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Thursday October 2 2014
‘Roma title chances greater if…’

Walter Sabatini has explained why he hopes for more than just Juventus as a Scudetto challenger for Roma, as he comments on Kevin Strootman again.

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Thursday September 11 2014
‘I sold Dodo to protect him’

Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini chose to sell Dodo to Inter this summer in a bid to protect the player from what he saw as undue criticism.

The Brazilian was offloaded to the Nerazzurri on an initial season-long loan deal, for a total value that saw some sections of the media ask questions.

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Thursday September 11 2014
‘Roma sold Benatia because…’

Walter Sabatini has offered Roma’s version of why they sold Mehdi Benatia to Bayern Munich, and commented on Douglas Maicon.

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Thursday September 11 2014
Sabatini: We will discuss Rabiot

Walter Sabatini explains he can never stop looking for the next opportunity, which for Roma he admits may well be Adrien Rabiot.

The sporting director has today sat down with the media to discuss a number of topics, including his work for the Giallorossi in the summer transfer window.

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Monday September 8 2014
Pallotta: Benatia was poison

Roma President James Pallotta has released a strongly worded statement hitting out at Mehdi Benatia and accusing him of lying.

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Monday September 8 2014
Benatia ‘wanted Roma stay’

Mehdi Benatia has revealed that he ‘wanted to stay’ at Roma this summer, but that the club needed the money from his sale.

In his first interview since becoming a Bayern Munich player, the Morocco international spoke about a number of issues, including his split from the Giallorossi.

“I discussed my future with sporting director Walter Sabatini,” Benatia has explained to Kicker.

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Friday August 29 2014
Milan wait for Torres, as Roma…

Milan will reportedly wait until noon tomorrow for Fernando Torres, but Roma are apparently also in the mix for the Chelsea man.

It is increasingly reported that on from yesterday’s meeting between Adriano Galliani and the 30-year-old’s representatives, an initial two-year contract has been agreed.

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Thursday August 28 2014
Roma eye Santon or Darmian

Roma’s transfer activity will reportedly continue with an assault for another full-back, with Davide Santon and Matteo Darmian suggested.

Both players have been linked with moves during the summer, but both have seemingly had their futures set as staying at their respective clubs, Newcastle United and Torino.

In spite of what the Gazzetta dello Sport describe as likely difficult negotiations with either club, Roma are listed as considering a move for one of the two young defenders.

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Tuesday August 26 2014
The importance of selling Benatia

Roma's frenetic deals to find and lose a defender is understandable in light of their defence being the only real uncertainty for the season, argues Andrea Tallarita.

All that Walter Sabatini needs is a couple of explosions, and then his life becomes the prototype of a Michael Bay movie, with him literally flying everywhere in a race against time to satisfy 23 different parties while presumably swearing a lot.

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Monday August 25 2014
Roma to replace Benatia quickly

Reports continue to suggest that Roma will act immediately to replace Bayern Munich-bound Mehdi Benatia.

Indications are that whilst talks over the weekend saw Bayern and Roma continue to stall over an asking price for Benatia, that sporting director Walter Sabatini will fly out to Germany to close on a transfer in the coming days.

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