ROMA NEWS

Kevin Strootman was “only happy with the result” and not Roma’s performance in a 1-0 victory over Milan.
Luciano Spalletti complimented Milan for their performance and gets Roma ready for the top of the table showdown with Juventus.
Vincenzo Montella felt Milan “did not deserve” their 1-0 defeat against Roma, but won’t blame M’Baye Niang for the penalty.
Radja Nainggolan notes Roma “didn’t win these games last season” and discussed his new role as they beat Milan to go second.
Radja Nainggolan’s screamer and a Wojciech Szczesny penalty save on M’Baye Niang gave Roma victory over Milan and second place.
Roma CEO Umberto Gandini admits he “never expected to be in this position” facing his old club Milan at the Stadio Olimpico.
Suso wants Milan to “prove to the whole world we are here because we deserve to be” ahead of the second place showdown with Roma.
Edin Dzeko and Diego Perotti take on Gianluca Lapadula and Suso as Roma and Milan go head-to-head for second place.
Milan are expected to start Andrea Bertolacci, Mario Pasalic and Keisuke Honda against Roma.
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s two Serie A games, as Fiorentina host Sassuolo before the second place showdown between Roma and Milan.
Roma director Antonio Tempestilli is wary of the threat posed by Villarreal in the Europa League last 32 but insists “others fear us”.
Roma will play Villarreal and Fiorentina will take on Borussia Monchengladbach in the Europa League Round of 32.
Roma are looking to sign Cesc Fabregas, potentially allowing one of Chelsea targets Antonio Rudiger or Radja Nainggolan to move in the opposite direction.
Miralem Pjanic said the key for Juventus is “we are accustomed to winning” and he can’t wait to face off with his Roma “friends.”
Luciano Spalletti praises Vincenzo Montella, but warns Roma they “are the favourites against Milan, because we were built to win.”
Vincenzo Montella has confirmed that duo Carlos Bacca and Giacomo Bonaventura will miss Monday’s trip to Roma.
Kevin Strootman says Roma’s Derby win over Lazio will have been ‘useless’ if they do not follow it up by beating Milan.
Roma’s Kevin Strootman has apologised for spraying water in the face of Lazio’s Danilo Cataldi in last week’s Derby.
Simone Inzaghi is confident Lazio have put the derby disappointment behind them by conquering Sampdoria. “Our best first half of the season.”
Marco Parolo insisted “this is Lazio” after a 2-1 victory away to Sampdoria, leaving the derby disappointment behind them.