ROMA NEWS

Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini insists Daniele De Rossi did not throw a punch to the face of Mauro Icardi last Sunday.
Sky Sport are reporting that Roma talisman Francesco Totti is making good progress as he continues his recovery from a buttock injury.
Borja Valero’s four match ban after being sent off against Parma has been reduced by one game, it has been confirmed.
Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini has heaped praise on Giallorossi Coach Rudi Garcia’s impact at the club.
Gervinho has spoken about his relationship with Rudi Garcia, the Roma fans and captain Francesco Totti.
Jose Callejon admits Napoli-Roma could be ‘a final for second place’ in Serie A, as he explains the Vesuviani’s motivations for this season.
Alessandro Florenzi says if possible, he’d replay Roma’s Coppa Italia Final defeat last May to Lazio, as he reflects on how his team are ‘back on track’.
Head of the Referees’ Association Marcello Nicchi says Serie A sides complain about match officials to deflect attention away from themselves.
Dries Mertens believes that Napoli can target ‘no alternative but the three points’ when they host Roma this weekend.
Rafa Benitez has made clear that Napoli will not be changing their formation or philosophy because of poor results against some smaller sides.
“Roma wanted Lorenzo Insigne and Rudi Garcia appreciates him a lot,” revealed the Napoli starlet’s agent.
The referees for Serie A Week 27 have been assigned, as Daniele Orsato takes Juventus-Fiorentina and Gianluca Rocchi officiates Napoli-Roma.
Jeremy Menez could be heading back to Serie A and specifically Juventus after announcing he’ll leave PSG.
Roma have reassuring news after Kevin Strootman limped off during Holland’s game with France last night.
The mayor of Rome Ignazio Marino says there is no new news to report regarding a possible new stadium for Roma.
Claudio Marchisio says that Juventus’ attention will not be on hoping Napoli stall Roma’s title bid further, but on Fiorentina.
Roma’s Kevin Strootman is set for evaluation on a knee injury sustained yesterday evening, but initial diagnosis is it is only bruising.
Cesare Prandelli felt Italy’s fitness levels were “almost embarrassing” compared to Spain, so the quality couldn’t shine through.
Gabriel Paletta makes his Italy debut against Spain tonight and the Parma defender is linked with Tottenham and Manchester United.
Roma have appointed Chief Commercial Officer Sean Barror today, a new position at the club.