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Tuesday September 3 2019
Roma: Zappacosta out for weeks

Roma right-back Davide Zappacosta faces 3-4 weeks out after suffering a calf injury.

Zappacosta pulled up during the warmup before Roma’s 1-1 draw with Lazio in the Derby della Capitale on Sunday.

The Chelsea loanee underwent tests and it has now been confirmed that he picked up a second-degree calf injury.

Although the international break lasts until the following weekend, the 27-year-old could miss as many as seven games, including two Europa League fixtures and a clash with Champions League qualifiers Atalanta.

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Thursday August 22 2019
Zappacosta: Better for Chelsea spell

Roma right-back Davide Zappacosta believes his spell at Chelsea has made him a better person and player.

Zappacosta fell out of the first-team picture at Chelsea and subsequently joined Roma on loan, although he still managed 52 appearances in two seasons and a Europa League winners’ medal.

“It’s true that I feel like I’ve matured as a person,” he said at his Giallorossi presentation.

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Thursday August 22 2019
'Zappacosta at Roma for season'

Roma team manager Morgan De Sanctis says Davide Zappacosta will spend the season at the Olimpico, barring ‘exceptional’ circumstances.

Zappacosta joined Roma from Chelsea on Wednesday evening, but their loan for the right-back is for six months with an option to extend until the end of the season.

“Zappacosta’s on loan for six months, with an automatic renewal until June 2020 if exceptional conditions with relation to Chelsea’s transfer ban don’t arrive,” clarified De Sanctis at a Press conference.

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Wednesday August 21 2019
Zappacosta: 'No doubts on Roma'

Davide Zappacosta had “no doubts” about choosing Roma and remembers their fans “drowned out” the Chelsea supporters at Stamford Bridge.

It is a very unusual transfer, a six-month loan with option to extend until the end of the season.

Before completing the move, he also signed a new contract with Chelsea that runs to June 2022.

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Wednesday August 21 2019
Official: Zappacosta joins Roma

Chelsea right-back Davide Zappacosta has joined Roma on a six-month loan, with option to extend to June 2020. “It’s exciting to play for a big club like this.”

The transfer was completed today after he flew in last night for a medical at the Villa Stuart clinic.

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Wednesday August 21 2019
Zappacosta has Roma medical

Chelsea right-back Davide Zappacosta is having a medical ahead of joining Roma on a season-long loan.

Zappacosta arrived in Rome late last night and this morning checked into Villa Stuart clinic for medical tests.

Once completed, the 27-year-old can sign his contract and be confirmed as a Roma player.

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Tuesday August 20 2019
Zappacosta arrives for Roma

Chelsea right-back Davide Zappacosta has landed to complete his season-long loan to Roma.

Zappacosta touched down at Rome Fiumicino airport on Tuesday evening and looked to be in good spirits ahead of his move.

“I’ve missed Italy so much. I’m happy to be back here in Rome,” he told Sky Sport Italia.

The 27-year-old will undergo a medical at Villa Stuart clinic tomorrow before signing off his dry loan with the Giallorossi.

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Tuesday August 20 2019
Roma confirm Zappacosta arrival

Roma have confirmed that Davide Zappacosta will arrive this evening to complete his loan move from Chelsea.

Sky Sport Italia’s report was quickly followed up by a tweet from Roma’s Press officer, that Zappacosta would be landing in the Italian capital at 22:30 BST.

The right-back joined Chelsea in the summer of 2017 for a reported €28m plus bonuses but failed to truly establish himself at Stamford Bridge.

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Tuesday August 20 2019
Zappa to Roma, Santon to Mallorca

Chelsea right-back Davide Zappacosta has reportedly agreed to join Roma on loan, with Davide Santon set for Real Mallorca.

Santon looked to be headed for SPAL or Real Sociedad, but Gianluca Di Marzio’s website writes he is now ‘very close’ to Mallorca, who recently returned to La Liga after a six-year absence.

In turn, Di Marzio writes the Giallorossi are about to take Zappacosta on a dry loan for the season.

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Friday August 16 2019
Chelsea open to Zappacosta exit

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard insists Michy Batshuayi is staying but accepts Davide Zappacosta could leave, with Roma interested.

Roma were reportedly looking at Batshuayi as a possible replacement for Patrik Schick, who continues to be linked with German giants Borussia Dortmund.

However, Lampard said at a Press conference: “The future is Michy is here as one of our strikers. We have three strikers this year and there will be opportunities for him.

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