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AS Roma eye permanent deal for Mkhitaryan in the summer

AS Roma boss Paulo Fonseca has revealed that he would be interested in signing Arsenal midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan on a permanent basis. It can be recalled that the Armenian joined the Serie A outfit on loan from Arsenal last summer in search of regular first-team action. He fell down the pecking order at the Emirates under Unai Emery and had to join Roma in a loan deal worth £2.75million. The deal didn't include an obligation to buy but the Serie A side are hoping to seal a permanent deal for Mkhitaryan in the summer. In a chat with Sky Sports, Fonseca revealed: “Mkhi during this season got some injuries but he is returning now and he is proving his quality” READ: Jorginho – We must be composed against Bayern Munich “He is a player with great decisions on the pitch and I wou...
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Daniele de Rossi retires at age 36

Former Italy international Daniele de Rossi has retired from football at the age of 36. De Rossi has left Argentine side Boca Juniors who he joined last summer, and this brings his 18-year career to an end. It can be recalled that he spent the majority of his career at Serie A side AS Roma where he played 616 times. The Italian, who also won a World Cup in 2006, told a news conference that his desire to spend more time with his family fuelled his decision to retire. READ: Tottenham find no evidence of racial abuse against Rudiger In his playing days, he established himself as the fourth most-capped player with 117 caps for Italy with Francesco Totti being the only one to surpass him in most appearances for Roma. He also rejected an offer for the role of a director at Roma at th...
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AS Roma waiting for a YES from Gonzalo Higuain

AS Roma are waiting for a 'yes' from Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain as they look to boost their frontline ahead of next season. The Argentine forward has been linked with a move away from Turin this summer as he appears to be surplus to requirements at the club. Roma, on the other hand, are in the market for a striker to replace Edin Dzeko who is expected to join Inter Milan. READ: Everton hints at possible move to Arsenal Reports suggest that Roma and Juventus have reached an agreement over Higuain in a deal that will see the Argentine move to the Stadio Olimpico on a season-long loan after which the deal will be made permanent. Therefore, Roma will make an initial payment of €6 million loan fee upfront, and later pay up the remaining €27 million to make the transfer perm...
Liverpool prepare 25 million euros for Emerson Palmieri in January
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Liverpool prepare 25 million euros for Emerson Palmieri in January

  The state of Liverpool's defence has been a cause for concern among many of the club's faithful, and the club is looking to remedy the defensive frailties that have been seen this season with a reported move for Roma defender Emerson Palmieri. Jurgen Klopp's men have let in 16 goals in just 9 Premier League games so far this season and this has attracted numerous criticisms from various corners. They lost by 4 goals to 1 at Wembley against a Spurs side that have struggled to get goals in the same ground. READ: TOP 4 NEARLY SIGNINGS FOR PREMIER LEAGUE CLUBS THIS SEASON The club is reportedly set to act in the January transfer window, and indications from Nicolo Schira, show that Palmieri is a 25 million euro target for the Merseyside outfit, as Alberto Moreno is yet to co...
AS Roma suffer more injury woes after victory against Qarabag
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AS Roma suffer more injury woes after victory against Qarabag

AS Roma emerged victorious over Qarabag with a 2:1 win over the Azerbaijan side, but not without more injury worries. Diego Perotti, Gregoire Defrel and surprisingly Coach Eusebio Di Francesco are nursing injuries. Goals from Kostas Manolas and Edin Dzeko ensured that Roma got their first win of this season’s UEFA Champions League competition after drawing goalless with Atletico Madrid some weeks back Defrel limped off the pitch with a muscular problem in the course of the second half of the game and may likely not feature in Sunday’s potential cracker against Milan READ: Cristiano Ronaldo demands respect from critics of his form Defrel actually had the chance to feature due to the absence of Diego Perotti. who is struggling with a cut to his shin as well as a thigh issue Ro...