ROMA NEWS

Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti calls Francesco Totti “a genius” but explains why he can’t play every week.
Belgium Coach Roberto Martinez insists “I have no personal problems” with Radja Nainggolan - “I’ll go to watch him on December 10”.
Former Juventus, Roma and Inter striker Dani Osvaldo is “realising a dream” after quitting football to be a rockstar.
Roma boss Luciano Spalletti has hailed Edin Dzeko as “a prototype” striker but believes there is more to come from the Bosnian. “He’s still lacking...”
Luciano Spalletti insists his Roma squad “is better” than former Giallorossi midfielder Miralem Pjanic, “including the kitmen”.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini has laughed off suggestions that 19-year-old Franck Kessie could be worth €40m.
Luciano Spalletti was more distraught than angry after Roma lost to Atalanta. “When the going gets tough, we just stop.”
Gian Piero Gasperini admits he is “dumbstruck” by Atalanta’s extraordinary form, as they beat Roma to go within a point of second.
Franck Kessie sealed a last-gasp Atalanta victory over Roma and confirmed now they are “looking towards Europe.”
Roma dominated the first half, then vanished in the second as Atalanta snatched a shock 2-1 victory to close within a point of the Giallorossi.
Roma visit fourth-placed Atalanta, who have won five of the last six rounds, in a clash of the current form teams.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s seven Serie A games, including Sampdoria-Sassuolo, Atalanta-Roma, Lazio-Genoa and the massive Milan Derby.
Francesco Totti and Thomas Vermaelen are still out for Roma’s trip to Atalanta, but Leandro Paredes and Kostas Manolas return.
Gian Piero Gasperini is “curious” to see two such attacking and on form sides as Atalanta and Roma go head-to-head.
Luciano Spalletti wants Roma to "think like Juventus and win like Juventus" when they visit “revelation” Atalanta tomorrow.
Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie shrugged off links with Roma, Juventus, Napoli, Arsenal, Bayern Munich and Manchester City.
Napoli try to end their Udinese taboo, Juventus host Pescara and Roma visit on-form Atalanta before the Derby della Madonnina.
Atalanta have won five of the last six rounds, so Gian Piero Gasperini thinks they’ll face Roma “at the best possible moment.”
Radja Nainggolan believes Roma “can catch Juventus” and wants to spend many more years with the Giallorossi.
Atalanta’s Azzurri new boy Roberto Gagliardini claims “I see myself” in former Juventus star Paul Pogba and expects “bedlam” against Roma this weekend.