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Thursday March 5 2020
Agent: 'Napoli and Everton like Veretout'

Roma midfielder Jordan Veretout’s agent confirms “Napoli asked for him in January and there was no time to really negotiate, but I wouldn’t rule out a summer move” with Everton also an option.

The former Fiorentina player only joined Roma in July 2019, on a €1m loan with obligation to buy for a further €16m.

“I know that (Napoli President Aurelio) De Laurentiis asked for Veretout in January, but there wasn’t the necessary time required to really develop a negotiation,” agent Mario Giuffredi told Radio Marte.

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Friday February 28 2020
Official: Roma sign Mancini and Veretout

Roma have officially announced the permanent signings of Gianluca Mancini and Jordan Veretout.

Both players were signed on loan last summer with obligations to buy.

Mancini arrived from Atalanta on a €2m loan, with the obligation price set at another €13m plus another €8m in bonuses, totalling €23m.

Veretout meanwhile arrived from Fiorentina, and was signed for €1m on loan, with the redemption price €16m, plus a further €2m in bonuses.

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Monday January 13 2020
Sarri wins tactical clash with Fonseca

It was one for the football hipsters, as Maurizio Sarri out-witted Paulo Fonseca at the Olimpico. Elio Salerno analyses the Roma-Juventus tactical battle.

A fascinating game unfolded at the Stadio Olimpico on Sunday evening, as Juventus edged out Roma to clinch the Winter Champion crown. Capitalising on Inter’s Saturday night draw with Atalanta was paramount, although the Bianconeri looked increasingly shaky as the game developed.

The battle on the side-lines was one for the football hipsters. Progressive Roma coach Paulo Fonseca attempting to outwit Maurizio Sarri.

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Sunday January 12 2020
Veretout: 'Roma react with Juve'

Jordan Veretout wants Roma to “show a reaction” after their loss to Torino, knowing each point against Juventus is precious for the top four.

It kicks off at 19.45 GMT, click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

“It’s always difficult against Juventus, but we must show a reaction after last week’s defeat to Torino,” Veretout told Rai Sport.

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Saturday October 5 2019
Fonseca: 'If you can't handle pressure...'

Paulo Fonseca hints at a different role for Bryan Cristante against Cagliari, but warns “if you can’t handle the pressure at Roma, go and plant potatoes.”

It kicks off on Sunday at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

“This is one of those rare occasions where it’ll be easy for me to choose the starting XI,” said Fonseca in his Press conference, referring to the injury crisis.

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Sunday September 22 2019
Veretout: 'Need a perfect Roma'

Jordan Veretout believes Roma require “the perfect performance” to get the better of Bologna at the Stadio Dall’Ara today.

It kicks off at 14.00 UK time (13.00 GMT), click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

“Bologna have started the season well and it’s difficult to win at the Stadio Dall’Ara. We are going to need a great performance if we’re to get a result here,” Veretout told Roma TV and Sky Sport Italia.

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NEWS
Sunday September 15 2019
Mkhitaryan set for Roma debut

Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jordan Veretout are expected to start for Roma against Sassuolo in their full Giallorossi debuts.

It kicks off at 17.00 UK time (16.00 GMT), click here for a match preview.

The Giallorossi are still looking for their first win of the season after a 3-3 draw with Genoa and 1-1 result against rivals Lazio.

Coach Paulo Fonseca has new options at his disposal today, as Mkhitaryan arrived on loan from Arsenal on transfer deadline day.

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Thursday August 22 2019
Veretout: Fonseca & Dzeko 'crucial'

Jordan Veretout has described Paulo Fonseca’s role in his move to Roma and Edin Dzeko’s decision to sign a new contract as ‘crucial’.

Veretout found himself in the middle of a protracted tug-of-war between Roma, Milan and Napoli earlier in the summer, but the midfielder ultimately left Fiorentina for the Giallorossi.

“Fonseca told me he’d already seen many of my games, that he liked how I played and wanted me to work under him,” he told Gazzetta dello Sport.

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Thursday July 25 2019
Veretout: Roma a 'step forward'

Jordan Veretout believes Roma represent a ‘step forward’ in his career after being unveiled by his new club.

Roma signed Veretout for €17m plus bonuses last weekend, and the former Fiorentina midfielder is ready to make his mark on Paulo Fonseca’s new-look team.

“I’ve played in every midfield role,” he began.

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Saturday July 20 2019
Veretout: 'Fonseca influenced choice'

Jordan Veretout confirmed Coach Paulo Fonseca had “a big influence” on his move to Roma. “Now it’s up to me to repay that confidence.”

The midfielder completed his transfer today on loan with obligation to buy from Fiorentina for €17m, plus another €2m in performance-related bonuses.

“Being a Roma player means so much. It was a long negotiation process, but I am now very happy to have arrived at a big club,” Veretout told Roma TV.

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