ROMA NEWS

Juventus are reported to have upped their wage offer to Stephan Lichtsteiner, even if they remain short of his demands in contract talks.
Manuel Pasqual’s agent has played down links to Roma and Milan, but asserts he has yet to talk to Fiorentina about a new contract.
Francesco Totti praises his fellow veterans, including Alex Del Piero, as well as talking about his Gigi Riva inspiration.
Francesco Totti insists there is no friction between himself and Rudi Garcia, as he assesses Roma’s title challenge.
Antonio Sanabria’s agent warned he will talk to Roma about a January move to Parma, “because he needs to play.”
Max Allegri explains his Juventus tactical changes and claims Super Cup rivals Napoli are still in the Scudetto race.
Arsenal and Wolfsburg are pushing to sign unsettled Roma striker Mattia Destro, claim Italian reports.
Roma boss Rudi Garcia admits his club are still “small” on the European stage, but can qualify in the Champions League.
Rudi Garcia remains adamant Roma “are the best team” in Italy and wants to win with “fantastic” Francesco Totti.
Lyon midfielder Clement Grenier’s agent confirmed a January move is on the cards. “He’s being tracked by more than one Serie A scout.”
The agent of Ashley Cole has insisted that the left-back is ‘very happy’ at Roma and will not seek a move away in January.
Roma are the latest team being linked with a move for Juventus full-back Stephen Lichtsteiner, but Beppe Marotta remains confident.
Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman has thanked the Giallorossi fans after making his long-awaited comeback from a knee injury.
Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura admits Roma are “of a superior quality” after a 3-0 defeat.
Rudi Garcia said Roma’s 3-0 victory over Torino was “our usual football” and welcomed back Kevin Strootman.
Roma got back on track by tearing Torino apart 3-0 and celebrated Kevin Strootman’s comeback after eight months.
Mario Balotelli, Alessio Cerci, Roberto Soriano, Stephan El Shaarawy, Emiliano Moretti and Andrea Bertolacci are new names for Croatia.
Roma need to beat Torino in order to keep up with leaders Juventus and put recent poor results behind them.
Antonio Conte will name his Italy squad to face Croatia and Albania, which could include Manolo Gabbiadini and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Marcello Lippi noted he’s finished as a club Coach, but the Guangzhou Evergrande director would like a national team job.