ROMA NEWS

Roma will be without Miralem Pjanic for three weeks, including the Champions League showdown with Barcelona.
Marcello Lippi believes Serie A is ‘more balanced’ this season, but cautions against writing off Juventus.
Former Milan defender Thiago Silva sees Roma as favourites for the Scudetto this season.
Seydou Doumbia reveals that he ‘lost the joy of playing football’ at Roma and says: ‘I don’t think I can go back’.
New Roma signing Lucas Digne says he feels ‘at ease’ in the capital and that Rudi Garcia was important in his decision to move.
Inter Coach Roberto Mancini says he is ‘satisfied’ with his summer signings, and believes it’s ‘important’ that Serie A sides have begun spending big again.
Cesare Prandelli believes the ‘solid structure’ at Juventus means they’re still Scudetto favourites.
Leonardo Bonucci said Italy “can’t kill off” games and reassured Daniele De Rossi after a 1-0 win over Bulgaria.
Giorgio Chiellini said “it’s practically done” for Italy in Euro 2016 after beating Bulgaria and Malta 1-0 this week.
Antonio Conte said Italy had “the right effort” against Bulgaria, but can’t keep wasting chances and told off Daniele De Rossi.
Daniele De Rossi converted the winning penalty against Bulgaria, but also received his second red card for Italy.
Stephan El Shaarawy wasn’t even on the bench against Malta, but could start tonight’s Italy-Bulgaria qualifier.
Luciano Spalletti sees Inter and Roma as favourites for the Scudetto, “but don’t leave Juventus for dead.”
Roma legend Paulo Roberto Falcao believes it’s time they won the Scudetto and “Francesco Totti deserved the Ballon d’Or.”
Daniele De Rossi is the player with the biggest wages in Serie A, as overall club spending increased by €33m this summer.
Roma have launched a ‘Football Cares’ global initiative for clubs and fans to raise funds amid the refugee crisis.
Juventus “still believe we can win the Scudetto” despite their historically bad start, said Beppe Marotta.
Antonio Conte is leaning towards the 4-3-3 system against Bulgaria, though the Italy line-up remains unpredictable.
There are conflicting reports over whether Italy will use 4-3-3 or 3-5-2 against Bulgaria, with Andrea Pirlo in doubt.
William Vainqueur is “proud to wear the Roma jersey in one of the best Leagues in the world.”