ROMA NEWS

Roma striker Nicolas Lopez has admitted that he may have to leave the club if he wants first-team football.
Roma goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg could be the subject of a bid from Real Madrid, according to reports in the Spanish media.
New Roma defender Vasilios Torosidis has been likened to marauding Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner.
Roma and Milan have not discussed the option of swapping Maarten Stekelenburg and Marco Amelia.
Maarten Stekelenburg has blasted Roma and Zdenek Zeman for benching him without explanation, fuelling reports of a January move to Fulham.
Bad news for Roma, as Mattia Destro sprained his ankle and is likely to miss this weekend’s trip to Bologna.
Roma’s Mattia Destro insists that revenge was not on his mind when he scored against former club Inter on Wednesday.
The annual Football Money League report, published by Deloitte, shows that Milan are still Italian football’s top earners.
Andrea Stramaccioni insists he was happy with Inter’s performance against Roma. “Qualification is wide open.”
Zdenek Zeman was left to rue wasted opportunities against Inter, as “the first half could’ve ended 4-0” for Roma.
Roma had dominated the first half with Alessandro Florenzi and Mattia Destro on target, but Rodrigo Palacio gave Inter a precious away goal in the Coppa Italia semi-final.
Roma and Inter go head-to-head for the second time in three days, this time for the Coppa Italia semi-final with Mattia Destro starting and a revamped Nerazzurri attack.
Zdenek Zeman and Francesco Totti have rushed to defend Roma man Panagiotis Tachtsidis. “He is sensitive to the jeers of the fans.”
Greek giants Olympiacos have confirmed the January transfer of Vasilis Torosidis to Zdenek Zeman’s Roma.
Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic has confirmed “Barcelona are tracking me and enquired about my situation,” while Bayern Munich are also interested.
Roma have agreed a deal for Vasilis Torosidis, but his Olympiacos teammate Leandro Greco warns “defending is not his strong point...”
Roma director Franco Baldini praised Francesco Totti. “He proves he deserves a contract renewal every time he steps on to the field.”
As Vasilis Torosidis flies in for a medical with Roma, the Olympiacos talent’s agent confirms “we were about to sign a contract with Fulham when the better offer came in.”
Zdenek Zeman has admitted that his Roma side need to be more aggressive if they are to beat Inter on Wednesday evening.
Inter boss Andrea Stramaccioni has revealed that he will play his strongest available side for the Coppa Italia semi-final versus Roma tomorrow.