Francesco Totti has announced his retirement from his playing career in an interview with Roma TV, and also confirmed that he will now begin his role as a director with the club. However, the exact nature of his role in the club’s hierarchy is still unclear.
After arriving in the Unites States for the club’s pre-season tour, Roma defender Federico Fazio spoke to journalists at Eastern Michigan University, answering questions on the new Giallorossi coach Eusebio Di Francesco and their aims for next season.
Istanbul Basaksehir held a goodbye press conference for Cenzig Ünder on Friday, as the young Turkish forward prepares to complete his €15m move to Roma. Club president Göksel Gümüşdağ revealed that they were also entitled to 20% of any future fee.
Mario Rui’s agent has admitted that he and his client behaved badly as they negotiated a transfer from Roma to Napoli, but says that the Giallorossi eventually came to understand their position.
Mario Rui and his agent Mario Giuffredi today met Roma’s management team, including sporting director Monchi, to discuss the left back’s future, and after talks had concluded Giuffredi revealed to Radio CRC that his client will be leaving the Giallorossi after a single season for Napoli.
Speaking to ad.nl, Kevin Strootman has commented on his recent contract renewal with Roma and – amid transfer rumours linking him with a move away due to the reported release clause – insists he is happy to have signed an extension with the Giallorossi.
In an interview with Sky Sport, former Roma forward Abel Balbo has revealed that he has spoken to club CEO Umberto Gandini about a return to the Giallorossi in a management role, and has also commented that the club’s probable next coach Eusebio Di Francesco is ready to make the step up from Sassuolo to a big club.