Roma Rumors & News

  • Liverpool plan audacious £20m offer for Belgian star Radja Nainggolan

    The Express "Brendan Rodgers is keen to change the fortunes of his stuttering Liverpool team, and is confident the dominating midfielder can help do so. The Belgian star has been valued between £15-£20m, but the complications of co-ownership could deter Liverpool chiefs. Roma purchased 50 per cent of..." December 24

  • Ex-Arsenal and Chelsea ace Ashley Cole will NOT be leaving Roma for Crystal Palace

    The Express "Cole's agent, David Manasseh, said the rumours were "disgraceful" and "gave fans false hope." The former Chelsea left back moved to Italy on a free transfer last summer, but has found himself left out of recent squads by coach Rudi Garcia who has preferred Greek full-back Jose..." December 18

  • Crystal Palace planning audacious swoop to sign Roma defender Ashley Cole on loan

    Daily Mail "Crystal Palace are exploring an audacious move to bring Ashley Cole to Selhurst Park on loan next month. Palace manager Neil Warnock has identified a new left back as a top priority when the transfer window reopens in January. Sportsmail can reveal Palace tried to land Cole ahead of the..." December 17

  • Chelsea make £30m Kevin Strootman bid to beat Man Utd in January

    The Express "The Netherlands international - who joined the Serie A giants just last year for £15m - has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United since the arrival of boss Louis van Gaal in the summer. The Red Devils tactician is understood to be keen on a reunion with the 24-year-old at Old..." December 14

  • Roma admit they 'don't have a clue' if they can keep Man Utd target Kevin Strootman

    Daily Star "The Red Devils are big admirers of the Dutch midfielder and are poised to launch a bid in the wake of Roma's elimination from the Champions League. Roma general manager Mauro Baldissoni has insisted they will fight to keep the 24-year-old but admitted they could face defeat in their battle..." December 11

  • Arsene Wenger approached over £15m Roma striker Mattia Destro

    London Evening Standard "Roma forward Mattia Destro could move to the Premier League in January. The Italy international is surplus to requirements in the Italian capital and his representatives have been given permission to find him a club abroad. Standard Sport understands Arsenal have been approached about taking..." December 10

  • Man United's Kevin Strootman chase depends on Man City's Champions League game against Roma

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United's hopes of prising Kevin Strootman away from Roma next month hinge on rivals Manchester City knocking the Italian club out of the Champions League. United boss Louis van Gaal does not want to wait until the end of the season to land the aggressive Dutch midfielder. And he..." December 07

  • Roma target Tottenham defender in £8million deal

    talkSport "The Italian giants have reportedly watched the Romania international on a number of occasions this season and see him as a like-for-like replacement for Leandro Castan, who is expected to be a long-term absentee after undergoing surgery to relieve pressure on his brain having suffered acute..." December 07

  • Frank Lampard's Manchester City future depends on result of Champions League clash with Roma

    The Telegraph "Frank Lampard’s future at Manchester City is set to hinge on the club’s Champions League commitments, with Manuel Pellegrini waiting until after next week’s decisive fixture against AS Roma before considering an extension to the midfielder’s loan arrangement. Lampard, who scored his fifth goal..." December 02

  • Liverpool offer Glen Johnson new contract worth just HALF his current salary

    Daily Mirror "Glen Johnson has been offered a new contract at Liverpool - but still looks certain to quit Anfield. Right-back Johnson is currently on £120,000-a-week but, having lost his England place after suffering a loss of form and injuries, he is being asked to HALVE his money on a £60K per week,..." November 19

  • Manchester United target Kevin Strootman nears return with Roma

    ESPN FC "Manchester United target Kevin Strootman is closing in on a return to football, offering him the chance to prove his fitness ahead of the January transfer window. United manager Louis van Gaal has confirmed he is interested in the Netherlands international, and the midfielder is delighted to be..." November 05

  • Roma in £10m Manchester City raid for James Milner

    Daily Star "The Serie A outfit have been keeping close tabs on the winger and are expected to make their move in the next transfer window. The news will put pressure on the champions to agree a new deal with Milner and secure his long-term future. Milner is out of contract at the end of this season and..." October 11

  • Petr Cech nearing Roma transfer after Italian club open talks with Chelsea

    Metro "Petr Cech could be on his way to Italy in January after Roma reportedly opened up talks with Chelsea about signing the goalkeeper. According to Italian publication Il Tempo, the Serie A club have been locked in negotiations with the Stamford Bridge outfit about a prospective move for the..." October 11

