“Sarri is certainly a great coach and could be perfect for Roma," said Zola.
On Roama's 6-2 Europa League thrashing by Manchester United, Zola added: “There is a difference between Italian and English football, but not to the level we saw on Thursday.
“Roma put in a good first half performance, but then paid too heavy a price for some defensive errors. Manchester United, after Manchester City, are the team in England who attack the best. In fairness, only the referee thought that was a penalty for United and that was certainly a contributing factor.
“Italian football has certainly improved in recent years and many more teams try to reach a result via beautiful football, even those lower down the pecking order. I think in the long run this will prove to be an advantage for everyone.
“The Premier League has enormous resources, it's the richest league in Europe and that is reflected on the field."
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