Inter defender Joao Miranda scored one of the goals and Roma goalkeeper Alisson Becker kept a clean sheet as Brazil beat Russia 3-0.
A major bookmaker in Italy is offering odds on Roma legend Francesco Totti returning to a football pitch by the end of this year.
Lionel Messi could miss Friday’s friendly between Argentina and Italy as it is claimed the Barcelona superstar has pulled up with an injury.
Cengiz Under will miss Turkey’s friendly against Republic of Ireland with a knee sprain – but it is not expected to keep the Roma starlet out for long.
Napoli and Roma are targeting Brazil Under-20 and Sao Paulo goalkeeper Lucas Perri, the new Alisson Becker.
Roma’s Champions League quarter-final against Barcelona at the Stadio Olimpico on April 10 has already sold out.
Eusebio Di Francesco insists “the one thing Roma must not feel against Barcelona is fear. We must be proud to face them with heads held high.”
Roma are reportedly on the verge of a deal for Croatian talent Ante Coric of Dinamo Zagreb.
Gabriel Batistuta believes Roma have what it takes to beat Barcelona but admits ‘only silence’ can express his feelings about Davide Astori.
Roma sporting director Monchi insists they haven’t had any bids for Alisson - “there are many rumours about it every day, but no offers have arrived”.
Genoa sporting director Diego Perinetti doesn’t rule out Mattia Perin joining Roma - “you’d have to ask Monchi…”
Argentina tested their line-up for Friday’s friendly against Italy, including Lucas Biglia, Gonzalo Higuain and Lionel Messi.
Edin Dzeko trusts Roma can have their say against Barcelona in the Champions League quarter-finals. “Many thought we were sacrificial lambs.”
Gigi Di Biagio’s first Italy line-up against Argentina is expected to be a 4-3-3 with Jorginho, Federico Chiesa, Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne.
Crotone have released a statement denying reports they kicked Roma TV and Roma Radio staff out of the team hotel.
Alisson’s agent assures the goalkeeper “loves Roma, 100 per cent”, but won’t be drawn on a new contract.
The Lega Serie A has officially confirmed the suspensions for Week 30, with Torino’s M’Baye Niang among those banned.
Patrik Schick admits “it’s not going exactly as I imagined” but “I’ll prove that I’m worthy of Roma”.
Miralem Pjanic insists “I didn’t betray anyone” when he left Roma to join Juventus in 2016.
Roma winger Diego Perotti believes Gian Piero Gasperini “saved my career” at Genoa, and hails Francesco Totti.