ROMA NEWS

Roma boss Rudi Garcia has been named 2013’s best Coach by France Football magazine.
Miralem Pjanic has underlined that Roma’s primary target this season is to qualify for the Champions League.
Roma will go for Torino defender Danilo D’Ambrosio in January, reports in the Italian Press have suggested.
The quarter-finals for the Coppa Italia have been released, with Roma-Juventus and Milan-Inter potentially to be played.
Roma officials, including President James Pallotta, met with the city’s mayor on Monday to discuss the club’s proposed new stadium.
Rudi Garcia was glad to see Mattia Destro back on the scoresheet against Fiorentina and warned “Roma are in the Scudetto race.”
Mattia Destro couldn’t contain his joy at scoring Roma’s winner over Fiorentina on his comeback. “I couldn’t take it anymore.”
Vincenzo Montella felt Fiorentina “played on a par with Roma and either side could’ve won” after their 2-1 defeat.
Mattia Destro scored on his Roma comeback for an exhilarating 2-1 victory over Fiorentina, but Miralem Pjanic saw red.
Roma have Francesco Totti back on the bench and Adem Ljajic against his old club as Roma host Giuseppe Rossi’s Fiorentina.
Giuseppe Rossi has big plans for 2014 and today’s trip to Roma. “Winning with Fiorentina and going to the World Cup are my dreams.”
Vincenzo Montella reveals Fiorentina will “keep Roma’s wolves at bay with fire,” as he reunites with Adem Ljajic and Francesco Totti.
Francesco Totti is back in the Roma squad after more than a month out and could feature against Fiorentina tomorrow.
David Pizarro and Manuel Pasqual are back in the Fiorentina squad to face Roma, but still no Mario Gomez.
Roma are coming off four consecutive stalemates, but Rudi Garcia trusts they will be “11 wolves” against Fiorentina.
As Serie A heads into the depths of winter, the first weekend of December throws up some big clashes with the undoubted game of the weekend being the heavy weight top of the table encounter between Roma and Fiorentina.
There are reports Roma turned down the opportunity to sign Juventus star Paul Pogba on a free transfer.
Fabio Capello commented on Italy’s World Cup hopes, the changes at Milan and who he’ll support for the Scudetto.
Francesco Totti took part in training today, though it remains to be seen whether he could recover for Sunday’s Roma-Fiorentina.
Italian media claim Stevan Jovetic or Dani Osvaldo will return to Serie A in January as Inter patron Erick Thohir’s first buy.