Luciano Spalletti warns “Roma have to win” in the Coppa Italia, so “we can’t do experiments”.
Inter legend Beppe Bergomi believes “there’s something wrong” with Juventus this season, offering Scudetto hope to others.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini has been given a two-game ban after being sent to the stands in the defeat to Lazio.
Former Roma and Pescara Coach Zdenek Zeman isn’t tempted by China - “I don’t need the money”.
Edin Dzeko says Roma “need a lot of energy” and jokes “you could see the energy I put in that penalty…”
Roma have been re-linked with a move for Luis Muriel of Sampdoria, after previous interest had died down.
Alessandro Florenzi is reportedly near to a Roma return after tearing his ACL at the end of October.
Paris Saint-Germain have joined Inter, Arsenal and Chelsea in chasing Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas.
Emerson Palmieri has hailed Roma’s defensive “commander” Federico Fazio. “Mamma mia, what a player he is!”
Sevilla President Jose Castro admits they may lose Roma target Monchi - “you can’t force someone to stay where they don’t want to be”.
Gigi Del Neri was left to rue Udinese “poor final ball” in the 1-0 home defeat to Roma. “We were too timorous at the start.”
Luciano Spalletti felt Roma won away to Udinese thanks to an improved mentality and “the nasty side-eye” of determination.
Radja Nainggolan’s impressive half-volley gave Roma a slender 1-0 win away to Udinese, despite Edin Dzeko’s dismal penalty.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni said they’ve no intention of losing Kostas Manolas, who is “involved in contract renegotiations.”
Kostas Manolas warns Roma “are ready to get the three points against a very strong Udinese side” this afternoon.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from all today’s Serie A games, including Cagliari-Genoa, Napoli-Pescara, Lazio-Atalanta, Udinese-Roma and Fiorentina-Juventus.
Roma are forced into changes with Stephan El Shaarawy, Leandro Paredes and Juan Jesus for their trip to unpredictable Udinese.
Joe Hart is impressed by Torino teammate Andrea Belotti, Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma and “not surprised” by Antonio Conte’s Chelsea.
Gigi Del Neri wants Udinese to “play to our own strengths” against Roma, but loses Silvan Widmer.
Luciano Spalletti admits he might not get January reinforcements and "would kick up a fuss" if Kostas Manolas was sold without reinvesting.