Daniele de Rossi on AS Roma

AS Roma midfielder Daniele de Rossi believes that it will be hard for his club to win the Serie A but they will have a go at it. He said that the manager has been at the club for two seasons now and that they have become acquainted with the way he plays.

He said that AS Roma has been progressing steadily over the past seasons and that he is sure that they will be among title contenders this time around. However, he admitted that it will not be easy to beat Juventus especially with the arrival of Ronaldo but he feels that they have the necessary squad to challenge for a whole season.

Roma To Sign Daniel Arzan

The Italian Club Roma that has emerged to be the latest one showing interest to sign the starlet Daniel Arzan, although he is yet to decide on his future. The Italian club is fighting with Manchester City for the signature of the teenager Arzani. The champion is still under contract with Melbourne City and staying with the football group can be the most anticipating scenarios for him. Manchester City wants to sign him so as to get him out in an Aarom Mooy-like deal. However, there is a lot of interest shown by European heavyweights and it includes Juventus. The talented Arzani came into the scene midway at the A-League campaign last season and his outstanding performances highly impressed Bert van Marwijik who was the Socceroos coach then. This was the main reason which made them include the teenager in Australia’s World Cup squad.

Arzani being the youngest footballer at the World Cup truly impressed people at the tournament, especially when he played against Denmark. These were reasons enough for the Italian club to make him part of their squad. The connection with Roma is indeed an interesting one as Vince Grelle; the agent of Arzani who was the former Socceroo has also been representing Daniel de Silva and is linked to Roma due to some contracts.

Roma Boss Keen To Instil Belief Into Squad Ahead Of Liverpool Game

Roma manager Eusebio di Francesco believes his side can still turn the complexion of their Champions League semi-final tie against Liverpool. The Capital outfit succumbed to a 5-2 defeat to the Reds in the first leg at Anfieldbut Di Francesco remains optimistic that his side can turn things around at the Stadio Olimpico. Speaking after the weekend win over Chievo, he said: "We have to recover our physical and mental energy, leave the pitch on Wednesday knowing we've done all we possibly could. We've proved in the past that we can achieve great results in the Champions League, so we must all believe."

Alessandro Florenzi Not Thinking About His AS Roma Future

Italy international Alessandro Florenzi has refused to talk up his future ahead of Roma’s key Champions League tie against Shakhtar Donetsk. The Giallorossi succumbed to a 2-1 defeat to Shakhtar in the away leg in Donetsk, but they still have a good chance to progress with the home advantage at the Stadio Olimpico this week.

AS Roma sign Jonathan Silva in place of Emerson Palmieri

AS Roma have recruited the services of Jonathan Silva on an initial loan deal from Portuguese side Sporting. The Argentine is likely to occupy the back-up role which was left behind by the departure of Emerson Palmieri earlier this week. Speaking on the club's official website, Silva said: "I am very happy to have arrived in Rome, for me it is incredible. I am very motivated. I want to contribute to this great group of players.''

The Giallorossi will have the option to make the deal permanent at the end of the campaign, and sporting director Monchi suggested that the player's personality as well as quality played a role in the move, he said: "He is a young player who has already demonstrated personality and quality, characteristics that allowed him to play in an important club like Sporting."

Daniele De Rossi apologises for his involvement in Genoa defeat

Former Italy international Daniele De Rossi has apologised to AS Roma after he was sent off during Roma's 1-1 draw versus Genoa last weekend. The Giallorossi went on course to set a record number of away wins, but they were held to a draw by Genoa courtesy of De Rossi's discipline. The experienced midfielder was involved in an incident with Gianluca Lapadula from a corner where he had slapped in his face, and the referee with the use of VAR sent off De Rossi for a red card offence while issuing a penalty which Lapadula dually converted in the 70th minute.

As a result, the Capital outfit saw their 12-match away winning streak since February 2017 come to an end. Speaking after the game, De Rossi, who received the 15th red card of his career, said: "I have to apologise to my teammates, the coach and the fans. It’s a moment that I’m incredibly sorry about. There’s not much to say: we were tussling, I tried to block him with an arm – the footage is ugly."

Eusebio Di Francesco Happy with the Win over Qarabag

Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco claims that he is extremely pleased with the team managing a 2-1 win against Qarabag in the Champions League.

After having failed to make a major impact in the first two rounds of the competition, it was extremely important for Roma to win this game in order to stay in contention for the qualification places. The Italian outfit have been placed in a tough group -containing Chelsea and Atletico Madrid. Hence, Qarabag were seen as the only outfit capable of providing, with certain three points coming into the game. However, the Italian outfit had to work for the victory and were only able to get the three points courtesy of goals from Kostas Manolas and Edin Dzeko.

Roma Have a Tough Champions League Group, Claims di Francesco

Roma manager Eusebio di Francesco claims that the Italian club have been handed an extremely tough group in the Champions League.

Roma once again finished as the runners up last season and were handed a direct path into the group stages of the Champions League. Just when it seemed that the club would be hoping for an easy group in order to help them reach the knockout stages, Roma have been put in a group containing Atletico Madrid, Chelsea, andQarabag. Apart from the inclusion of Azerbaijani team Qarabag, it represents an extremely tough group.


Francesco Totti, AS Roma legend and World Cup winner with Italy in 2006,reportedly has clubs from the Indian Super League (ISL) pitching offers for him.

With his recent signing for AS Roma in June last year expiring at the end of this month, the veteran striker is preparing to make the move to the ISL.

Radja Nainggolan has no Regrets over Chelsea Snub

Belgium international Radja Nainggolan has not held a communication line with Chelsea boss Antonio Conte since he snubbed a move to Stamford Bridge last summer.

The Roma midfielder had been Conte's top priority last summer, but he opted to knock back the Italian's offer in order to stay put in Italy.Conte therein followed to sign N'Golo Kante from Leicester City, and he has since gone on to guide the Blues to their second league title in three seasons.


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