Roma Rumors & News

  • Roma's Radja Nainggolan remains Antonio Conte's primary summer target

    The Telegraph "Chelsea remain hopeful of signing Radja Nainggolan, despite the midfielder’s public claims that he does not want to leave Roma. Nainggolan is the No 1 target of incoming head coach Antonio Conte and Chelsea have already seen one bid rejected for the 28-year-old. Chelsea will have to up their..." May 21

  • Roma turn down Chelsea’s £23m bid for Radja Nainggolan

    The Guardian "Roma have rejected Chelsea’s bid of £23m plus performance-related bonuses for the midfielder Radja Nainggolan. Antonio Conte has made the 28-year-old Belgium international his top priority this summer but Roma are reluctant to lose one of their best players. Leicester City target Sporting’s..." May 11

  • Arsenal loanee Wojciech Szczesny: I want to stay at Roma

    London Evening Standard "Wojciech Szczesny has confirmed he wants to stay at Roma in the summer after a successful loan spell. The Polish international has missed only four Serie A games this season and was at his best for Roma on Monday, holding league top scorer Gonzalo Higuain at bay in a 1-0 victory that ensured..." April 27

  • West Ham United reignite interest in Roma's Adem Ljajic after failed loan move last year

    Daily Mail "West Ham United have renewed interest in Roma winger Adem Ljajic. The 24-year-old has been on loan at Inter Milan this season who have an option to buy him for £8.25million but look unlikely to exercise it. West Ham tried to take Ljajic on loan last summer and will propose a similar deal for..." April 16

  • Report: Spalletti to Block Nainggolan Deal

    The Express "Chelsea are thought to be keen on landing Nainggolan, valued at £34million, ahead of the new season. Incoming manager Antonio Conte has earmarked the 27-year-old as a top target for the summer, alongside his midfield partner Miralem Pjanic. But reports in Italy have emerged claiming..." April 15

  • Blues confident of signing £30m Roma midfielder this summer

    London Evening Standard "Chelsea are growing in confidence that they will be able to sign Miralem Pjanic from Roma this summer. The Serie A club fear the £30million-rated Bosnia international has already decided he wants to leave and will not sign an extension to his current contract, which expires in 2018. The..." April 08

  • Chelsea ready to fight Juventus for Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan this summer

    Daily Mail "Chelsea are pressing ahead in their bid to sign Radja Nainggolan from Roma amid competition from Serie A giants Juventus. Incoming Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has prioritised the Belgium international midfielder to join him at Stamford Bridge. Conte has identified a need to add more energy..." March 27

  • Chelsea £26m bid for Kostas Manolas rejected by Roma

    The Sun "CHELSEA have failed with a £26million bid for Roma defender Kostas Manolas. However the Italian giants have told them they will do business if they cough up £35million for the 24-year-old Greek international. The Stamford Bridge club are closing in on the no-nonsense defender who can play..." March 18

  • Arsenal chasing Roma’s Nigerian starlet Umar Sadiq

    The Sun "The Gunners have apparently tabled an offer of £13m for the teenager with the transfer to be completed once the summer transfer window opens. This season he has scored five goals in nine UEFA Youth League games, and two from his six Serie A appearances. However, the Frenchman will have to..." March 14

  • Paris Saint-Germain plot players-plus-cash deal to beat Man Utd and Chelsea to £31m star

    The Express "The Bosnian is one of Roma’s key players in midfield and has scored 11 times in all competitions. His performances have led to speculation about a summer exit with Manchester United and Chelsea both said to be interested. It has been claimed Antonio Conte is keen on bringing the 25-year-old..." March 10

  • Roma legend Francesco Totti sent home by coach Luciano Spalletti following "respect" outburst

    Daily Mirror "Francesco Totti's Roma career could be heading towards a sour end after he was sent home from the squad's Trigoria training base ahead of tonight's Serie A clash with Palermo. Totti, the 39-year-old club captain, has made just five league appearances for the Giallorossi this season and has..." February 21

  • Wojciech Szczesny to return as Roma rule out permanent deal

    The Independent "Wojciech Szczesny will return to Arsenal this summer after Roma told Arsene Wenger they do not want to sign the goalkeeper permanently. Szczesny joined Roma during the summer having hit the headlines after reportedly being caught smoking in the showers after last season’s defeat to..." February 09

  • Newcastle complete loan signing of Roma striker Seydou Doumbia with option to buy

