Roma midfielder Erik Lamela has said that he wants to improve as a player to become Roma's version of Cristiano Ronaldo, but has also said that the difference in the tactics in Italy has made him extremely confused.



Liverpool have secured the signing of Roma striker Fabio Borini in a deal worth up to £ 11 million. The striker had joined the Italian club only last season, but impressed hugely during the last season helping the club to a respectable finishing the Italian Serie A.

Sweden shock France

This was a game where Sweden supposedly stood no chance of winning (and thus qualifying) and only a bizarre set of results on the night would be enough to deny France progression to the quarter finals. Little did we know.

France’s best moves early on came from Ribery on the left who was giving right back Andreas Granqvist a torrid night but few clear cut opportunities were to come France’s way as the Swedes held strong.


Roma's search to appoint a successor to Luis Enrique seems to be coming to an end after the general manager Franco Baldini confirmed that the club will be making an announcement on the decision soon.

It is expected that Zdenek Zeman will be announced as the new manager of the club barring a problems within his contract. Zdenek Zeman is the right hand man for former England manager Fabio Capello, but he is all set to leave the former AC Milan manager to become a manager on his own. It has been very poor season for Roma after they finished outside the Champions League places.


Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has extended his support for underfire Roma manager Luis Enrique by saying that he is one of the talented coaches in the world.

Luis Enrique is a former Barcelona B team manager. Roma decided to take the gamble this season by providing him with huge amounts of funds.


Roma boss Luis Enrique has said that he is willing to take a lot of risks in the match against Juventus in order to stay in touch with the likes of Lazio, Udinese, and Napoli in the race for the Champions League positions.

Roma are currently in a battle with the aforementioned clubs in order to qualify for the group stages of the Champions League next season. They will be facing one of the toughest matches in the remaining few matches of the season when they take on Juventus. Juventus are currently unbeaten in the division are the favourites to lift the title ahead of AC Milan.


Walter Sabatini, the Sporting Director of AS Roma has stated that the derby match against city rivals SS Lazio at the Stadio Olimpico this Sunday will decide the fate of third place in the Italian League standings and this match will become the decider as to whether the Red and Gold Brigade will be able to catch up to The Blues.

The Wolves are currently 7 points adrift of their local rivals and according to Sabatini, if Luis Enrique’s men go down this Sunday, it will be the end of their hopes of finishing in a UEFA Champions League position for this season.



Roma were left frustrated after the latest round of fixtures, after they could only manage a draw with Catania.

With Juventus having failed to take all three points in their match, this was a great chance for Roma to capitalise on their misfortune, but they could only come away with the solitary point.

As a result, the gap between the two teams stays that 10 points, while it could have been easily reduced to 8 points.


Roberto Mancini has said that he will not give up on signing Daniel de Rossi from Roma. Daniel de Rossi has been regarded as one of the finest players from Italy in recent times, but he has always had a great affinity for Roma.


Roma have fined striker Pablo Osvaldo € 50,000 and have also suspended him from the club, after a bust up between him and teammate Erik Lamela.

Osvaldo is reported to have punched Lamela in the dressing room. They were in the dressing room following the 2-0 defeat at the hands of Udinese. Manager Luis Enrique has also said that the club should be taking immediate action over Pablo Osvaldo, whose actions have threatened to derail Roma's season.


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