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: 2019 05 25 Daniele De Rossi is bidding an emotional farewell to AS Roma after 18 years at his home-town club

: 2019 06 04 Paulo Fonseca is now the leading candidate to take over as AS Roma’s next coach after the dismissal of coach Eusebio Di Francesco.

: 2019 06 18 Francesco Totti explains the reasons behind his exit after two-year stint in the position. It is becuase club never let him involve and make use his input.

2019 06 18b Retrieve

[AS Roma branded the accusations made by Francesco Totti in a parting shot at the club ‘fanciful and far from reality’] The club is extremely disappointed to learn that Francesco Totti has announced that he has decided to leave the club and not take up the position of technical director of Roma. We offered this role to him after Monchi’s exit, for which we were awaiting his answer. We believed that the role offered to Francesco is one of the most senior positions at the club and obviously requires total dedication and commitment, something that is expected of all senior managers within the club.

We were prepared to be patient with Francesco and help him achieve the transition from being a great footballer into a great manager. To demonstrate this commitment to Francesco, the role of technical director was offered to him - a role that we believed he could grow into and one in which we offered to support him in while he adapts. While we understand how hard it must be for him to take this decision to leave AS Roma after 30 years, we believe that his perception of the facts and decisions made at the club are both fanciful and far from reality.

[And the one-club man made clear he would consider a return should there be a change of ownership further down the line] Regarding the repeated references to a possible comeback with a new ownership, combined with information about interested parties collected by him around the world, we hope that this was not meant to be an inappropriate anticipation of a takeover attempt of the club, a scenario that would be very sensitive as Roma is a listed company. The club’s investor group have absolutely no intention of putting Roma up for sale, now or in the future. We wish Francesco only good luck with what he decides to do next

: 2019 06 25 AS Roma have appointed Gianluca Petrachi as their new sporting director after reaching an agreement with Serie A rivals Torino

: 2019 06 25b Gianluca Petrachi’s appointment comes two weeks after Paulo Fonseca was unveiled as the club’s new head coach

: 2019 06 28 Parma are interested in a move for out-of-contract Marseille striker Mario Balotelli, but the club cannot afford a deal for former AS Roma hero Daniele De Rossi.

: 2019 06 30 Luca Pellegrini is on the cusp of completing a move to Juventus after arriving at the club’s health centre for a medical on Sunday

: 2019 06 30b Kostas Manolas has joined Napoli as the defender has finalised a departure from AS Roma. The 28-year-old Greece international will switch Serie A sides this summer with Napoli having paid €36m to secure the defender’s services

: 2019 07 01 Luca Pellegrini has completed his switch from AS Roma to Serie A rivals Juventus in a deal that sends Leonardo Spinazzola the opposite direction

: 2019 07 01b AS Roma have signed Amadou Diawara from Napoli for €21 million

2019 07 08 Retrieve

[Stephan El Shaarawy has completed a switch to China after Shanghai Shenhua announced they had agreed on terms with his current club AS Roma] Shanghai Greenland Shenhua Football Club and Italy’s Rome Football Club have reached a transfer agreement. Stephan El Shaarawy, who has dual Italian and Egyptian nationality, is expected to arrive in Shanghai on July 8, Beijing time.

: 2019 07 10 AS Roma have announced the signing of Spanish goalkeeper Pau Lopez from Real Betis, for a fee of €23.5 million

: 2019 07 15 AS Roma director Gianluca Petrachi has confirmed the club are interested in signing Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld.

: 2019 07 20 AS Roma have announced the signing of Jordan Vereteout from Fiorentina as the former France Under-21 international

: 2019 07 25 Former AS Roma midfielder Daniele de Rossi has signed with Boca Juniors.

: 2019 07 27 AS Roma are set to beat a host of rival clubs to the signing of highly-rated Paris Saint-Germain youngster Ruben Providence.

2019 09 17 Retrieve

[Four missing children found after appeals in Smalling & Mkhitaryan Roma signing announcements] A fourth missing child has been found! #ASRoma have today been informed that an eight-year-old Kenyan girl featured in the Chris Smalling transfer announcement video has been found safe

2019 09 17 Retrieve

[Four missing children found after appeals in Smalling & Mkhitaryan Roma signing announcements] We want to use the viral nature of social media transfer announcements to help raise awareness for missing children. We have a massive social media following and our announcements generate incredible reach and awareness, all over the world

2019 09 26 Retrieve

[AS Roma have banned a fan for life after sending Brazilian defender Juan Jesus racist messages via social media] The owner of the below Instagram account sent Juan Jesus disgusting racist abuse via direct message today [Thursday]. We have reported the account to the Italian police. We have reported the account to Instagram. The person responsible will be banned from Roma games for life