  • Man Utd target Kevin Strootman not for sale, says Roma owner

    BBC "Roma owner James Pallotta insists midfielder Kevin Strootman will not be sold to Manchester United. The 24-year-old Dutch midfielder has been linked with a January move to Old Trafford, where he would join up with former Netherlands boss Louis Van Gaal. "It is just not happening," Roma's..." October 09

  • Newcastle will still sell Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa even though he is starring for Roma on loan

    Daily Mirror "Newcastle will sell Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa – despite his brilliant form on loan at Roma. The defender has turned in some excellent displays in Serie A and the Champions League after joining the Italian club on loan in the summer. He put in a near-faultless display as Roma drew 1-1 with Manchester..." October 07

  • Roma join Man Utd and Liverpool in race for Norwegian wonderkid Martin Odegaard

    The Express "Italian reports claim Roma boss Rudi Garcia is keen on acquiring the midfield prodigy, and is prepared to go head-to-head with the Premier League duo. The youngster plays for Norwegian outfit Stromsgodset, and has already netted three goals in 18 games to put them within two-points of a..." September 23

  • Manchester United told Kevin Strootman will set them back a staggering £60m from Roma

    Daily Mirror "Manchester United have been told that Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman will cost them a staggering £60million. United boss Louis van Gaal has put the Dutchman at the top of his January wanted list. But the Red Devils are now paying the price for their massive £150million summer spending..." September 21

  • Gunners set for battle with Roma to sign Adrien Rabiot

    London Evening Standard "Arsenal are set to face competition from Roma to sign Adrien Rabiot in January. The Gunners continue to hold an interest in the 19-year-old, whose contract with Paris St Germain expires at the end of the season. But Roma's sporting director Walter Sabatini has confirmed their intention to..." September 13

  • Chelsea race to complete Mattia Destro signing as Torres closes in on AC Milan move

    The Telegraph "Chelsea will attempt to thrash out the departure of £50 million flop Fernando Torres on Friday, but face a race against time to replace him with Roma forward Mattia Destro. The representatives of Torres are in England to speak with Chelsea officials about the terms of the Spaniard’s exit to AC..." August 29

  • Champions League draw: Liverpool land Real Madrid, Man City get Bayern

    The Guardian "Manchester City have been drawn to face Bayern Munich for the third time in four years, and will also play CSKA Moscow and Roma in what presents the toughest draw for English clubs in the Champions League. However, Liverpool also face a tricky group and will play the current holders Real Madrid..." August 28

  • Arsenal target Kostas Manolas joins Roma from Olympiacos in £10million deal

    Daily Mail "Italian side Roma have completed the signing of Kostas Manolas from Olympiacos for €13million (£10.35m). The Greece international has signed a five-year contract with the Serie A outfit and will replace Mehdi Benatia following the Moroccan defender's permanent move to Bayern Munich. A..." August 27

  • Arsenal and Utd in two-horse race for Mehdi Benatia as Roma scrap Bayern meeting

    Daily Star "Benatia made it clear last week that he wanted to join Pep Guardiola & co at Bayern before the close of the summer transfer window. Bayern boss Guardiola is desperate to land a new centre-back after losing Javi Martinez to injury in last weekend's defeat to Borussia Dortmund. The Spaniard..." August 26

  • Chelsea want Roma's Destro but Torres won't go the other way - agent

    The Express "Reports had suggested that Roma were keen to lure Torres to Serie A and both clubs were open to a straight swap involving the strikers. However, Renzo Contratto has rubbished those claims, but can confirm that the Pensioners are keen to sign his client. "It's true that Chelsea are..." August 21

  • Tottenham pair Sandro and Vlad Chiriches eyed by Italian giants Napoli and Roma

    Daily Mirror "Tottenham fringe players Sandro and Vladimir Chiriches are targets of Serie A giants before the start of the Italian season. Rafa Benitez's Napoli have ended interest in signing Marouane Fellaini after the Manchester United midfielder suffered an ankle injury - and have now turned to the..." August 21

  • Roma chief to hold talks with Chelsea over £30m Man Utd target Mehdi Benatia

    The Express "Despite moving for French youngster Kurt Zouma in January, Jose Mourinho is yet to replace David Luiz after the Brazilian moved to Paris St-Germain for £50million. The Blues have already splashed the cash on the likes of Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas and Filipe Luis, but at a press conference held..." August 16

