ROMA NEWS

Roma’s main uncertainty in facing Manchester City appears to be over Morgan De Sanctis’ availability between the sticks.
Ashley Cole has made clear he is happy at Roma and in Italy, whilst he reflects on the Giallorossi’s upcoming clash with Manchester City.
Rudi Garcia says Roma can play without pressure tomorrow evening in the Champions League against Manchester City.
Tickets for Sunday evening’s table topping clash between Juventus and Roma have sold out in just over two hours.
Joe Hart says he has great respect for Ashley Cole and Micah Richards’ decisions to join Roma and Fiorentina respectively in the summer.
Manuel Pellegrini has outlined his respect for Roma and Manchester City’s necessity to win, but says there is no particular pressure on his side.
Roberto Mancini believes that Roma may suffer for the absences in their team, but that they can still cause Manchester City some problems.
Mehdi Benatia has reiterated why he chose to leave Roma for Bayern Munich this summer: “To win many titles.”
Pablo Zabaleta has outlined how important facing and beating Roma is for Manchester City in the Champions League.
Roberto Mancini is anticipating Manchester City against Roma and advised the Giallorossi on how best to face the Premier League side.
Edin Dzeko is looking forward to facing Roma and warns that for both them and Manchester City, this week will be a ‘delicate challenge’.
Roma will face Manchester City with an attacking trio of Francesco Totti, Gervinho and Alessandro Florenzi, with Juan Iturbe on the bench.
Kostas Manolas’ agent says it is too early to compare his start at Roma to the likes of Mehdi Benatia or Aldair.
Gabriel Batistuta reassured Fiorentina fans that results will improve. “The season has only just started.”
Roma named their squad for the Champions League trip to Manchester City, including Juan Manuel Iturbe.
Bjorn Kuipers has been assigned as the referee for the Manchester City-Roma Champions League tie.
Rudi Garcia said Manchester City “have a lot of pressure on them and Roma must enjoy this moment” in the Champions League.
Francesco Totti had a special message for the Roma fans after a victory on his 38th birthday. “You are unique and simply fantastic!”
Carlos Tevez hailed Gigi Buffon for a crucial penalty save and already focused Juventus on Atletico Madrid.
Verona Coach Andrea Mandorlini believes his men deserved more from a 2-0 defeat to Roma. “We had the better chances.”