ROMA NEWS

Roma are ready to intercept Dynamo Kiev deal for Palermo midfielder Oscar Hiljemark.
Juan Jesus noted the secret to Roma’s success is “if we don’t concede goals, we know that we can score them” after crushing Sampdoria 4-0.
Roma swept Sampdoria aside 4-0 to reach the Coppa Italia Quarter-Finals with a stunning Radja Nainggolan volley and Stephan El Shaarawy lob.
Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali confirms they “turned down” a Leicester City offer for Francesco Acerbi, but “Roma didn’t ask for Gregoire Defrel.”
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni confirmed they are looking for “a player who is ready to make the difference” straight away.
Roma goalkeeper Alisson believes they are “on the right track” ahead of tonight’s Coppa Italia Round of 16 with Sampdoria.
Roma use an almost full-strength line-up against Sampdoria as they fight for a place in the Coppa Italia Quarter-Finals.
Milan Badelj’s agent believes “Fiorentina are not willing to sell” the midfielder but “I’ll be in Milan at the end of January…”
Juventus have retained 10th-place in Deloitte’s Football Money League, with Roma, Milan and Inter also in the top 20.
Gregoire Defrel is eager to join Roma in January, but Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali warned “he’s not for sale and must do what we say.”
According to Sky Sport Italia, Everton have opened the door to loaning Gerard Deulofeu to Milan with option to buy.
Cesena Coach Andrea Camplone felt his minnows knocked Sassuolo out of the Coppa Italia because “in a one-off game anything can happen.”
Roma are prepared to go into a bidding war with Napoli, Bayer Leverkusen and Premier League clubs for Genk forward Leon Bailey.
Sassuolo paid the price for sitting on a 1-0 lead, as Serie B outfit Cesena caused a huge outfit with their 2-1 Coppa Italia victory.
Roma named their 21-man squad for tomorrow’s Coppa Italia Round of 16 tie with Sampdoria, including Diego Perotti.
Marco Giampaolo believes Sampdoria can “surprise” Roma in the Coppa Italia tomorrow evening, but loses some midfield players.
Luciano Spalletti calls Roma striker Edin Dzeko “great, beautiful, divine”, but warns “he can’t be satisfied”.
Luciano Spalletti warns “Roma have to win” in the Coppa Italia, so “we can’t do experiments”.
Inter legend Beppe Bergomi believes “there’s something wrong” with Juventus this season, offering Scudetto hope to others.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini has been given a two-game ban after being sent to the stands in the defeat to Lazio.