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Saturday January 23 2016
Spalletti: 'I spoke to El Shaarawy'

Luciano Spalletti confirmed he’s spoken to Stephan El Shaarawy, asks more from Gervinho and Leandro Castan could leave Roma.

“In the January transfer window you have to be good at getting into certain situations. We must do well to substitute players who leave or try to improve our current situation, which is not easy,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

“This takes a little time, we are working on it based also on situations that were already in progress with our director Walter Sabatini.”

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Tuesday January 19 2016
Roma ring defensive changes

West Ham have reportedly offered Angelo Ogbonna to Roma, with Leandro Castan set to leave on loan. 

The former Juventus defender arrived at the Premier League club just last summer, but Tuttosport report that he has been proposed to the Giallorossi for €11m.

It appears that there could be a space needing filled in the squad, as Corriere dello Sport write today that Castan has been offered on loan to Brazilian clubs Fluminense and Palmeiras.

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Sunday January 17 2016
Castan: 'I'm so sorry!'

Roma defender Leandro Castan apologised to fans, teammates and Coach Luciano Spalletti for his error against Verona.

The Giallorossi drew 1-1 at the Olimpico, as Castan’s foul gave Giampaolo Pazzini the equalising penalty.

“It was a frustrating day for me in particular,” wrote the defender on Twitter.

“I worked so hard to get back to playing football and I thought I was in good shape, but today I realised I have to improve a lot to be there with this team.

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Friday December 18 2015
Sabatini: 'Garcia Coach on Sunday'

Director Walter Sabatini gave less than reassuring support for Rudi Garcia. “He’ll be Roma Coach on Sunday.”

The Giallorossi host Genoa on Sunday at 14.00 GMT, click here for a match preview.

Sabatini spoke to romanews.eu and gave the tactician minimal backing.

“Garcia will be the Roma Coach on Sunday,” was his only comment on the situation.

He was also asked about Juan Manuel Iturbe.

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Tuesday December 8 2015
Garcia: ‘Roma are united’

Coach Rudi Garcia insists Roma are “united” but confesses “we have to win” against BATE Borisov.

Sporting director Walter Sabatini backed the tactician yesterday, declaring “If Garcia goes down, we go down together”.

“Those statements demonstrate what we’ve already said,” Garcia noted in his pre-match Press conference.

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Friday December 4 2015
‘Gervinho ready to return’

Gervinho is ready to return for Roma against Torino, Coach Rudi Garcia confirms.

The winger has not played since the derby victory over Lazio, the last time the Giallorossi won a game.

“I’m only thinking about the game tomorrow,” Garcia told reporters in his pre-match Press conference.

“The rest doesn’t interest me. We have to give everything for tomorrow. Gervinho is healed. [Leandro] Castan is ready, anyone who isn’t ready is in the infirmary.

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Saturday November 14 2015
Roma plan Keita, Castan comeback

Roma are planning the return of Seydou Keita against Bologna, and Leandro Castan on the longer term.

The former Barcelona midfielder stepped out of a game against Carpi with a hamstring injury in early October.

The Brazilian on the other hand has been given scant playing time after spending all of the previous season recovering from brain surgery.

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Wednesday November 11 2015
Sabatini outlines Roma strategy

Walter Sabatini discussed Roma’s transfer strategy following Mohamed Salah’s injury, dealing with Juan Manuel Iturbe and Leandro Castan.

The director of sport was at the presentation of a book about Nils Liedholm’s Roma squad and spoke to assembled reporters.

“Mehdi Benatia? He is a Bayern Munich player and will continue there. We trust our lads. I’ve already said we’ve got Castan back and I want you to remember his existence.

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Wednesday November 11 2015
Roma to loan Castan out?

Leandro Castan could leave Roma on loan in January to get more playing time after recovery from brain surgery.

The defender was out of action for all of last season when he needed an operation to remove a cavernoma – irregular blood vessels in his brain.

He returned in pre-season and impressed, but since August 23 has made just one appearance against Empoli.

The official line is that Castan is “rusty” from so long on the sidelines, but without playing he’s unlikely to get his fitness levels back on track.

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Wednesday November 4 2015
Sabatini: 'Roma are bizarre'

Director Walter Sabatini said Roma are “something of a bizarre team” ahead of a new Bayer Leverkusen clash.

These sides drew 4-4 in Germany and meet again in the Champions League this evening. Follow the action as it happens on our LIVEBLOG.

“We are something of a bizarre team,” confessed director of sport Sabatini.

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