ROMA NEWS

Roma President Jim Pallotta praised Daniele De Rossi’s “incredible leadership” and is “very happy” with the squad at Luciano Spalletti’s disposal.
Marco Verratti sees Juventus as Scudetto favourites, but expects great things of Roma, Inter, Milan and his beloved Pescara.
Multiple sources claim Paris Saint-Germain offered Benjamin Stambouli to Milan, but they prefer Roma’s Leandro Paredes.
The 2016-17 Serie A season kicks off today with Roma hosting Udinese and the classic Juventus-Fiorentina grudge match.
The Amadou Diawara saga seems to be over, as multiple sources claim Bologna agreed a €14m move with Napoli.
Fabio Capello urged Juventus to “go for the Champions League” and feels they are “even stronger” after Paul Pogba’s departure.
Stefano Colantuono tips Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini for Capocannoniere, while “Roma can challenge Juventus for the Scudetto.”
William Vainqueur is out of Roma’s squad to face Udinese amid reports he is wanted by Bundesliga clubs.
Roma named their squad for tomorrow’s Serie A opener against Udinese, including Bruno Peres, but Alessandro Florenzi and Vasilis Torosidis miss out.
Dennis Praet’s move to Sampdoria is imminent, confirmed the Anderlecht midfielder’s agent and father. “The two clubs have agreed terms.”
Udinese Coach Beppe Iachini expects Roma to challenge Juventus, but will face them “with courage”.
Roma President James Pallotta hopes to start work on the new stadium in March, and targets the Scudetto.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti explains he “chose Alisson because Wojciech Szczesny hadn’t trained much”.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti reveals Alessandro Florenzi will miss Udinese, and believes Kevin Strootman is better than Miralem Pjanic.
Paulo Sousa wants Fiorentina to be “protagonists” this season, and notes they “dominated” Juventus in both games last term.
Edin Dzeko says a win against Udinese is essential if Roma are to have a clear mind in the return leg against Porto.
Milan are attempting to take Roma's Leandro Paredes away, but many obstacles make the transfer unlikely.
Arrigo Sacchi says Roma are second to Juventus, Napoli have the best Coach, Inter have good ideas and Milan are a dark horse.
Sampdoria are believed to have completed the signing of Dennis Praet from Anderlecht, beating Roma, Lazio and Fiorentina.
Roma have reportedly offered Daniele De Rossi a one-year contract extension, with a diminished salary.