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Roma Swooping For Shaqiri?

Curious about Roma's Mr X this summer? Well, look no further, we may have found him, as multiple sources are reporting Roma are hot on the trail of Bayern Munich playmaker Xherdan Shaqiri.

Official: Roma Signs Ashley Cole and Salih Uçan

Here they are, the pdfs you've been waiting for; Ashley Cole and Salih Uçan are officially Roma players.

Yedlin Snared, Cole and Uçan to Sign Monday?

Monday is shaping up to be a busy day around Roma, with Ashley Cole and Salih Uçan reportedly taking their medical examinations and signing their respective contracts. The club has also reportedly landed American starlet DeAndre Yedlin.

A$hley Cole and Roma in Advanced Negotiations

Chelsea legend and sudden free agent, Ashley Cole, is reportedly in advanced negotiations with Roma over a two year deal. While he's not quite what he used to be, Cole proved to be an effective role player last season, can he do the same for Roma?

Roma and Genoa to Grab DeAndre Yedlin?

DeAndre Yedlin played all of 119 minutes at the World Cup, but apparently it was enough of a showcase to pique the interest of Roma and Genoa, as the two sides are reportedly working in tandem to bring the American to Serie A.

Making a Case for Shkodran Mustafi

Shkodran Mustafi has been overlooked in his career, but given his impeccable performance for Samp last season, not to mention what he's done in Brazil, he is unknown no more. Roma would be wise to snap up what might be the worlds next great defender.

Manchester City Offer €37m for Mehdi Benatia?

Guess what? It's July 1st and you know what that means, transfer season has officially begun. Right off the bat, the Roman rumor mill has hit us with some big moves. €37m for Benatia? €20m for Cerci? Another Belgian in our midst?

U.S. v Belgium: A CdT Showdown

In honor of tomorrow's matchup, Bren and Jonas sat down for a tête-à-tête to discuss only the third meeting between their respective homelands, the United States and Belgium.

World Cup Day 17: Open Thread

While the day's first match, the Netherlands v Mexico, has all the star power, the closing act, Greece vs Costa Rica, will see our very own Vasilis Torosidis fight for a spot in the quarterfinals.

World Cup Knockout Stages: Open Thread

The knockout stages of World Cup 2014 take on a distinctly South American flavor, as all four of today's combatants--Brazil, Chile, Colombia and Uruguay-- hail from the host continent.

Reviewing Roma's Goalkeepers

Sure, Roma's defense was outstanding this season, but don't sell the men between the sticks short. Morgan De Sanctis was among the leagues best keepers, while Lukasz Skorupski flashed some potential of his own late in the season.

Marko Basa Bound for Roma?

With the group stages of the World Cup coming to a close, we turn our attention back to the transfer market, where Roma's next strike might be Lille defender Mirko Basa, who is reportedly close to signing a two-year deal with Roma.

World Cup Day 15: Open Thread

While the suspension doled out to Luis Suarez may temporarily steal the headlines, match day 15 has more than enough advancement scenarios to whet your appetite, highlighted by the United States and Germany's battle for Group G supremacy.

Miralem Masterful in Bosnian Victory

Miralem Pjanic was at his finest as Bosnia and Herzegovina earned their first ever World Cup victory, eliminating Iran in the process.

World Cup Day 14: Open Thread

Day 14 at the World Cup is an intriguing one, as nearly every side has something to play for, while Miralem Pjanic and his countrymen play for pride, hoping to earn their first ever World Cup victory.

Uruguay Takes a Bite out of Italy

In a match destined to be remembered for Luis Suarez sinking his teeth into Giorgio Chiellini's shoulder, Italy, thanks to some questionable substitutions and tactics, crashed out of the World Cup in the group stages for the second straight time.

Can the 3-5-2 Subdue Uruguay?

While Italy need only to manage a draw to advance, that hasn't stopped them from tinkering. Cesare Prandelli appears set to roll out a 3-5-2, headed by the duo of Mario Balotelli and Ciro Immobile, but will that be enough to weather the storm?

World Cup Day 12: Open Thread

Day 12 brings the last matches of Group A and B, meaning two simultaneous start times and a lot of intrigue, as Mexico, Croatia, and Brazil are all fighting for survival and/or seeding for the next round.

Reports: Roma Sign Salih Uçan on Two Year Loan

After weeks of speculation, it appears as though Roma have finally landed Salih Uçan, albeit in a different sort of deal. What was once a €10m sale, is now reportedly a two year €4m loan, with an €11m option to buy.

World Cup Day 11: Open Thread

Day 11 is bookended by two tantalizing matchups. Starting the day off, the Belgians will seek to topple Mother Russia and secure passage into the knockout stages, while the United States and Portugal end the day in a decisive group of death match.

Co-Ownership Outcomes: Verre, Bertolacci retained

Now that co-ownerships have been outlawed, Italian clubs have a one-year grace period to resolve their current agreements. Roma had 12 such scenarios to solve and retained their most prized prospects, losing only Nicolas Lopez to Udinese.

World Cup Day 10: Open Thread

World Cup day 10 is a star studded one, with the likes of Lionel Messi, Gonzalo Higuain, Thomas Muller, Mario Götze and Miralem Pjanic, among others, making their second appearances in Brazil.

Can Italy Corral Costa Rica?

If Italy are to remain in control of their own destiny in Group D, they must defeat Costa Rica tomorrow afternoon. Given the Ticos speed and attacking talent, that is no easy feat.

Gervinho Scores in Ivory Coast Defeat to Colombia

Gervinho's 74th minute goal against Colombia was a beauty, and one to which Roma fans have grown accustomed. Unfortunately for the Ivory Coast, it wasn't enough to save the day.

World Cup Day Eight: Open Thread

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Day eight of the 2014 World Cup sees the return to action of Gervinho and Vasilis Torosidis, as both England and Greece look to recoup from earlier losses.

Domenico Criscito: The Next Roman Fullback?

Fullback, Roma's perpetual nemesis. The latest in a long line of would be Roma fullbacks is Zenit's Domenico Criscito. Can Roma lure Criscito back to his homeland? Is he worth the reported €15m price tag?

World Cup Day Seven: Open Thread

Day seven of World Cup 2014 is upon us, can the Netherlands firm their grip on Group B? Will Spain be able to rebound from their humiliating defeat?

World Cup Day Six: Open Thread

The World Cup is already six days old, can you believe that? 44 goals in 14 matches tends to blur the timelines a bit, and with Belgium's hoard of young talent finally making their debut, that total will surely rise.

World Cup Day Five: Open Thread

Former Roma midfielder Michael Bradley leads his American teammates against Ghana, while Miroslav Klose will attempt to take one step closer to Ronaldo's World Cup scoring record when Germany takes on Portugal.

Pjanic Strong in Defeat to Argentina

Bosnia Herzegovina made life uncomfortable for Lionel Messi and Argentina, and though they fell short, that they were even in the match was largely attributable to Miralem Pjanic's steadying and decisive hand in midfield.

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