ROMA NEWS

Sassuolo patron Giorgio Squinzi warns Coach Eusebio Di Francesco “will have to pay a penalty” to quit his contract early.
Luciano Spalletti discussed his own future and that of Francesco Totti, but doesn’t want Roma to retire the Number 10 jersey.
Luciano Spalletti insists for Roma “second place is like winning the Scudetto and third is a noble position” ahead of their clash with Milan.
Lazio insist hanging mannequins with Roma shirts and a threatening message was “banter” misunderstood due to “prejudice” against their fans.
Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella urged Milan fans to accept “a ceasefire” with Mattia De Sciglio after jeers and threats.
Vincenzo Montella admits he would like a return to the Roma bench “in their new stadium” and wants Milan to be more determined.
Vincenzo Montella admits Milan find it “easier to prepare” for Roma and Atalanta than Empoli or Crotone, as he takes on his past.
Inter continue the pursuit of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, including €12m per year wages and signing players like Ezequiel Garay and Radja Nainggolan.
“If James Pallotta is incapable of being the President of Roma, he ought to nominate Francesco Totti to the role,” declared Rosella Sensi.
The future of Kostas Manolas “will be decided by the club, it doesn’t depend on us,” said his agent amid Inter rumours. “There are no meetings.”
Manchester City are ready to pay €70m for Juventus left-back Alex Sandro and Italian papers suggest the Bianconeri would accept.
Francesco Totti says “in 20 days you’ll know everything” after Roma announced that he’d be retiring.
Paolo Maldini will “absolutely not” be joining the new Milan board - “I made a decision and I think it was right”.
It could be a decisive week in the Serie A season, as the Scudetto could be settled and the Europa League race hots up.
Kostas Manolas’ agent won’t comment on rumours his client could join Inter - “right now he’s a Roma player”.
Rudi Garcia refuses to be drawn on the idea of Roma captain Francesco Totti joining Marseille - “everything is possible…”
Maurizio Sarri says second place would be “history” for Napoli and that Roma should only retire Francesco Totti’s No 10 jersey “temporarily”.
Lazio’s Curva Nord have claimed responsibility for hanging Roma mannequins outside the Colosseum but will not apologise as it was “healthy banter”.
Atalanta sporting director Giovanni Sartori admits Franck Kessie 'waiting to make a decision on his future' as 'he's wanted by Chelsea'.
Roma President James Pallotta confirms that Francesco Totti will become a technical director at the club.