ROMA NEWS

Davide Ballardini wants Genoa striker Adel Taarabt to “feel the joy, pleasure and responsibility of wielding his talent” against Roma.
Matteo Darmian’s agent insists “there’s nothing in” transfer rumours linking the Manchester United man to Roma, Napoli or Inter.
Eusebio Di Francesco warned Roma “can and must do better” in the trip to Genoa, while analysing what went wrong against Atletico Madrid.
The crisis at the FIGC could see Serie A break away in a similar style to the Premier League or use that threat to gain more power.
The Stadio della Roma finally seems ready for the all-clear to open in 2020, as the Government agrees to pay for the construction of a crucial bridge.
Mido claims he left Roma because Francesco Totti “decided to become the central striker”, noting “I could compete with anyone in the world, except Totti”.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan admits he is ‘sorry’ about Italy’s failure to qualify for the World Cup. “It’ll be strange without them…”
James Pallotta assures he is always working hard for Roma, including the stadium project. “I believe we can win the Scudetto.”
Roma President James Pallotta praised Monchi and Eusebio Di Francesco, sees Lorenzo Pellegrini as the future of the club and aimed a few sideswipes his former staff.
Francesco Totti says “it’s all down to us” when asked about Roma’s Champions League campaign, and shrugs off Italy’s World Cup failure.
Davide Massa will referee Lazio-Fiorentina on Sunday evening, as the Week 14 referees are announced.
Reports in Italy suggest Juventus, Napoli and Roma are interested in Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian.
Roma failed to secure a place in the Champions League Last 16 as they lost to Atletico Madrid, and Football Italia rates the players.
Juventus, Roma and Napoli can all still make the Champions League Last 16, but nothing is guaranteed for Serie A’s representatives.
Diego Simeone acknowledges his substitutions made the difference as Atletico Madrid beat Roma and now his hopes lie with Qarabag.
Radja Nainggolan believes the 2-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid was “a sign we need to roll our sleeves up” and reaffirmed his commitment to Roma.
Eusebio Di Francesco complained Roma “should’ve been more determined and Atletico Madrid simply wanted it more. Euphoria is good, arrogance is not.”
Federico Fazio insists Roma “gave the ball away too cheaply and that made the difference” in their 2-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid.
Roma will have to wait to find out their Champions League destiny after falling 2-0 to Atletico Madrid with Bruno Peres sent off.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the Champions League games, as Juventus host Barcelona and Roma visit Atletico Madrid.