Juan Iturbe has revealed his one wish “if I died and resurrected. I’d go back to Roma.”
Iturbe spent three years at Roma between 2014 and 2017, with the Giallorossi investing €22m in the Paraguay attacker, but managed just five goals in 68 appearances.
The 26-year-old is now plying his trade for Mexican side Pachuca, but he admits his heart is still in the Eternal City.
“When I was asked to go to Verona, I said ‘yes’ right away, but I wasn’t ready,” he told Sky Sport Italia.
“It was the best thing I did. I didn’t know the language, but everyone helped me. Now I’m married and I tell my wife that it’s a unique city.
“At Roma I was a happy lad. I wanted to play well and I trained very hard. We finished second and the most important thing was qualifying for the Champions League.
“I’ve maintained good relationships with everyone. If I died and resurrected, I’d go back to Roma.”
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