ROMA NEWS

Stoke City boss Mark Hughes has rubbished speculation linking Xherdan Shaqiri with Roma. “Take it from me, he isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon.”
Alessandro Florenzi has left Roma's Villa Stuart treatment centre after undergoing cruciate ligament surgery.
Roma defender Emerson Palmieri has joined the club’s growing injury list after the 0-0 draw with Empoli on Sunday.
Antonio Rudiger risked a recurrence of his knee injury in his luxury supercar last Friday, according to reports.
Fiorentina may look to sign Juan Iturbe or Emanuele Giaccherini, should Milan Badelj leave the club in January.
Daniele De Rossi laughed off reports of an offer from Juventus, but wouldn’t confirm his Roma future either and revealed he could’ve quit international duty.
Luciano Spalletti was left to rue Roma finishing after the stalemate in Empoli. “We have won much more difficult matches.”
Radja Nainggolan credited Empoli goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski was decisive in stopping Roma, but “it was a missed opportunity.”
Roma were denied by Lukas Skorupski heroics in Empoli and Milan squeezed past Pescara to go third, while Lazio beat Sassuolo and Crotone made history.
Leandro Paredes confessed it will be “emotional” as he starts for Roma against his former club Empoli.
Antonio Rudiger gets his first start in six months, as Roma visit troubled Empoli seeking to keep the pressure on leaders Juventus.
Join us for a full day of Serie A action, from Atalanta-Genoa through Empoli-Roma, Milan-Pescara, Lazio-Sassuolo and Sampdoria-Inter.
Empoli Coach Giovanni Martusciello has hit back at his critics, telling them to end their ‘personal attacks’ on him.
Francesco Totti is out of Roma’s trip to Empoli and will require tests after suffering a thigh strain in training.
Luciano Spalletti said Giovanni Martusciello is “the best Coach Empoli could have” and hopes Roma can find some consistency.
Luciano Spalletti admits Alessandro Florenzi is “irreplaceable” for Roma, but has faith he can return early from a ruptured ACL.
Inter released their financial documents yesterday, showing Geoffrey Kondogbia cost €40.5m and Ever Banega €4.5m.
Figures including Carlo Ancelotti, Claudio Ranieri, Cesare Prandelli, Walter Zenga and Andrea Pirlo predict Juventus-Napoli, but see Roma as Scudetto contenders.
Juventus reportedly approached Daniele De Rossi to join them as a free agent, but he’ll either stay at Roma or go to MLS.
Roma rejected offers from Inter, England and China for Edin Dzeko and now he’s finally delivering, said the Bosnian’s agent.