Cesena Coach Andrea Camplone felt his minnows knocked Sassuolo out of the Coppa Italia because “in a one-off game anything can happen.”
Roma are prepared to go into a bidding war with Napoli, Bayer Leverkusen and Premier League clubs for Genk forward Leon Bailey.
Sassuolo paid the price for sitting on a 1-0 lead, as Serie B outfit Cesena caused a huge outfit with their 2-1 Coppa Italia victory.
Roma named their 21-man squad for tomorrow’s Coppa Italia Round of 16 tie with Sampdoria, including Diego Perotti.
Marco Giampaolo believes Sampdoria can “surprise” Roma in the Coppa Italia tomorrow evening, but loses some midfield players.
Luciano Spalletti calls Roma striker Edin Dzeko “great, beautiful, divine”, but warns “he can’t be satisfied”.
Luciano Spalletti warns “Roma have to win” in the Coppa Italia, so “we can’t do experiments”.
Inter legend Beppe Bergomi believes “there’s something wrong” with Juventus this season, offering Scudetto hope to others.
Atalanta Coach Gian Piero Gasperini has been given a two-game ban after being sent to the stands in the defeat to Lazio.
Former Roma and Pescara Coach Zdenek Zeman isn’t tempted by China - “I don’t need the money”.
Edin Dzeko says Roma “need a lot of energy” and jokes “you could see the energy I put in that penalty…”
Roma have been re-linked with a move for Luis Muriel of Sampdoria, after previous interest had died down.
Alessandro Florenzi is reportedly near to a Roma return after tearing his ACL at the end of October.
Paris Saint-Germain have joined Inter, Arsenal and Chelsea in chasing Roma centre-back Kostas Manolas.
Emerson Palmieri has hailed Roma’s defensive “commander” Federico Fazio. “Mamma mia, what a player he is!”
Sevilla President Jose Castro admits they may lose Roma target Monchi - “you can’t force someone to stay where they don’t want to be”.
Gigi Del Neri was left to rue Udinese “poor final ball” in the 1-0 home defeat to Roma. “We were too timorous at the start.”
Luciano Spalletti felt Roma won away to Udinese thanks to an improved mentality and “the nasty side-eye” of determination.
Radja Nainggolan’s impressive half-volley gave Roma a slender 1-0 win away to Udinese, despite Edin Dzeko’s dismal penalty.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni said they’ve no intention of losing Kostas Manolas, who is “involved in contract renegotiations.”