ROMA NEWS

Juan Iturbe says he wants to return to being the player he was at Verona, now that he has returned to fitness.
Juventus are reportedly ready to bid €40m for the services of Lyon midfielder Corentin Tolisso.
New Palermo President Paul Baccaglini denied rumours they are in talks with Claudio Ranieri, but “we want to expand our brand all over the world.”
Diego Perotti is out of Roma’s trip to Palermo and Kostas Manolas suspended, while Luciano Spalletti confirmed Edin Dzeko will rest.
Roma might have to welcome Seydou Doumbia back this summer, as FC Basel will reportedly not take up their option.
Maurizio Sarri wants an “angry” Napoli against Crotone after going out of the Champions League to Real Madrid and has his say on Juventus-Milan.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti was asked about his future after Juventus reports. “I have not signed any pre-contracts with anyone.”
Luciano Spalletti admits Roma have “one tyre stuck in the mud and I am at the wheel,” but they can emerge from their sticky situation against Palermo.
James Pallotta spoke to Roma Radio to clarify he was “not criticising” Luciano Spalletti and Walter Sabatini, but made not dissimilar points.
Dutch sources suggest Manchester United are in “advanced talks” for Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman at a cost of €40m.
Roma President James Pallotta bitterly criticised Coach Luciano Spalletti and his directors. “We didn’t make the right choices on who to keep and who not to keep.”
According to the Corriere della Sera, Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti already has a verbal agreement with Juventus to replace Max Allegri.
PSG are reportedly ready to let Hatem Ben Arfa leave the club, with both Milan and Roma said to be interested.
Four top sides in Serie A and the Premier League will reportedly do battle for Sassuolo midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini in the summer.
Roma director Ricky Massara concedes they are in “the first really critical moment of the season” after losing 4-2 to Lyon in the Europa League.
Corentin Tolisso confirms the half-time team talk and tactical adjustments were decisive as Lyon fought back to beat Roma 4-2.
Luciano Spalletti admits Roma have issues after a 4-2 Europa League defeat to Olympique Lyonnais. “When things go wrong, we don’t have the character to fight back.”
Federico Fazio believes Roma “have to be optimistic, as nothing is lost” after their 4-2 first leg Europa League defeat to Olympique Lyonnais.
Alexandre Lacazette believes Lyon “proved ourselves” by fighting back to beat Roma 4-2, but “need to improve our defending.”
Juan Jesus admits Roma “didn’t manage” to keep their concentration in a 4-2 Europa League defeat to Olympique Lyonnais.