ROMA NEWS

Federico Balzaretti admits that his long-term injury has brought him to tears, but he is determined to fight back to full fitness.
Douglas Maicon is expected to meet with Rudi Garcia today, with the Roma Coach reportedly ready to reaffirm his faith in the defender.
Roma President James Pallotta has released a strongly worded statement hitting out at Mehdi Benatia and accusing him of lying.
Roma legend Abel Balbo believes Roma are ‘ready to win now’ and reserves praise for Mattia Destro and Rudi Garcia.
Mehdi Benatia has revealed that he ‘wanted to stay’ at Roma this summer, but that the club needed the money from his sale.
Rafa Benitez has been revealed by the Gazzetta dello Sport as the best paid Coach in Serie A beginning the 2014-15 season.
Serie A’s total yearly salary spend has again fallen, according to the Gazzetta dello Sport’s annual investigation.
Rudi Garcia confirmed Roma are tracking Adrien Rabiot, but do not “already have a deal” with the PSG player.
Brazil have sent Roma right-back Douglas Maicon away from international duty with a mysterious statement.
Marco Verratti “chose PSG two years ago and would make the same decision again” despite links with Juventus and Napoli.
“Competition is not a problem for me” at Roma or in the Serbia squad, assured Adem Ljajic.
Davide Astori sees “similarities” between Italy boss Antonio Conte and Roma Coach Rudi Garcia.
Juventus remain the Serie A club with the biggest revenue, while Inter and Roma have increased their income, but Milan’s fell.
Napoli have sold fewer season tickets than Sassuolo, Atalanta and Cesena.
Tottenham forward Erik Lamela believes “this can be the right season” for Roma to win the Serie A title.
PSG seem ready to sell Adrien Rabiot in January, but Roma and Juventus face competition from Arsenal and Chelsea.
Morgan De Sanctis has reflected on Roma’s ambition ‘to change Italian football’, as he remarks on Rudi Garcia’s intelligence and his Italy retirement.
Italy team doctor Enrico Castellacci is optimistic for Stephan El Shaarawy’s return to fitness, but casts doubt on Giorgio Chiellini.
Rome mayor Ignazio Marino has given his official approval to the construction of Roma’s new stadium, and hopes it will be ready by 2017.
Andrea Barzagli lists Roma s the ‘most formidable’ title challenger, as he outlines Juventus’ Champions League hopes.