Roma Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Racist Dutch Soccer Fans Throw Inflatable Banana At Black Player

    Deadspin "Feyenoord fans continue to expose themselves as douche bags of the highest order. First it was trashing Rome before the first leg of their Europa League tie against Roma, then it was threatening further shenanigans ahead of the return leg, and now they've gone ahead and gotten racist. " February 26

  • Miralem Pjanic ‘will only make Liverpool transfer if they reach Champions League’

    Metro "Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic is waiting until the end of the season before deciding on a move to Liverpool. The Reds are looking to fill the void that Steven Gerrard will leave when he departs for LA Galaxy at the end of the season, and manager Brendan Rodgers has been linked with a swoop for..." February 19

  • Liverpool target Miralem Pjanic would cost £37m as Roma play hardball over Reds' potential Gerrard replacement

    Daily Mirror "Liverpool will have to pay a club record £37million to sign Roma star Miralem Pjanic - the man they want to replace Steven Gerrard. And they will also have to offer the Bosnian midfielder more than £160,000-a-week - a wage that would make him their new top earner - to tempt him to..." February 17

  • Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers spotted in Rome as Miralem Pjanic speculation intensifies

    Daily Mirror "The Roma midfielder has been linked with a move to Anfield, and the Reds manager was snapped in the Vatican after a swift departure following the Spurs game Liverpool FC manager Brendan Rodgers swift exit after the 3-2 win over Tottenham on Tuesday appears to have been to visit Rome. The..." February 13

  • Roma signs Doumbia from CSKA Moscow

    Goal.com "The Ivorian forward had already revealed that he was close to joining the Serie A side but the transfer has now been officially confirmed. Roma has completed the signing of Seydou Doumbia from CSKA Moscow, the Russian club has announced. The 27-year-old attacker, who had already revealed..." January 31

  • Mattia Destro says thanks to Roma as he prepares for AC Milan challenge

    ESPN FC "Mattia Destro has taken to Facebook to announce that he is on his way to AC Milan. The Roma striker is set to sign a contract with Milan on Thursday evening, joining on loan for the rest of the season with a view to a permanent move in the summer. Destro, 23, said he had decided to accept an..." January 30

  • CONFIRMED: Arsenal target Mattia Destro secures £520,000 loan move to giants AC Milan

    The Express "The San Siro giants were desperate to get their man as they struggle to make up ground in the Serie A. Arsenal were hopeful of striking out a deal for the 23-year-old and even had discussions over a reported £15million move. But Milan have forced through their deal after offering Roma an..." January 29

  • CONFIRMED: Manchester United target Kevin Strootman LEAVES Rome

    Daily Star "The Roma midfielder, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United, was ruled out from March last year, missing the World Cup, before returning to action this season. However the 24-year-old limped off after 34 minutes in Roma's 1-1 draw with Fiorentina, and according to reports in Italy..." January 29

  • Roma aim to hijack Besiktas transfer bid for out-of-favour Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah

    Daily Mirror "The Serie A giants have joined fellow Italian sides Inter Milan and Napoli and Istanbul club Besiktas in race to sign Salah who has made just nine Chelsea starts in a year. Roma have joined the chase for Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah. The Italian club have made an enquiry for the 22-year-old..." January 17

  • Roma chief discusses Man Utd and Liverpool interest in Kevin Strootman and Miralem Pjanic

    Daily Star "Manchester United have been linked with a £32m move for Dutch midfielder Strootman while Liverpool are reportedly interested in a £23m deal for Bosnian playmaker Pjanic but the Giallorossi are not in the market to sell. Pallotta said: "Kevin's come out and addressed it, saying he likes it in..." January 14

  • Arsenal ponder summer bid for Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech as Liverpool and Roma also target shotstopper

    The Telegraph "Petr Cech will be left to choose his next club if and when the goalkeeper feels his Chelsea career is over, which opens the door to a summer bid from Arsenal. The 32-year-old is contracted to Chelsea until 2016, but Cech may decide he wants to leave Stamford Bridge before that after falling..." January 08

  • 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