ROMA NEWS

Mario Balotelli wore special boots for tonight’s Milan-Roma match, covered in his strangest newspaper headlines.
Rudi Garcia rued wasted chances at San Siro after Roma’s 2-2 draw and joked about their match with Juventus.
Massimiliano Allegri felt Milan could’ve beaten Roma after fighting back twice for a 2-2 draw. “It was entertaining.”
Milan fought back twice to earn a thrilling 2-2 draw with Roma that either side could’ve won in stoppages.
The Coppa Italia Round of 16 schedule has been drawn up with Roma-Sampdoria and Udinese-Inter on January 9.
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti expects a very open game against Roma tonight. “Both sides will have a lot of space.”
Francesco Totti is on the bench as Gervinho, Adem Ljajic and Mattia Destro face Mario Balotelli and Kaka’s Milan for tonight’s Serie A showdown.
Milan are languishing in ninth place, but Kevin Constant remains confident they can “repeat last season’s comeback.”
Francesco Totti and Mattia Destro are ready to face Milan tomorrow, but Marco Borriello and Miralem Pjanic miss out.
Milan are without Kevin Constant, Robinho, Stephan El Shaarawy and Ignazio Abate for tomorrow’s game with Roma.
Rudi Garcia assures Roma will “go to win” against Milan tomorrow and “don’t lack ambition” for the Scudetto.
Massimiliano Allegri admits he was close to joining Roma, but has “no regrets” about sticking with Milan.
Daniele De Rossi compared Rudi Garcia to Fabio Capello and warned Roma “want to catch Juventus” ahead of their trip to Milan.
Gervinho has settled well at Roma and ahead of Monday’s clash with Milan confirms “it’s all thanks to Rudi Garcia.”
Roma defender Mehdi Benatia is looking forward to a fair fight with Milan’s Mario Balotelli. “I won’t provoke him.”
Roma will celebrate their 100th game under American ownership when they take on Milan at San Siro on Monday.
Mehdi Benatia has no regrets about choosing to join Roma after leaving Udinese during the summer transfer session.
Roma look to be without Marco Borriello for Monday’s clash with Milan, as he sprained his ankle.
Roma boss Rudi Garcia has hailed the ability of club captain Francesco Totti. “He’s one of the best in history.”
Kevin Strootman’s agent has denied reports that the Roma midfielder could move to Manchester United.