ROMA NEWS

Rudi Garcia was happy for Daniele De Rossi, “a symbol of Roma,” but brushed off Erik Lamela questions until tomorrow.
Lazio squeezed past Udinese in a dramatic encounter, Roma conquered Livorno thanks to their homegrown stars and Sassuolo lost their Serie A debut.
The tension is sky high at Roma as they visit Livorno with Gervinho and Erik Lamela surprisingly dropped.
Livorno Coach Davide Nicola makes his Serie A debut against Roma tonight, calling for “courage and humility.”
There are conflicting reports over Tottenham’s offer for Erik Lamela, but Roma intercept their bid for Todor Nedelev.
Fiorentina warned they will “only sell Adem Ljajic to a club that behaves correctly with us and within the sporting rules.”
Fiorentina general manager Sandro Mencucci confirms “Adem Ljajic has until Tuesday to decide” on a new contract.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia brushed off questions about Erik Lamela ahead of their trip to Livorno. “I trust the club.”
Erik Lamela is in the Roma squad list for Sunday’s Serie A opener against Livorno, but could it be his last game?
Adem Ljajic has failed to agree a new contract with Fiorentina, so Roma joined Milan, Tottenham and Southampton with offers.
Negotiations continue between Roma and Tottenham for Erik Lamela amid reports of a deal worth €30m plus €5m in bonuses.
New Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis has warned his side against complacency when they face Livorno.
Vincent Candela thinks former club Roma would be making a mistake in selling Erik Lamela after already waving goodbye to Pablo Daniel Osvaldo.
Former Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is convinced Carlos Tevez and Maicon will be successes in Serie A this season.
Douglas Maicon sees a new chapter of his career at Roma. “I hope to repay their faith in me and prove I’m not a gamble.”
Brazil’s squad for friendlies against Australia and Portugal include Roma right-back Douglas Maicon and Lazio’s Hernanes.
Roma presented their squad to the fans – including Erik Lamela – amid jeers, banners and protests.
Erik Lamela’s agents are reportedly in Madrid for talks with Tottenham while Spurs are there to sell Gareth Bale.
Roma midfielder Marquinho could be on his way to Juventus this summer, if reports in the Italian Press are to be believed.
Palermo sporting director Giorgio Perinetti has insisted that Abel Hernadez will not be leaving for Roma.