ROMA NEWS

Roma sporting director Monchi assures “Kostas Manolas will stay, and he’ll stay for a long time”.
Monchi admits that Roma’s latest bid for Riyad Mahrez “could be the last offer” as “we’re evaluating other options”.
Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco says his side will be “as attacking as possible” against Juventus.
Walter Sabatini snaps back at Roma President James Pallotta - “my team got 87 points in the league and €120m…”
Roma President James Pallotta apologises if he has “inaccurate information” about Milan’s takeover.
Marco Fassone has stuck the boot into Roma’s finances, with Milan’s being “exceptionally better” and the Giallorossi’s debt levels “seen by everyone”.
Marco Fassone has hit back at Roma, saying Milan are “ready for a confrontation” with the Giallorossi over their balance sheets.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan accepts Juventus “are a top team” as “the jokes, swipes and responses are part” of the two clubs’ rivalry.
Roma are reportedly “dreaming” of signing Atletico Madrid defender Josema Gimenez if Kostas Manolas leaves.
Roma President James Pallotta reveals Radja Nainggolan played through injury and there is a “temperament change” in Daniele De Rossi.
Roma President James Pallotta criticised former Coaches Rudi Garcia and Luciano Spalletti, director Walter Sabatini and revealed “secret meetings” with Monchi.
Roma President James Pallotta blasted Financial Fair Play rules, as Milan’s transfer strategy “makes zero sense. They didn’t have the money in the first place. They’re losing their minds!”
Radja Nainggolan explained his decision to snub other offers and sign a new Roma contract. “It’s important for me to live well and I am happy.”
Radja Nainggolan has officially signed a contract extension, committing himself to Roma until June 2021. “I’ve demonstrated it’s what I always wanted.”
Gian Piero Gasperini admits Atalanta “don’t know if it’s better or worse” to have such a tough Serie A start.
Roma are reportedly ready to make an offer very close to Leicester’s €40m asking price for Riyad Mahrez.
Andrea Pirlo doesn’t think Milan will challenge for the Scudetto this year, and says Juventus “are still the team to beat”.
Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon sees Milan as viable Scudetto contenders - “they’ve spent so much money…”
Director of sport Monchi concedes Roma have “a very complicated start” to the Serie A season, facing Atalanta and Inter in August.
Roma will be without Kostas Manolas for around 10 days after he injured his shoulder, so he’s likely to miss the Juventus match.