ROMA NEWS

Luciano Spalletti insists Roma “had the performance I wanted to see” against Lyon and must remember that when hosting Sassuolo.
Eusebio Di Francesco criticised Sassuolo players for their mentality and lack of determination, but has more injury woes against Roma.
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco reportedly met with Fiorentina directors to replace Paulo Sousa.
Roberto Baggio wrote an open letter to former Roma, Bologna and Brescia Coach Carlo Mazzone on his 80th birthday. “You are a true legend.”
Manchester City are reportedly planning a £30m summer swoop for Roma defender Antonio Rudiger.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti confirms he’ll meet President James Pallotta “in the next few days”.
Chapecoense’s President reveals only Roma and Barcelona made concrete offers to help the Brazilian club.
Sassuolo midfielder Alberto Aquilani describes the “strong emotion” of facing Roma, and won’t celebrate if he scores.
Lyon supporters have denounced the Roman police, who maintain their actions were “rigorous” but not abusive.
Roma President James Pallotta “will definitely meet” Luciano Spalletti, and was “proud” of the Lyon performance.
Roma President James Pallotta has asserted that the club’s new stadium remains on track. “At least 85 percent of Rome should be happy…”
Serie A trio Kevin Strootman, Stefan de Vrij and Wesley Hoedt have been named in the Netherlands squad to face Italy on March 28.
Olympique Lyonnais Coach Bruno Genesio concedes “Roma were one of the strongest teams in the Europa League, but the first leg was decisive.”
Mathieu Valbuena praised the “remarkable mentality” as Lyon held on to qualify past Roma 5-4 on aggregate in the Europa League.
Luciano Spalletti believes Roma “deserved to go through” to the Europa League quarter-finals after losing 5-4 on aggregate to Lyon.
Radja Nainggolan felt Roma “gave everything we had and proved we are a strong side,” but have bitter regrets after the first leg against Lyon.
Stephan El Shaarawy admits Roma “real regrets are from the first leg” after they beat Lyon 2-1, but went out of the Europa League 5-4 on aggregate.
Roma beat Olympique Lyonnais 2-1 and had a goal incorrectly disallowed, but the French side went through to the Europa League quarter-final 5-4 on aggregate.
Kostas Manolas is “convinced we won’t make the same mistakes and we know anything is possible” as Roma host Lyon in the Europa League.
Join us for the build-up and action from tonight’s Europa League decider, as Roma try to fight back from a 4-2 defeat to Olympique Lyonnais.