After a disappointing season, there is going to be a fresh start at AS Roma and leading the charge will be Gianluca Petrachi, the former Torino Sporting Director who comes in with a gleaming reputation.
It’s rare to see a Scottish player in Italy’s top flight, but next season, Hellas Verona’s Liam Henderson could be the first since 1986 to achieve that feat. He has had a unique career thus far, this is the story of it all.
From the finance department of a bank to one of the biggest clubs in England, Maurizio Sarri’s story is rare. This piece takes you through the wandering in the lower leagues and the eventual success at Empoli that inspired the manager he is today.