Edin Džeko has been linked with so many different destinations and involved in so much controversy this season that it’s been hard to keep track.
In September, he was so close to joining Juventus that he momentarily stopped playing for Roma. In January, there was a supposed swap deal set up with Inter Milan for Alexis Sánchez.
Then came a falling out with coach Paulo Fonseca that resulted in him being stripped of Roma’s captaincy.
But Džeko never left the Italian capital, and now he’s going back to his former home city in England to lead the Giallorossi against Manchester United in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals on Thursday.
“There have been a lot of highs and lows this season. I had some tough times personally due to a lot of things but I don’t like to look back. What happened happened,” Džeko said recently.
“We need to look forward. We’re in the…