NEWS

Lucas Biglia told Lazio fans he’ll “be back in 45 days” after visiting a specialist for his calf injury.
There are reports Simone Zaza could be returned to Juventus, as West Ham United want to avoid paying the full €23m.
Luis Figo sent a 40th birthday apology to Francesco Totti. “Sorry for stealing the Ballon d’Or in 2000 – you deserved it.”
Dinamo Zagreb star Ante Coric confirmed he was “not even called up” for tonight’s Champions League game with Juventus after a reported row.
Pescara full-back Francesco Zampano insists his handball on the line against Genoa was “involuntary” after a two-match ban.
Cagliari goalkeeper Marco Storari faces up to two months on the sidelines, as he’s torn his medial meniscus.
Silvio Berlusconi says his “one regret” is “not being able to work on Milan as I wanted” in recent years.
Adriano Galliani confirms Milan tried “many times” to get Francesco Totti but “romantically it’s better” that he stayed at Roma.
Goran Pandev has been given a two-match ban after this red card in Genoa’s draw with Pescara.
Maurizio Sarri says claims Napoli dropped-off toward the end of last season are “a journalistic invention”.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri warns Benfica will be “very difficult” opponents in the Champions League tomorrow.
Napoli midfielder Jorginho confirms “we’ve all been waiting for this moment” ahead of tomorrow’s Benfica match.
Gabriel Jesus confirms “I said no to Inter and Juventus” not least because “I’m a Milan fan!”
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Francesco Totti clarifies “I’ve never driven a Coach out” at Roma and thinks “more globally” at 40.
Roma captain Francesco Totti confirms he was “very close” to Real Madrid but “family and friends made me think”.
Francesco Totti admits “I don’t know if I can oblige” Lionel Messi’s request that he play two more years.
Walter Sabatini insists there’s “nothing to say” about Roma unrest, and says Francesco Totti “plays with the joy of a child”.
Fiorentina have announced Gonzalo Rodriguez has “muscular fatigue”, ruling out a tear.
Luciano Spalletti reportedly urged his Roma squad to “tell me if I’m the problem” in a heated exchange yesterday.
Roma striker Edin Dzeko believes Francesco Totti “deserves” to break the Serie A scoring record.
Radja Nainggolan jokes that he could be retired before Roma teammate Francesco Totti hangs-up his boots.
Juventus are expected to stick with a back-three at Dinamo Zagreb tonight, despite injuries in defence.
Ariedo Braida reveals he wanted to sign Francesco Totti for Milan, but “he’d already made his choice to dedicate himself to Roma”.
Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi wishes Francesco Totti a happy birthday - “I’ve always admired you”.
Marko Pjaca warns his Juventus teammates “it won’t be a cakewalk” when they face Dinamo Zagreb tonight.
Inter midfielder Joao Mario is a doubt for the Roma game, as he’s still struggling with a calf injury.
Antonio Cassano calls Roma captain Francesco Totti “the best number 10 in the history of Italian football”.
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Former Roma Coach Rudi Garcia regrets not being able to give Francesco Totti “the Champions League he deserved”.
Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo admits “we lost because of a Viviano mistake” but “he’s saved us in other circumstances”.
Sampdoria goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano “takes responsibility” after his mistake cost them a point at Cagliari.
Massimo Rastelli hails a “great performance” from Cagliari, and defends his change of captaincy.
Lucas Biglia’s agent defends the Lazio captain from those who call him injury prone - “he’s had 110 games in three years!”
Roma captain Francesco Totti assures there’s “total harmony” between himself, Luciano Spalletti and James Pallotta.

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