- Jose Mourinho has angrily reacted to rumours Ghanaian forward Felix Afena-Gyan is responsible for Goerginio Wijnaldum's injury
- The Dutch midfielder suffered an injury while preparing for Monday night's Serie A clash against Cremonese
- Chris Smalling scored the only goal as AS Roma beat the Serie A newcomers Cremonese to make it two wins in the new season
Jose Mourinho has strongly reacted to widespread reports that Ghanaian forward Felix Afena-Gyan injured PSG loanee Georginio Wijnaldum.
The Dutchman has been ruled out for weeks after fracturing his tibia in training while preparing for the game against Cremonese.
"Sometimes football can be s**t. In only 2 weeks, Gini became one of us because of his human qualities (his football qualities we already knew)," wrote Mourinho as he rallied support for Wijnaldum.
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"Sadly, in a very unfortunate accident he had a bad injury that will keep him away from playing for a long time.
"But it's not just football to be s**t sometimes, people can also be...
"Those who initiated the rumours that a top kid like Felix could be responsible for what happened are real scum.
"Let's all be together tonight: we play for @officialasroma, for @gwijnaldum and for @ohenegyanfelix9."
Meanwhile, Felix Afena-Gyan could only make the bench as he watched the entire game on the sidelines.
AS Roma are having a good start to the season, having won all two games so far.
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Giorginio Wijnaldum suffers injury at AS Roma training
Gini Wijnaldum sustained a fracture to the tibia in his right leg during Roma’s training session ahead of their home game against newly-promoted Cremonese.
The former Liverpool midfield linchpin made his debut for the Giallorossi last Sunday following his loan move from Paris Saint-Germain two weeks ago. Read more:
Source: Sports Brief News