ROMA NEWS

Antonio Barreca’s agent reveals there was “an extremely important offer from Roma” for the Torino full-back.
Mino Raiola insists “Italy don’t have a better striker than Mario Balotelli” and says Juventus “are still the team to beat”.
Kosttas Manolas is reportedly “very close” to a new contract with Roma, but it will have a release clause of only €30m.
Francesco Totti described his perfect Number 10, including elements from Zinedine Zidane, Lionel Messi, Diego Maradona and himself.
Ottavio Bianchi won the Scudetto with Napoli and believes Maurizio Sarri can follow in his footsteps. “Juventus are getting old.”
Roma midfielder William Vainqueur is on his way to Antalyaspor, he confirmed via Twitter, after it emerges Marseille refused to pay €2m.
Daniele De Rossi sent a video message to the Italy fans watching tonight’s World Cup qualifier against Spain.
Monchi explains why Roma didn’t buy another centre-back, invested in Patrik Schick and kept their top stars, but welcomes the pressure.
Arrigo Sacchi outlined the historic differences between Italian and Spanish football, how Giampiero Ventura and Maurizio Sarri “raised the cultural level.”
Roma released their Champions League squad list, leaving out injured Emerson Palmieri.
Alessandro Florenzi celebrated his comeback 10 months after a knee injury. “I am ready to give my contribution” to Roma.
Alessandro Florenzi scored on his return, as Roma won 4-1 in their friendly with Chapecoense.
Roma’s Juan Jesus says the friendly with Chapecoense will be “a huge joy”, as well as “melancholy for those who aren’t there”.
Roma midfielder William Vainqueur is reportedly on the verge of joining Turkish side Antalyaspor.
Roma reportedly targeted Ajax attacking midfielder Hakim Ziyech as a fall-back for Patrik Schick.
Turkey boss Mircea Lucescu believes Eusebio Di Francesco is the perfect mentor for Roma starlet Cengiz Under.
Daniele De Rossi says the Spain game is “like a final” for Italy, and enjoys Roma being “under the Scudetto radar”.
Crotone sporting director Giuseppe Ursino confirms Marco Tumminello will join on loan from Roma later today.
Suso reveals “Inter, Napoli and Roma were looking at me” but assures “everything is going in the right direction” over a new contract with Milan.
Roma’s Monchi confirms there will be no transfer deadline day arrivals at the club following the signing of Patrik Schick.