  • Chelsea ARE in talks with Roma over £30m move for Man Utd target Mehdi Benatia

    The Express "Jose Mourinho yesterday vehemently denied that the Blues were in the race for Benatia. But reports in Italy are adamant that talks have been held between the Stamford Bridge outfit and Roma. While no official bid has been made it is suggested that talks are ongoing. That news will come as..." August 14

  • Chelsea beating Man Utd and Man City in race for Roma star Mehdi Benatia

    The Express "The Blues are in the market for a new centre-back after selling David Luiz for a staggering £50million to French champions Paris St-Germain, and with new signing Kurt Zouma set for a loan move this summer, Jose Mourinho is desperate to land an experienced defender. Chelsea have already..." July 16

  • Ashley Cole signs a two-year deal with Italian club Roma

    Daily Mail "Ashley Cole has signed for Italian giants Roma following his release from Chelsea at the end of last season. The 33-year-old signed a two-year contract on Monday after becoming a free agent this summer. Upon his arrival in the city, Cole was mobbed by Italian fans at the airport as the..." July 07

  • Arsenal target Samuel Eto'o WANTS Roma move… but he's demanding £60k a week

    The Express "The Cameroon international will be a free agent soon and he has been linked to a cluster of clubs including the Gunners and Everton. But fresh reports suggest Roma are leading the race to sign the Chelsea reject. Reports on the continent indicate Roma will have to stump up nearly..." June 20

  • Manchester United make Kevin Strootman a £30m January target

    The Guardian "Louis van Gaal has made Kevin Strootman a £30m January target for Manchester United – and the midfielder would be open to the move should Roma consider it, although there is yet to be any official contact between the clubs. The Dutchman is recovering from a serious knee injury that has ruled..." June 05

  • Tottenham set to make £14million transfer offer for Mattia Destro

    Metro "Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino wants to make Mattia Destro his first signing at the club and is set to make an £14million offer to Roma for his services. Pochettino, who was confirmed as Spurs’ new manager this week, has been promised some funds to re-shape the team but younger players..." May 28

  • Man Utd, Arsenal and City told to pay £32m for unsettled Roma defender Mehdi Benatia

    The Express "Roma remain hopeful that they can hold onto the 27-year-old who has four years remaining on his current deal. But Benatia is keen to renegotiate terms and has reportedly asked Roma to extend his contract until 2019 and double his wages. The Serie A club are in no position to meet that..." May 26

  • Mehdi Benatia tops Man City's wish list and £12m Roma defender

    Daily Mail "Manchester City are considering Mehdi Benatia at Roma as their next centre-back purchase. The Morocco star is widely regarded as the best central defender in Italy and has been watched closely by Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal in recent years. Roma paid £12m to Udinese for him only..." May 15

  • Roma consider move for in-demand Chelsea striker

    talkSport "Roma are considering launching a summer move for Chelsea hitman Romelu Lukaku, reports Il Messaggero. Lukaku’s loan spell at Everton ends at the end of the season and he stated earlier this week that Chelsea will decide this summer whether he will be incorporated into Jose Mourinho’s first-team..." May 01

  • Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen is a transfer target for Italian giants Roma

    Daily Mirror "Italian giants Roma are trying to pull off a summer deal for Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen. Belgian centre-half Vertonghen, 27 today, could leave White Hart Lane in search of Champions League football. Barcelona are already keen and Zenit St Petersburg have also come in for him, but Roma..." April 24

  • Roma dealt double blow with Destro banned, Benatia injured

    Pro Soccer Talk "Roma’s slim chances at a Serie A title were hampered further as Mattia Destro was given a three-match ban and defender Mehdi Benatia was ruled out for a month with a muscle tear. Destro was sanctioned by the league for a punch on fellow Italian international Davide Astori. He was not punished..." April 11

  • Roma readying raid on Newcastle for defensive ace

    talkSport "Newcastle could face a fight to keep hold of Mathieu Debuchy this summer as Roma are keen to land the France full-back. Roma boss Rudi Garcia worked with the 28-year-old during their time together at Lille, where the pair won a league and cup double in 2011. And now the manager is seeking a..." March 17

  • Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman will miss the rest of the season and World Cup with a torn ACL.

