Roma Rumors & News

  • 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.com "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

  • 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

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