By Obiajulu Chiagoziem
Lorenzo Pellegrini seems very glad to have renewed his contract with Roma, to run till 2026.
The Italian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder and captains for Serie A club Roma, also represents the Italian national team.
The club’s Official statement confirmed that he has renewed a new contract.
Speaking about his new contract, Pellegrini said:
“It’s impossible for me to explain this feeling, it’s what I’ve always wanted – to cement this bond between myself and my team and my city. You couldn’t imagine a greater feeling than this.
“I feel truly honoured that the ownership, Tiago [Pinto, the general manager] and the coach [Jose Mourinho] have always considered me so important; I will try to repay that faith every day on the pitch by giving 110 per cent and doing everything I can to keep improving.”he concluded.
Commenting on the renewal, Pinto the general club Manager said: “From the moment I started work here, a key target was to agree a contract extension with Lorenzo. For that reason, this is a very significant day for me.
“Lorenzo is the perfect example of the core characteristics of our sporting project, not just because of his evident ability as a player but also because, being a Rome-born, Roma fan who was developed within our academy system, he shares a bond with the club that makes him a pillar of what we are building.
“No sporting project can be put in place without a clear and strong identity underpinning it.” he added in conclusion.
Pellegrini is an academy graduate of Roma, having joined the club in 2007, and made his senior debut in 2015.