Roma boss Mourinho: “Primavera is a low level league, doesn’t prepare players for Serie A.”

Roma boss Jose Mourinho has stated that the Primavera division is of a very low level and it doesn’t prepare players for the Serie A.

Mourinho was speaking in the press conference ahead of the Giallorossi’s Serie A game against Spezia on Monday. He addressed the need for younger players needing more experience and he criticised the Primavera’s functioning.

He stated: “If people who have experience get it wrong it is a different thing but against Inter, we had 8 players on the bench of under the age of 21. We are talking about players who played in the Primavera last year which for me is a very low level league. It does not prepare the players for Serie A. If we compare it to other similar leagues in France and Portugal, there is no comparison.

“CSKA Sofia’s second goal where Darboe misses is a mistake that arises from lack of experience. I would like to look at the bench as Inzaghi does when he sees Lautaro, Correa, Vidal, Darmian. But I like this reality, it is different and I like being able to help them. With young people you can only work, accept things as part of the growing process. I would like to fight for other goals, but I am very happy to be here. It must be clear: the project is different from those had in his career. I am very happy to be here to face this challenge. “

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