ROMA NEWS

Domenico Di Carlo hailed Chievo’s spirit for “playing our game wherever we went” to secure safety after holding Roma to a draw today.
Roma director Walter Sabatini concedes “we don’t want a future without Luis Enrique, but he perhaps considers himself to be a problem.”
Luis Enrique complained of playing “water polo” on a flooded pitch, but admits he “must accept criticism when results don’t arrive” for Roma.
Roma were fortunate to scrape a point on the waterlogged Verona pitch, as Chievo had the best chances in their goalless draw.
Fabio Borini, Bojan Krkic and Francesco Totti face Sergio Pellissier and Alberto Paloschi in today’s Chievo-Roma Serie A opener.
Sebastian Giovinco’s agent has refused to comment on the latest rumours surrounding his client, claiming it is now a daily task.
Luis Enrique welcomes back Daniele De Rossi to the Roma squad for Tuesday’s trip to Verona, but has to make do without a couple of defensive enforcements.
Roma boss Luis Enrique says he has no doubts about the future. “I already know what I want to do, I’m 100 per cent sure.”
Juventus will reportedly consider buying Marco Borriello from Roma if they can negotiate a cut-price deal.
Roma ultras have promised to bring a fiery protest to the training ground today Luis Enrique reiterates “you will never see me under the Curva.”
Walter Mazzarri feels Napoli “wasted an opportunity” to get the victory against Roma this evening after conceding a late equaliser.
Luis Enrique insists Roma “proved we are a real team,” in holding Napoli, but “the club and I will decide my future at the end of the season.”
Roma director Franco Baldini defended Coach Luis Enrique from more fan protests after the draw with Napoli. “He needs another year.”
It was a Saturday night four-goal thriller as Napoli went 2-1 up with fantastic Camilo Zuniga and Edinson Cavani strikes only for Fabio Simplicio to snatch a Roma equaliser.
Roma revamp again with Bogdan Lobont in goal and Bojan Krkic in attack for their Champions League showdown with Napoli this evening.
Maarten Stekelenburg is likely to miss tomorrow night’s big Roma-Napoli match after sustaining a shoulder injury.
Marek Hamsik explains he renewed his Napoli contract “because I believe” in the club ahead of tomorrow night’s trip to Roma.
Francesco Totti has provided some timely words of support for his Coach Luis Enrique and the project Roma are trying to build.
Carlo Mazzone hopes to see Pep Guardiola return to Italy to take up a managerial role in the future.
Luis Enrique says he has no regrets about joining Roma, while he has “no comment” to make about Pep Guardiola’s expected Barcelona departure.