ROMA NEWS

Santos President Modesto Roma has ruled out a move for Roma veteran Francesco Totti but admits “the door is always open” for Gabriel Barbosa.
Alessandro Florenzi is reportedly making quick progress from his ACL tear as the Roma ace started running again on Monday.
Luciano Spalletti has reportedly vowed “to leave if I can’t win” with Roma this season as CEO Umberto Gandini admits the Coach’s future “is in his hands”.
The agent of Ever Banega has refused to confirm that the midfielder will stay at Inter in January, despite “non-existent” links with Roma.
Roma may have suffered another injury blow for Thursday’s Serie A match against Chievo as Radja Nainggolan is struggling with muscle oedema.
Kostas Manolas will be out for around two weeks after picking up another injury on Saturday in Roma’s 1-0 defeat to Juventus.
Paolo Tagliavento has been announced as the referee for Napoli’s trip to Fiorentina on Thursday night.
Wojciech Szczesny admits the gap between Roma and Juventus “will be difficult to recover”.
Vincenzo Montella believes his Milan side have played like they are in a final already this season.
It is reported that Roma and Inter are interested in the services of West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino.
Roma goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny admits Saturday night’s defeat to Juventus has hurt his team.
Gonzalo Higuain says he has been struck by Juventus’ ‘crazy hunger’ following victory over Roma.
Radja Nainggolan insists Roma “are not a weaker squad than Juventus and we didn’t play worse than them” in a 1-0 defeat.
Daniele Rugani believes the victory over Roma “was worth six points” and he is finally settling in at Juventus.
Wojciech Szczesny felt Roma “did not deserve defeat, but there’s a big gap between us and a great side like Juventus.”
Max Allegri praised some of the Juventus unsung heroes after beating Roma and urged focus ahead of the Super Cup with Milan.
Luciano Spalletti defended his decision to start Gerson, but concedes Juventus “were stronger in individual duels” than Roma.
Gigi Buffon believes Juventus “changed” after the defeat to Genoa and that allowed them to beat Roma 1-0 this evening.
Gonzalo Higuain’s sensational solo effort proved enough for Juventus to beat Roma 1-0 and go seven points clear at the top of the table.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta hopes tonight’s Scudetto clash with Roma can be “a positive advert for Italian football.”