ROMA NEWS

Coach Luciano Spalletti promises “Roma will become a great team” and denies criticising the club.
Zenit St Petersburg are determined to sign Roma’s Leandro Paredes, reportedly raising their offer.
Legia Warsaw's Ondrej Duda is now very close to signing for Fiorentina, forcing Roma and Inter to look elsewhere.
If Juventus sign Bayern Munich's Medhi Benatia, Daniele Rugani will ask to leave for a club such as Roma.
Sampdoria's Massimo Ferrero hails Marco Giampaolo for 'a great championship', bids farewell to Vincenzo Montella, and talks Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli.
Ajax striker Arcadiusz Milik was seen emerging from the Capodichino airport in Naples, but it's uncertain whether there's a link with Napoli.
Paris Saint-Germain's Gregory van der Wiel will not be joining Roma, as Fenerbahce have officially signed him.
Daniele De Rossi laments “recovery was impossible” for Italy’s defeat to Germany.
Pablo Zabaleta is reportedly close to signing a three-year contract with Roma worth €2.5m per season.
Axel Witsel is expected to give his decision over the next 24 hours, whittling his options down to Napoli and Everton.
Legia Warsaw are “waiting for the formal offer” from Fiorentina to sell Ondrej Duda, also linked to Inter.
Wojciech Szczesny is reportedly returning to Roma, this time on loan with an €18m option to buy from Arsenal.
Roma are close to an €8m deal with Barcelona for Belgium international Thomas Vermaelen, beating competition from Inter.
Franco Baldini confirmed he will be working with Roma again, but only as “an external consultant.”
Tottenham Hotspur offers for both Inter striker Mauro Icardi – wanted also by Atletico Madrid – and Roma’s Antonio Sanabria are rejected.
Roma are reportedly close to securing a deal for Manchester City right-back Pablo Zabaleta.
Moustapha Seck has undergone a medical with Roma today, despite Tottenham Hotspur interest.
Daniele De Rossi did not take part in this morning’s full training session, so at most he’ll be on the bench for Italy against Germany.
In a surprise turn of events, Franco Baldini could return for a third spell at Roma if Walter Sabatini walks away.
Unless Daniele De Rossi makes a miraculous recovery, Stefano Sturaro is expected to start for Italy against unchanged Germany.