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Wednesday March 28 2018
Pallotta joy at Roma-Barcelona draw

Roma President James Pallotta “couldn’t be happier” when drawing Barcelona in the Champions League, but wants a friendly inside the Colosseum.

The Giallorossi certainly were not fortunate in the draw for the quarter-finals, but the American businessman was celebrating.

“I couldn’t have been happier with the draw, because I think we can play with anybody. We did it with Chelsea, Atletico Madrid and Shakhtar,” Pallotta told Sirius XM.

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Wednesday March 28 2018
Pallotta: 'Roma had no choice'

Roma President Jim Pallotta hit back at critics claiming “the club is a supermarket. We had no choice” with Miralem Pjanic and Mohamed Salah.

The Giallorossi have shown a tendency to sell their top players every summer, most notably Pjanic to Juventus and Salah to Liverpool.

“Things aren’t as simple as a player goes or we transfer him. Let me give you an example. There’s a frustration on my part that people say Roma are a supermarket,” Pallotta told Sirius XM radio.

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Tuesday March 13 2018
Monchi: 'Roma tempo troubles Shakhtar'
Roma director of sport Monchi urged his side to trouble Shakhtar Donetsk with “a high tempo” and give President James Pallotta a birthday gift.
 
They lost the first leg 2-1 and the decider kicks off at 19.45 GMT, click here for the line-ups and Liveblog.
 
“I think the night is important for everyone, from directors to club, Coach, players and fans.
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Thursday March 1 2018
Pallotta: ‘Stadium key for Roma’

James Pallotta says the Stadio della Roma is “key” for the club, and wants to play American football there.

The Giallorossi have won approval to build a new ground in the Tor di Valle area of the city, and the President sees it as crucial to growing their revenue.

“In three years we’re hoping to have a stadium, and that’s the key,” Pallotta told the audience at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference.

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Thursday March 1 2018
Pallotta: ‘Computer will find new Totti’

Roma President James Pallotta is aiming to use machine learning to help “identify the next Francesco Totti”.

The American owner spoke at the MIT Sloan Sports Analytics Conference last week, and he has some innovative ideas for securing the best talent for the future.

“One of the toughest things is actually getting the coaches to listen to the stuff we’ve been doing,” Pallotta explained.

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Thursday March 1 2018
Official: Roma sign Schick, Defrel

Roma’s half-year accounts reveal they’ve signed Patrik Schick and Gregoire Defrel outright, while making a €40m loss.

The Giallorossi took both players on loan in the summer, but with an obligation to buy them outright.

The club's accounts note that "before the date of this, report the contractual conditions which require the transformation of the temporary purchase into an outright one have been met" for both players.

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Wednesday February 28 2018
Roma split over Di Francesco?

Roma sporting director Monchi reportedly wants Eusebio Di Francesco to stay on as Coach, but President James Pallotta may have other ideas.

According to Corriere dello Sport, Monchi and Pallotta are currently in the US to take stock of Roma’s season and plan for the forthcoming campaign.

The newspaper explains the Spaniard is “convinced by the good work” done by Di Francesco and “wants to build a team around his ideas”.

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Monday February 26 2018
Monchi flies out for Roma meeting

Roma sporting director Monchi will reportedly fly to Boston to meet with owner James Pallotta, following last night’s defeat to Milan.

The Giallorossi fell out of the Champions League places after the 2-0 defeat, with finishing in the top four crucial to the club’s financial forecasts.

According to this morning’s Messaggero, President Pallotta doesn’t blame Coach Eusebio Di Francesco, but rather the players.

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Saturday February 24 2018
Pallotta: 'Roma stations make stuff up'

Roma President Jim Pallotta said they set up their own radio station to combat nine others that “make up stuff all day long.”

The patron was speaking at a panel called The Beautiful Game’s Global Reach at the Sloan Sports Conference in Boston.

The quote that has reverberated back in the Italian Capital is one criticising the culture of fan-based radio stations that flourishes around both Roma and Lazio.

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Tuesday February 13 2018
Totti slams door on Spalletti

Francesco Totti expects his feud with Luciano Spalletti “will never” be resolved and urged Roma President Jim Pallotta to spend more money.

Er Pupone spoke to Sky Sport Italia and you can read the rest of the interview here.

He retired last summer at the age of 40 and made no secret of his clashes with then-Coach Spalletti, resulting in fans turning on the tactician.

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