ROMA NEWS

German club Wolfsburg have reportedly offered €30m for Roma and Italy striker Mattia Destro.
Chievo’s Cyril Thereau says talks between his agent and Roma are ongoing and he has encouraged talk of a possible transfer.
Douglas Maicon is committed to Roma and feels they can win the title. “I want to play in the new stadium.”
Roma are said to be planning an offer for Arsenal’s Belgian international defender Thomas Vermaelen.
Mehdi Benatia is reportedly looking to open contract talks with Roma soon to more than double his current salary.
Mattia Destro admits he felt “anxious” before receiving the World Cup call due to injury and a four-match ban.
Napoli and Juventus have the third most players in provisional World Cup squads, as many as Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Roma midfielder Alessandro Florenzi admits he reacted to his World Cup exclusion “like an ambitious player.”
There are five Serie A based players in the preliminary Greece squad for the World Cup.
Roma striker Gervinho is in the Ivory Coast provisional 28-man World Cup squad.
Napoli winger Dries Mertens is in Belgium’s preliminary World Cup squad, but Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan is only a stand-by.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli does not believe Giorgio Chiellini’s elbow on Roma’s Miralem Pjanic was a violent act.
The Giudice Sportivo has given Atalanta a suspended order to close their Curva Nord for one match.
Miralem Pjanic’s new contract with Roma reportedly has bonuses in place to boost his earnings and a buyout clause.
Giorgio Chiellini reportedly does not risk being dropped from Italy contention, as Cesare Prandelli has apparently assessed his weekend elbow.
Giorgio Chiellini insists he did not purposefully elbow Miralem Pjanic. “I was just trying to block him.”
Paul Pogba said the 1-0 win over Roma proved Juventus “are the strongest team in Italy. Now we want 100 points.”
Miralem Pjanic explained his decision to sign a four-year contract extension at Roma. “I’m here to win.”
Antonio Conte said he will “clarify” his Juventus position and then potentially “evaluate other projects that intrigue me.”
Rudi Garcia insists the defeat to Juventus “doesn’t change the extraordinary season” Roma have had.