Date: 12th February 2021 at 9:45pm
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Sporting director Gianluca Petrachi has won a legal case against former club Roma after suing the Giallorossi for wrongful .

The 52-year-old was brought in from Torino by former president in June 2019, but was sacked from his role after a bitter argument with the American last July, a month after being suspended by the club.

Petrachi took legal action against the Lupi and, according to, a court in ruled on Friday in favour of him, citing wrongful dismissal at the club.

Roma have been ordered to pay €100,000 to Petrachi to cover legal costs and loss of earning through image rights, as as the remainder of the former Perugia ’s contract at the club, amounting to €5 million.

The capital club will now assess whether to lodge an appeal against the ruling or accept the verdict.

Following Petrachi’s departure from the Stadio , new owners the Friedkin Group hired Portuguese sporting director Tiago Pinto from Benfica in January.