    Daily Mail "Newcastle United have completed the loan signing of Roma striker Seydou Doumbia - a player hailed as a 'natural goalscorer' by head coach Steve McClaren. The 28-year-old joins the Magpies on a deal until the end of the season, with an option to make his stay permanent beyond the..." February 01

  • LA Galaxy newcomer Ashley Cole hopes to prove haters wrong in MLS

    The Score "LA Galaxy newcomer Ashley Cole has some work to do if he wants to earn the favor of the league's supporters after lambasting Major League Soccer two years ago. The Galaxy's latest star signing said he was not "ready to relax on a beach yet" when linked with a move to MLS in 2014. Back then,..." January 28

  • Roma’s Gervinho in talks over move to Chinese side Jiangsu Suning

    The Guardian "Roma have confirmed they are in negotiations with the Chinese side Jiangsu Suning over the transfer of the former Arsenal forward Gervinho. The Ivory Coast international, 28, has scored six goals in Serie A this season having arrived in the Italian capital in 2013, and was left out of the Roma..." January 25

  • Ashley Cole free to sign for MLS side LA Galaxy after reaching agreement with Roma

    Daily Mail "Ashley Cole has reached agreement with Roma for the termination of his contract and is discussing a move to LA Galaxy. Former Chelsea and Arsenal defender Cole made just 11 appearances for the Serie A side, who earlier this week sacked their manager. The 35-year-old could yet be joined by..." January 18

  • Roma sack coach Rudi García after run of one win in seven Serie A games

    The Guardian "Roma have sacked their coach Rudi García, and his assistants Frederic Bompard and Claude Fichaux, after a run of one win their past seven Serie A games. Pressure increased on García following the 1-1 home draw with Milan on Saturday, which left the club in fifth place, having been top in..." January 13

  • Arsenal braced as Roma consider deal for French defender

    Daily Star "ROMA are looking to sign Arsenal full-back Mathieu Debuchy. According to Italian publication Football Italia, Roma are busy scouring the market to find a long-term replacement for 34-year-old Douglas Maicon. It’s believed Debuchy is viewed as the ideal candidate having amassed a wealth of..." January 02

  • Miralem Pjanic dismisses talk of move to Real Madrid from Roma

    ESPN FC "Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic has dismissed speculation that he could join Real Madrid, insisting he is going nowhere this winter. Bosnia and Herzegovina international Pjanic has been touted as a potential winter signing for Rafa Benitez." December 31

  • Serie A giants enter race for Manchester United target

    Daily Star "Italian news outlet Calciomercato claim United hold a firm interest in the Algeria international, who impressed at last summer’s World Cup with a particularly dynamic display against eventual winners Germany. He carried his good form into La Liga, scoring six goals and providing eight assists..." December 11

  • New York City boss Patrick Vieira keen to sign former team-mate Ashley Cole and reunite him with Frank Lampard

    Daily Mail "Patrick Vieira is considering a move for his former team-mate Ashley Cole. The New York City head coach is looking to strengthen his squad for the new MLS season and Cole is keen on a move that would also reunite him with ex Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard. Cole, 34, will be given a free..." December 09

  • Arsenal still keen on transfer of Roma’s Alessandro Florenzi – report

    Metro "The Gunners are keen to add to their defensive options and believe the Italian international could be the perfect fit. But Arsene Wenger’s side face serious competition from Barcelona and local rivals Tottenham Hotspur to land the 24-year-old, according to Talksport. " November 20

  • Roma player Radja Nainggolan mistaken for terrorist at Antwerp hotel

    The Telegraph "Roma and Belgium midfielder Radja Nainggolan thankfully remains a free man this evening after a mix up at a hotel saw him mistaken for a terrorist by guests. Police were called to the Raddison in Antwerp - Nainggolan's home city - but officers recognised the footballer and the to-do was finally..." November 19

  • Wojciech Szczesny: I will decide between Arsenal and Roma after Euro 2016

    London Evening Standard "Wojciech Szczesny will not decide over his long-term future at Arsenal until after next summer’s European Championships. The Polish international goalkeeper found himself surplus to requirements at the Emirates after the arrival of Petr Cech. He is currently on loan at Roma, who confirmed..." November 14

  • Roma expects Wojciech Szczesny to miss 4-6 weeks with finger injury

    The Score "Tests on Wojciech Szczesny's injured finger revealed that the Roma 'keeper suffered a ligament strain in his finger during Wednesday's Champions League draw with Barcelona. The team announced he will miss four to six weeks, despite positive news that Szczesny, who is on loan at the Italian club..." September 17

