Roma boss Eusebio Di Francesco hails Kevin Strootman

Roma play Atletico Madrid in their Group C Champions League opening gameSerie A giants from the Italian capital are back in Europe’s top club competitionBoss Eusebio Di Francesco praised Kevin Strootman as his most potent ‘weapon’They face Diego Simeone’s team who won five of their group matches in 2016-17 

Roma head coach Eusebio Di Francesco has identified midfield enforcer Kevin Strootman as his most powerful “weapon” ahead of Tuesday’s Champions League battle with Atletico Madrid.

The Serie A giants are back