Soccer-Roma appoint Lille’s Garcia as coach (Reuters)

(Adds background, Garcia quote) ROME, June 12 (Reuters) – AS Roma appointed former Lille boss Rudi Garcia as their new coach on Wednesday, the latest in a long line of managers tasked with trying to turn vast potential into elusive silverware. The well-supported club, who play in Rome’s huge Stadio Olimpico and have boasted a number of famous players such as Brazil World Cup winner Cafu, have only won the Italian title three times with the last scudetto coming in 2001. “We are very excited and confident that Rudi Garcia is the right coach for AS Roma. …

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