ROMA NEWS

Luciano Spalletti explained how Edin Dzeko came to give his best at Roma and why Mohamed Salah’s finishing can’t be improved in training.
Diego Perotti admits his astonishing ‘rabona’ goal for Roma against Viktoria Plzen “was meant to be a cross.”
Edin Dzeko celebrated his hat-trick against Viktoria Plzen and “the first goal was probably my best since I’ve been in Italy.”
An Edin Dzeko hat-trick and astonishing Diego Perotti rabona goal saw Roma crush Viktoria Plzen 4-1 and lock down Europa League group victory.
Roma are on the cusp of qualification for the Europa League Round of 32 as they host Viktoria Plzen, but must be wary of past complacency.
The Press Union has hit back at Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti for “unfounded, presumptuous and offensive” comments.
Senad Lulic admits he’d “be a liar” if he said he wasn’t thinking about the Rome Derby, but Lazio “are accustomed to working under stressful conditions.”
Join us for the build-up and action from today’s Europa League games as Inter visit Hapoel Be’er-Sheva, Fiorentina host PAOK, Roma take on Viktoria Plzen and Sassuolo are at Athletic Bilbao.
Kostas Manolas will miss Roma’s Europa League match with Viktoria Plzen with injury, reports suggest.
Lazio goalkeeper Federico Marchetti is expected to recover in time for the Derby della Capitale with Roma.
Roma are without Francesco Totti and Stephan El Shaarawy, but Thomas Vermaelen finally returns against Viktoria Plzen.
Luciano Spalletti assures Roma are “ready to react” to defeat against Atalanta in the Europa League tomorrow.
Radja Nainggolan is “not talking” with Roma about a new contract, but assures “I want to stay”.
Luciano Spalletti admits the benchmark “at the moment is Juventus”, as Roma haven’t “taken advantage of chances”.
Luciano Spalletti assures there’s “no chaos” at Roma but defeat at Atalanta showed “we have not lost this vice”.
Roma goalkeeper Alisson has stressed the importance of the Europa League, telling reporters that 'only losers underestimate it.'
Roma, Fiorentina and Juventus are all said to be interested in a January move for unsettled Napoli midfielder Jorginho.
Roma star Mohamed Salah is on the five-man shortlist for the African Player of the Year award.
Genoa defender Lucas Orban has been handed a three-match ban, while Dias Felipe, Gianni Munari, Miguel Veloso and Rafael Toloi are suspended.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti doesn’t want credit for reviving Edin Dzeko - “he was always a player who can make a difference”.