first_imgAS Roma’s new signing Justin Kluivert is hoping to follow in the footsteps of club legend Francesco Totti as he aims to prove his worth at the clubThe 19-year-old has joined the Serie A giants from Dutch side Ajax, after ending last season with 10 goals in 30 Eredivisie appearances.Kluivert, son of Dutch great Patrick, had been linked with moves to Manchester United and Barcelona over the past year but instead made the surprise switch to Roma in June for an initial fee of €17.25m.Speaking to the media in his official presentation, Kluivert outlined his aim to prove himself in Italy.On what his goal is at Roma, he told the club website: “It is to show myself, not only what I did in Holland but I want to do more. I want to show the world.“I am still young but I think I can learn a lot here. I can’t wait to get started in all the competitions and, yes, with the players we have I think we can do some great things this season,”“Going from Ajax to a big Italian club like Roma is a huge step forward for me. The club wants to improve, and I hope to improve as well with it. If we accomplish as a team and stay as a team we can bring Roma to an even higher level.”Maurizio Sarri, JuventusMaurizio Sarri satisfied despite Juventus’ draw at Fiorentina Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Maurizio Sarri was satisfied with Juventus’ performance on Saturday afternoon after finishing a tough game at Fiorentina 0-0.PRESS CONFERENCE | ?️ | Justin Kluivert is currently being presented to the media at Trigoria by sporting director Monchi. Key quotes to follow… #ASRoma #Trigoria2018 pic.twitter.com/Qneiw3c0Cv— AS Roma English (@ASRomaEN) July 19, 2018Kluivert will be using Totti as an inspiration to help him help become a success at Roma.“Totti is a legend here, a great player,” he said.“I look him to him. I want to be like him one day, to have the respect of the people – and you can only do that by showing it on the pitch with your feet.”Kluivert has signed a five-year deal at Roma.last_img

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