ROMA NEWS

Roma right-back Maicon is said to be close to a return, and could feature in the second leg of their Europa League tie.
Max Allegri said Juventus have “absolutely not” won the Scudetto after beating Sassuolo and replied to Antonio Conte.
Lazio flattened Fiorentina 4-0 for their fourth consecutive victory and caught Napoli in third place, just four points behind Roma.
Reports in Britain suggest that Milan, Roma and Inter are all attempting to lure Manchester City’s James Milner to Serie A this summer.
Antonio Conte says his Juventus side would have been 20 points clear of the chasing pack by this stage of the season.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia appears to have conceded the Scudetto race, saying his primary objective is the Champions League.
Antonio Conte has been awarded the Panchina d’Oro, or Golden Bench, for his exploits with Juventus last season.
Federico Mattiello’s agent says his client bears no ill-will to Radja Nainggolan, despite breaking his leg in a collision with the Roma man.
Chievo have announced that Federico Mattiello’s surgery was a complete success following a horror leg break.
Federico Mattiello should undergo surgery tonight with Juventus and Chievo medics after a horrific injury.
Rolando Maran felt Chievo could’ve beaten Roma today, but Federico Mattiello “will come back stronger than ever.”
Radja Nainggolan was horrified to be involved in Federico Mattiello’s career-threatening injury during Chievo-Roma.
Morgan De Sanctis admits “we can’t draw eight in 10 games and kid Roma fans we’re targeting the Scudetto.”
Rudi Garcia blasted his Roma side for a “terrible performance” against Chievo. “I did not recognise my team.”
Roma’s draw at Chievo was overshadowed by Federico Mattiello’s horrific injury, Udinese ended Torino’s 12-game unbeaten run, Empoli held Genoa and Parma blocked Atalanta.
Roma desperately want to end their draw addiction, so rely on Francesco Totti, Gervinho and Juan Manuel Iturbe against Chievo.
Follow all the action as it happens in Chievo-Roma, Empoli-Genoa, Udinese-Torino and the return of Parma against Atalanta.
English papers claim Roma have offered James Milner a financial package worth £18.1m to quit Manchester City.
Rolando Maran warned Chievo “can make life very difficult for Roma” in this afternoon’s encounter.
Seydou Doumbia is back in the Roma squad for tomorrow’s trip to Chievo, but still no sign of Douglas Maicon.