Chris Smalling will be joining Roma on loan

Shocking move – Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has agreed a deal to join Roma on a season-long loan deal. The centre-back is yet to feature for United this season and is way down the pecking order following the arrival of Harry Maguire and the return of Axel Tuanzebe. Smalling was a regular following Ole […]

ROMA: Zappacosta IN – Santon OUT

Chelsea right-back Davide Zappacosta has reportedly agreed to join Roma on loan, with Davide Santon set for Real Mallorca. Santon looked to be headed for SPAL or Real Sociedad, but Gianluca Di Marzio’s website writes he is now ‘very close’ to Mallorca, who recently returned to La Liga after a six-year absence. In turn, Di […]

Pellegrini-Spinazzola: Juventus ace a swap with Roma

Juventus announced they have sold Leonardo Spinazzola to Roma for €29.5m, while purchasing Luca Pellegrini for €22m. Both players had their medicals over the weekend and the transfers were confirmed after midnight, Italian time. In the case of both Spinazzola and Pellegrini, the payment is to be spread out over three financial years. They both […]

Kostas Manolas signs for Ancelotti’s Napoli

Napoli have officially purchased Roma defender Kostas Manolas for €34m plus a €2m signing-on fee, effectively activating his release clause. The 28-year-old Greek international signed the paperwork this evening and will fly in for a medical next week, but the deal has been done and personal terms agreed. It’s believed his five-year contract is worth […]

OFFICIAL: No Europe for Milan next season

Milan have been officially withdrawn from next season’s Europa League after reaching an agreement with UEFA over Financial Fair Play. A Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) statement reads: ‘The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has issued a Consent Award embodying the agreement reached between AC Milan S.p.A and the Union of European Football […]

Totti leaves Roma after 30-years with the club

Francesco Totti has hit out at the Roma hierarchy after ending a 30-year association with the club. The 42-year-old former Giallorossi captain claimed his views were not taken into consideration as he stepped down as a director. Totti took up a role on the club’s management two years ago after retiring as a player. Speaking […]

ROMA: Monchi out – Ranieri in

Spanish Sports Director Monchi has agreed to terminate his Roma contract by mutual consent, following Eusebio Di Francesco’s dismissal. Monchi will leave Roma by mutual consent on Friday following a meeting between board members the night before. International media are reporting that the Spaniard is in line for a severance package of €1.5m and that he […]

ROMA: After Di Francesco – Monchi might be next to leave

After Coach Eusebio Di Francesco was sacked, it’s reported that Sport Director Monchi will leave Roma on Friday, with Arsenal waiting to replace Ivan Gazidis. Di Francesco was given the sack after a 3-0 Derby della Capitale defeat to Lazio and the Champions League exit to Porto. Claudio Ranieri wis expected to arrive Friday morning from […]

Maurizio Sarri is planning to be Chelsea manager ‘for a long time’

Although he accepts there is a problem with players adapting to his methods, Maurizio Sarri has admitted that there is a problem with his system at Chelsea but insists he is planning on staying at the club for “a long time”. Ex-Napoli coach is under serious pressure following a disappointing run of results. Many fans booed the […]