ROMA NEWS

Francesco Totti hopes Roma can “compete at the top level in Europe soon” and rules out a career move to the MLS.
Vladimir Petkovic assures Lazio will be “fired up and motivated” for a tough run of early games in the Serie A calendar.
The Lega Serie A has pointed out Roma’s crowd ban due to racist chanting will not be in the derby against Lazio.
There are some big games straight away in the Serie A 2013-14 campaign, while the Milan Derby is a Christmas treat.
We bring you the full Serie A fixture list for 2013-14, drawn up today in Milan, with Inter-Juventus in Week 3.
The Serie A 2013-14 calendar has been drawn up with Week 1 including Inter-Genoa, Lazio-Udinese and Sampdoria-Juventus.
Roma seem to be on the verge of signing Gervinho, but Ruggiero Rizzitelli believes the Arsenal striker is “totally unconvincing.”
Malaga and Valencia have joined Tottenham and Inter in the race for Roma striker Marco Borriello.
New Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis reveals he could’ve joined Inter instead. “I paid out of my own pocket for Napoli.”
Fiorentina have again been linked with Daniele De Rossi and Radja Nainggolan, as there are question marks over Adem Ljajic.
Italian sources claim Roma are defining personal terms with Gervinho today to complete the transfer from Arsenal next week.
Marco Borriello and Mattia Destro are left out of Roma’s US tour, fuelling reports of an exit for the senior striker.
Roma have named their squad for the summer tour of the United States of America and Canada.
Rudi Garcia was impressed with Roma’s “mental strength” after a fightback to beat Aris in Greece.
Roma are reportedly ready to improve their Gervinho offer after a previous bid was rejected by Arsenal.
Roma fought back to beat Aris Thessaloniki 2-1 in a friendly in Greece on Kevin Strootman’s debut.
Nico Lopez shone at the Under-20 World Cup and is confident he’s “ready to prove myself at Udinese.”
Roma have formally announced a two-year contract with Douglas Maicon, who terminated his deal with Manchester City.
Zenit St Petersburg boss Luciano Spalletti has rubbished rumours that he could sign Miralem Pjanic.
Marquinhos has admitted that he left Roma to join Paris Saint-Germain because of their number of Brazilian players.