Juventus confirmed that they need to cope without Danilo against Napoli and Fiorentina, as tests have revealed a hamstring injury in the right thigh.
The referees for Serie A week 21 have been announced, and Gianpaolo Calvarese has been given the derby match between Roma and Lazio.
Roma are still looking for a replacement for Nicoló Zaniolo and have reportedly been in touch with Javairo Dilrosun and hope to bring him on loan from Hertha Berlin.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri won’t take credit for Cristiano Ronaldo’s scoring run against Roma. “Give credit to his mother for creating such a specimen!”
Paulo Fonseca complained Juventus scored with two counter-attacks and Roma’s forwards “have to work harder” helping the defence.
Matteo Politano has reportedly accepted a €25m Napoli move, with Fernando Llorente going to Inter on loan, therefore ending Olivier Giroud interest.
Leonardo Bonucci warned Roma gave Juventus a scare in the Coppa Italia quarter-final. “The moment we let the tempo drop, we struggle.”
Juventus got the job done in the first half of their 3-1 victory over Roma, sending them through to the Coppa Italia semi-final against Milan or Torino.
Inter and Napoli have agreed terms for Matteo Politano, while today the player also reportedly gave the all-clear to working out a contract.
Roma director of sport Gianluca Petrachi noted the importance of the Coppa Italia this season and the future forwards for the club.
Juventus director of sport Fabio Paratici discussed the importance of Cristiano Ronaldo in the Coppa Italia with Roma and Marko Pjaca’s imminent Cagliari move.
Alessandro Florenzi urged Roma to be “aggressive, attacking pressing and causing Juventus constant problems” in the Coppa Italia.
Juventus launch Douglas Costa alongside Gonzalo Higuain and Cristiano Ronaldo in the Coppa Italia quarter-final, as Roma are forced to reshuffle again.
CONI President Giovanni Malago says he doesn’t know soon-to-be Roma owner Dan Friedkin personally, but believes the Texan is “a long-term investor, not a speculator.”
Napoli and Inter have reportedly agreed a fee for Matteo Politano, but the player would still prefer a move to Roma, claims Il Corriere dello Sport.
Dan Friedkin has reportedly arrived in Italy to make the first official step towards the Roma takeover and might be at the Allianz Stadium tonight.
Roma will be without suspended Edin Dzeko when they are searching for their first win at the Allianz Stadium against Juventus in the Coppa Italia.
Napoli are reportedly closing in on a €25m move for Inter forward Matteo Politano and will be trying to get a deal over the line tomorrow.
Milan winger Suso has allegedly held talks with director Paolo Maldini today, regarding his future at San Siro.
Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri pointed out Roma’s away form and has revealed that he might rest Cristiano Ronaldo in the Coppa Italia. “I haven’t decided”.