Roma

Juan Iturbe

Bournemouth to sign Roma winger Iturbe on loan

LONDON (Reuters) - Bournemouth pounced early in the January transfer window by signing AS Roma winger Juan Iturbe on loan, subject to a work permit, on Friday. A club statement said the 22-year-old would remain on the English south coast...

Transfer Talk: Roma want Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko?

Roma sporting director, Walter Sabatini, has said that the club is interested in signing Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko, but believes that it wouldn’t be easy to capture the Bosnian. The Serie A runners-up are planning to make a €20...

Spalletti fails to inspire Roma, Juventus win 10th in a row

MILAN (Reuters) - New coach Luciano Spalletti failed to inspire AS Roma as they were held 1-1 at home by bottom club Verona on his debut on Sunday and titleholders Juventus notched their 10th Serie A win in a...
Lionel Messi

Messi primed as blistering Barca prepare for Roma

By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) - Lionel Messi is set for his first start for nearly two months when Barcelona, fresh from pulverising Real Madrid 4-0 at the weekend, set their sights on Champions League qualification when AS Roma visit...
Javier Mascherano

Barca’s Mascherano likely sidelined for Roma visit

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Holders Barcelona are highly unlikely to have centre back Javier Mascherano available for Tuesday's Champions League Group E match at home to AS Roma, coach Luis Enrique said on Monday. Mascherano, an Argentina international who has been...

Top 5 Champions League Quarter Final clashes in the past decade

The draw for the quarter-finals of the 2016/17 UEFA Champions League threw up interesting fixtures with Real Madrid facing Bayern Munich, Barcelona coming up against Juventus, last season’s fairy-tale Leicester City drawing Atletico Madrid and a mouth-watering clash of...
Stephan El Shaarawy Roma

Debutant El Shaarawy scores with backheel in Roma win

MILAN (Reuters) - Debutant Stephan El Shaarawy scored with a crafty backheeled volley to give AS Roma a 3-1 win over Frosinone in Serie A on Saturday, their first under coach Luciano Spalletti. Ervin Zukanovic, another new signing, also played...

Roma win with controversial penalty as fans boycott derby

MILAN (Reuters) - A hugely controversial penalty set AS Roma on the way to a 2-0 win over neighbours Lazio in a derby which was boycotted by both sets of Ultras in a protest over security measures on Sunday. Edin...