ROMA NEWS

Rafa Benitez is impressed by Parma, building for Napoli’s future and insists they can catch Roma in second place.
Rudi Garcia “can’t stand negative people,” was angry with Adem Ljajic and promised to chain himself to the gates if Roma sell Miralem Pjanic.
Livorno’s Leandro Greco believes his side can take advantage of a ‘tired’ Juventus team when the sides meet on Monday.
Radja Nainggolan has affirmed his belief that he ‘deserves’ to be in Belgium’s squad for the World Cup.
Roma and Milan will fight for Newcastle full-back Davide Santon in the summer, according to reports.
The Gazzetta dello Sport say that Roma are closing in on a contract renewal agreement with Miralem Pjanic.
Fatih Terim believes Francesco Totti should go to the World Cup and praised Rudi Garcia’s work with Roma.
Radja Nainggolan admits it will be “strange” to face his former club Cagliari with the Roma shirt this weekend.
Roma have joined Juventus and Milan in tracking Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke.
Former Napoli player Moreno Ferrario believes Roma are only ahead of the Azzurri because they have had no European commitments this season.
Pepe Reina says Napoli need to show more consistency in future if they want to challenge to win the Scudetto any time soon.
Alessio Tacchinardi is certain Juventus won’t experience another ‘Perugia’, but sees the Bianconeri ailing in Roma’s late charge.
Douglas Maicon insisted the eight-point gap between Roma and Juventus “is all our own fault.”
Rodrigo Taddei thanked Roma Coach Rudi Garcia for renewing his enthusiasm for the sport after his first goal since 2011.
Roberto Donadoni said Parma are still in the running for the Europa League, while Roma impressed him more than Juventus.
Rudi Garcia couldn’t be entirely content with Roma’s 4-2 victory over Parma. “Their second goal made me angry.”
Miralem Pjanic reassured fans “nothing is finished” for the Scudetto race, but his Roma contract renewal is “certain.”
Roma thrashed Parma 4-2 in a tie originally rained off in February and closed the gap on Juventus to just eight points.
Francesco Totti, Mattia Destro and Gervinho face Amauri as Roma-Parma resumes today after it was rained off two months ago.
Spanish giants Barcelona have been given a transfer ban by FIFA, meaning they cannot buy players for the next two windows.