ROMA NEWS

The Gazzetta dello Sport believe that Mattia Destro and Stephan El Shaarawy could be handed places in attack for Italy tomorrow.
Roma are reportedly staying in Brazil for their search for defensive reinforcements, with another young centre-back identified.
Inter’s Samuele Longo is aiming to be better than Italy Under-21 teammate Mattia Destro one day.
Philippe Mexes is reportedly available on the transfer market for interested parties, but Milan are understood to have not received any offers.
Milan have made early moves for both Marco Borriello and Alessandro Matri in anticipation of missing out on Ricky Kaka.
Mattia Destro is “so proud” to receive a call-up for Italy’s match against England and is settling into his new Roma squad.
Zdenek Zeman reveals his ‘mad’ plans for Roma, but also takes a sideswipe at Antonio Conte and Juventus. “A banned Coach shouldn’t be able to train his team.”
Mattia Destro scored a hat-trick in Roma’s 6-0 win, while Bologna conquered Novigrad and Fiorentina were also in action.
Torino have officially signed Matteo Brighi on a one-year loan from Roma.
Roma have reportedly offered €12m for San Paolo defender Rhodolfo after releasing Gabriel Heinze from his contract.
David Pizarro has been presented to the Press as a Fiorentina player and revealed that there were plenty of motivations for his transfer.
Nicolas Burdisso is still of the mindset that Roma can be title challengers this season, believing that pre-season has improved them greatly.
Reports indicate that Cesare Prandelli will include several young players in his Italy squad for next week’s friendly with England.
Gabriel Heinze is reportedly the latest Roma player to rescind his contract at the club, as Newell’s Old Boys claim he is signing for them.
David Pizarro is officially a Fiorentina player after terminating his contract with Roma and passing a medical.
David Pizarro is expected to sign for Fiorentina later today and Luciano Spalletti assures “he is a real top player.”
Roma presented Paraguayan right-back Ivan Piris to the fans today. “I couldn’t say no. The club is world-famous and has a good chance of winning the Scudetto.”
Roma director Walter Sabatini shot down Manchester City’s hopes. “Daniele De Rossi is worth more than €100m.”
Manchester City are reportedly preparing a €32m bid for midfielder Daniele De Rossi, which might be enough to tempt Roma.
Stefano Okaka will leave Roma this summer, says agent Giampiero Pocetta, with Parma as his most likely destination.