ROMA NEWS

Gervinho warned “all the pressure” is on Manchester City and not Roma, while they’ll sorely miss Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero.
Roma defender Leandro Castan has been allowed to return home after brain surgery to remove a cavernoma.
Sassuolo defender Federico Peluso mocked Roma after contentious refereeing decisions. “All the fault of the system?”
English papers claim Arsenal revived their interest in Roma’s Mattia Destro and Manchester United still want Kevin Strootman.
Manuel Pellegrini warned Manchester City will “go for the game from the beginning” against Roma, even without Sergio Aguero.
Manchester City Coach Manuel Pellegrini confirmed Sergio Aguero is “probably” out of the Champions League clash with Roma.
Adem Ljajic saw a “missed opportunity” that Roma failed to close on Juventus, but his brace snatched a point with Sassuolo.
Simone Zaza felt “bitterness and rage” at only drawing 2-2. “Sassuolo were on a par with Roma.”
Rudi Garcia said Roma “proved this team has soul” after a 2-2 comeback with Sassuolo, but is sorry for Sergio Aguero.
Eusebio Di Francesco confessed Sassuolo were “naive” to throw away a 2-0 lead at Roma. “We could taste that victory.”
Roma fought back from 2-0 down after Daniele De Rossi’s red card to hold Sassuolo 2-2 thanks to Adem Ljajic’s late brace.
Sergio Aguero is a huge doubt for Manchester City’s Champions League showdown with Roma after he went off in tears.
Roma director Walter Sabatini called this “a special day” as Kevin Strootman makes his first start in nine months.
Roma have the chance to close up within a point of leaders Juventus with Kevin Strootman starting, but Sassuolo are unbeaten in seven.
Roma, Fiorentina and Inter are reportedly tracking Ianis Hagi, the son of Romania legend Gheorghe Hagi.
Zdenek Zeman outlined his philosophy at Cagliari and why his return to Roma was “strange, never with the right mentality.”
Director Daniele Pradè denied a Roma offer for Norberto Neto and warned in January “Fiorentina will only sell.”
Sassuolo Coach Eusebio Di Francesco warned their only chance of beating Roma is to “run harder than them.”
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni slammed the 15-month delay in charging Rudi Garcia with using a walkie-talkie.
UEFA will continue its investigation into Roma and Inter’s Financial Fair Play status, reconvening in February.