ROMA NEWS

Aleksandar Kolarov accepts Lazio “are my rivals on the pitch” now after joining Roma late on Saturday.
Kevin Strootman admits “it’s hard to leave Roma” as the Eternal City is “so beautiful that you can’t compare it to anywhere else.”
Roma have announced the signing of left-back Aleksandar Kolarov from Manchester City for €5m.
Stephan El Shaarawy says Roma “have to lift a trophy” this season, and looks forward to working under Eusebio Di Francesco.
Leicester City’s vice-President denies there has been an official bid from Roma for Riyad Mahrez.
Walter Sabatini says Inter’s players need “a pride in belonging” and warns all Italian clubs operate in a “second market”.
Walter Sabatini explains that it was “the relationship between me and James Pallotta” that caused him to leave Roma.
Roma are reportedly confident of landing Riyad Mahrez from Leicester City, and are offering €30m [£27m].
The draw has been made for this season’s Coppa Italia, with a potential Milan derby in the quarter-final.
Roma chief executive Umberto Gandini confirms “dialogue is open” with Radja Nainggolan over a new contract.
Roma and Manchester City have reached an agreement for Aleksandar Kolarov, according to reports in Italy.
Edin Dzeko says new Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco “has clear ideas” and assures “I’m sure we’ll do well”.
Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare confirms Roma did make an official offer for Riyad Mahrez.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola confirms Aleksandar Kolarov “has a big chance to go to Roma”.
Aleksandar Kolarov’s move to Roma is reportedly getting closer, he’d arrive from Manchester City on loan with obligation to buy.
Sporting director Monchi says signing Gregoire Defrel was “a priority” for Roma, after he joined on loan with obligation to buy.
Gregoire Defrel promises “I'll give my all” after completing his move from Sassuolo to Roma.
Roma have officially confirmed the signing of Sassuolo forward Gregoire Defrel, on a €5m loan with €15m obligation to buy.
Gregoire Defrel has completed his Roma medical, as he prepares to complete a transfer from Sassuolo.
Raul Albiol says Napoli “know we have a team which can compete for the Scudetto” with Juventus, Roma, Milan and Inter.