ROMA NEWS

While the Mayor of Florence apologised to Mario Balotelli, Zdenek Zeman and the Minister for Integration warn “it’s not always racism.”
Roma will be forced to close the Curva Sud for one game after racist chanting, while Inter have been fined €50,000.
Ottavio Bianchi hopes the Coppa Italia final between Roma and Lazio is a better game than capital derbies usually are.
Italian National team boss Cesare Prandelli has claimed that Italian football has a 'problem' with racism.
Udinese thrashed Inter 5-2 at San Siro to qualify for Europe, while Roma beat Napoli and Lazio fell to Cagliari.
The Derby del Sole sees Roma and Napoli go head-to-head, two of the most prolific and unpredictable teams in Serie A.
Walter Mazzarri is widely expected to announce his exit from Napoli this evening, with Inter, Roma, Anzhi or even a rest period on the table.
Milan have reportedly set their sights on Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic, facing competition from Spain and England.
Aurelio Andreazzoli is tired of hearing about his potential successor at Roma. “I’d confirm myself in the job.”
Walter Mazzarri broke his media silence, but didn’t reveal his future. “I will explain everything after the final game against Roma.”
Vladimir Petkovic wants Lazio to beat Cagliari tomorrow and clinch Europe before the Coppa Final. “This game is worth a great deal.”
Roma have named their squad for Sunday night’s game with Napoli, missing Francesco Totti, Daniele De Rossi and Federico Balzaretti.
Newspapers claim Massimiliano Allegri has agreed a three-year contract with Roma, but today he speaks to Milan President Silvio Berlusconi.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo insists his problems with the Roma fans are behind him. “They show me a lot of affection now.”
Walter Mazzarri has called a Press conference on Saturday afternoon, so could confirm his Napoli decision ahead of the game with Roma.
Mario Balotelli threatened to walk off the field if he hears racist abuse, but the Referees’ Association warned he “will be sent off.”
Head of the Italian Referees' Association Marcello Nicchi has claimed that the game has to be hard on racism.
Hernanes is a doubt for Lazio's game against Cagliari this weekend, and could also miss the Coppa Italia final next weekend.
Psy, of Gangnam Style fame, will perform before the Coppa Italia final between Roma and Lazio next Sunday.
Injured Lazio duo Michael Ciani and Ogenyi Onazi have both received good news ahead of the Coppa Italia final next week.