ROMA NEWS

Daniele De Rossi has explained why it took him so long to sign a new contract with hometown club Roma.
Javier Zanetti apologised to fans for Inter’s “worst performance of the season. We never stepped on to the field” against Roma.
Luis Enrique admits it was “a great day” for Roma after they hammered Inter 4-0, “but it won’t count for anything if we don’t find consistency.”
Roma have announced they’ve agreed a five-year contract extension with Daniele De Rossi. “We didn’t want to distract from the game.”
Claudio Ranieri admits Inter “cannot carry on like this” after their 4-0 “non-performance” at the hands of Roma.
Roma absolutely demolished their former Coach Claudio Ranieri’s Inter 4-0 at the Olimpico with Fabio Borini bagging a brace.
Diego Milito, Giampaolo Pazzini and Angelo Palombo face Francesco Totti, Erik Lamela and Daniele De Rossi in the big Roma-Inter clash.
Midfielder Daniele De Rossi is set to make his comeback for Roma in Sunday’s big game with Inter.
There are reports Daniele De Rossi will sign his new Roma contract next week after turning down offers from Manchester United and City.
The chaos to the fixture list caused by snow has shuffled the final 25 minutes of Catania-Roma back to February 8.
Francesco Totti is amazed it is going to snow in Rome this weekend, as he appeals to the fans to once again back the team this weekend.
Claudio Ranieri returns to the capital to face old side Roma this weekend relaxed and keen to collect three points.
Luis Enrique has shrugged off concerns about Roma after defeat midweek, saying that preparing to face Inter as a team with identity is a victory in itself.
Whilst revelling in his rediscovered goal-scoring touch, Diego Milito hasn’t lost sight of the importance three points against Roma represents.
Roma-Inter will actually take place this weekend – after Saturday’s game was moved to Sunday afternoon.
Inter have named a 20-man squad for Saturday’s Roma game – but Wesley Sneijder and Ricky Alvarez are missing.
Daniele De Rossi should not be considered as a traitor if he decides to leave hometown club Roma, says Vincent Candela.
Roma director Walter Sabatini has hinted they might not take up their Simon Kjaer option. “We’ll have to wait and see.”
The Lega Serie A has moved Roma-Inter, Milan-Napoli and Cesena-Catania this weekend to 3pm Italian time in a bid to avoid losing them to the weather.
Luis Enrique was scathing about the “pathetic” periods of Roma play after their 4-2 defeat to Cagliari. “We’re going nowhere like this.”