ROMA NEWS

Vincenzo Montella felt Fiorentina “played on a par with Roma and either side could’ve won” after their 2-1 defeat.
Mattia Destro scored on his Roma comeback for an exhilarating 2-1 victory over Fiorentina, but Miralem Pjanic saw red.
Roma have Francesco Totti back on the bench and Adem Ljajic against his old club as Roma host Giuseppe Rossi’s Fiorentina.
Giuseppe Rossi has big plans for 2014 and today’s trip to Roma. “Winning with Fiorentina and going to the World Cup are my dreams.”
Vincenzo Montella reveals Fiorentina will “keep Roma’s wolves at bay with fire,” as he reunites with Adem Ljajic and Francesco Totti.
Francesco Totti is back in the Roma squad after more than a month out and could feature against Fiorentina tomorrow.
David Pizarro and Manuel Pasqual are back in the Fiorentina squad to face Roma, but still no Mario Gomez.
Roma are coming off four consecutive stalemates, but Rudi Garcia trusts they will be “11 wolves” against Fiorentina.
As Serie A heads into the depths of winter, the first weekend of December throws up some big clashes with the undoubted game of the weekend being the heavy weight top of the table encounter between Roma and Fiorentina.
There are reports Roma turned down the opportunity to sign Juventus star Paul Pogba on a free transfer.
Fabio Capello commented on Italy’s World Cup hopes, the changes at Milan and who he’ll support for the Scudetto.
Francesco Totti took part in training today, though it remains to be seen whether he could recover for Sunday’s Roma-Fiorentina.
Italian media claim Stevan Jovetic or Dani Osvaldo will return to Serie A in January as Inter patron Erick Thohir’s first buy.
Miralem Pjanic reveals the reason behind Roma’s recent struggles. “It’s not easy to play without Francesco Totti.”
Gabriel Batistuta admits Fiorentina “have been unique in my life” after returning to the Stadio Franchi.
Roma goalkeeper Julio Sergio Bertagnoli has officially terminated his contract by mutual consent.
Cesare Prandelli hinted he could call Francesco Totti for the World Cup, but Antonio Cassano is less likely to be considered.
Rudi Garcia has reserved special praise for Francesco Totti. “He is one of the greatest players in the history of football”.
Micah Richards has been contacted by Milan, according to reports in the Italian Press this afternoon.
Parma will make contact with Roma in January about a possible move for Mattia Destro, reports suggest.