Fabio Capello has revealed that defender Giorgio Chiellini was close to joining Roma before joining Juventus 18 years ago. Capello reveals Chiellini almost joined Roma before going to Zebra
The Italy international began his career at Livorno. And made his way into the senior team in 2000, before Roma came in and signed a co-owner deal for €3.1 million. Livorno and in 2004 bought the ufabet club as the sole owner for €3 million.
In the summer of 2004, Juventus paid €6.5 million to join the team, and Capello. Who was at the time in charge of Roma before joining Juventus, reveal that Wolves almost got Kiel. Liny joined the team, but “Zebra” quickly moved on to pull him away.
“Chiellini should have moved to Roma when I was in charge,” Capello said while serving as guru on Sky Sports. He’s a Roma player.”
“But (Lucciano) Moggi moved quickly and brought him to Juventus.”
After his first year at Fiorentina on loan, Chiellini returned to the club in 2005 and has stay at the club until now, playing 560 games, scoring 36 goals. 25 assists, winning 9 Scudettos, 1 Serie B, 5 Coppa Italia and 5 Supercoppa Italia, as well as runners-up in the Champions League. 2 times too