Cristiano Ronaldo is so famous that even his footballing peers like to do impressions of him. The Real Madrid maestro emitted a rather odd noise when he won the FIFA Ballon d'Or earlier this month, but evidently there is someone who is keen to take the crown of "social media king" from him.
AC Milan's general manager Adriano Gallliani says Mattia Destro will decide by Thursday morning if he will leave Roma for the Rossoneri this winter.
Destro, 23, has struggled to find a regular starting berth in the Roma side this season given the form of captain Francesco Totti.
However, he is the Giallorossi's second-highest scorer behind Adem Ljajic with five goals in 16 appearances -- Totti has netted four in 15, albeit starting more frequently than Destro.
Galliani emerged cautiously optimistic...
Yevhen Konoplyanka is pondering an offer from Roma after his club Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk reached an agreement with the Serie A club.
Konoplyanka, 25, who is also a reported target of Everton, must now decide whether or not to join the Giallorossi with his club's general manager Andriy Stetsenko saying an acceptable offer had been tabled, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
"We've already reached an agreement with the Italians," he said. "Now it's up to the lad to have the final say. He's considering...
Roma are stuck in a rut. Rather than use their visit to an aspirational Fiorentina side to break free, they slumped to a 1-1 draw in which they looked like the inferior team for long stretches and in doing so raised far more questions than answers. The greatest problems facing the Romans at present are fourfold:
Roma have drawn four of their last five matches in Serie A, all of them in the same exact manner. The opponent scores in the first half, Rudi Garcia's men respond in kind...
Former Liverpool target Yevhen Konoplyanka is set to disappoint his Premier League suitors by staying at Dnipro this month, sources have told ESPN FC.
The likes of Liverpool, Everton, Tottenham and Roma have been linked with moves for the Ukrainian winger, who is out of contract this summer. However, Dnipro are reluctant to let Konoplyanka leave for less than 15 million euros in January, despite the fact they might lose him for nothing at the end of the season.
Konoplyanka, 25, nearly joined Liverpool...