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Sunday September 16 2018
Roma strengthen by selling

Roma fans blame the business philosophy for poor results, but Andrea Tallarita claims they're literally improving the team by selling the best players.

For Roma, the story of the weekend wasn't so much that they drew against a side that hasn't won a single game this season, but that they did so in the silence of a half-empty Stadio Olimpico. The fans are deeply disillusioned, and the poor results (five points in four games) are not enough to account for the sullen faces.

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Monday August 27 2018
‘Roma don’t need to replace Strootman’

Roma President James Pallotta insists the club do not need to replace Kevin Strootman as he closes in on a move to Olympique Marseille.

Strootman’s reunion with Rudi Garcia will see Roma pocket €28m including bonuses and the midfielder sign a five-year contract worth €4.5m per season.

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Saturday August 25 2018
UEFA reduce Roma ban on appeal

Roma director general Mauro Baldissoni confirmed “UEFA have reduced the ban on appeal” so fans can attend their first Champions League away match.

The Giallorossi were originally fined €50,000 after the clashes outside Anfield ahead of their semi-final defeat to Liverpool.

They were also barred from selling tickets to fans for their first away fixture, with another ban as a suspended sentence.

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Friday August 17 2018
Pallotta: 'What is ADL smoking?'

Roma President Jim Pallotta asked what Napoli chief Aurelio De Laurentiis “is smoking” after claims Liverpool owned the Giallorossi.

De Laurentiis made the outlandish suggestion in an interview with the Corriere dello Sport newspaper this morning.

“I always had the doubt in my mind that the real owner of Liverpool is the same that owns Roma. A little bird told me that a few years ago,” said De Laurentiis.

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Friday August 17 2018
ADL: 'Liverpool own Roma!'

Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis sensationally implied “the real owner of Roma also owns Liverpool,” but the Giallorossi hit back.

The claim was made in the Corriere dello Sport newspaper and essentially accused Roma President James Pallotta and Liverpool patrons Fenway Sports Group of circumventing the rules on ownership.

“I always had the doubt in my mind that the real owner of Liverpool is the same that owns Roma. A little bird told me that a few years ago,” said De Laurentiis.

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Friday August 10 2018
Ferrero attacks Lotito & Pallotta

Sampdoria owner Massimo Ferrero claims ‘Claudio is Lotito’s biggest enemy’ and asks ‘who knew James Pallotta before Roma?’

Ferrero took aim at his fellow Serie A Presidents in an interview with Corriere dello Sport on Friday, while branding himself ‘normal’, despite his eccentric character.

“Lotito is No 1, the best, with an intelligence and culture that’s above average, although not as much as mine,” the film producer told Corriere dello Sport.

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Wednesday August 8 2018
Pallotta’s Barca warning to Kluivert

James Pallotta reportedly told Justin Kluivert that he would never sell the Roma new boy to Barcelona, promising him a Lamborghini if he scored 30 goals.

Kluivert recently admitted his dream was to play for Barca, following in the footsteps of father Patrick, but Gazzetta dello Sport claims Pallotta has put pay to that. 

“I’ll give you a Lamborghini if you score 30 goals. Otherwise it’s a Mercedes if you score 10, okay?” the Roma President was quoted as saying to the Dutch starlet in New York.

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Thursday August 2 2018
Pallotta: ‘Roma still want Messi!’

Roma have appointed Barcelona’s Francesco Calvo as their new chief revenue officer, but President James Pallotta jokes “we still want Lionel Messi!”

The Giallorossi were incensed when the Spanish champions hijacked their move for Bordeaux winger Malcom at the last second.

The club’s American owner gave a long interview to SiriusXM FC in which he insisted the only way for the Catalans to heal the rift was to give his club Messi.

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Wednesday August 1 2018
Pallotta: ‘Roma in for Messi’

Roma President James Pallotta describes transfer target Steven N’Zonzi as ‘a beast,’ says the club will sign Suso ‘if there is an opportunity’ and jokes he is negotiating for Lionel Messi.

The Giallorossi’s American chief was speaking after his team beat Barcelona 4-2 in last night’s pre-season friendly in Dallas.

The Stadio Olimpico club have made a string of summer signings and Pallotta believes his squad is in the best shape it has been since he bought the club in 2011.

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Thursday July 26 2018
Pallotta: ‘Couldn’t reject Alisson bid’

Roma President James Pallotta says accepting Liverpool’s €72.5m Alisson bid was “a no-brainer”.

The goalkeeper has moved to Merseyside for a world record transfer fee, but some Giallorossi fans were unhappy he was allowed to go.

“In Alisson’s case, come on, let’s be serious,” Pallotta said on SiriusXM FC.

“He’s great, I had a conversation the day he was leaving, I wished him great luck and a lot of shut-outs, except to give up five or six goals if we play them again.

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