ROMA NEWS

The crisis intensifies at Roma after President James Pallotta apologised to the fans for a Coppa Italia exit to Spezia.
There are reports Roma contacted Marcello Lippi to take over from Rudi Garcia after their Coppa Italia exit to Spezia.
Genoa are likely to be without Nicolas Burdisso against Roma on Sunday, as he has fractured two ribs.
According to the latest reports, Roma told Rudi Garcia his last chance to turn things around is on Sunday against Genoa.
Morgan De Sanctis said Roma players “cannot deny responsibility” for the disastrous Coppa Italia exit to Spezia.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia confessed Coppa Italia elimination to Spezia “is really a failure. It’s not normal.”
Mimmo Di Carlo told Spezia to “enjoy the moment and the dream continues” after eliminating Roma from the Coppa Italia.
Serie B minnows Spezia have knocked Roma out of the Coppa Italia on penalties after a goalless draw at the Stadio Olimpico.
Reports say Roma have asked Watford for a Juan Iturbe-Victor Ibarbo swap, while Serie A clubs join the chase for the Argentine.
Alessandria have become the first Lega Pro side to reach the Coppa Italia quarter-final in 32 years.
Lega Pro side Alessandria earned a shock 2-1 victory in extra time to eliminate Genoa and reach the Coppa Italia quarter-finals.
Premier League side Bournemouth have reportedly approached Atalanta for goalkeeper Marco Sportiello.
Italian reports claim Roma are in “advanced negotiations” for Juan Manuel Iturbe to join Watford in January.
Reports suggest Inter, Roma and Fiorentina are interested in Napoli’s Manolo Gabbiadini for January.
Rudi Garcia confirms Roma captain Francesco Totti has returned to training - “his return is expected in January”.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia assures “we’re not underestimating” Spezia, ahead of their meeting tomorrow.
After an exciting weekend of Scudetto showdowns and relegation run-ins Dave Taylor picks his best XI from Week 16.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan admits “we have to get back to scoring” and discusses the Real Madrid tie.
Javier Zanetti admits it’s “difficult” for Inter not to be in the Champions League, and targets a return.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia insists facing Real Madrid is “a nice draw” and wants to see a packed Stadio Olimpico.