The Roman born ‘jolly’ is in talks to extend his stay at the Capital club.
A jolly in Italian is ‘joker card’ in the classic game, briscola where the card can serve multiple roles. In Calcio, it refers to a player who can play several different positions.
For Florenzi, who’s been used as a rightback, central midfielder or right wing attacker, there’s no better term to describe him.
On Thursday, Rome newspaper Il Tempo opened with the headline “There’s no Roma without Florenzi!,” before reporting talks are ongoing to renew the Italy international’s contract.
The club is optimistic a deal can be struck even if the player is asking for more than €3 million net a season.
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