ROMA NEWS

Stephan El Shaarawy bagged a brace and Diego Perotti drilled in a scorcher as Roma crushed Chelsea 3-0 to go top of their Champions League group.
Roma director Monchi insists tonight’s clash with Chelsea is “the most important game of the Champions League group phase.”
Antonio Conte explained “it would be stupid” to risk N’Golo Kante, as the Chelsea midfielder is in the stands against Roma.
Kevin Strootman notes hosting Chelsea in a packed Stadio Olimpico is “the type of night” Roma players were waiting for in the Champions League.
Roma look to Edin Dzeko, Diego Perotti and Stephan El Shaarawy, as Antonio Conte cannot count on N’Golo Kante for Chelsea.
Join us for all the build-up and action from tonight’s Champions League games, as Roma host Antonio Conte’s Chelsea and Juventus are in Lisbon.
Erick Pulgar of Bologna and SPAL’s Pasquale Schiattarella are suspended for Serie A Week 12.
Simone Verdi’s agent says his client won’t leave Bologna in January, despite rumoured interest from Roma, Napoli and Inter.
Stephan El Shaarawy could reportedly start for Roma against Chelsea in tonight’s Champions League game.
A group of Roma ultras attacked Chelsea supporters last night, with thankfully no serious injuries.
Over 50,000 fans will attend the Stadio Olimpico for Roma-Chelsea tonight, the Giallorossi’s highest crowd of the season so far.
Claudio Ranieri is said to have turned down a return to Leicester, before they appointed Claude Puel.
Inter Coach Luciano Spalletti acknowledges the Serie A top five are setting “a crazy pace” after 11 games.
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte confirms N’Golo Kante is fit to face Roma for “another difficult game”.
Alvaro Morata says an interview he gave about Juventus was misinterpreted - “if Chelsea offered me ten years I would probably sign it”.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan assures “I never thought about playing for Chelsea” after rejecting the Blues last year.
Eusebio Di Francesco is demanding “the same Roma as the one in our previous games” when they face Chelsea in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Roma record signing Patrik Schick is still not ready to play for the club, according to Coach Eusebio Di Francesco.
Roma have confirmed that defender Bruno Peres will miss Tuesday’s Champions League match against Chelsea with a pelvic injury.
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger says he is relishing Tuesday’s trip to former club Roma. “I had two wonderful years there…”