ROMA NEWS

Inter and Roma are allegedly close to reaching an agreement to complete the exchange of Leonardo Spinazzola and Matteo Politano.
Roger Ibanez would prefer a move to Roma, according to Sky Sport Italia, as the Giallorossi leapfrog Bologna into pole position for the Atalanta player.
Roma have reportedly refused to let Inter perform further examinations on Leonardo Spinazzola and the swap deal with Matteo Politano might collapse.
Roma are claimed to be looking at Stuttgart full-back Borna Sosa, to help ease the workload on Aleksandar Kolarov.
Milan are continuing to press Roma for Cengiz Under, but the only likely outcome would be an exchange of loans with Suso, claim Sky Sport Italia.
Roma are reportedly irritated at Inter demanding extra fitness tests on top of the usual medical for Leonardo Spinazzola, holding up Matteo Politano’s transfer.
Inter director Piero Ausilio was in England today for Christian Eriksen from Tottenham and Chelsea’s Olivier Giroud. “If we can improve the squad, we’ll do so.”
Paulo Dybala lit up Juventus with a brace and an assist for Gonzalo Higuain, while Douglas Costa converted a penalty to smash Udinese 4-0 in the Coppa Italia.
Juventus director Fabio Paratici assures they “don’t need” any replacements for injured Merih Demiral, as Giorgio Chiellini will be back soon.
Roma had hoped to play Matteo Politano against Parma, but his transfer has been delayed by Leonardo Spinazzola’s Inter medical.
Juventus have Gigi Buffon in goal, Douglas Costa as a trequartista and Matthijs de Ligt in defence, but Cristiano Ronaldo is out ill against Udinese in the Coppa Italia.
Inter could still be in for Ashley Young from Manchester United, despite Leonardo Spinazzola’s arrival from Roma, as Valentino Lazaro is in doubt.
Napoli-Lazio will open the Coppa Italia Quarter-Finals on January 21, with Inter-Fiorentina closing the schedule on January 29.
Roma boss Paulo Fonseca says that performances in their last two games “have been great,” despite losing both, and expects to face a “strong team” in Parma tomorrow.
Parma boss Roberto D’Aversa says he fears Roma’s “possession of the ball” ahead of their Coppa Italia clash tomorrow.
Roma icon Francesco Totti refused to rule out a return to his boyhood club. "Never say never!"
Roma are said to be interested in Bordeaux left-back Loris Benito.
According to RMC Sport, Juventus are at risk of breaching Financial Fair Play parameters, as their payroll to total revenue ratio is at 71 per cent.
Pier Paolo Mariani, the doctor who operated on Nicolo Zaniolo’s knee, says the Roma player can recover ahead of Euro 2020.
Matteo Politano and Leonardo Spinazzola are undergoing their medicals this morning, as they exchange places at Inter and Roma.