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.
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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.
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TOTTI CONSIDERS MOVE TO INDIAN SUPER LEAGUE (ISL)

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.
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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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ROMA JOIN SAKHO BID

Serie A outfit AS Roma have reportedly joined in the race for former Liverpool star MamadouSakho.


The embattled defender was suspended following his drugs scandal but he seemed to have picked up pace at Crystal Palace.
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ROMA MOVE TO SECOND IN SERIE A

Serie A outfit AS Roma seem to be a real contender for the title this season as they have risen from every obstacle.


Despite going away to Crotone, they defeated their hosts 2-0 to move back in second place ahead of Napoli.
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DZEKO SCORES DOUBLE AS ROMA DEFEAT FIORENTINA

Former Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko grabbed a brace as AS Roma defeated Fiorentina 4-0.


Dzeko’s goals helped him go top of the Serie A top scorers’ chart while helping Roma fight on in the Serie A.
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ROMA KEEN ON NAPOLI PLAYERS

Italian football side AS Roma are reportedly keen on snapping wingers from Napoli and Lazio as they look at boosting their attacking options, though they face competition from title-rivals AC Milan. The club reportedly wants to lure Keita Blade and Lorenzo Insigne from their clubs during the summer window.

With AC Milan also looking for players to replace left winger M’Baye Niang, the competition is set to be hot. Niang has been below par this season and has been linked with a move away from the San Siro at the end of this campaign.

ARSENAL STILL MAKING CHANGES TO TEAM

Arsenal Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny is likely exiting the Emirates this term, according to reports.


Szczesny has been on loan to Roma ever since the former Chelsea goalie, Petr Cech arrived Arsenal. The 26-year old Polish international seems ready to complete a £15 million move to stay with the Italians permanently. He has been very active with Roma as he has helped them climb to the second position right behind Juventus in the Seria A table this season.
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