Rudi Garcia will take his place on the bench for Roma's Serie A tie with AC Milan on Saturday night after a two-game touchline ban was lifted on appeal.
Roma have also been successful in overturning a one-game ban for left-back Jose Holebas, who will be able to face the Rossoneri. Both sanctions could be reapplied after the case has been reassessed.
Garcia was handed a ban by the Lega Serie A after a steward at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris made a statement saying the Roma coach had tried to hit him...
Roma coach Rudi Garcia wants to leave a controversial week behind him and guide his team to victory at home against AC Milan on Saturday.
Garcia was handed a two-match touchline ban by the Lega Serie A for ``aggressive and intimidating conduct'' towards a steward after Sunday's heated encounter in Genoa.
Garcia has denied accusations that he attempted to slap a steward and has launched an appeal to have the punishment overturned.
``I will wait for Friday's appeal,'' Garcia told the Italian media. ``I...
Manchester United could now have a strong chance of signing Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman in January due to the Serie A club's early elimination from the Champions League, Old Trafford sources have told ESPN FC.
Strootman's season only began last month following his return from a cruciate knee ligament injury sustained in March, and the Giallorossi's failure to progress from their group in Europe has led United to believe they have significant leverage to do an earlier deal for the 24-year-old.