“Are you intrigued?" he replied. "Me too, but it doesn’t depend on me. It depends on how the team reacts. It’s a Coach’s job to put quality players together, but it’s one thing to see them do it now and another to see them do it in Serie A or in the Champions League. But I have to try it out now to understand what happens in the team.
“I played with a 4-3-3. Menez played on the line of the central midfielders. Adriano loves to start in the centre-right position like Vucinic from the opposite side. For me, Menez can play in every role. He is a stupendous player. He is important. He’s a football player. I have always said it since I first arrived at Roma.”