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Tuesday April 6 2021
Tiago Pinto in Conceicao talks?

Roma are reportedly looking at candidates to replace coach Paulo Fonseca and sporting director Tiago Pinto has contacted FC Porto’s Sergio Conceicao.

La Gazzetta dello Sport reports the results are no longer on Fonseca’s side at the Olimpico and the rumours continue ahead of the match against Ajax in the Europa League on Thursday.

The newspaper claims the Giallorossi are working to find a possible replacement for the Portuguese coach and that Tiago Pinto has been in touch with Sergio Conceicao’s representatives to ask about his availability.

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Monday April 5 2021
Fonseca flounders in the Eternal City

Roma are reeling ahead of their crucial Europa League quarterfinal clash, and Owen Diana believes that only continental glory can save the Portuguese boss.

The winds of managerial change are gathering steam in the Italian Capital. Paulo Fonseca is under pressure after a poor recent run in Serie A, and the first trophy since 2008 is a must if the former Shakhtar strategist hopes to hold onto his job.

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Monday April 5 2021
Roma deny dressing room bust-up

Roma deny reports of a dressing room bust-up between the players and coach Paulo Fonseca after their 2-2 draw against Sassuolo.

La Gazzetta dello Sport reports Fonseca and Tiago Pinto spoke to the team during yesterday's training session, but some replied harshly.

Roma, however, denied the report with a statement published by ANSA.

"Roma categorically deny reports related to episodes of tension in the locker room,” the statement reads.

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Saturday April 3 2021
Fonseca: 'Roma continue to believe'

Roma coach Paulo Fonseca said the 2-2 draw with Sassuolo was not the ‘last chance’ to finish fourth. ‘Let’s continue to believe’.

The Giallorossi were held to a draw by a late goal from Giacomo Raspadori at the Mapei Stadium and Fonseca’s men slipped up when their rivals got the job done in the other fixtures.

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Monday March 29 2021
Who will coach Napoli next term?

Aurelio De Laurentiis will try to sway Gennaro Gattuso to stay if Napoli qualify for the Champions League but has reportedly started studying the options.

The Partenopei patron and the Calabrian coach seem set to split at the end of 2020-21, but Gattuso will receive an offer to renew with the Azzurri should he lead them to the Champions League.

The upcoming transfer market depends on the qualification for Europe and even the decision on the coach will have to wait.

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Tuesday March 23 2021
Roma doubt Fonseca: Friedkin met with Tiago Pinto

The pressure increases for Roma coach Paulo Fonseca, as the owners reportedly met with sporting director Tiago Pinto to discuss the current situation.

Fonseca was fuming after the 2-0 defeat to Napoli in Serie A last weekend and Il Corriere dello Sport reports the players are perplexed by the choices of the coach.

The Portuguese tactician is also very disappointed with the team and the speculation restarts regarding his future in the Italian capital.

Roma are sixth in Serie A and local rivals Lazio are breathing down the Giallorossi’s neck.

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Monday March 22 2021
Roma: three candidates to replace Fonseca

Paulo Fonseca will leave Roma if he fails to qualify for the Champions League and three candidates could replace the Portuguese coach monitored by Napoli.

The Giallorossi lost 2-0 against Napoli on Sunday and according to several reports in Italy, Fonseca will leave if he fails to finish in the top four.

His contract expires in June, but a clause would grant his permanence at the Stadio Olimpico with a Champions League placement.

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Monday March 22 2021
Pellegrini doesn't agree with Fonseca

Coach Paulo Fonseca said Roma had ‘no courage and the wrong mentality’ against Napoli, but captain Lorenzo Pellegrini doesn’t agree.

The Portuguese coach was furious after the 2-0 defeat on Sunday night and blasted his players, but the captain defends his teammates.

“I don’t feel like saying there wasn’t the right attitude,” Pellegrini told RomaTV. “In the first half we were too deep, and they showed their qualities.

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Sunday March 21 2021
Fonseca: 'Unacceptable Roma had no courage'

Paulo Fonseca was furious after Roma’s 2-0 defeat to Napoli, blasting his players for having ‘no courage and completely the wrong mentality’ against big clubs.

This was the second consecutive Giallorossi defeat after a Europa League game, but above all confirmed the long-running inability to beat the big clubs in Italy.

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Sunday March 21 2021
Roma squad list for Napoli clash

Paulo Fonseca released his squad list for this evening’s clash against Napoli, with Chris Smalling, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Jordan Veretout unavailable.

The Giallorossi meet Napoli at the Stadio Olimpico in a crucial clash for both sides’ hopes to qualify for the Champions League.

It kicks off at 19.45 GMT. Click here for a match preview.

Roma are without victories against the top six so far this season.

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