Roma midfielder Houssem Aouar: “It’s an honour for me to wear the Roma shirt and score on my debut”

Following the Giallorossi’s 4-0 victory within their pre-season fixture against Boreale, Roma central midfielder Houssem Aouar expressed his desire to achieve to great things under Mourinho.

The 24 year-old Algerian international was stellar within his debut, attaining a goal and an assist within the central park for Mourinho’s side, showcasing his strong technical ability and brilliant creativity within the attacking phase.

The former Olympique Lyon midfielder is beginning to demonstrate glimpses that he can play a vital role under the Portuguese tactician within this year’s upcoming campaign.

While talking to the media, via ForzaRoma, Aouar provided his insight on scoring his first goal for his new club and being coached by Mourinho:

It’s an honour for me to wear the Roma shirt and score on my debut. These are still the first games of the season, but I’m trying to work to be at my best form”

“It’s a pride to be coached by a coach like him (Mourinho), he can help me a lot and I’m ready to place myself at his disposal. He wants to work a lot because we’re still at the beginning of preparation, but he also wants to play well, today (yin particular, he told us to run. I’m an ambitious player, but at the same time I came here with a lot of humility. I want to play even though I know that Roma have many strong players in midfield. I feel ready and I certainly will be for the coming season.”

Julian Faustini Ι GIFN

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