Roma signing Salih Ucan: Lampard my hero

New AS Roma midfielder Salih Ucan says he grew up idolising Chelsea legend Frank Lampard. Ucan joined Roma last month from Fenerbahce.

New AS Roma midfielder Salih Ucan says he grew up idolising Chelsea legend Frank Lampard.

Ucan joined Roma last month from Fenerbahce.

“I arrived a short time ago but I am already happy with all my teammates,” Ucan said of his acclimatisation to life in the Italian capital.

“Up until now I have bonded with Emanuelson most of all, he is in his first season like me.

“I can’t wait to see the support of the Curva Sud. I would particularly like to score in a derby, it would be a great emotion.

“I feel comfortable in Rome and I hope to soon have the time to get to know it better.

“A player who inspired me? I would say Lampard, he is a great.

“The objective of the team is clear – to win the Scudetto. From a personal point of view I want to make as many appearances as possible, score some goals and get some assists.”

 
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