Roma captain Francesco Totti is relishing the chance to once again play in the Champions League.
The 37-year-old will make his 50th appearance in the competition on Wednesday at home against CSKA Moscow in Group E.
However, it will be the first time that Totti and Roma have played in Europe's elite club tournament since the 2010-11 campaign.
"To return to the Champions League is gratifying for me and for Roma as a team," Totti said in Wednesday's press conference. "I feel fortunate.
"I am happy with...
Roma have announced that they have extended the contract of former Arsenal winger Gervinho until 2018.
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Ivory Coast international Gervinho was originally contracted to Roma until 2017, but they announced on their website that a one-year extension had been reached.
"AS Roma SpA announces that an agreement with the player Yao Gervais Kouassi (Gervinho) has been signed for the extension by one season of the contract currently in force, and whose natural...
On paper, one would probably have expected Roma to defeat Empoli with ease on Saturday. After all, the side put in a magnificent opening 45 minutes again Fiorentina on the opening match day of Serie A, and though manager Rudi Garcia's men suffered in the second half against the Viola, Gervinho added a goal to augment the 1-0 scoreline from Radja Nainggolan's strike, ending the match with a 2-0 win. Surely, Fiorentina are a much stronger side than newly promoted Empoli, and with Leandro Castan and...
Roma forward Gervinho has extended his contract with the Serie A club by a year, tying him to the Stadio Olimpico until 2018.
Roma said on Monday the Ivory Coast international's new deal "has a four-year duration, with a fixed expiry date of June 30, 2018."
Gervinho joined Roma last year after a disappointing spell at Arsenal.
The move saw him reunited with his former coach at Lille, Rudi Garcia.
Gervinho scored nine goals in 33 league matches for Roma last season, as well as three goals in four...