ROMA NEWS

Emerson Palmieri is back in action for Roma and part of their Coppa Italia semi-final squad against Lazio.
There are six Serie A players handed one-match bans, including Franck Kessie and Riccardo Saponara, while Inter are fined for their supporters hurling objects at officials.
A report in Italy claims that Juventus Coach Max Allegri has told friends he will join Arsenal in the summer.
As Juventus continue to extend their record run of home wins, Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 26.
Luciano Spalletti describes Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan as “a rare beast” - “if you had 10 of him you’d have a very strong team”.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti admits tomorrow’s derby with Lazio “is worth triple”.
Lazio Coach Simone Inzaghi admits “Roma are favourites” in the Derby della Capitale Coppa semi-final.
Radja Nainggolan insists he and his Roma teammates never doubted Edin Dzeko - “we all knew we had a great striker”.
Former Inter midfielder Nicola Berti advises “if Suning have the money, sign Marco Verratti”.
Tianjin Quanjian boss Fabio Cannavaro claims Francesco Totti is too old for his team, but Nikola Kalinic would “fit in wonderfully with my football”.
Radja Nainggolan has hailed Edin Dzeko as “the complete striker” and explained why his teammate is not having a freak season in front of goal.
Radja Nainggolan claims Roma “can beat anyone, if we play our football” as the Giallorossi “can still win three trophies” this season.
Paolo Valeri will be the referee for the Coppa Italia semi-final first leg between Juventus and Napoli, with Massimiliano Irratti overseeing Lazio-Roma.
Former Roma boss Rudi Garcia admits he tried to bring Kevin Strootman to his Marseille side in January.
Diego Perotti explained his penalty technique and why Federico Fazio is in the form of his life as Roma beat Inter 3-1.
Roberto Gagliardini shut down talk of refereeing decisions after Inter lost to Roma. “We lack something in terms of grit and courage.”
Stefano Pioli felt Inter’s 3-1 defeat to Roma was “a balanced game, but they were more surgical in their finishing and took their chances.”
Luciano Spalletti was visibly annoyed in his post-match interview, slamming Inter and the media for focusing on penalties. “Roma won deservedly.”
Radja Nainggolan shared the credit with Roma after his two stunners to beat Inter 3-1. “We are proving that we deserve to be here.”
Roma conquered San Siro 3-1 with a couple of Radja Nainggolan blockbusters and Diego Perotti penalty, while Mauro Icardi got one back for Inter.