ROMA NEWS

Former Italy Under-21 Coach Devis Mangia believes Roma’s Mattia Destro “can become the best striker in Italy.”
Jose Mourinho already wanted Daniele De Rossi at Inter and Real Madrid, so now he’s raising Chelsea’s offer to £15m.
Genoa and Roma are due to meet tomorrow to discuss exchanging Marco Borriello with Alberto Gilardino.
Serie A new boys Livorno are eager to take Brazilian Dodò on loan from Roma this season.
Reports continue to suggest Manchester City are in talks with Roma over Pablo Daniel Osvaldo.
Barcelona are determined to poach Marquinhos from Roma and reportedly increased their offer to €32m.
Roma are continuing to resist all offers for Marquinhos, even after PSG and Barcelona raised bids to €25m.
Marco Verratti’s agent scoffed at reports he could join Roma in exchange for Daniele De Rossi to PSG.
QPR goalkeeper Julio Cesar is now linked with Napoli, as Morgan De Sanctis is reportedly close to Roma.
Tottenham are preparing to make a €23m move for Roma playmaker Miralem Pjanic, reports have suggested.
Giorgio Perinetti has played down rumours linking Emiliano Viviano with a move to Roma, claiming Palermo are still awaiting ‘direct contact’.
The agent of Brazilian goalkeeper Rafael has claimed that a move to Napoli is close to being completed.
Chelsea are preparing to make a bid for Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi, reports in the English Press have insisted this morning.
Roberto Mancini has admitted he has had no contact with Mario Balotelli since the striker moved from Manchester City to Milan.
Roma director Walter Sabatini is due in England for meetings with Manchester United, Chelsea and Manchester City.
Roma are reportedly targeting Manchester United winger Nani, joining Juventus and Napoli in the chase.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi has said that the club are on the verge of capturing ‘a big Italian player’, thought to be Catania’s Francesco Lodi.
Daniele De Rossi will reportedly only resolve his position at Roma once he has held talks with new Coach Rudi Garcia.
The writer of the official Roma anthem has asked the club to stop using it, as “this is no longer the Roma that I knew.”
As expected, Udinese announced defender Mehdi Benatia will join Roma “over the next few days.”