Mourinho’s Roma faced with injury crisis following worrisome start to campaign

Roma coach Jose Mourinho is confronted with a severe injury crisis within the squad following the Giallorossi’s concerning start to the 2023/24 Serie A campaign.

So far this season, the Portuguese side have failed to record a single win within their opening three fixtures of the term as they drew level with Salernitana and fell short to Verona and Milan respectively.

Il Messaggero reports, via, that French midfielder Houssem Aouar has suffered a problem with his left thigh flexor against the Rossonerri, forcing the former Lyon player to come off at the half hour mark in exchange for Italian international Lorenzo Pellegrini.

As a result, the 25 year-old is set to be sidelined for several weeks and will join Argentine international Paulo Dybala and former PSG midfielder Renato Sanches on the list of players that are deemed injured.

With the international break set to commence this upcoming week, the Portuguese tactician hopes that a few of his players can recover for their next fixture against Empoli at the Stadio Olimpico.

Julian Faustini Ι GIFN

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