Changed 01 May 2020, 06:36 IST
Francesco Totti became the same best midfielder as Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard or Daniel de Rossi by supporting Sandro Tonali.
The 19-year-old Brescia midfielder Tonali, who has been linked with several big clubs in Europe, made his debut in Italy late last year.
Interested in Barcelona, Juventus, Inter and Milan midfielders, who have been compared to Italy’s great Andrea Pirlo.
Totti, an Italian and Roma great, believes Tonali will become one of the best in the world.
During an Instagram live chat on Thursday, he told TV presenter Paolo Bonolis, “He will become one of the most powerful midfielders in the world, like Gerard, De Rossi or Lampard.
“He’s a mix of Pirlo and that [Gennaro] Gattuso. A player has everything he has.
“There’s an incredible change of pace, he’s technically good and he’s always calm in terms of both important and important games and simple games.”