ROMA NEWS

Roberto Gagliardini confirms Suning Group want to take Inter to “the top of the world”.
Roma goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny predicts an “interesting” game with Napoli, as they are “two angry teams”.
Luca Banti has been announced as the referee for this weekend’s showdown between Roma and Napoli.
Inter captain Mauro Icardi insists “I believe strongly in third place” and is “very confident” they can get there.
Lucas Biglia admits he had “tears of happiness and of pain” after the Lazio captain won his first Derby della Capitale.
Luciano Spalletti trusts Roma can overturn the 2-0 first leg Coppa Italia semi-final defeat, but implied Lazio only “play on the counter-attack.”
Simone Inzaghi felt Lazio “put in the perfect performance” to dominate Roma 2-0 in the Coppa Italia semi-final. “Many people said they were unbeatable.”
Ciro Immobile confessed scoring in Lazio’s first derby win over Roma since 2013 was “certainly one of the best nights of my career.”
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Ciro Immobile gave Lazio a surprise but thoroughly deserved 2-0 first leg lead over Roma in the Coppa Italia semi-final.
Lazio director Igli Tare points out tonight’s Derby della Capitale with Roma “needs no introduction.”
Lazio midfielder Alessandro Murgia said Roma “are a great side, but we too are aware of our qualities and analysed everything.”
Bruno Peres wants a birthday present in tonight’s Coppa Italia semi-final. “With all due respect to Lazio, it’s a game Roma ought to win.”
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from the Coppa Italia semi-final, as bitter local rivals Lazio and Roma face off.
The Rome Derby is a Coppa Italia semi-final and battle of the hitmen, as Ciro Immobile and Felipe Anderson face Edin Dzeko and Mohamed Salah.
Paolo Liguori, the director of TGCom24, claims Juventus “have a consolidated system of satellite clubs like Atalanta and absolute power, just as much influence as during Calciopoli.”
Roma have announced a €53m loss for the first half of the financial year, partly due to Champions League elimination.
Wojciech Szczesny can’t confirm he’ll stay at Roma for next season, and notes “I’m an Arsenal fan”.
Belgium Coach Roberto Martinez won’t confirm that he’ll call Roma’s Radja Nainggolan - ‘we scored 10 goals without him’.
Roma have officially confirmed that Emerson Palmieri has joined from Santos on a permanent basis.
Lazio have named their squad for tonight’s Coppa Italia game with Roma, with Federico Marchetti still out.