ROMA NEWS

Sky Sport Italia claim Roma and Atalanta agreed a €30m fee for Franck Kessie, but the Ivory Coast international is asking for higher wages.
Sassuolo star Lorenzo Pellegrini’s agent confirms “we are flattered by Milan interest, but many clubs want him, both in Italy and abroad.”
Lazio team manager Angelo Peruzzi did not appreciate Francesco Totti saying Roma wanted to “destroy” their city rivals in the derby.
Daniele De Rossi is more confident of recovering from an ankle knock in time for Roma-Lazio on Sunday after returning to training.
Edin Dzeko’s agent assures he is “very happy to be playing for Roma and I know nothing of other transfer rumours” regarding Milan.
Massimiliano Allegri plays down talk of a Juventus treble - “at this point we’ve still won nothing”.
Daniele Orsato has been announced as the referee for Sunday’s Derby della Capitale between Roma and Lazio.
Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi is a doubt for Sunday’s Derby della Capitale with Lazio.
Antonio Di Natale describes Roma captain Francesco Totti as “the last club symbol”, admitting “I can’t imagine football without him”.
Antonio Cassano admits “I only did 50 per cent of what I could have done” and picks his ideal XI.
Roma legend Daniele De Rossi “worked with some of the 10 best Coaches in the world, Luciano Spalletti and Antonio Conte,” and is planning his future as a tactician.
Daniele De Rossi talked candidly about his rapport with Zdenek Zeman, how Luciano Spalletti dealt with Francesco Totti and being an eternal Roma future captain.
Daniele De Rossi wants to continue playing for a while yet, whether it’s at Roma or not, but will be in tears if he ever leaves. "I'm fully aware my career choices were 'wrong.'"
Roma are prepared to sell midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini, currently impressing at Sassuolo, for €30m with Milan and Juventus interested.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone turned down the offer to take on the Inter job next season, according to Marca.
Roma are looking towards Bologna’s Adam Masina for next season, but there’s competition from Napoli, Juventus, Inter and Milan.
New sporting director Monchi attended his first Roma training session today, meeting with players and Coach Luciano Spalletti.
Mateo Kovacic’s agent slapped down rumours of interest from Roma and Milan. “He is happy at Real Madrid. That is all.”
Fabio Capello insists the current Juventus “belongs to Max Allegri and plays in a very different way to under Antonio Conte.”
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri has been named the 23rd best Coach in world football by French newspaper L’Équipe.