ROMA NEWS

Italian sources claim Tottenham are trying to poach Roma director of sport and former England team manager Franco Baldini.
Lazio defender Michael Ciani is a major doubt for the Coppa Italia final against Roma in two weeks' time.
Roma have confirmed that director of football Walter Sabatini has signed a one-year extension on his contract with the club.
Philippe Mexes is expected to be back for Milan's match with Roma at San Siro on Sunday evening.
Aurelio Andreazzoli has hit back at the critics after Roma’s defeat to Chievo. “On Monday I was a phenomenon, on Tuesday I was an idiot.”
Roma and Lazio will meet with Pope Francis four days before their Coppa Italia Final at the Olimpico.
Roma have reportedly beaten Liverpool and Tottenham to the signing of Ajax defender Toby Alderweireld.
Laurent Blanc has admitted that he held unsuccessful talks with Roma about replacing Zdenek Zeman at the club.
Roma director general Franco Baldini says there is no need to renegotiate terms with Marquinhos.
Eugenio Corini admits beating Roma at the Olimpico in stoppages was “what makes doing this work worthwhile.”
Aurelio Andreazzoli admits Roma “did not pursue the ideas throughout the game” after their 1-0 defeat to Chievo.
Cyril Thereau caused a huge upset when snatching Chievo’s victory in the final minute away to a shocked Roma.
Roma aim to continue their march on Europe by revamping to welcome Chievo this evening.
Cagliari have lost their final appeal against a 3-0 home defeat to Roma inflicted by the courts after the Is Arenas saga.
Alessandro Florenzi is confident Roma “will not be tired” when facing Napoli on Sunday night after their 5-0 friendly win in Florida.
Roma confirmed that goalkeeper Bogdan Lobont fractured his nose during last night’s 1-0 win over Fiorentina.
More bad news for Fiorentina, as Adem Ljajic is handed a two-match ban for insulting the referee after their defeat to Roma.
Andrea Della Valle is adamant the project will continue building despite defeat to Roma. “All of Italy enjoys watching this Fiorentina.”
Aurelio Andreazzoli feels Roma ultimately earned their win over Fiorentina and was “irritated” at the constant speculation over his job.
Vincenzo Montella refused to blame the referee, but insisted “Fiorentina did not deserve to lose” against Roma.