ROMA NEWS

Roma collapsed to a shock 3-2 defeat at Sampdoria after twice taking the lead and were denied a last-gasp penalty.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni insists they “did not receive any formal offers” for Juventus and Liverpool target Leandro Paredes.
Roma face a tricky trip to Marassi if they are to keep up the Scudetto challenge and Sampdoria are out for revenge.
Roma are ready to lock down Franck Kessie for €25m, leaving him on loan at Atalanta, beating Juventus, Arsenal, Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain.
It is reported that Liverpool are ready to submit an offer of £26.5m for Roma midfielder Leandro Paredes.
The agent of Milan Badelj will not rule out the possibility of his client joining Roma from Fiorentina.
Roma are on the verge of loaning Brazilian midfielder Gerson to Lille with an option to buy, according to French reports.
Premier League clubs are lining up for Leandro Paredes, but Juventus are prepared to pay Roma €25m.
Roma have officially signed Clement Grenier from Olympique Lyonnais, on loan with €3.5m option to buy.
Sassuolo chief Giovanni Carnevali confessed “Roma asked us for Gregoire Defrel and Lorenzo Pellegrini, but it’s not happening.”
Luciano Spalletti hopes Roma can revitalise Clement Grenier the way they did Federico Fazio and won’t deny a Leandro Paredes sale.
Luciano Spalletti respects Sampdoria, is open to another tactical shift and warned Roma “you only live once, so make the most of this moment.”
“Roma are still interested in Godfred Donsah, but Bologna don’t want to sell,” confirmed the midfielder’s agent.
There are rapidly growing reports Roma will sell Leandro Paredes next week, as Watford, Everton and Juventus join Liverpool, Arsenal and Tottenham in the race.
Clement Grenier arrived for his Roma medical this morning and assured “I’m ready to play right away if the Coach wants.”
Roma would be prepared to release Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea target Leandro Paredes for €30m, according to Sky Sport Italia.
Sassuolo President Giorgio Squinzi warns they “have no need” to sell Gregoire Defrel to Roma.
Alessandro Florenzi explains that Roma “is like a second family to me” and assures he’s “making good progress” in his recovery from injury.
Kevin Strootman warns his Roma teammates “it’s much harder” to play Sampdoria “away from home, in front of their fans”.
Kevin Strootman believes he is “in debt” to the Roma fans, “so I feel compelled to give everything to win”.