ROMA NEWS

Eusebio Di Francesco claims Roma’s Paulo Dybala or Dries Mertens is “the collective” ahead of their clash with Udinese in Serie A on Saturday.
Italy Under-21 boss Luigi Di Biagio believes Francesco Totti will find coaching “a challenge”.
Edin Dzeko reveals he urged Roma to sign Aleksandar Kolarov, the only player to last 90 minutes in every match this season.
Roma have confirmed that Patrik Schick will be out for 15 days with a muscular injury.
Week 5 saw an average of 23,000 fans at Serie A fixtures, as attendances continue to rise.
Lazio have been fined €10,000 for anti-Neapolitan chanting, with Roma getting the same punishment for throwing flares.
Roma goalkeeper Alisson is happy to be “playing consistently” and names his save on Saul Niguez as his most difficult.
The referees for Serie A Week 6 have been announced, with Piero Giacomelli assigned the Derby della Mole between Juventus and Torino on Saturday.
Lucas Lima’s agent claims Inter and Roma both want the Santos midfielder but face competition from Barcelona and Manchester United.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s nine Serie A games, including Benevento-Roma, Lazio-Napoli, Juventus-Fiorentina and Milan-SPAL.
Eusebio Di Francesco was impressed with Roma’s squad rotation as they crushed Benevento 4-0 and discussed Edin Dzeko’s frustration.
Roma ran out comfortable 4-0 winners at the Stadio Vigorito, as Edin Dzeko scored two and provoked a pair of Benevento own goals.
Benevento director Salvatore Di Somma backed Coach Marco Baroni and is “absolutely convinced” they can get a result against Roma.
Roma director Monchi admits a victory at Benevento today would be “a great gift” for his birthday and described their long-term ambitions.
Juan Jesus warns Roma “underestimating Benevento would be a grave mistake” just because they lost 6-0 to Napoli.
Roma revamp their formation for this trip to bottom of the table Benevento, giving Lorenzo Pellegrini, Maxime Gonalons and Cengiz Under a chance.
Leandro Castan has reportedly extended his Roma contract, but it’s just a way of spreading his wages over a longer period.
Benevento have a weakened squad to face Roma tomorrow evening, but Coach Marco Baroni “feels the total faith of the club.”
Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali shot down reports Coach Cristian Bucchi could be fired if results don’t improve quickly.
Roma are without Radja Nainggolan and Patrik Schick for tomorrow night’s trip to Benevento.