ROMA NEWS

Real Sociedad look to have beaten the competition to the signature of full-back Jose Angel, as reports indicate they are in ‘advanced talks’.
Bojan Krkic is happy to spend next season at Roma, according to a FIFA agent close to the player.
The Roma squad has started the second half of pre-season training, leaving behind Gabriel Heinze, Simone Perrotta, David Pizarro, Jose Angel, Marco Borriello and more.
Maurizio Zamparini says “it would’ve been a crime” for Palermo to turn down Roma’s €4.5m offer for Federico Balzaretti, while Edgar Alvarez joins Dynamo Bucharest.
Roma are said to be returning to Brazil this summer in their search for a new centre-back, with Rhodolfo and Saimon both on their list.
Roma goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg is being linked with a switch to Premier League outfit Tottenham Hotspur this summer.
Roma have officially completed the transfers for Federico Balzaretti and Ivan Rodrigo Piris from Palermo and Deportivo Maldonado respectively.
Federico Balzaretti has already started training with Roma, so Jose Angel is on his way to Benfica.
Roma and Milan are in mourning after the sudden death of Scudetto-winning full-back Aldo Maldera.
It’s reported Federico Balzaretti is already undergoing his medical to complete the transfer from Palermo to Roma.
Mattia Destro has been presented to the media as a Roma player for the first time. “I was convinced by the project here and am at Zdenek Zeman’s complete disposal.”
Federico Balzaretti is heading towards Roma, but Lazio President Claudio Lotito reveals he was “dragged into” the transfer gossip to force their hand.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis confirms Lorenzo Insigne renewed his contract and “Federico Balzaretti didn’t want to come to Napoli. Roma can have him.”
Pablo Daniel Osvaldo’s agent has confirmed “it’s possible he will leave Roma. Many clubs are interested, including Inter.”
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini confirms “Roma are very close” to signing Federico Balzaretti. “He would have problems at Napoli.”
Michael Bradley believes that he has a real chance of lifting silverware after joining Italian giants Roma.
Federico Balzaretti has again met with Palermo today and reportedly asked for more time in which to make a decision on his future.
Mattia Destro’s transfer from Genoa to Roma has now been confirmed, as has the total amount he could cost the Giallorossi.
Genoa have announced that they have taken young forward Giammario Piscitella from Roma, as part of the deal that saw Mattia Destro go the other way.
Leandro Castan is delighted following his switch to Italian giants Roma. “It’s like playing for Brazil,” he raved.