ROMA NEWS

Roma defender Maicon has admitted that his ultimate aim is to make the Brazil World Cup squad for next summer.
Federico Balzaretti has reflected on how he sees Roma as different to last season, their Scudetto hopes and Rudi Garcia’s impact.
Francesco Totti’s thigh injury picked up against Inter has been confirmed as nothing serious, so his availability against Napoli is not compromised.
Marcello Lippi has outlined how he sees Juventus as capable of playing ‘two great games’ against Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Roma defender Federico Balzaretti has tried to calm fans’ expectations, claiming that Juventus and Napoli are still Scudetto favourites.
Roma midfielder Michael Bradley has spoken of his admiration for ‘legend’ Francesco Totti.
Kevin Strootman has made a fine start to life with Roma, but he insists he can still give even more to the Giallorossi.
Former Italian Under-21 boss Devis Mangia has underlined the talent of Roma midfielder Alessandro Florenzi.
Claudio Marchisio has named Roma as Juventus’ biggest challengers in the fight for the 2013-14 Scudetto.
Verona boss Andrea Mandorlini has claimed that ‘old man’ Luca Toni can fight for a place in Italy’s World Cup squad.
Saphir Taider has insisted that despite losing to Roma, Inter can still celebrate a good start to the season.
Daniele De Rossi has been ruled out of Italy’s last two World Cup qualifiers against Denmark and Armenia.
Cesare Prandelli has confirmed he would have to consider selecting Francesco Totti for the World Cup should the Roma idol continue to sparkle.
Roma director general Mauro Baldissoni has cooled the Scudetto enthusiasm created by the side’s sensational start to the season.
The big Week 8 clash between leaders Roma and Napoli will be played on Friday 18 October – 24 hours earlier than previously scheduled.
Juventus’ Claudio Marchisio has underlined how important the win against Milan was on Sunday night. “We had to stay in touch with Roma.”
Cesare Prandelli has recalled Giuseppe Rossi and Federico Balzaretti for Italy’s World Cup qualifiers against Denmark and Armenia.
Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis reveals Rudi Garcia asked him for “information on Walter Mazzarri” to beat Inter.
Walter Mazzarri insists Inter “were not inferior to Roma” tonight despite their 3-0 home defeat.
Rudi Garcia praised Roma’s maturity, versatility and Francesco Totti as “one of the best players in the history of football.”