ROMA NEWS

Sampdoria have released a statement denying that Lucas Torreira could leave - “there’s a great relationship”.
Fabio Borini’s agent confirms “many Italian teams” are interested, but he won’t leave Sunderland in January.
Paolo Rossi calls Inter’s Mauro Icardi “deadly”, Gonzalo Higuain of Juventus “perfect” and is surprised by Edin Dzeko and Andrea Belotti.
Roma are reportedly on red alert for Lucas Torreira after the midfielder’s agent confirmed he wanted to leave Sampdoria.
James Pallotta insists Francesco Totti “can still play an important role” for Roma, despite the forward’s 40 years.
Roma President James Pallotta rues not sacking Rudi Garcia “sooner” as the Coach “lacked passion” and “never spoke about tactics”.
Marcello Lippi claims Roma and Napoli “are on the same level”, Inter “are on the right track” and Atalanta “attack like the best in Europe”.
It is reported that Chelsea are looking to Radja Nainggolan as a replacement for the departing Oscar.
Roma and Milan will reportedly revive their interest in signing Jack Wilshere.
Torino and Genoa are both interested in taking Juan Manuel Iturbe on loan from Roma in January.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan admits he told Belgium Coach Roberto Martinez that he was “really let down.”
Federico Fazio is now a Roma player, as it’s reported he made enough appearances to activate the €3.2m transfer from Tottenham Hotspur.
Roma forward Stephan El Shaarawy has revealed his New Year’s resolutions – among them “returning to the national team”.
Luciano Spalletti saw “a thoroughly deserved victory” from Roma, as they fought back to beat Chievo 3-1.
Roma had to fight back from a shock Chievo opener to win 3-1 and consolidate second place.
Roma director of sport Ricky Massara insists they “have always been close” to Juventus in terms of performance.
Thomas Vermaelen admits “the defeat to Juventus hurts,” but Roma are ready to get back on track with Chievo.
Roma are forced into changes as they welcome Rolando Maran’s Chievo to the Stadio Olimpico, but Radja Nainggolan starts.
Join us for the build-up and action to tonight’s six Serie A games, the last of 2016, including Fiorentina-Napoli, Roma-Chievo and Torino-Genoa.
Lazio defender Senad Lulic has been given a 20-day ban for racist comments about Antonio Rudiger, but it includes the winter break.