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Dzeko: Roma are missing Totti, De Rossi

Roma striker Edin Dzeko admits the departures of Francesco Totti and Daniele de Rossi are being felt.

Giallorossi legend Totti left this summer after becoming fed-up with his front office role, while De Rossi is now a Boca Juniors player after his contract was not renewed.

"Something's been lost. They showed personality, on and off the pitch," explained the 33-year-old.

"Now it's up to me, [Federico] Fazio, [Alexsandar] Kolarov, [Alessandro] Florenzi and [Antonio] Mirante to guide the younger players."

Dzeko has been captain several times this season and he added: "It's a armband that weighs on you. Players like Totti and De Rossi wore it in the past. But I'm ready."

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