ROMA NEWS

Keisuke Honda and Michael Essien are back in the Milan squad for Friday’s trip to Roma.
The refereeing allocations for Week 35 of the Serie A season have been announced.
Lazio forward Keita Balde Diao says he is staying with the Biancocelesti and believes they are a bigger club than Roma.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia fears his side will struggle to cope next season if they do not add sufficient depth to their squad.
Milan Coach Clarence Seedorf credits a team ethic for the Rossoneri’s recent turnaround in form.
Inter have reportedly added Roma’s Mattia Destro to their list of potential targets to reinforce their attack with this summer.
Clarence Seedorf has tempered Milan expectation heading into their clash with Roma: “The difference between them and us is great.”
Michel Platini promises ‘tough measures’ against clubs found in contravention of Financial Fair Play, but no exclusion from European competition.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia says he is fully committed to the club but wants a team that can be competitive on all fronts next season.
Sulley Muntari has admitted that Milan’s next two games are vital if they are to qualify for the Europa League.
Barcelona have released a statement claiming they have ‘responded positively’ to FIFA’s decision to provisionally suspend their transfer ban.
Roma will make a move for Parma defender Gabriel Paletta during the off-season, it has been claimed this afternoon.
Il Messaggero believe that Juventus, Milan and Tottenham can be added to the list of names tracking Cagliari’s Davide Astori.
James Pallotta believes the rest of Serie A should follow the example set by Roma and Juventus.
Kevin Strootman is “on schedule regarding his recovery” from a knee injury, confirmed Roma after a check-up.
Roma defender Leandro Castan hailed Coach Rudi Garcia. “We’d follow him into battle. He revitalised players who were considered poor.”
Nigel De Jong, Rolando and Walter Samuel are among the players suspended for Serie A Week 35.
Verona confirm the intention to keep Juan Manuel Iturbe, as their President comments: “No Italian club has the economic capacity to buy him.”
Barcelona are today listed as another to have taken up interest in and even approached Rudi Garcia, but he looks set to stay with Roma.
Kevin Strootman has expressed his delight at Roma’s Champions League qualification and admits he ‘cannot wait’ to return to the pitch.