ROMA NEWS

Lazio have been fined €10,000 for songs expressing “territorial discrimination” against Napoli.
It’s reported Roma are only offering Daniele De Rossi a one-year contract, which the player isn’t keen to accept.
Reports in Belgium accuse Roma’s Radja Nainggolan of drink-driving, but he says “it’s all nonsense”.
Monchi admits “Roma are the closest team” but warns “it can’t be taken as being done”.
Reports suggest Inter are considering Roma’s Luciano Spalletti as a replacement for Stefano Pioli.
Cesare Prandelli admits a return to Fiorentina is a “risk” but one worth taking, while “every Coach would like to” manage Roma.
Roma wing-back Emerson admits his pride in his first call to a training camp by Italy Commissario Tecnico Giampiero Ventura.
Pepe Reina praised Napoli for picking up “an important victory” away to Lazio and is now targeting Roma in second place.
Roberto Donadoni maintains Bologna “played on level terms” with Roma for large periods, despite the 3-0 final result.
Lazio director of sport Igli Tare does not believe the team is distracted by their Coppa Italia success over Roma, as they focus on Napoli.
Jorginho insists Napoli “believe in second place” and that means getting the better of Lazio this evening.
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Giampiero Ventura called up 23 players for his Italy get-together, including Federico Chiesa, Emerson Palmieri, Davide Calabria and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Luciano Spalletti still believes Roma can challenge Juventus for the Scudetto, as the gap at the top remains six points. “We were perfect today.”
Roma ensured they kept within touching distance of Serie A leaders Juventus with a 3-0 victory at Bologna’s Stadio Dall’Ara.
Roma rely on Edin Dzeko, Radja Nainggolan, Mohamed Salah and Stephan El Shaarawy in their trip to Mattia Destro’s Bologna.
Italy are expected to call up Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa and Roma winger Emerson Palmieri for a get-together next week.
Roberto Donadoni insists Roma “can still win the Scudetto,” so Bologna need to find extra motivation – not a problem for Mattia Destro.
Monchi has already agreed a three-year contract to become the new Roma director of sport, a club source told RomaPress.
Gian Piero Gasperini was “satisfied with the performance and we have to accept the result” after Atalanta’s 1-1 draw with Sassuolo.