorossi, who debut away to Atalanta, who finished fourth last term, then host Luciano Spalletti’s Inter.

“It’s a very complicated start,” confessed Monchi on the official Roma website.

“We are playing against Atalanta, who were the revelation from last season, and then Inter, who are one of the candidates to secure the top spots.

“We must be ready to go into the first games with the necessary faith in our capabilities.”