Tuesday July 5 2011
Spalletti: 'Roma deserve Inter title'

Luciano Spalletti believes Roma deserve the 2006 Scudetto, now that Inter have also been dragged into the Calciopoli scandal.

The 2005-06 title was stripped from Juventus and handed to the Nerazzurri, who had finished third behind Milan.

“I think Roma deserved better at that time and did good work with me, before me and I hope will do in future,” declared Spalletti.

“It's a shame for the Giallorossi fans, who did not reap the rewards of what they had sowed.”

Roma had finished the 2005-06 campaign in fifth place, but were bumped up to second due to the other teams docked points in the Calciopoli scandal.

Had Inter also been docked points or even demoted, Roma would've finished top of the table.

Spalletti was also named in the latest FIGC report for phone conversations with then-designator Paolo Bergamo when he was still at the helm of Udinese.

“I haven't read the report, but that intercepted phone call was one I received and not a call I made, even if media snipers tried to imply it was.”