Jose Mourinho ready to sell 23 AS Roma players?

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Pedro
Pedro
Davide Santon
Davide Santon
Javier Pastore
Javier Pastore
Federico Fazio
Federico Fazio
William Bianda (spent the 2020/21 campaign on loan
William Bianda (spent the 2020/21 campaign on loan at Zulte Waregem)
Steven Nzonzi (spent 2020/21 campaign on loan at S
Steven Nzonzi (spent 2020/21 campaign on loan at Stade Rennes)
Ante Coric (spent the 2020/21 campaign on loan at
Ante Coric (spent the 2020/21 campaign on loan at VVV-Venlo and NK Olimpija)
Alessandro Florenzi (spent the 2020/21 campaign on
Alessandro Florenzi (spent the 2020/21 campaign on loan at Paris Saint-Germain)
Robin Olsen (spent the 2020/21 campaign on loan at
Robin Olsen (spent the 2020/21 campaign on loan at Everton)
Scroll through the gallery to see nine first-team
Scroll through the gallery to see nine first-team Roma stars who have reportedly been transfer-listed

Jose Mourinho is reportedly set to part ways with as many as 23 players to help ease AS Roma's financial issues.

According to the Daily Mirror, the Portuguese manager is set for a difficult start to life in Rome, having to potentially let go of 23 players as the long-term financial impact of COVID-19 continues at the club.  

Scroll through the gallery above to see nine first-team Roma stars who have reportedly been transfer-listed

One of Mourinho's biggest targets in this transfer window was understood to be Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka, but the move has reportedly broken down as the Serie A side could not meet the Gunners' valuation of the player.

Roma's lack of funds is said to have frustrated the veteran manager, and he has now seemingly identified a plethora of players who can leave if the right offers come in.      

Read: 'Mourinho to be sacked first in Serie A'

Only nine of those are reportedly considered part of the first-team squad, though, with the rest being fringe players who will not be expecting much game time any time soon.

Among the listed senior members are five former Premier League players, including former Tottenham Hotspur defender Federico Fazio and ex-Newcastle United fullback Davide Santon.  

This is not the first time the duo find themselves on the Giallorossi's transfer list, however. Previous manager Paulo Fonseca looked to sell them in January, but Santon rejected a move to Fenerbahce and Fazio refused to join Parma, according to Football Italia.

Former Roma captain Alessandro Florenzi is another potential outgoing, with the Serie A outfit reportedly aiming to get a fee of £35 million (R696 million) for the Italian who spent last season on loan at Paris Saint-Germain – scroll through the gallery above to see all nine senior Roma stars who could soon reportedly be sold.