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Roma midfielder Diego Perotti: I'd have left if Spalletti stayed

Roma midfielder Diego Perotti admits he would've been long gone if coach Luciano Spalletti had stayed this season.

The Argentine has been outstanding for Roma this term.

“I'm playing in the Champions League and Roma are aiming for the Scudetto," the Argentine attacker told Pagine Romaniste.

“I'm getting continuity in the team, unlike the end of last season. I wouldn't say what I experienced last season was Spalletti's fault. They were only the choices that he made.

“I don't know if I would have stayed with him… probably not. That goal at Genoa changed me a lot.

“I know that football is ungrateful as one incident can take away or give back so much.

“Rivals in Serie A? Napoli are the best for how they play. You can't take the ball away from them.

“It happened to me when I faced Guardiola's Barcelona, nothing could be done. If they always play in the same way, however, a bit of tiredness can creep in.

Juventus don't seem like they were in previous seasons. They're very strong, but they seem weaker to me.

“Still, they certainly remain one of the most important teams in the League."

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