But things are also happening off the pitch with Iranian billionaire Farhad Moshiri buying into the club and preparing to pump serious money in.
Funes Mori said: “It is clear that he sees a big future for the players and for the club, so it is good to have him. He is a very powerful guy.
“Other than that we have to focus on playing and not too much on other things. We have to build confidence because this is a big club with a lot of history and we should be better in the table.
“Right now we are starting to do this, so we must continue to improve with each game and see what we can achieve.”