Some of the forward’s team-mate put it all on the line to guarantee the Bosnian striker stayed with the Serie A club Edin Dzeko uncovered he was offered Roma ‘s captaincy by colleague Alessandro Florenzi with an end goal to persuade him to remain in the midst of enthusiasm from Inter.
Dzeko was intensely tipped to join Inter, notwithstanding, the Roma striker marked a three-year contract to stay with the Italian capital club until 2022 .
The 33-year-old Bosnia – Herzegovina skipper touched base from Manchester City in 2015 and he has since scored in excess of 80 goals for Roma in all rivalries.
Talking about his agreement expansion, Dzeko revealed to Roma TV : “They tried really hard to keep me here. I need to thank them and now I have to give my everything on the pitch, as usual.
“It’s extremely pleasant to see that other individuals are cheerful that I’ve remained here. My partners aren’t simply colleagues: we’re companions, siblings…
“They were consistently on my back: ‘You’re not going anyplace – you’re remaining here!’ I have an extraordinary association with them all.
“[Lorenzo] Pellegrini and Florenzi were on me consistently: ‘You’ll remain here – you’re not going anyplace’.
Florenzi would state: ‘On the off chance that you sign, I’ll give you the captaincy!’
“When I signed, he stated: ‘It’s yours!’ But I stated: ‘Beer, you’re our chief and we’re all behind you’.
In the wake of arriving at the Champions League semi-finals in 2017-18, Roma were not able arrive at those grand statures once more, dispensed with in the round of 16, while they completed 6th in Serie A .
Dzeko scored nine alliance goals and 14 over all rivalries to lead the path for Roma.
“I said that Rome was my home after I marked the new bargain – however it’s not the first occasion when I’ve said that,” he said.
“I’ve generally said it and I truly feel that way. My family feels that way as well, particularly my significant other and furthermore my children, who were brought into the world here in Rome. We were on holiday as of late and my little girl Una continued saying: ‘How about we return home to Rome!'”
We talked toward the part of the bargain and they disclosed to me they needed me here and that I was a piece of the undertaking for the fate of Roma,” Dzeko included. “During pre-season in the course of the most recent two months, they made me feel significant.
“At last we had the option to accomplish what we as a whole needed. I’m here and I’ve marked for an additional three years since I need to remain here and in light of the fact that I’m cheerful.