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Ex-Parma coach Colomba full of praise for work of Roma's Luis Enrique

Former Parma boss Franco Colomba is impressed by the style of play Luis Enrique has brought to AS Roma.

Roma edged Parma 1-0 yesterday.

"I have respect for people who try to innovate in football," told Colomba to Radio IES.

"Even though I think Nils Liedholm left an imprint in this way, since he took great care of ball possession and fast counter-attacks.

"Under Luis Enrique, there is a great frenzy to win the ball back, as indeed there is at Barcelona, so he is to be respected.

"[Introducing new ideas] is usually difficult, but much depends on the players you have. There is also the need to support the Coach in difficult times, as Roma have done."

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