Getafe coach Bordalas: Why I want to coach Roma – Tribal Football

Getafe coach Jose Bordalas admits he has ambitions to work in Italy.

The 56-year-old has earned a lot of plaudits over the last few years, after bringing Getafe up from the Segunda Division and then leading them to a fifth-placed finish in 2018/19, while this season they are level on points with fourth-placed Real Sociedad going into the final 11 matchdays.

“I am very happy at Getafe,” Bordalas told TeleRadioStereo.

“It’s my fourth season and we’ve done a great job.

“As a professional, I work to receive a call from a big club, that’s my goal.

“I love Serie A, because I love Italy, as I love the people and it would be good to work there.”

He has not hidden which team would be at the top of his shortlist either.

“It would be an incredible thing to coach Roma, it would be an honour,” Bordalas said.

“It would be a dream for me because I love the city and the club has a great history.”

Bordalas’ nickname is ‘The Roman’, but why is that the case?

“I have always been fascinated by the history of ancient Rome, of the city; I also have a tattoo,” he explained.

“I’m in love with it and that’s why my former teammates called me that, but maybe also because I was small but fought a lot.”