ROMA NEWS

Vladimir Petkovic admits he faces a tricky few days to keep Lazio focused on Panathinaikos ahead of the Rome Derby. “It’s a shame they are so close.”
Anxious Roma fans have unveiled a banner outside of the club’s training ground demanding that Daniele De Rossi not be sold.
Maarten Stekelenburg is expected to resume full training with Roma on Thursday ahead of this weekend’s Rome derby.
Paris Saint-Germain ace Zlatan Ibrahimovic would welcome the proposed arrival of Roma’s Daniele De Rossi.
Daniele De Rossi left today’s training session, but reassured Roma fans he will be fit for Sunday’s Derby della Capitale.
Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi says that the League table sometimes lies ahead of the capital clash against Lazio.
The agent of Miralem Pjanic has underlined that his client will not be leaving Roma during the January transfer window.
Weekend dismissals have seen Mattia Destro suspended for Roma’s next match and Napoli’s Coach Walter Mazzarri fined €10,000.
Giorgio Perinetti has spoken once more of links to a director’s role at Roma and admits that he would find it hard to say no.
Giuseppe Sannino cannot understand the criticism being levelled at Roma forward Mattia Destro, who he reflects he acted like a father towards last year.
Roma sporting director Franco Baldini has admitted that the club would listen to offers for Daniele De Rossi.
Lazio legend Paolo Di Canio has criticised Italian referees, following the contentious decisions awarded to Juventus so far this season.
Panagiotis Tachtsidis has acknowledged that he may not be a crowd favourite at Roma, but he’s just doing his job.
Gian Piero Gasperini warns Palermo have to “save ourselves from relegation” this season and sell players who don’t commit in January.
Zdenek Zeman praised Roma’s midfield and forwards for finally helping out in defence, but admits to a concern ahead of the Derby della Capitale.
Roma got back on track with a 4-1 victory over Palermo, but Mattia Destro scored his debut goal and got sent off – all in seven minutes on the pitch!
Roma general manager Claudio Fenucci assures Zdenek Zeman “is not up for debate” despite recent setbacks.
Roma miss Daniele De Rossi and Leandro Castan, but welcome a Palermo side that has a similar all-attack approach to football. Bring on the fireworks!
Gian Piero Gasperini expects Palermo to face a very tough test against Roma on Sunday evening, as Zdenek Zeman’s football “can be extraordinary.”
Zdenek Zeman prepares for Palermo and is bullish in defending Roma after two consecutive defeats. “Why should I change? Barcelona keep the same attitude.”