ROMA NEWS

Claudio Ranieri marvels at Francesco Totti - “he doesn’t age - and discusses Leicester City’s Champions League debut.
David Trezeguet hails Mario Balotelli’s “undisputed quality” and “symbol of football” Francesco Totti.
Viktoria Plzen’s Lukas Hejda is excited to face “football personified” Francesco Totti when they take on Roma in the Europa League.
Sevilla’s Franco Vazquez believes Juventus are among the Champions League contenders, and Gonzalo Higuain is “the best number 9 in the world”.
Fabio Capello hails Francesco Totti - “he’s been lighting-up Roma for 23 years, he does things others can’t even imagine”.
Francesco Totti’s continuing impact for Roma is not surprising, according to his former teammate Damiano Tommasi.
Ciro Immobile believes he is at the right club following the first three games of his Lazio career.
Roma President James Pallotta admits he thought Francesco Totti would miss his last minute penalty against Sampdoria.
Alessandro Florenzi believes Roma were able to come back to beat Sampdoria by showing more intensity in their game.
Luciano Spalletti insists the last-gasp penalty and Roma victory against Sampdoria were “deserved” and praised Francesco Totti.
Luis Muriel believes a prolonged half-time break hurt Sampdoria in their dramatic defeat to Roma.
Francesco Totti admits “for the first time I was scared I’d miss” after his last-gasp penalty as Roma beat Sampdoria 3-2.
Roma came back from a trailing situation, a hailstorm and 80-minute half-time break for Francesco Totti’s last-gasp penalty to beat Sampdoria in a 3-2 thriller.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from today’s SEVEN Serie A games, including Roma-Sampdoria, Milan-Udinese, Pescara-Inter and Joe Hart’s Torino debut.
Roma look to Diego Perotti, Mohamed Salah and Stephan El Shaarawy against surprise Serie A leaders Sampdoria.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero pledged to shave his head if they beat Roma today, sniping at Leandro Castan and Antonio Cassano.
Roma director general Mauro Baldissoni warns the club could consider leaving Stadio Olimpico earlier than anticipated.
Dennis Praet is certainly not lacking ambition as Sampdoria travel to Roma. “We want to qualify for Europe.”
Daniele De Rossi features in Roma’s squad to face Sampdoria, but Thomas Vermaelen misses out.
Luciano Spalletti gave Roma tactical advice to take on Sampdoria and is “irritated we’ve stopped” dominating matches.