ROMA NEWS

Luciano Spalletti assures Roma are “serious about” their Scudetto challenge to Juventus as they host Cagliari.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti claims Radja Nainggolan “is as good as Paul Pogba – the only difference in cost is down to their age.”
Massimo Rastelli believes Cagliari must “raise the tempo and give Roma no time to think, in order to limit them during their best period of form.”
Ciro Immobile warned Lazio are not afraid of Juventus and “many neutrals will be cheering us on to keep the Scudetto race alive.”
Giorgio Chiellini warned Juventus must target a sixth consecutive Scudetto because “it’s something nobody has ever done and would make us legends.”
Roma target Jese has been left out of the Paris Saint-Germain squad for tomorrow’s match with Nantes.
Antonio Rudiger discusses interest from Chelsea - “Antonio Conte is a great Coach, but I chose to stay with Roma”.
Gianluca Rocchi has been announced as the referee for tomorrow’s big Milan-Napoli clash.
Mario Rui asserts that his Roma side are 'not thinking about Juventus', and will strive to achieve consistency in the title race.
Several sources suggest Inter have been working on a €40m deal for Roma defender Kostas Manolas, despite Premier League interest.
Marco Giampaolo admits Sampdoria “could’ve done better” after a 4-0 Coppa Italia defeat to Roma. “We need more experience.”
Luciano Spalletti praised “thoroughbred” Radja Nainggolan who “has to be allowed to follow his instinct” after Roma mauled Sampdoria 4-0.
Roma are ready to intercept Dynamo Kiev deal for Palermo midfielder Oscar Hiljemark.
Juan Jesus noted the secret to Roma’s success is “if we don’t concede goals, we know that we can score them” after crushing Sampdoria 4-0.
Roma swept Sampdoria aside 4-0 to reach the Coppa Italia Quarter-Finals with a stunning Radja Nainggolan volley and Stephan El Shaarawy lob.
Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali confirms they “turned down” a Leicester City offer for Francesco Acerbi, but “Roma didn’t ask for Gregoire Defrel.”
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni confirmed they are looking for “a player who is ready to make the difference” straight away.
Roma goalkeeper Alisson believes they are “on the right track” ahead of tonight’s Coppa Italia Round of 16 with Sampdoria.
Roma use an almost full-strength line-up against Sampdoria as they fight for a place in the Coppa Italia Quarter-Finals.
Milan Badelj’s agent believes “Fiorentina are not willing to sell” the midfielder but “I’ll be in Milan at the end of January…”