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FC Dallas director Zanotta: Tiago key to Roma signing Reynolds

FC Dallas director Andre Zanotta is happy with the sale of Bryan Reynolds to AS Roma.

Zanotta admits the arrival of Tiago Pinto as Roma sporting director was key to the deal.

“This deal was a rollercoaster," FCD technical director Andre Zanotta told MLSsoccer.com.

“In the end, we feel very happy that he's going to such a great club. I had high expectations for him but I didn't expect after 15 games, all of a sudden he has all these clubs after him.

“[When] Tiago started in Roma, who started negotiating with the player again.

"That was the issue. On our side was just small details left. In the end, we felt this was the best for us and Bryan. Roma won the race.

“Bryan is such a great kid and a great talent. I'm very happy for him, I'm sure he'll do well there. It'll be fun to watch him."

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