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Monday February 22 2016
Pallotta: 'Team comes first'

Roma President James Pallotta was “surprised by some of Francesco Totti’s comments, but the team comes first.”

The patron spoke to the Corriere dello Sport and a brief snippet of the interview was released ahead of tomorrow’s edition.

Totti was dropped for last night’s 5-0 win over Palermo after a television interview complaining about the lack of playing time.

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Monday February 22 2016
Baldissoni: 'Totti player until June'

Mauro Baldissoni confirmed Francesco Totti’s Roma contract “is until June, then another six years as a director.”

The captain’s current deal expires at the end of the season and he turns 40 in September, but complained in a television interview this weekend that he still feels like a player and cannot be forced into retirement.

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Sunday February 21 2016
Pallotta: 'I respect Totti'

Roma President James Pallotta “will speak to Francesco Totti, but I’ve no idea what he's referring to when he talks about respect.”

The captain was sensationally told to go home ahead of tonight’s Serie A game with Palermo after an interview in which he was bitterly critical of Coach Luciano Spalletti.

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Thursday February 18 2016
Pallotta: ‘Ref made wrong call’

Roma President James Pallotta criticises the referee for ‘making the wrong call’ and not awarding a penalty against Real Madrid.

The Giallorossi were incensed with ref Pavel Kralovec after he refused to award a spot kick for Dani Carvajal’s challenge on Alessandro Florenzi in Wednesday’s 2-0 Champions League defeat.

Pallotta also voiced his disappointment with the decision, but underlined that he’s ‘proud of the guys’ for their overall performance.

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Monday February 15 2016
Pallotta ‘contacted several Coaches’

Roma President James Pallotta says he ‘contacted several great Coaches’ before hiring the ‘extremely bright’ Luciano Spalletti.

The former Zenit boss has helped turn around the Giallorossi’s fortunes since replacing Rudi Garcia in January, leading the club to four consecutive wins.

Pallotta praised the Coach, while reassuring directors Walter Sabatini and Mauro Baldissoni that they won’t be moved on at the end of the season.

“Spalletti is a great added quality,” Pallotta said to Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Saturday February 13 2016
Pallotta: 'Not worried about Saba'

President James Pallotta says he is not worried if Walter Sabatini chooses to leave Roma: 'Our club can handle it'.

The sporting director became the most unpopular figure within the Giallorossi environment after former Coach Rudi Garcia, as he was believed to be directly responsible in Roma's second consecutive year of crisis.

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Thursday February 4 2016
Pallotta: ‘Spalletti work fantastic’

Roma President James Pallotta praises Luciano Spalletti’s ‘fantastic individual and group work’ since his arrival.

The former Zenit boss replaced Rudi Garcia on the Giallorossi bench last month and masterminded back to back Serie A wins for the first time since October this week.

Pallotta was quick to praise the new Coach’s work ethic and expects it will lead to ‘positive consequences’ in the future.

“Since I’ve been President I’ve never seen so much work at Trigoria,” Pallotta told Il Tempo.

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Monday January 25 2016
Pallotta: ‘Trust in Spalletti’

Roma President James Pallotta says ‘I trust Luciano Spalletti’ and that he’s ‘drastically changed things at Trigoria.’

The former Zenit boss was appointed after Rudi Garcia’s sacking earlier this month, but has secured only a draw with Verona and loss to Juventus since arriving.

Pallotta reiterated his faith in the new Coach and called on fans to have patience as the team ‘work night and day’ to resolve their issues.

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Sunday January 24 2016
Pallotta: 'New Roma work ethic'

Roma President James Pallotta has already seen “a strong change in the work ethic” under Luciano Spalletti.

The patron axed Rudi Garcia last week and, although Spalletti’s debut was a 1-1 draw against rock bottom Verona, he remains confident.

“I am not worried by the short-term results,” Pallotta told the Corriere dello Sport.

“I am sure we will get back to being a fantastic team. There has been a strong change in the work ethic over the last 10 days and I am certain we’ll reap the rewards.”

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Sunday January 17 2016
Baldissoni: 'Garcia defeat for Roma'

Mauro Baldissoni admits sacking Rudi Garcia “was a defeat for Roma,” but hopes Luciano Spalletti can turn things around.

The new Coach makes his debut this afternoon against Verona, follow the action on our LIVEBLOG.

“The players have to take us back to the top,” Baldissoni told Mediaset Premium.

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