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Panucci would love Roma return: But only after Di Francesco success

Former AS Roma defender Christian Panucci admits he'd love to return as coach.

Panucci is currently national team boss of Albania, though admits club management is on his mind.

He told Gazzetta dello Sport: "Getting back to where you played is very nice. Roma, in particular, would be a dream for my lived emotions. I wish (Eusebio) Di Francesco to stay many years, but I hope that life and destiny will sooner or later take me there."

Panucci is happy to see Francesco Totti now in Roma's front office.

"He is an institution. For players he has an important value, he is a 'heavy' figure in relationships with the team and representing the club also in terms of image is a good role for him. But I still remember him on the field: he saw what others did not see. An immense genius."

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