2019 07 13 Retrieve

[Gerson leaves Roma for Flamengo in €11.8m deal] AS Roma can confirm that an agreement has been reached with Brazilian side Flamengo for the permanent transfer of midfielder Gerson. The Brazilian leaves the club for a fee of €11.8million. In addition, Roma will be owed 10 per cent of any future profit on the sale of the player

2019 08 21 Retrieve

[Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta joins AS Roma on loan] AS Roma are pleased to confirm the signing of Davide Zappacosta from Chelsea on a temporary deal. Zappacosta joins the Giallorossi from the English club on an initial six-month loan which runs until January 2020. As part of the deal, there is the option to extend the loan until 30 June 2020

2019 08 26 Retrieve

[Urbano Cairo was furious with Nicolas Nkoulou after the match but insisted he did not want to sell the him] I said at the beginning of the transfer window that I will keep everyone, so he [Nkoulou] will also stay. Maybe he has other ideas, but he has a contract for another two years. Nkoulou must apologise to the club and to his team-mates. I even met with his agent at Forte dei Marmi: we were talking all afternoon and even talked about adding a buyout clause [to his contract]. Roma aren’t even able to contact our players: there is a written agreement that, if they do, they have to pay a penalty of €900,000

2019 08 26b Retrieve

[Roma deny Nicolas Nkoulou interest after Torino president Urbano Cairo warns of €900,000 penalty] In reference to the recent comments made by the president of Torino FC, Urbano Cairo, and reported by a number of media outlets, the club would like to clarify that it has never made contact with any Torino player and is not interested in any member of the Granata squad

2019 09 27 Retrieve

[AS Roma this week banned a fan for life after sending Juan Jesus racist messages via social media] Are you really serious about tackling racism in Italian football, @SerieA? It’s time for zero tolerance. The Lega Serie A account replied, suggesting Roma had been slow off the mark themselves in one respect, stating: Dear @ASRomaEN, we’re all on the same side. Together, we’re building the Serie A TIM team against racism: we’ve been eagerly awaiting the name of your ambassador for three weeks!

2019 10 04 Retrieve

[Chelsea loanee and Italian defender Davide Zappacosta has suffered a serious knee injury which is likely to keep him out for the rest of the season] During Friday’s training session, defender Davide Zappacosta suffered a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, in a non-contact incident. The club would like to offer its sincerest sympathies to the player, and wishes him a quick and full recovery

2019 10 25 Tweet

[Roma: Officials admitted Chris Smalling penalty was a mistake against Monchengladbach] #ASRoma’s management spoke to the match officials after the game and they admitted that the decision to award the penalty was a mistake. We respect and thank them for their genuine honesty and now we focus on the next game

2019 12 05 Retrieve

[AC Milan and AS Roma have banned the Corriere dello Sport from the clubs’ training grounds for the rest of 2019 in response to the paper’s controversial ‘Black Friday’ headline] We believe that players, clubs, supporters and the media must be united in the fight against racism in football and we all have a responsibility to be very precise in the words we choose and the messages we deliver. In response to the ‘Black Friday’ headline published today by the newspaper, Milan and Roma have decided to ban Corriere dello Sport from our training facilities for the rest of the year and our players will not carry out any media activities with the newspaper during this period. Both clubs are aware that the actual newspaper article associated with the ‘Black Friday’ headline did portray an anti-racist message and for this reason, we have only banned Corriere dello Sport until January. We remain totally committed to tackling racism.

2020 03 11 Retrieve

[Sevilla-Roma the latest matches to be postponed due to coronavirus] AS Roma will not go to Spain for the Europa League match against Sevilla due to lack of authorization from local authorities. More details will be announced by UEFA

2020 04 19 Retrieve

[Roma players, coach and staff to give up four months’ wages amid coronavirus] We are writing to express our support to the company for all that it is doing in this period to overcome the difficulties created by the COVID-19 emergency. We players are ready to start playing as soon as possible, giving the maximum to achieve our goals, but we also realise that all this will not be enough to face the economic consequences of the current emergency. With the hope of doing something that will help the company to better restart the Roma project that we all share, we offer this financial proposal. We also confirm all of our support for the initiatives of Roma and Roma Cares to help those who find themselves in difficulty because of the virus. Forza Roma!

2020 05 03 Retrieve

[Roma joins Serie A clubs returning to training] #ASRoma would like to thank the Lazio Regione for its sensitivity towards team sports. Next week, Roma players will undergo medical assessments and begin individual training sessions - observing safe distancing guidelines - at the Trigoria training centre

2020 05 25 Retrieve

[Roma have expressed their sorrow at the death of former youth-team player Joseph Bouasse] The club is desperately saddened to learn of the untimely death of former Primavera player, Joseph Bouasse Perfection. The thoughts of everyone at AS Roma are with all those closest to him.