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Monday August 26 2019
Roma: Perotti out for two months

Roma have confirmed that Diego Perotti is facing two months out with a hamstring injury.

Perotti missed Roma’s 3-3 draw with Genoa in their Serie A opener on Sunday and it has since emerged that the winger tore the myotendinous junction in his left hamstring.

The Argentine has already begun receiving treatment, although he will need 6-8 weeks to recover.

The 31-year-old could miss as many as eight League games, including clashes with Lazio, Atalanta and Milan.

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Saturday August 24 2019
Perotti out of Roma-Genoa

Diego Perotti and Leonardo Spinazzola are out injured for Roma’s meeting with Genoa, so Justin Kluivert is expected to start.

It kicks off on Sunday at 19.45 UK time (18.45 GMT), click here for a match preview.

Spinazzola had already pulled up during training this week, but now Perotti has joined him on the treatment table, also with a muscular problem.

Jordan Veretout and Javier Pastore are included, but Robin Olsen is left out pending a transfer.

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Saturday August 17 2019
Dzeko celebrates new Roma deal

Edin Dzeko celebrated his new contract with a goal, as Roma beat Arezzo 3-1 in a friendly with Diego Perotti and Justin Kluivert also on target.

The Giallorossi played their final pre-season friendly away to Arezzo and used practically a full-strength XI, with Cengiz Under, Nicolò Zaniolo and Perotti supporting hitman Dzeko, fresh from his surprise contract extension.

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Saturday July 20 2019
Dzeko brace as Roma bag 10

Edin Dzeko bagged a brace in the 10-1 victory over local side Trastevere, with Gianluca Mancini making his debut in a Roma jersey.

Paulo Fonseca continued to use a 4-2-3-1 formation, with Alessandro Florenzi either in a supporting trident or pulled back to midfield.

Inter transfer target Dzeko nodded in a Cengiz Under corner, followed quickly by a trademark Aleksandar Kolarov free kick.

Under was on target himself, then Mirko Antonucci scored before Dzeko added his second on a Rick Karsdorp assist.

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Sunday July 7 2019
Roma use Perotti in N'Koulou bid

Roma are offering €10m plus Diego Perotti for Torino defender Nicolas N’Koulou, according to La Stampa newspaper.

The 29-year-old centre-back made a strong impression in his two Serie A seasons since moving from Olympique Lyonnais for €4m.

Multiple sources have set the Toro asking price at €35m, whereas his Granata teammate Armando Izzo would cost €50m.

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Saturday June 22 2019
Perotti: 'De Rossi right for Boca'

Roma winger Diego Perotti believes that Daniele De Rossi would have “no problem adapting” to Boca Juniors if he were to join them.

The World Cup winner recently bid farewell to the Giallorossi after 17 years and is now weighing up his options, with a move to the MLS or Argentina on offer.

The 35-year could link up with his former teammate Nicolas Burdisso, who is the sporting director of Argentine Primera Division side Boca Juniors after he ruled out playing for another Italian club.

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Friday May 3 2019
Roma: Dzeko yes, Perotti no?

Roma should be able to call on Edin Dzeko against Genoa in Serie A on Sunday, but Diego Perotti is considered doubtful.

Claudio Ranieri expressed optimism about Dzeko’s condition at his Press conference, and Gianluca Di Marzio reports the striker has ‘recovered’ from his ankle problem and trained on Friday.

However, Di Marzio is less confident about Perotti, who would have received treatment for pain in his right hamstring.

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Friday April 5 2019
Roma: Five out for Samp

Alessandro Florenzi, Javier Pastore, Davide Santon and Diego Perotti are all out of Roma’s trip to Sampdoria on Saturday, but Stephan El Shaarawy is back.

The quartet join Ante Coric on the treatment table, but El Shaarawy has recovered from the calf injury he picked up during the international break with Italy.

Sky Sport Italia has since reported Santon faces a month out with a flexor problem in his right thigh but that Perotti only needs a week to shake off his hamstring setback.

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Wednesday March 27 2019
Perotti committed to Roma

Diego Perotti has pledged his commitment to Roma after the ‘mess’ his father caused with comments about a return to Boca Juniors.

Perotti Sr claimed towards the end of last year that the winger would ‘love’ to join Boca, where he began his career.

The Argentine, however, insists he will honour the two years left on his contract with the Giallorossi.

“My father made a mess and Roma got angry,” he told TyC Sports.

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Thursday March 7 2019
Di Francesco considering resignation

Eusebio Di Francesco is reportedly considering his resignation after Roma’s Champions League exit to Porto. “He’ll decide what he wants to do,” noted Diego Perotti.

The Coach has not spoken to the media after today’s 3-1 defeat, 4-3 on aggregate, in extra time at the Estadio Do Dragao.

He walked to the team bus and sat on it alone, thinking, while players held post-match interviews with Sky Sport Italia and other media.

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