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Wijnaldum reveals role of Salah, Liverpool in Roma move

Roma signing Gini Wijnaldum has revealed Mohamed Salah's role in his move to the Italian capital.

Salah was a star for Roma before moving to Liverpool in 2017.

Wijnaldum was also excited to play for Roma after playing against them for Liverpool in the Champions League.

Speaking to reporters at his media unveiling, Salah said: "I wanted to come because of the effort the club made to sign me and because I spoke to Mo Salah and Kevin Strootman about the club and the city and I only heard good stories about it.

"I also spoke to Achraf Hakimi, even if he played for Inter. He said that Roma is a beautiful club. That convinced me a lot also because I knew the club.

"We played once with Liverpool and the atmosphere was amazing. I knew I'd play for a club with beautiful supporters, it was the only thing that I knew. What convinced me the most was the effort Tiago Pinto put in to sign me. I felt wanted and appreciated and that made me make the decision."



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