ROMA NEWS

Roma have officially confirmed that Emerson Palmieri has joined from Santos on a permanent basis.
Lazio have named their squad for tonight’s Coppa Italia game with Roma, with Federico Marchetti still out.
Inter may attempt an audacious bid to prize Radja Nainggolan away from Roma this summer, reports say.
Around 770 stewards will reportedly be deployed for tonight’s Coppa Italia fixture between Roma and Lazio.
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini compared Napoli protests to Inter’s complaints after the defeat to Roma. “The controversy sucks energy from them.”
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.