    SB Nation "Both AS Roma and the Dutch national team have received a massive blow, with midfielder Kevin Strootman set to miss the rest of the season and the World Cup with a torn left anterior cruciate ligament. He collapsed in a heap during the giallorossi's Serie A defeat to Napoli on Sunday, and now faces..." March 10

  • Arsenal set to lose transfer battle for Barcelona's Antonio Sanabria

    Daily Mirror "Arsenal are losing their battle to sign Barcelona starlet Antonio Sanabria - with Roma closing in on a deal. The Paraguayan teenager is wanted by Arsene Wenger, but now the Serie A club have moved in with an offer. Sanabria can move if any club pays the £3.6 million release clause in his..." December 23

  • Arsenal and Roma leading contenders to sign Auxerre striking starlet Paul-Georges Ntep

    Daily Star "Ntep has been attracting huge interest from across Europe with Premier League sides Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham all monitoring the French Under-21 international. But according to Le10Sport, Arsenal and Roma are the leading contenders to sign Ntep with Auxerre willing to accept a..." December 20

  • Liverpool face fight with Roma and Lyon for PSG star

    talkSport "Liverpool will face increasing competition to land Javier Pastore as Roma and Lyon are also chasing the Paris St-Germain playmaker. talkSPORT told you last month that Liverpool are monitoring the Argentina international, who not been a first-team regular in Paris this term. Reds boss Brendan..." December 01

  • Enrique first choice to replace under-fire AVB with Swans boss Laudrup Plan B

    Daily Mail "Former Roma coach Luis Enrique is the shock name in the frame at Tottenham if they decide to pull the trigger on Andre Villas-Boas. Enrique, now back in Spain with La Liga strugglers Celta Vigo, worked with Spurs director of football Franco Baldini in Rome. The former Barcelona B coach had..." November 28

  • Manchester City defender Micah Richards a target for Roma, say Italian press

    Daily Mirror "Micah Richards is reportedly a target for Roma. Italian paper Corriere dello Sport claims Roma coach Rudi Garcia is interested in the England international . Richards 24 has returned to action after an injury-plagued 15 months but has been unable to dislodge Pablo Zabaleta from City's..." October 17

  • Southampton's £15million striker Dani Osvaldo considering leaving months after 'dream' move

    Daily Mirror "Dani Osvaldo has revealed he is already thinking about leaving Southampton writes Dean Jones of the Sunday People. The striker made a sensational £15million move from Roma to join Saints in August describing the move as a “dream”. But the physical nature of English football has not impressed..." October 06

  • Tottenham target Miralem Pjanic keen to stay at Roma

    talkSport "Long-time Tottenham target Miralem Pjanic has hinted he will look to extend his stay at Roma as he prepares to enter the final 18 months of his current deal at the Stadio Olimpico. The Bosnia international has consistently been linked with Spurs over the past two seasons and it was thought that..." October 02

  • Francesco Totti is in line for a new three-year deal at Roma

    Daily Mail "Francesco Totti has been thrown a World Cup lifeline after being handed the chance to extend his Roma career and keep playing into his 40s. The Roma skipper officially retired from international duty in 2007 but has continued to look one of the most accomplished attacking midfielders in Serie..." September 13

  • Manchester United miss out on Roma midfielder De Rossi

    Football 365 "Manchester United's attempt to sign Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has been quashed as the Italian club confirmed they will reject all bids for the player. The 30-year-old was reportedly the subject of an opening offer of £12million from the Premier League champions on Friday morning with..." September 02

  • AS Roma insist Daniele De Rossi not for sale

    NDTV Sports "AS Roma have insisted Daniele De Rossi is not for sale amid reports Manchester United are still targeting the highly-rated midfielder ahead of Monday's transfer deadline. Club director Mauro Baldissoni told Sky Sport Italia before Sunday's match at home to Verona he would say "no thank you to..." September 01

  • Erik Lamela to sign for Tottenham, say Roma

    BBC "Italian club Roma claim that Argentine forward Erik Lamela is to join Tottenham for about £25.7m (30m euros). The deal for the 21-year-old also includes up to £4.2m (5m euros) in bonus payments and takes Tottenham's spending to nearly £85m this summer. The sale could finally enable Gareth..." August 28

  • Tottenham poised to announce Willian signing with Lamela on the way

    Sporting Preview "Tottenham are about to break their transfer record for a third time this summer by completing the signing of Willian in the next few hours. The Brazil attacking midfielder has reportedly passed a medical and is in line to join for £30million. Spurs are also close to getting Erik Lamela whose..." August 22

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