ROMA NEWS

Join us for the build-up and action from today’s two Serie A games, as Fiorentina host Sassuolo before the second place showdown between Roma and Milan.
Roma director Antonio Tempestilli is wary of the threat posed by Villarreal in the Europa League last 32 but insists “others fear us”.
Roma will play Villarreal and Fiorentina will take on Borussia Monchengladbach in the Europa League Round of 32.
Roma are looking to sign Cesc Fabregas, potentially allowing one of Chelsea targets Antonio Rudiger or Radja Nainggolan to move in the opposite direction.
Miralem Pjanic said the key for Juventus is “we are accustomed to winning” and he can’t wait to face off with his Roma “friends.”
Luciano Spalletti praises Vincenzo Montella, but warns Roma they “are the favourites against Milan, because we were built to win.”
Vincenzo Montella has confirmed that duo Carlos Bacca and Giacomo Bonaventura will miss Monday’s trip to Roma.
Kevin Strootman says Roma’s Derby win over Lazio will have been ‘useless’ if they do not follow it up by beating Milan.
Roma’s Kevin Strootman has apologised for spraying water in the face of Lazio’s Danilo Cataldi in last week’s Derby.
Simone Inzaghi is confident Lazio have put the derby disappointment behind them by conquering Sampdoria. “Our best first half of the season.”
Marco Parolo insisted “this is Lazio” after a 2-1 victory away to Sampdoria, leaving the derby disappointment behind them.
Ignazio Abate hails Gianluca Lapadula for having “the same grit as Gennaro Gattuso” and points out he saw Milan’s success coming.
Lazio director Igli Tare went back over the Rome Derby controversy, including the Kevin Strootman incident and Senad Lulic potential ban.
Stefan Radu urged Lazio to “cancel out the derby defeat with a strong performance” and result away to Sampdoria this evening.
Despite reports of a Serie A move to Milan, Inter or Roma, Ajax have seemingly sold Riechedly Bazoer to Wolfsburg.
Roma need a late fitness test on Bruno Peres ahead of the Milan match, as he picked up a thigh injury.
Stephan El Shaarawy prepares to face his former Milan teammates notes the next three games “will tell us what Roma are made of.”
Giacomo Bonaventura and Carlos Bacca are still not back in full Milan training, so are huge doubts to feature against Roma.
Roma CEO Umberto Gandini admits it’ll be strange facing his old club Milan. “It’s the biggest game of the round, if not the year.”
Italian reports claim Roma have asked Chelsea to take Cesc Fabregas on loan in January.