ROMA NEWS

Kostas Manolas is reported and picture as having completed medical tests, and is expected at Roma’s training ground.
Roma and Bayern Munich are reportedly edging ever closer to a agreeing a deal for the transfer of Mehdi Benatia.
The Gazzetta dello Sport report that Rudi Garcia is currently ‘concerned’ with the shape of Roma heading into the new season.
Roma have reportedly already lined up a first replacement for Bayern-bound Mehdi Benatia, in the form of Kostas Manolas.
Giuseppe Rossi will miss at least Fiorentina’s opening League match against Roma, as he faces further tests and an extended wait on a knee injury.
Cristian Ledesma has revealed his delight at being asked to play in the Match for Peace in Rome next month.
Juan Iturbe is honoured to be playing in the Match for Peace next month and can’t wait for the season to start at the weekend.
Sport Mediaset believe that Roma have completed the signing of Lille defender Marko Basa for an initial fee of €4m.
Kostas Manolas’ agent has denied reports that the central defender will be joining Roma this week.
Milan management will reportedly meet with Silvio Berlusconi on Wednesday to determine a possible plan of action for Roma’s Mattia Destro.
Reports continue to suggest that Roma will act immediately to replace Bayern Munich-bound Mehdi Benatia.
Milan have reportedly put interest in Alessio Cerci on the backburner, prioritising now finding a replacement for Mario Balotelli.
Lukas Podolski’s agent confessed the Arsenal striker is “attracted to Italy” after Juventus, Roma and Napoli interest.
Mattia Destro’s agent confirms “there is interest from Milan and Chelsea” for the Roma striker.
Juventus are pushing hard for Lukas Podolski, but Roma could well intercept talks with Arsenal.
Milan and Tottenham target Mattia Destro told Roma fans “we’ll see” when asked if he will stay.
The Mehdi Benatia saga drags on, as it’s reported Roma called off a Bayern Munich meeting until the offer is raised.
There are reports Roma will sign Kostas Manolas when Mehdi Benatia moves to Bayern Munich.
Milan and Roma target Jackson Martinez assured reporters he will “always respect Porto even if 30 offers come in.”
Milan and Juventus are considering the same targets: Radamel Falcao, Leandro Damiao, Fernando Torres and Fred.