ROMA NEWS

Giorgio Chiellini has told Roma boss Zdenek Zeman that he will only be considered a great when he starts winning.
Sampdoria boss Ciro Ferrara has spoken of his distaste for Zdenek Zeman ahead of Wednesday’s game against Roma.
Roma director general Franco Baldini has committed his future to the Italian club amidst interest from Tottenham.
There is a triple fitness boost for Roma ahead of Wednesday’s Serie A game against Sampdoria at the Stadio Olimpico.
Roma have been awarded a 3-0 win at Cagliari after Sunday’s game was postponed because of safety concerns.
Roma director general Franco Baldini has been criticised by Cagliari for demanding that his team be awarded a 3-0 win for Sunday’s postponed tie between the two clubs.
Cagliari President Massimo Cellino insists he was trying to “avoid chaos” by inviting fans to attend a game behind closed doors against Roma.
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete blasted Cagliari patron Massimo Cellino’s “unacceptable” behaviour that saw today’s game with Roma called off.
Roma have announced an appeal to be awarded the Cagliari win after Massimo Cellino invited fans to attend a closed doors game. “It’s his fault.”
“This could only happen in Italy,” shrugged Zdenek Zeman as the FIGC opens an inquiry into Cagliari’s stadium chaos.
Today’s Cagliari-Roma match has been called off by local authorities due to public order concerns after the club invited fans to attend the closed doors game.
Cagliari’s last-minute appeal against playing Roma behind closed doors failed, but President Massimo Cellino defied the authorities by urging fans to attend!
Cagliari Coach Massimo Ficcadenti admits playing Roma behind closed doors could have an effect on his team. “I hope it’s sorted out as soon as possible.”
Zdenek Zeman explained how Roma will face Cagliari without Francesco Totti, Pablo Osvaldo or Daniele De Rossi. “I’m convinced they can do well.”
Cagliari continue to insist the Is Arenas “is ready to host fans,” though tomorrow’s game with Roma looks like it will be played behind closed doors.
Giuseppe Rossi is in contact with Roma and eager to play for Zdenek Zeman, “but for now it’s only an idea.”
Roma midfielder Michael Bradley's agent claims he is close to a return, but he’ll miss Cagliari along with Francesco Totti, Daniele De Rossi and Pablo Osvaldo.
Struggling Cagliari are set to be without star man Andrea Cossu for their testing next two Serie A games.
Mattia Destro returned to Roma training on Wednesday, but Pablo Daniel Osvaldo failed to finish the session.
The agent of Alessandro Florenzi expects his client to sign a new contract at Roma by the end of this month.