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Roma coach Fonseca on sack talk: I always want to be professional

Roma coach Paulo Fonseca says he'll keep working amid sack talk.

Roma meet Sampdoria on Sunday after their 6-2 Europa League thrashing at Manchester United.

Fonseca said, “I am the coach. I am focused only on the games that remain from here to the rest of the season. I don't need to give the club advice.

“I am a professional. I love football. I always want to be professional. I am motivated to the end of the season, I am not thinking beyond that. I think everyone here should be professional and defend Roma with the same motivation."

He added: “We were almost always in third or fourth place up until the start of March, then we started to struggle. It's clear to me why: we missed key players in the decisive period of the season. With so many games in that time, it was decisive."

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