ROMA NEWS

Giampiero Ventura called up 23 players for his Italy get-together, including Federico Chiesa, Emerson Palmieri, Davide Calabria and Stephan El Shaarawy.
Luciano Spalletti still believes Roma can challenge Juventus for the Scudetto, as the gap at the top remains six points. “We were perfect today.”
Roma ensured they kept within touching distance of Serie A leaders Juventus with a 3-0 victory at Bologna’s Stadio Dall’Ara.
Roma rely on Edin Dzeko, Radja Nainggolan, Mohamed Salah and Stephan El Shaarawy in their trip to Mattia Destro’s Bologna.
Italy are expected to call up Fiorentina’s Federico Chiesa and Roma winger Emerson Palmieri for a get-together next week.
Roberto Donadoni insists Roma “can still win the Scudetto,” so Bologna need to find extra motivation – not a problem for Mattia Destro.
Monchi has already agreed a three-year contract to become the new Roma director of sport, a club source told RomaPress.
Gian Piero Gasperini was “satisfied with the performance and we have to accept the result” after Atalanta’s 1-1 draw with Sassuolo.
Atalanta’s European hopes suffered a blow as they scraped a 1-1 draw with Sassuolo, wasting numerous chances and gifting the goal.
Emerson Palmieri is out of Roma’s trip to Bologna tomorrow afternoon and Daniele De Rossi remains in doubt.
Simone Inzaghi is without Stefan de Vrij, but insists Lazio “are ready to take on Napoli” for third place after knocking Roma out of the Coppa Italia.
There are increasing reports that Roma will only offer Daniele De Rossi a one-year contract, so Inter, Juventus and MLS clubs are on alert.
Luciano Spalletti insists Roma “diminished the gap with Juventus” during his tenure and are focused on Bologna even after the Coppa Italia exit.
Spartak Moscow Coach and former Juventus assistant manager Massimo Carrera is a candidate to replace Luciano Spalletti at Roma.
Franck Kessie’s agent confirmed clubs interested in the Atalanta midfielder include “Roma, Manchester City, Liverpool, Arsenal and more in the Premier League.”
Franck Kessie’s agent claims that while Roma are leading the race for the Atalanta midfielder, a deal is not yet done due to “other top clubs” circling.
Mohamed Salah insists Roma “haven’t lacked anything this season” as “we’ve played much better” since Luciano Spalletti replaced Rudi Garcia.
The delay in officially announcing Monchi as Roma’s new sporting director is reportedly because he’s waiting for Paris Saint-Germain.
Unai Emery has emerged as a rumoured favourite to replace Luciano Spalletti at Roma.
Reports have linked Roma winger Mohamed Salah with a move to the Premier League this summer.