  • Ashley Cole is quickly being phased out at Roma

    Pro Soccer Talk "Ashley Cole was not included in Roma’s Champions League squad released today, yet another step in his likely departure from the Italian squad. The 34-year-old English defender moved to Roma last summer on a free transfer from Chelsea and began the 2014/15 season as a starter, but he made just..." September 03

  • Roma launch £25m bid for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma - but could settle for loan deal

    Daily Mirror "Roma have launched a £25million bid for Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma – who joined the Blues for just £12m in 2012, writes Steve Goodman in the Sunday People. The France centre-back, 20, is third choice at Stamford Bridge – with boss Jose Mourinho also seeking to land Everton prodigy John Stones." August 16

  • Roma agree to terminate Ashley Cole’s contract one year early

    The Guardian "Ashley Cole has had the last year of his contract with Roma terminated. The 34-year-old, who signed a two-year deal in Italy last summer after the expiration of his Chelsea contract, made only 11 Serie A appearances last season and has hardly featured in coach Rudi García’s pre-season..." August 15

  • Liverpool turn down Roma bid to bring in defender Mamadou Sakho on loan

    ESPN FC "Liverpool have rejected Serie A club Roma's bid to take Mamadou Sakho on loan for the season. The centre-back has fallen behind Martin Skrtel and Dejan Lovren in the battle for first-team places but manager Brendan Rodgers is not looking to sell him, sources have told ESPN FC. Skrtel and..." August 15

  • Norwich confirm interest in Roma striker Mattia Destro

    Sky Sports "Norwich boss Alex Neil has confirmed he is interested in signing Roma striker Mattia Destro. If he manages to sign the former AC Milan loanee, Neil has conceded he would consider letting either Gary Hooper or Ricky van Wolfswinkel go out on loan. Bolton manager Neil Lennon has been linked..." August 14

  • Edin Dzeko: Roma sign Man City striker on season-long loan

    BBC "Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has joined Serie A side Roma on a season-long loan. The Italian club have paid an initial £2.9m, with a further £7.9m due if the move is made permanent. "I came here to win titles with Roma," Dzeko said. "I can only promise one thing and that is that I will..." August 12

  • PSG's Lucas Digne set for Roma rather than Liverpool - sources

    ESPN FC "Liverpool are set to miss out to Roma for Paris Saint-Germain defender Lucas Digne, sources have told ESPN FC. Liverpool have considered a move for Digne as they look to bolster their left-back options with the Frenchman keen on a move away from PSG. Reds boss Brendan Rodgers started summer..." August 10

  • Roma outcast Cole linked with move to MLS next summer

    Fox Sports "Roma full-back Ashley Cole could be the next recruit to join MLS after reports in Italy suggested there could be a mutual termination of his contract in Rome. The 34-year-old has only appeared 11 times in the league for the capital club since his summer switch to Serie A in 2014. Cole has..." August 09

  • Reds face fight with Roma for PSG star

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool's proposed move for Lucas Digne is set to be hijacked by Roma, according to the Daily Express. The Paris Saint-Germain full-back is set to make the move away from the French capital this summer with Liverpool leading the way for his signature. But the Reds are now set to have..." August 08

  • Report: Manchester City sells Edin Dzeko to AS Roma for $21 million

    Pro Soccer Talk "Manchester City’s strike force is down a man, according to the BBC. The Premier League runners-up have agreed to sell striker Eden Dzeko to AS Roma, according to the report, for a fee of $21 million. The 29-year-old Sarajevo hitman has been with City since transferring Wolfsburg in 2011. He..." August 04

  • Edin Dzeko agrees terms with Roma but fee not settled, Sky sources say

    Sky Sports "Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko has agreed personal terms with Roma, according to Sky sources. But the two clubs are yet to settle on a fee for the Bosnia and Herzegovina international, who has won two Premier League titles in four seasons with City." August 01

  • Edin Dzeko agrees terms with Roma but fee not settled, Sky sources say

    Sky Sports "But the two clubs are yet to settle on a fee for the Bosnia and Herzegovina international, who has won two Premier League titles in four seasons with City. Dzeko started just 11 league games last season, and Manuel Pellegrini this month admitted the £27m signing's future could lie away from..." July 31

