ROMA NEWS

Roma left-back Emerson Palmieri praises Luciano Spalletti - “when I was struggling he helped me, and he still does every day”.
Thomas Vermaelen says he wants to “stay at Roma for a long time”, and prove himself after a series of injuries.
It’s reported Inter will use this Sunday’s Roma game to negotiate for Kostas Manolas.
Roma anxiously await the verdict on their Stadio della Roma project, but President James Pallotta warns a negative response will be “catastrophic.”
Atalanta sensation Franck Kessie poured cold water on Roma rumours, admitting “I like the Premier League and dream of Manchester United.”
A decision will be made on the Stadio della Roma “one way or the other” in the next 48 hours, says Movimento 5 Stelle leader Beppe Grillo.
Luciano Spalletti dismisses talk Roma are Manchester United’s main Europa League challengers - “we just have to win as many matches as possible”.
Luciano Spalletti warns his Roma players against complacency with Villarreal - “there have been dramatic results in football…”
Giampiero Ventura “will meet” with Mario Balotelli, but Federico Fazio won’t be given an Italy call.
Roma winger Diego Perotti admits he 'wants to return to Boca' after his contract with the Giallorossi expires.
Sampdoria have joined the list of clubs interested in Fiorentina captain Gonzalo Rodriguez, according to reports.
Zdenek Zeman reveals that 'China is not for him' as he feels he wouldn't be able to employ his own brand of football there.
Chelsea are sending scouts to view Ivan Perisic when Inter host Roma on Sunday evening, it’s reported.
Juan Cuadrado accidentally revealed Juventus teammate Miralem Pjanic has a photo of Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti in his locker.
The Lega Serie A has confirmed the suspensions for Week 26, with Joao Miranda missing Inter-Roma.
Villarreal defender Jaume Costa admits it’s “practically impossible” to overturn their 4-0 defeat to Roma.
Marcello Lippi believes Serie A has improved thanks to “a change of mentality, a courageous attitude”.
Beppe Grillo, leader of the Movimento 5 Stelle, confirms “there are some problems” with the Stadio della Roma project but “we’ll resolve them”.
Luciano Spalletti has hinted that Francesco Totti will be given a new contract by Roma “if he wants to keep playing next season”.
With bottom club Pescara recording their first real win of the season, Dave Taylor is delighted to select two of their players in his best XI from Week 25.