ROMA NEWS

Roma and Milan are in mourning after the sudden death of Scudetto-winning full-back Aldo Maldera.
It’s reported Federico Balzaretti is already undergoing his medical to complete the transfer from Palermo to Roma.
Mattia Destro has been presented to the media as a Roma player for the first time. “I was convinced by the project here and am at Zdenek Zeman’s complete disposal.”
Federico Balzaretti is heading towards Roma, but Lazio President Claudio Lotito reveals he was “dragged into” the transfer gossip to force their hand.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis confirms Lorenzo Insigne renewed his contract and “Federico Balzaretti didn’t want to come to Napoli. Roma can have him.”
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo’s agent has confirmed “it’s possible he will leave Roma. Many clubs are interested, including Inter.”
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini confirms “Roma are very close” to signing Federico Balzaretti. “He would have problems at Napoli.”
Michael Bradley believes that he has a real chance of lifting silverware after joining Italian giants Roma.
Federico Balzaretti has again met with Palermo today and reportedly asked for more time in which to make a decision on his future.
Mattia Destro’s transfer from Genoa to Roma has now been confirmed, as has the total amount he could cost the Giallorossi.
Genoa have announced that they have taken young forward Giammario Piscitella from Roma, as part of the deal that saw Mattia Destro go the other way.
Leandro Castan is delighted following his switch to Italian giants Roma. “It’s like playing for Brazil,” he raved.
Parma will reportedly strengthen their squad with two new players once Roma return from their tour of America.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo wants to stay at Roma and win back his place in the Italy plans of boss Cesare Prandelli.
Bojan Krkic seems a different player since Zdenek Zeman took over at Roma. “I am sure we can achieve important results this season.”
Julio Cesar is reportedly prepared to terminate his contract with Inter so that he can join Roma on a free transfer.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini warns “Roma have to improve their offer” for Federico Balzaretti to €5m after the left-back chose them ahead of Napoli and Milan.
New Pescara Coach Giovanni Stroppa warns fans he will not just be following Zdenek Zeman’s footsteps. “It is impossible” to recreate his philosophy.
Erik Lamela is confident Roma can play a part in the Scudetto race this season. “It’s not impossible, as only Juventus are superior.”
Zdenek Zeman still isn’t content with Roma’s summer form, but forgives Panagiotis Tachtsidis for his red card. “I’d have curled up and cried.”