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Inter, Napoli and Roma have reportedly formed an anti-Juventus alliance to stop the Old Lady from signing Mauro Icardi. According to Corriere dello Sport, the three sides have put on ‘a united front’ to strengthen their respective attacks and ensure Juve miss out on Icardi. The newspaper talks up a three-way striker deal, which would [...]

Roma On Verge Of Signing Pau Lopez

Pau Lopez Roma

Real Betis goal keeper Pau Lopez is expected to join AS Roma today after completing a medical with the Serie A side. The Spanish international has been omitted from the Real Betis squad for pre-season training, as he negotiates personal terms, after the La Liga side accepted a €28m fee for the former Espanyol stopper. [...]

Roma Hit Back At Totti Comments

Francesco Totti Farewell

Roma released a statement after Francesco Totti’s explosive Press conference, calling his “perceptions of the club both fanciful and far from reality.” The former captain resigned from the club and rejected the offer to become technical director, and the news about the departure of a club legend will have hugely upset Roma fans, and the [...]

Roma Legend Resigns From Club

Francesco Totti

Francesco Totti says that leaving Roma ‘is like dying’ as the club’s legendary former captain announced he is leaving his role as technical director. The 42-year-old addressed the media on Monday afternoon in an 85-minute press conference where he explained why he had decided to bring to an end his 30-year relationship with the club. [...]

Fifteen of the top Italian clubs oppose Champions League reforms pushed by Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli to close off entries to the competition. Italy joins the other big-five leagues in England, Spain, Germany and France whose members opposed the ECA plan. The plan seeks guarantees for 24 of 32 Champions League group teams to return [...]

Paulo Fonseca Roma Manager

Roma have officially appointed former Shakhtar Donetsk boss Paulo Fonseca as their new Coach. The 46-year-old had been in Ukraine since 2016 and was due to remain until June 2020, but he negotiated an early exit after Roma came calling. There was a gentleman’s agreement with Shakhtar to release Fonseca after he won three consecutive [...]

Roma Heading Back To The US This Summer

Roma are heading back to the US this summer, where they will once again participate in the International Champions Cup (ICC). Roma will kick off their US preseason tour against Mexican side Guadalajara on July 17 at the Seatgeek Stadium in Bridgeview. The Giallorossi then face Arsenal at Charlotte’s Bank of America Stadium, prior to [...]

Serie A’s Manager Madness

There could be some significant changes in Serie A over the next few days, with several clubs reportedly close to appointing new managers. Juventus are edging closer to naming Maurizio Sarri as their new boss, as reported by La Gazzetta dello Sport (via Football Italia). The report indicates that Sarri, who last week won the [...]

James-Pallotta Roma President

AS Roma president James Pallotta has admitted in a brutally honest open letter that the club’s season was a ‘complete disaster’ but defied his critics by saying he would not be standing down. Roma fell far short of expectations as they finished sixth in Serie A and were beaten in the Champions League round of [...]

Pallotta Thanks Ranieri & Roma Fans

Claudio Ranieri

James Pallotta has thanked ‘gentleman’ Claudio Ranieri for steadying the ship at Roma and the club’s fans for giving Daniele De Rossi an ‘incredible’ reception. Ranieri was left in tears as Roma fans paid a brilliant tribute to their manager in his final game in charge of his boyhood club on Sunday. Roma beat Parma [...]