ROMA NEWS

Italy legend Andrea Pirlo believes calcio must “regenerate” before the Azzurri can return to the top of the world.
Former FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio could become the new head of the Lega Serie A, reports suggest.
Stephan El Shaarawy reportedly has a muscle strain, so he could miss Roma’s trip to Sampdoria.
Sampdoria Coach Marco Giampaolo doesn’t know if Edin Dzeko will play tomorrow but Roma have “a top-level squad” in any case.
Lazio Coach Simone Inzaghi insists Roma and Inter have an advantage in the Champions League race as “we have more matches”.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero confirms Napoli interest in Lucas Torreira but “I don’t need to sell him”.
Antonio Conte insists he doesn’t know if Chelsea will sign Roma’s Edin Dzeko in the coming days - “the club will inform you”.
Eusebio Di Francesco notes Roma “have Gregoire Defrel and Patrik Schick who can play centre-forward”, but the club will decide on Edin Dzeko.
Sampdoria boss Marco Giampaolo insists Roma can live without Edin Dzeko. “They have a very good squad and can handle these situations.”
Eusebio Di Francesco has asserted that Chelsea target Edin Dzeko will start Roma’s game against Sampdoria on Wednesday.
Roma are reportedly looking to replace Chelsea-bound Edin Dzeko with Fiorentina striker Khouma Babacar.
Roma are reportedly waiting for Chelsea’s official offer for Edin Dzeko and Emerson Palmieri, as they don’t want Michy Batshuayi.
Lucas Torreira’s agent says Napoli and Roma are both interested in the Sampdoria midfielder, not just Juventus.
Reports in Italy suggest Roma’s Edin Dzeko has agreed a contract with Chelsea worth €8m [£7m] per season.
Roma have reportedly contacted the entourage of Barcelona winger Gerard Deulofeu about a potential move.
Davide Santon has left social media after receiving abuse for his mistake during Inter’s 1-1 draw with Roma on Sunday.
One report suggests Edin Dzeko has finally agreed to join Chelsea, while another claims Roma are demanding Michy Batshuayi on loan with an option to buy.
Reports in Italy and England agree Emerson Palmieri is leaving Roma for Chelsea, but there are contrasting claims about Edin Dzeko’s proposed move.
Former Juventus boss Marcello Lippi believes Napoli’s Europe Leagua commitments and lack of squad depth could cost them the Scudetto.
It is reported that an agreement to take Roma pair Emerson Palmieri and Edin Dzeko to Chelsea could be found on Monday.