ROMA NEWS

Inter are close to a €40m deal for Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas, according to reports.
Reports suggest that an agreement has been reached over the controversial barriers at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
Radja Nainggolan reveals that he spoke to Chelsea boss Antonio Conte about a potential move to the London club.
Roma have reportedly made contact with Fiorentina Coach Paulo Sousa, in case current boss Luciano Spalletti leaves at the end of the season.
Brazil goalkeeper Alisson admits he will “decide what is best for me, for Roma and for the Seleçao” at the end of the season.
Roma, Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, Real Madrid, Barcelona, Tottenham, Manchester United and Manchester City will play the ICC in the United States.
If Daniele De Rossi and Leonardo Bonucci are not 100 per cent fit, Italy could start Roberto Gagliardini and Alessio Romagnoli against Albania.
Italy are planning a 4-2-4 formation against Albania, with Lorenzo Insigne and Marco Verratti, but Leonard Bonucci is in doubt.
Gian Piero Gasperini, architect of the Atalanta miracle, is among the candidates to replace Luciano Spalletti at Roma.
Roberto Mancini reiterates “there is absolutely nothing” with Roma, and “would love to experience football in another country”.
Milan Badelj’s agent declares “in these two years, Fiorentina have never offered a new contract”.
Francesco Totti urges Luciano Spalletti to remain as Coach - “he’s the future of Roma”.
Andrea Petagna believes Torino striker Andrea Belotti is “ahead of everyone” including Mauro Icardi and Gonzalo Higuain.
Palermo’s Alessandro Diamanti has been given a two-match ban for his red card against Udinese this weekend.
Roma are reportedly considering potential successors to Luciano Spalletti, including Paris Saint-Germain’s Unai Emery.
Radja Nainggolan assures he’s “very happy” at Roma, pointing out “if I went to England I’d have to start from scratch.”
It’s claimed Francesco Totti could become Roma sporting director if Monchi doesn’t join from Sevilla.
Roma President James Pallotta says the Stadio della Roma is needed to “continue to grow” and warns “I don’t want to spend €100m on names who won’t improve the team”.
Miralem Pjanic looks forward to the Napoli double-header, and says the controversy around Juventus is “crazy”.
Juventus’ Miralem Pjanic is unfazed by playing Barcelona in the Champions League - “to win the competition you have to beat the favourites”.