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For Aquilani the new Serie A season will be exciting

REGGIO NELL'EMILIA, ITALY - MAY 21: Alberto Aquilani of US Sassuolo Calcio (R) takes a selfie with his wife Michela Quattrociocche at the end of the Serie A match between US Sassuolo and Cagliari Calcio at Mapei Stadium - Citta' del Tricolore on May 21, 2017 in Reggio nell'Emilia, Italy. (Photo by Emilio Andreoli/Getty Images)
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The player says it will be “a dream” if he can return to Roma as a player or even as a coach in the future

Albert Aquilani is a free man right now. His time at Spanish club Las Palmas came to an end.

But in the middle of looking for a new club, he talked about what’s coming for the Italian Serie A.

And he’s very excited for the new 2018-2019 season.

“Juventus are up there, clearly, but I think it’s between Roma and Napoli to be their biggest challengers. I’d actually put Roma a step above Napoli,” he was quoted by Football Italia.

“Eusebio Di Francesco doesn’t let up, although I am curious to see how Javier Pastore does. He is a great talent, but can struggle in a midfield role.”

“Napoli needs time, as they were a well-oiled machine under Maurizio Sarri and Carlo Ancelotti has just started,” he added.

“I wouldn’t underestimate Inter, who picked up some very important signings. With Luciano Spalletti’s exuberance, they can make the step up in quality.”

And asked about a possible return to Roma, he was clear to say:

“If Roma were to call, I’d run back. It’d be like asking if I wanted to play in the World Cup.”