ROMA NEWS

Leandro Paredes confessed it will be “emotional” as he starts for Roma against his former club Empoli.
Antonio Rudiger gets his first start in six months, as Roma visit troubled Empoli seeking to keep the pressure on leaders Juventus.
Join us for a full day of Serie A action, from Atalanta-Genoa through Empoli-Roma, Milan-Pescara, Lazio-Sassuolo and Sampdoria-Inter.
Empoli Coach Giovanni Martusciello has hit back at his critics, telling them to end their ‘personal attacks’ on him.
Francesco Totti is out of Roma’s trip to Empoli and will require tests after suffering a thigh strain in training.
Luciano Spalletti said Giovanni Martusciello is “the best Coach Empoli could have” and hopes Roma can find some consistency.
Luciano Spalletti admits Alessandro Florenzi is “irreplaceable” for Roma, but has faith he can return early from a ruptured ACL.
Inter released their financial documents yesterday, showing Geoffrey Kondogbia cost €40.5m and Ever Banega €4.5m.
Figures including Carlo Ancelotti, Claudio Ranieri, Cesare Prandelli, Walter Zenga and Andrea Pirlo predict Juventus-Napoli, but see Roma as Scudetto contenders.
Juventus reportedly approached Daniele De Rossi to join them as a free agent, but he’ll either stay at Roma or go to MLS.
Roma rejected offers from Inter, England and China for Edin Dzeko and now he’s finally delivering, said the Bosnian’s agent.
Roma midfielder Alessandro Florenzi is “already starting to count down the days until my return”.
New Roma chief executive Umberto Gandini urges fans to return to Stadio Olimpico.
Alessandro Florenzi’s surgeon says “clearance to return to the squad” will probably arrive in around 90 days.
Abel Balbo says that Roma 'play attacking football now' and provide Edin Dzeko with 'so many' chances to score.
Former Roma striker Abel Balbo has compared Edin Dzeko to compatriot Gabriel Batistuta, although he assures their 'characteristics are different'.
Manchester United and Chelsea are both interested in a move for Roma defender Antonio Rudiger.
Alessandro Florenzi could make a quick return to the Roma side, which his surgeon says may even be within 90 days.
Sassuolo defender Paolo Cannavaro went under the knife today after fracturing his hand against Roma.
Antonio Rudiger enjoyed his comeback almost five months after knee ligament surgery, but gave Roma teammate Alessandro Florenzi advice.