ROMA NEWS

Clarence Seedorf defended Mario Balotelli after defeat to Roma and again refused to confirm his Milan future.
Miralem Pjanic’s contender for goal of the season and a Gervinho tap-in saw Roma crush Milan 2-0 for their ninth straight victory.
It’s reported Cagliari have set a €10m price-tag on defender Davide Astori, who is wanted by Roma, Milan, Tottenham and Manchester United.
Roma director of sport Walter Sabatini “hopes and believes” Miralem Pjanic will sign a new contract, but is “alert to what could happen.”
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti praised Roma and asked Mario Balotelli to stop “drifting out of the match.”
Dodò warned Roma must be “very careful tonight, because Milan are a team in great shape.”
Milan defender Adil Rami says Roma Coach Rudi Garcia “is different” to when they worked together at Lille.
Roma and Milan field two attack-minded line-ups as they go head-to-head at the Olimpico tonight.
It’s reported Roma will not make Michel Bastos and Rafael Toloi loan moves permanent.
Roma are still without Mehdi Benatia and Mattia Destro for tomorrow’s clash with Milan at the Olimpico.
Keisuke Honda and Michael Essien are back in the Milan squad for Friday’s trip to Roma.
The refereeing allocations for Week 35 of the Serie A season have been announced.
Lazio forward Keita Balde Diao says he is staying with the Biancocelesti and believes they are a bigger club than Roma.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia fears his side will struggle to cope next season if they do not add sufficient depth to their squad.
Milan Coach Clarence Seedorf credits a team ethic for the Rossoneri’s recent turnaround in form.
Inter have reportedly added Roma’s Mattia Destro to their list of potential targets to reinforce their attack with this summer.
Clarence Seedorf has tempered Milan expectation heading into their clash with Roma: “The difference between them and us is great.”
Michel Platini promises ‘tough measures’ against clubs found in contravention of Financial Fair Play, but no exclusion from European competition.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia says he is fully committed to the club but wants a team that can be competitive on all fronts next season.
Sulley Muntari has admitted that Milan’s next two games are vital if they are to qualify for the Europa League.