ROMA NEWS

Roma midfielder Marquinho is reportedly heading back to Brazil after a deal was struck with Gremio.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo is a doubt for Roma’s trip to Catania this weekend, as he suffered a bruised knee during training.
Roma director general Franco Baldini is still struggling to understand why his side’s Coppa Italia tie against Fiorentina will be played in Florence.
Roma are the latest Serie A side to show an interest in Chievo Verona goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino.
Struggling Roma have the best squad of players in Serie A, insists former Stadio Olimpico idol Vincent Candela.
The agent of Maarten Stekelenburg will meet Roma director general Franco Baldini later today to discuss his client’s future.
Napoli striker Edinson Cavani is presently not flashy enough to win the Golden Ball, says Roma director general Franco Baldini.
Walter Mazzarri praised “stunning” Edinson Cavani and Napoli for beating Roma 4-1 this evening, but hit back at his critics.
Zdenek Zeman insisted he was “happy with the performance” as Roma created – and wasted – more opportunities than Napoli.
Edinson Cavani took the match ball home with him and felt the victory over Roma was “more important for us than the table.”
Napoli fly into third place after an Edinson Cavani hat-trick crushed Roma 4-1 in the Derby del Sud.
Goran Pandev supports Edinson Cavani, but Pablo Daniel Osvaldo is dropped as Napoli welcome Roma in a head-to-head for third place.
Walter Mazzarri feels the Christmas break “did Napoli good” ahead of tomorrow night’s Derby del Sud against Roma.
Zdenek Zeman prepares for tomorrow night’s showdown with Napoli and hopes to ride the wave of enthusiasm, although “Roma have to improve.”
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and Francesco Totti took part in full training today and are in the Roma squad for tomorrow night’s trip to Napoli.
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo has committed his future to current club Roma. “I don’t want to leave,” he insisted.
Francesco Totti will face a fitness test on Saturday to ascertain whether he’ll be available for Roma’s trip to Napoli.
Roma striker Pablo Osvaldo has refused to be drawn on whether he will leave the Giallorossi in January.
Milan chief Silvio Berlusconi has ruled out moves for Didier Drogba and Pablo Daniel Osvaldo, while airing doubts about Mario Balotelli.
Erik Lamela was forced to take a taxi to Roma’s training base this morning after the team bus left the airport without him.