Roma Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Spurs agree €35m deal with Roma for Erik Lamela

    101 Great Goals "The Tottenham transfer gossip keeps coming from Italy this week and you could forgive Spurs fans for being giddy with excitement. According to Sky Italia on Wednesday afternoon Tottenham have agreed a deal with Roma for the transfer of Argentine attacker Erik Lamela. After discussions in..." August 21

  • Roma Move for Demba Ba May Spark Wayne Rooney Deal

    Bleacher Report "Chelsea Manchester United and Tottenham could soon become tangled in a transfer triumvirate sparked by Roma’s interest in Demba Ba which is reported by L’Equipe via Eurosport on Wednesday. Roma are said to be in London to discuss multiple transfer deals with Chelsea striker Ba on the agenda as..." August 21

  • Southampton sign Pablo Osvaldo from Roma

    Sky Sports "Southampton have continued to strengthen their squad before the end of the transfer window by signing Pablo Osvaldo from Roma. The striker arrives at St Mary's on a four-year deal for an undisclosed club-record fee rumoured to be £15m. Although born in Argentina Osvaldo has been capped for..." August 18

  • Tottenham target Lamela, Eriksen and Willian in bid to keep Bale

    The Express "Daniel Levy will make his pitch to persuade Gareth Bale to stay at Tottenham in the next 24 hours by telling him big names are coming. Tottenham majority shareholder Joe Lewis will allow Levy to carry on spending this summer on at least three big signings with Spurs having already splashed out..." August 15

  • Erik Lamela should be targeted by Spurs if Gareth Bale leaves the club

    Give Me Sport "With the likely exit of Gareth Bale to Real Madrid Spurs are drawing up a list of potential replacements. Angel Di Maria and Javier Pastore have been mentioned but Roma forward Erik Lamela is the best option. Lamela joined Roma for €12 million in August 2011 from River Plate. He has gone on to..." August 05

  • Arsenal reject £6million offer from Roma for winger Gervinho

    Metro "Arsenal have turned down an £6 million offer from Roma for Gervinho after holding talks with the Italian club this week. New Roma boss Rudi Garcia is desperate to land the Ivory Coast winger this summer with the pair having enjoyed a successful spell at Lille together. But Arsenal rejected..." July 26

  • Marquinhos makes PSG move for €32m

    UEFA "Paris Saint-Germain FC have continued to bolster their squad ahead of the new season with the signing of defender Marcos Aoas Correa, commonly known as Marquinhos, from AS Roma on a five-year deal for €32m. The 19-year-old began his career at Brazilian side Corinthians, where he won the Copa..." July 19

  • Manchester United about to miss out on Kevin Strootman too?

    HITC Sport "Not only have Manchester United missed out on Thiago Alcantara, but the latest reports indicate Cesc Fabregas has no intention of joining the club either. And there could be worse on the horizon. For while they have been busy focusing on the Barcelona duo, another midfield target is on the..." July 17

  • AS Roma confirm signing of Maicon

    Give Me Sport "AS Roma have today confirmed yet another defensive reinforcement with the signing of full-back Douglas Maicon arriving at the club this morning. Maicon returns to Serie A after a one-year hiatus following his exit from Internazionale to join up with Roberto Mancini Manchester City last..." July 17

  • Moyes ready to sell eight Manchester United players to raise funds

    Metro "David Moyes has put eight first-team players up for sale at Manchester United as he looks to raise extra cash this summer. Moyes is ready to listen to offers for the likes of Luis Nani, Anderson, Bebe, Kiko Macheda, Anders Lindegaard and Fabio, along with youngsters Ryan Tunnicliffe and Scott..." July 16

  • Roma boss desperate to keep Daniele De Rossi from Chelsea’s clutches

    Metro "The Italian was one of the club’s star performers last season, catching the attentions of several sides across Europe, with Chelsea currently leading the chase. Reports at the end of last week suggested the Blues had launched a £12m bid for the 29-year-old, with manager Jose Mourinho looking to..." July 16

  • Roma boss wants to keep Daniele De Rossi

    The Sports Review "Rudi Garcia says he wants to keep talismanic midfielder Daniele De Rossi at Roma amid interest from Chelsea and Manchester City. The 29-year-old Italian has been linked with a switch to the Premier League at regular intervals over the past 12 months despite penning a five-year deal in February..." July 14

  • Roma confirm Benatia signing

    Soccerway "Roma have clinched the signing of French-born defender Mehdi Benatia from Udinese. The 26-year-old trained with his new team-mates in Trigoria on Saturday prior to the deal's completion after being granted permission to do so by Udinese, and joins on a five-year deal. The Morocco..." July 13

  • Christian Eriksen ‘likely to sign for Liverpool or Roma’

    Metro "After missing out on Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool are set to do battle with Roma over Christian Eriksen. The young Ajax star has said that if offers were to come in that interested him, he would be ready to accept a new challenge. Reports in Denmark, the player’s..." July 13

  • Newcastle going head-to-head with Roma for Darren Bent

    Daily Star "Aston Villa's wantaway striker could be heading to Italy this summer. According to reports Roma are monitoring the situation, following Newcastle boss Alan Pardew's announcement he was looking to bring the 29-year-old to the North East outfit. Talking about targetting Bent and QPR star Loic..." July 11

  • Top Italian football clubs raided by finance police investigating tax-dodging and money laundering

    The Independent "Italy's top football clubs including Juventus, Inter, AC Milan and Lazio were among the 41 squads raided by finance police today on suspicion of tax-dodging and money laundering. In total 18 Serie A clubs and 11 Serie B clubs plus 12 from the minor leagues are being investigated in the latest..." June 25