  • Chelsea misfit Mohamed Salah on verge of completing protracted loan move to Roma

    Daily Mail "Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah is expected to tie up his protracted move to Roma on Wednesday. The Egyptian winger had agreed to join the Serie A side at the weekend but the clubs have discussed a £1.4million loan fee with a buy-out figure of £16m. Salah has been at the centre of a transfer..." July 29

  • Roma sporting director flies in to seal deal for Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko

    talkSport "Roma sporting director Walter Sabatini has flown to England to complete a move for Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko. talkSPORT told you on Tuesday how the the two clubs were struggling to agree a fee for the striker, who City value at £20m. The Bosnian is reportedly keen for a more..." July 16

  • Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko wants £3m pay-off if he is to leave for Roma

    Daily Star "That's one of the reasons the Bosnia striker's move to Roma has still to go through. The other is that the clubs have still to agree a fee, despite further talks in the last few days. Dzeko's agent, Irfan Redzepagic, is seeking a golden goodbye for the target man as he signed a new four-year..." July 15

  • Roma want Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko - Walter Sabatini

    ESPN FC "Roma view Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko as an ideal signing but believe it will be difficult to complete a deal for him, sporting director Walter Sabatini has said. The Serie A runners-up are concerned that the Bosnia international, who cost City £27 million in 2011 and is on a lucrative..." July 04

  • Manchester United and Arsenal target Carlos Bacca could be set for Roma move

    Daily Mail "Carlos Bacca's agent has said that his client is happy at Sevilla, but hinted at a potential move away to Roma. The striker has scored 28 goals for Sevilla this season, and has been linked with a move to the Premier League with Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham all rumoured to be..." June 15

  • Roma hope to beat Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United to £30m Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke

    Daily Mail "Roma are hoping to convince Aston Villa to sell Christian Benteke this summer. Villa boss Tim Sherwood has described the Belgium international as the best striker in Europe on current form and there is no shortage of interest. Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United and City have all discussed..." May 14

  • Samir Nasri a target for Roma as Manchester City look to summer rebuild

    Daily Mail "Roma are monitoring developments with Samir Nasri at Manchester City. The Italian side are undergoing an overhaul this summer on and off the pitch. And they have identified the French midfielder as one of the players they could bring in should he fit into their budget. " April 29

  • Liverpool ‘cleared to seal Miralem Pjanic transfer for bargain £21.8m’

    Metro "Liverpool have been told they can sign Miralem Pjanic from Roma this summer for just £21.8million, according to reports. With Steven Gerrard set to end his 17-year association with the Reds this summer, manager Brendan Rodgers is on the lookout for a replacement for the former England captain,..." April 11

  • Liverpool handed Miralem Pjanic boost as Bosnian reportedly eyes Roma exit

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool’s hopes of signing Miralem Pjanic have been handed a boost, by reports that the Bosnian playmaker wants to leave Roma. The Giallorossi have slumped to 14 points behind Juventus in the race for the Scudetto after a recent run of two wins in 11 matches, while they were dumped out of the..." March 26

  • Liverpool defender Glen Johnson wants to join Ashley Cole at Roma, claims agent

    Daily Mirror "Glen Johnson is interested in joining former England pal Ashley Cole at Roma. Johnson's agent, Jonathan Barnett, has confirmed the defender is keen on moving to Serie A when his Liverpool deal expires in the summer. Barnett, who negotiated Cole's switch to Roma last summer, claims he has yet..." March 19

  • Liverpool’s Glen Johnson ‘to complete Roma transfer within 48 hours’

    Metro "Liverpool defender Glen Johnson will seal a move to Roma in the next 48 hours, according to reports in Italy. Johnson, whose Reds contract expires at the end of the season, decided this week he wants to move abroad this summer." March 11

  • Roma preparing staggering £18.1m deal for Man City star James Milner

    Daily Star "The England midfielder has been allowed to speak to foreign clubs since January as he is in the final six months of his contract. And Roma’s director of football, Walter Sabatini, has been in Manchester for talks. Milner, 29, impressed Roma when playing against them in this season’s Champions..." March 08

  • Roma ‘join hunt with Liverpool for Manchester City’s James Milner and want to hold talks with the midfielder’

    Metro "Roma have apparently become the latest club to express an interest in James Milner – and are ready to battle it out with Liverpool for his signature. The Manchester City and England midfielder, who is out of contract in the summer, is reportedly close to agreeing a free transfer move to the..." March 05

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