ROMA NEWS

Rudi Garcia says Champions League qualification is in his Roma side’s hands as they prepare to face Manchester City.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia admits his side’s clash with Manchester City tomorrow is ‘a cup final’.
After another exciting, extended Serie A weekend where the top three all dropped points Dave Taylor selects his best XI from Week 14.
Manchester City right-back Pablo Zabaleta says ‘confidence is high’ ahead of the ‘crucial’ Champions League clash with Roma.
Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri believes his side can beat Roma on Wednesday, insisting the English champions are stronger.
Alessandro Florenzi looks ahead to Roma’s Champions League clash with Manchester City on Wednesday, and believes his side can win.
Fiorentina have reportedly offered €1.5m-a-year to Norberto Neto, but there remain offers from Liverpool and Roma.
President James Pallotta will be meeting with Roma directors to discuss the January transfer window, with the apparent priority being the defence.
Arrigo Sacchi believes that Roma and Juventus both have a chance to qualify for the Champions League Last 16, whilst he backs Juve for the Scudetto.
Gervinho warned “all the pressure” is on Manchester City and not Roma, while they’ll sorely miss Yaya Toure and Sergio Aguero.
Roma defender Leandro Castan has been allowed to return home after brain surgery to remove a cavernoma.
Sassuolo defender Federico Peluso mocked Roma after contentious refereeing decisions. “All the fault of the system?”
English papers claim Arsenal revived their interest in Roma’s Mattia Destro and Manchester United still want Kevin Strootman.
Manuel Pellegrini warned Manchester City will “go for the game from the beginning” against Roma, even without Sergio Aguero.
Manchester City Coach Manuel Pellegrini confirmed Sergio Aguero is “probably” out of the Champions League clash with Roma.
Adem Ljajic saw a “missed opportunity” that Roma failed to close on Juventus, but his brace snatched a point with Sassuolo.
Simone Zaza felt “bitterness and rage” at only drawing 2-2. “Sassuolo were on a par with Roma.”
Rudi Garcia said Roma “proved this team has soul” after a 2-2 comeback with Sassuolo, but is sorry for Sergio Aguero.
Eusebio Di Francesco confessed Sassuolo were “naive” to throw away a 2-0 lead at Roma. “We could taste that victory.”
Roma fought back from 2-0 down after Daniele De Rossi’s red card to hold Sassuolo 2-2 thanks to Adem Ljajic’s late brace.