AS Roma great Francesco Totti says he was forced out of the club when he resigned as a director in 2019, but he would consider returning if the Serie A club’s new owners asked him back.

Totti spent his entire playing career at Roma before his retirement in the summer of 2017, winning one Serie A title and becoming the club’s all-time top scorer.

He then held a directorial role until handing in his resignation in June 2019.

The former playmaker criticised then-owner James Pallotta after his departure by saying the American had “made the same mistakes for eight years”.

“I saw myself at Roma forever, but there were some unexpected consequences, as if they backed me against a wall to get me to take a decision that I would never have taken,” the 2006 Italy World Cup winner told Bobo TV.

Roma has since changed ownership, as the U.S. billionaire Dan Friedkin took control from Pallotta in August…

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