ROMA NEWS

The mayor of Rome has discussed Roma’s stadium plans, and says construction could start in the spring.
Milan ‘keeper Diego Lopez says the match against Roma will be an ‘opportunity to grow’, as he anticipates ‘a spectacular game’.
Genoa President Enrico Preziosi defends Roma's Rudi Garcia against the accusations of misconduct and says it's time to ‘lighten the situation’.
Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock says he’d willing sign Roma's full-back Ashley Cole, but that a deal looks unlikely.
Manuel Pasqual’s agent says he hasn’t spoken to Roma or Milan, and reveals he’ll talk with Fiorentina in March.
Daniele Bonera says Milan are in confident mood, and believes they can exploit Roma’s weaknesses when they meet on Saturday.
Zbigniew Boniek believes Roma have to show that they can win in Europe to attract top players to the Stadio Olimpico.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia has hit out on Twitter after being banned for two games for an altercation with a steward.
Ashley Cole’s agent has branded rumours linking the Roma defender with Crystal Palace a ‘disgrace’.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia denounces his two-match suspension as an ‘intolerable attack’ and says that he'll fight against ‘injustice and lies’.
Crystal Palace are reportedly planning a January bid to take Roma full-back Ashley Cole on loan, although there remain hurdles in place.
Adriano Galliani has asked Milan fans for ‘patience’ as ponders reinforcing the squad in January, and looks ahead to the Roma game.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan says he wants to stay with the Giallorossi for the rest of his career.
Roma’s stadium plans will be approved by the city council by Christmas, a member of the city council believes.
Roma director general Mauro Baldissoni has reacted with fury after the club was fined and Rudi Garcia received a two match ban.
Rudi Garcia has been banned for two matches after a scuffle with a steward after Roma’s weekend fixture with Genoa.
Ex-Roma striker Stefano Okaka believes Roma will fight for the Scudetto to the end, and is delighted with his growth at Sampdoria.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia was caught attempting to slap a steward after Genoa-Roma, and now faces a potential ban.
Milan defender Adil Rami was injured against Napoli and will probably not recover in time for the match against Roma.
Roma director Walter Sabatini may present an offer for Augsburg full-back Abdul Rahman Baba.