ROMA NEWS

Atalanta insist “nobody has the advantage” for Franck Kessie, as there are reports Roma set an ultimatum for the Milan target.
Regardless of the Milan-Roma result, Juventus will get the Scudetto next weekend if they avoid defeat with the Giallorossi.
Mateo Kovacic “will certainly not leave Real Madrid and there is no chance of a return to Serie A” for Milan or Roma, said the former Inter man’s agent.
On this day in 2011, Milan officially secured their 18th Scudetto with a 0-0 draw at Roma.
Simone Inzaghi hopes to stay at Lazio for many years and defended the ultras for their macabre ‘joke’ of hanging Roma mannequins.
Join us for all the build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, as Napoli host Cagliari to seek second place and it’s the Derby della Mole, Juventus-Torino.
Dries Mertens celebrated his 30th birthday with a brace and assist for Lorenzo Insigne, as Napoli absolutely dominated Cagliari 3-1.
Alessio Romagnoli is still out of action for Milan against Roma, while Juraj Kucka is suspended.
Lorenzo Insigne hopes Dries Mertens can score for Napoli against Cagliari “so we can all be happy” on his birthday.
Napoli have Marek Hamsik in the starting XI after injury, while Vlad Chiriches gets the nod in defence against impressive Cagliari.
Sassuolo patron Giorgio Squinzi warns Coach Eusebio Di Francesco “will have to pay a penalty” to quit his contract early.
Luciano Spalletti discussed his own future and that of Francesco Totti, but doesn’t want Roma to retire the Number 10 jersey.
Luciano Spalletti insists for Roma “second place is like winning the Scudetto and third is a noble position” ahead of their clash with Milan.
Lazio insist hanging mannequins with Roma shirts and a threatening message was “banter” misunderstood due to “prejudice” against their fans.
Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella urged Milan fans to accept “a ceasefire” with Mattia De Sciglio after jeers and threats.
Vincenzo Montella admits he would like a return to the Roma bench “in their new stadium” and wants Milan to be more determined.
Vincenzo Montella admits Milan find it “easier to prepare” for Roma and Atalanta than Empoli or Crotone, as he takes on his past.
Inter continue the pursuit of Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, including €12m per year wages and signing players like Ezequiel Garay and Radja Nainggolan.
“If James Pallotta is incapable of being the President of Roma, he ought to nominate Francesco Totti to the role,” declared Rosella Sensi.
The future of Kostas Manolas “will be decided by the club, it doesn’t depend on us,” said his agent amid Inter rumours. “There are no meetings.”