ROMA NEWS

Mattia Destro admits he felt “anxious” before receiving the World Cup call due to injury and a four-match ban.
Napoli and Juventus have the third most players in provisional World Cup squads, as many as Real Madrid and Barcelona.
Roma midfielder Alessandro Florenzi admits he reacted to his World Cup exclusion “like an ambitious player.”
There are five Serie A based players in the preliminary Greece squad for the World Cup.
Roma striker Gervinho is in the Ivory Coast provisional 28-man World Cup squad.
Napoli winger Dries Mertens is in Belgium’s preliminary World Cup squad, but Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan is only a stand-by.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli does not believe Giorgio Chiellini’s elbow on Roma’s Miralem Pjanic was a violent act.
The Giudice Sportivo has given Atalanta a suspended order to close their Curva Nord for one match.
Miralem Pjanic’s new contract with Roma reportedly has bonuses in place to boost his earnings and a buyout clause.
Giorgio Chiellini reportedly does not risk being dropped from Italy contention, as Cesare Prandelli has apparently assessed his weekend elbow.
Giorgio Chiellini insists he did not purposefully elbow Miralem Pjanic. “I was just trying to block him.”
Paul Pogba said the 1-0 win over Roma proved Juventus “are the strongest team in Italy. Now we want 100 points.”
Miralem Pjanic explained his decision to sign a four-year contract extension at Roma. “I’m here to win.”
Antonio Conte said he will “clarify” his Juventus position and then potentially “evaluate other projects that intrigue me.”
Rudi Garcia insists the defeat to Juventus “doesn’t change the extraordinary season” Roma have had.
Daniel Osvaldo scored against his old Roma teammates as Juventus won 1-0 to set a new record of 99 points.
Giorgio Chiellini risks video evidence after he was caught on camera elbowing Miralem Pjanic in Roma-Juventus.
Roma-Juventus is a Serie A showcase with Mattia Destro, Gervinho and Francesco Totti against Carlos Tevez, Fernando Llorente and Andrea Pirlo.
Roma have officially agreed a four-year contract extension with Miralem Pjanic, ending transfer speculation.
There is tension ahead of Roma-Juventus, as it’s rumoured Napoli fans could try to take revenge, while Giallorossi ultras investigate the shooter.