ROMA NEWS

Roma flop Javier Pastore could be moving back to Argentina in January, with reported interest from Racing Avellaneda.
Roberto Mancini maintains Italy are “not that far off the strongest European teams” after a perfect qualifying campaign for Euro 2020. "I tried to make these players believe in themselves."
Sampdoria have officially appointed Claudio Ranieri as their new Coach and will debut against hometown club Roma on his 68th birthday.
Former player Massimo Crippa advised Torino to sign ex-Roma midfielder Steven Nzonzi. “They can challenge for a top four finish.”
Sampdoria decided to appoint Claudio Ranieri after first asking Francesco Totti and Antonio Cassano for advice, it’s reported.
Roma are said to be offering Aleksandar Kolarov a new contract, which would include a future role within the club.
Roma striker Edin Dzeko’s facial fracture was “worse than previously thought,” as his surgeon confirmed at least three weeks out.
Italy are expected to use players from nine different clubs in their starting XI against Greece, as a victory would secure Euro 2020 qualification.
Chris Smalling claims his move to Roma has already exceeded expectations and is delighted to have helped find a missing child.
Roma left-back Aleksandar Kolarov has ruled out returning to Red Star Belgrade. “I intend to end my career abroad.”
Zdenek Zeman has claimed that this Roma side belongs to ‘no-one’ and also hit out at Lazio for their lack of ambition.
Ciro Immobile, Federico Bernardeschi and Francesco Acerbi are expected to start for Italy against Greece in a Euro 2020 qualifier.
Sampdoria’s meeting with Claudio Ranieri was reportedly very positive and he is close to agreeing a deal worth €1m plus bonuses.
Elseid Hysaj’s agent confirmed he will “probably” leave Napoli in January and Roma can try to lower the €25-30m price-tag.
Police are reportedly investigating links between Cafu and PCC, described as Brazil’s largest criminal organisation.
The racist Roma fan who abused Juan Jesus has been given a three-year ban from attending football matches in Italy.
As Daniele De Rossi picks up another thigh injury, former Roma teammate Leandro Cufre admits he is “suffering” and “surely feeling down”.
Sampdoria have reportedly made moves for ex-Roma boss Claudio Ranieri and former Italy Under-21 CT Luigi Di Biagio.
Roma’s Leonardo Spinazzola says “I feel much better” playing as a left-back, despite Paulo Fonseca using him on the right.
Roma have decided to appeal Paulo Fonseca’s touchline ban for his expulsion against Cagliari.