ROMA NEWS

Andrea Stramaccioni was livid after Udinese’s defeat to Roma. “What is the goal-line referee actually for?”
Rudi Garcia backed goal-line technology, but maintains Roma’s victory over Udinese was not so controversial.
Roma earned a hugely controversial win away to Udinese, as Davide Astori’s goal might not have crossed the line and there were penalty appeals.
There are more calls for goal-line technology after Davide Astori reveals the referee over-ruled his assistant in Udinese-Roma.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni praises midfielder Kevin Strootman as an ‘international player’, whilst reiterating that focus is not yet on Lazio.
Roma striker Juan Iturbe looks forward to a difficult match against Udinese, and hopes to be ‘luckier’ in 2015.
Roma face Udinese with Kevin Strootman and Juan Iturbe entrusted again with starters' shirts, and the attack to be spearheaded by Francesco Totti.
Stefano Pioli praised his Lazio players for sweeping Sampdoria aside 3-0 and looks ahead to the Rome Derby.
Udinese Coach Andrea Stramaccioni believes that tomorrow’s opponents Roma are the best team in Italy.
Rudi Garcia says Kevin Strootman will be like a new signing for Roma in the second half of the season, and warns Mattia Destro is not for sale.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia warns Roma’s road to the Scudetto is a long one, but believes his players have what it takes.
Roma are considering Samir Handanovic, as part of a multiple transfer scheme that would see Fiorentina’s Norberto Neto at Inter.
Fiorentina owner Andrea Della Valle is expected to hold a summit today to determine whether to sell or bench goalkeeper Norberto Neto.
Milan have reportedly defined their offer for Roma striker Mattia Destro, and are looking at a loan deal and purchase option of €15m.
Lazio President Claudio Lotito said his team goes into “three Punic Wars” against Sampdoria, Roma and Napoli.
Penarol talent Kevin Mendez has flown in for Roma. “I am very happy to be playing in Italy, though I’m not sure where yet.”
Stefano Pioli warned Lazio to put all their focus into tomorrow’s showdown with Sampdoria. “We must continue to earn third.”
Alessandro Florenzi is still in awe of Francesco Totti and warned Roma “will spit blood to win the Scudetto.”
Roma forward Juan Manuel Iturbe is in an international tug of war between Argentina and Paraguay.
Norberto Neto has officially told Fiorentina he will not renew his contract, so Juventus, Roma and Liverpool are on high alert.