ROMA NEWS

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.
Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco believes Juan Iturbe “must do more with the pace he has”.
Last night saw Roma lose on penalties to Paris Saint-Germain, after a 1-1 draw in the Champions Cup.
Lorenzo Insigne believes Napoli have closed the gap on Juventus - “everyone here wants to win something important”.
It’s thought Aleksandar Kolarov is close to joining Roma, but the deal isn’t done yet.
Roma President James Pallotta expects final approval on the new stadium within 10 days and “we’ll break ground in February or March”.
Gregoire Defrel has arrived at Trigoria to complete his move to Roma - “I can’t wait to get started”.
Lucas Leiva believes he has joined “a great club” in Lazio, but former Liverpool teammate John Arne Riise disagrees.
Roma have reportedly held talks about signing Hoffenheim and Germany Under-21 full-back Jeremy Toljan.
Roma new boy Maxime Gonalons has expressed his desire to “answer the questions” that Eusebio Di Francesco is asking of him.
Eusebio Di Francesco admits Riyad Mahrez “has the characteristics” to play for Roma but refused to confirm the club’s interest in the Leicester City winger.
Eusebio Di Francesco confirms Gregoire Defrel is almost a Roma player and reveals the club are on the lookout for a new left-back.