Agent: Mario Rui and I behaved badly to get him out of Roma

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.

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Agent: No interest from Sevilla or Galatasaray for Roma’s Bruno Peres

After¬†joining Roma to great excitement last summer, Bruno Peres’ first season with the Giallorossi has been a major disappointment and is now expected to leave the club in the next transfer window. Speaking to¬†Pagine Romaniste, however, Peres’ agent Bernardo Silva denied that the full back has already been sounded out by other clubs over a move.

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Roma’s Mario Rui: Beating Lazio will be easier with Curva Sud support

AS Roma Match Program (F. Viola) We spoke to Mario Rui ahead of the league derby to mark his return to the first team after his long injury. It boded well, the Portuguese defender was selected in the squad and the game finished 2-0 to us. A good reason to interview Mario Rui again on the eve of the Coppa Italia match, after 6 appearances in all competitions and with his performances continually improving.

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Francisco Lima: Roma were perfect against Villarreal

AS Roma Match Program (F.Viola) Roma have only ever played Villarreal once before, a two-legged affair in the last 16 of the 2003/04 UEFA Cup. The Spanish side have only visited the Olimpico once as well, and when they did there was a certain Giallorossi player on the pitch who still refers to Roma as “us”. Francisco Govinho Lima, born in 1971, wore the Giallorosso shirt for 3 seasons, making 130 appearances for the club.

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