ROMA NEWS

Roma midfieler Leandro Paredes has given his thoughts on his side’s recent good results, and stressed the importance of catching up to Juventus.
Roberto De Zerbi admits Palermo have problems after a 4-1 defeat at Roma. “Our attitude was simply too passive.”
Luciano Spalletti said Roma players “feel the pressure, so it’s fundamental to get consistent results” after beating Palermo 4-1.
Stephan El Shaarawy was glad Roma “avoided the usual mistakes” in a 4-1 victory over Palermo.
Roma ran riot with a 4-1 victory over Palermo to move within two points of leaders Juventus, joint second with Milan.
Mauro Baldissoni said Roma must fight their own demons first and hit back at Rudi Garcia. “We were if anything too elegant.”
Radja Nainggolan feels Roma must beat Palermo tonight to “give meaning” to their other victories.
Join us for all the build-up and action in today’s eight Serie A games, including Crotone-Napoli, Atalanta-Inter, Torino-Lazio and Roma-Palermo.
Roma go with Edin Dzeko, Mohamed Salah and Stephan El Shaarawy as beating Palermo would take them within two points of Juventus.
Everton are reportedly lining up a bid for Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman next summer.
Palermo Coach Roberto De Zerbi has Ilija Nestorovski back and hopes Francesco Totti is on the bench for Roma tomorrow.
Luciano Spalletti can see a difficult test with Palermo tomorrow and concedes Roma “cannot be taught determination.”
Rudi Garcia discussed what went wrong at Roma after taking the Olympique Marseille job. “The Giallorossi could’ve shown more class.”
Antonio Rudiger is “ready” to give his contribution after scoring on his Roma comeback, ending a five-month injury nightmare.
Edin Dzeko named Torino goalkeeper Joe Hart and Roma teammate Francesco Totti in his Dream Team. “Totti one of the best five players in the world ever.”
Netherlands Coach Danny Blind hit back at Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti over treatment of Kevin Strootman. “He should focus on his own problems.”
FIFA President Gianni Infantino has invited Francesco Totti to work with him after retirement. “It would be an honour.”
All eyes on San Siro this evening as second-placed Milan host leaders Juventus, but before then it’s the Genoa Derby, while tomorrow Napoli are in Crotone, Atalanta-Inter and Roma-Palermo.
Wojciech Szczesny confirms Roma’s objective this season is “to fight for the Scudetto with Juventus”.
Roma boss Luciano Spalletti has launched a scathing attack on Netherlands for their treatment of Kevin Strootman. “They massacred him”.