NEWS
Thursday August 11 2011
De Rossi tired of contract conjecture

Daniele De Rossi has cooled the speculation regarding his Roma future. "Every day I read false information."

The Italian international is in talks with the Giallorossi given that his contract is set to expire next June.

As a result, Roma need to get him to extend his agreement or they run the risk of losing him for nothing next summer.

There has also been speculation that he could even be sold this month, with Manchester City one of numerous clubs linked.

"You journalists come up with something new everyday," the 2006 World Cup winner told Sky Sport Italia.

"One day I'm close to a renewal, one day I've turned down who knows what offer, one day I accept another. There really isn't a need to say anything.

"It's an important situation, there are a lot of people who are waiting for an outcome and we have to do what is right, but I'm totally calm.

"Every day I read false information, absurd stories and mad figures that have no place in the air or on the ground.

"When there is something concrete to talk about then I will.

"Am I liked by Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini? You'd have to ask him. I have spoken to nobody nor heard from anybody."

De Rossi is currently Roma's second top earner, behind Francesco Totti, thanks to his salary of over €4m a season.

Reports suggest that the club are hoping to get the midfielder to accept a cut to his wages.

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