ROMA NEWS

Alessio Tacchinardi is certain Juventus won’t experience another ‘Perugia’, but sees the Bianconeri ailing in Roma’s late charge.
Douglas Maicon insisted the eight-point gap between Roma and Juventus “is all our own fault.”
Rodrigo Taddei thanked Roma Coach Rudi Garcia for renewing his enthusiasm for the sport after his first goal since 2011.
Roberto Donadoni said Parma are still in the running for the Europa League, while Roma impressed him more than Juventus.
Rudi Garcia couldn’t be entirely content with Roma’s 4-2 victory over Parma. “Their second goal made me angry.”
Miralem Pjanic reassured fans “nothing is finished” for the Scudetto race, but his Roma contract renewal is “certain.”
Roma thrashed Parma 4-2 in a tie originally rained off in February and closed the gap on Juventus to just eight points.
Francesco Totti, Mattia Destro and Gervinho face Amauri as Roma-Parma resumes today after it was rained off two months ago.
Spanish giants Barcelona have been given a transfer ban by FIFA, meaning they cannot buy players for the next two windows.
Simon Kjaer has commented on his time at Roma, admitting that it ‘could have been better’.
Marek Hamsik is confident Napoli can catch Roma in second place after beating Juventus. “Everything is possible.”
An ankle injury has ruled Antonio Cassano out of Parma’s rescheduled Roma game, confirmed Roberto Donadoni.
Roma and Parma have each released their provisional squads for tomorrow’s meeting between the sides at Stadio Olimpico.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia believes his side could make the race for the Scudetto interesting if they secure 21 points from their last eight matches.
Roberto Donadoni admits that Parma are ‘in a state of emergency’, but says it will not condition their approach to facing Roma.
Rafa Benitez has reiterated that Napoli’s performance against Juventus was ‘almost perfect’, but picks two other showings this season as better.
Paulinho has conceded that he is ‘not comfortable’ at Tottenham, putting several Italian sides on alert.
Roma director general Mauro Baldissoni has reflected on the club’s ‘legitimate dream’ of the Scudetto, and calmness over Rudi Garcia’s renewal.
Carlos Tevez has warned that so long as Roma remain mathematically challenging for the Scudetto, Juventus can’t call it their own.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta hit back at Rafa Benitez and revealed the welcome in Naples was “not as bad as last year.”