ROMA NEWS

Francesco Totti is adamant that his struggling Roma side have what it takes to qualify for the Champions League.
Zdenek Zeman blamed the state of the Tardini turf for Roma’s second consecutive defeat and defended his treatment of Daniele De Rossi.
There were Halloween nightmares for Roma and Napoli, while Lazio were held by Toro and Udinese snatched a late point.
Roma desperately try to get some sense of stability as they travel to Parma this evening with changes in midfield.
It is reported Parma-Roma will be able to go ahead this evening despite heavy rainfall on the Stadio Tardini.
In-form Roma forward Erik Lamela has not been included in the Argentina squad for a friendly against Saudi Arabia.
A train from Naples to Milan made an unscheduled stop at Parma on Tuesday – to drop off the Roma squad ahead of tonight's game.
Roma boss Zdenek Zeman is still refusing to use Daniele De Rossi as his central midfielder – even without the suspended Panagiotis Tachtsidis.
Inter are reportedly monitoring the evolution of Miralem Pjanic’s season at Roma in view of a possible January bid.
Francesco Guidolin has urged his Udinese players to forget Sunday's controversial win over Roma, and concentrate on tomorrow's match with Catania.
Roberto Donadoni has admitted that Roma will have a point to prove against his Parma side when the two face-off on Wednesday.
Roma boss Zdenek Zeman has defended his positioning of Daniele De Rossi. “He’s not been a regista for eight years…”
Marco Materazzi has claimed that Roma will rue the decision they made last summer not to hire then caretaker boss Vincenzo Montella.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamperini has had his say on the recent controversy surrounding refereeing decisions in Serie A.
Roma director general Franco Baldini was disappointed with the loss to Udinese – but pleased with the display of Erik Lamela.
Roma boss Zdenek Zeman feels that his side should be joint third in the table with Inter.
Zdenek Zeman blamed “a lack of concentration” and the referee for Roma fumbling a 2-0 lead to lose against Udinese.
Francesco Guidolin admits even he didn’t think Udinese could comeback from 2-0 down to beat Roma 3-2.
Erik Lamela’s brace was not enough to stop Udinese coming back from 2-0 down to beat Roma 3-2 with the cheekiest of Antonio Di Natale penalties.
Roma give Dodò his debut from the start with Miralem Pjanic returning against Antonio Di Natale’s Udinese this evening.