· Iturbe from Verona and Sanabria from Sassuolo (Both attackers). Manolas from Olympiakos.
· Players brought in on loan are Astori from Cagliari, Paredes from Boca Juniors and Ucan from Fenerbache
· Free players signed are Emanuelson from AC Milan, Ashley Cole from Chelsea and Keita from Valencia
· D Alessandro to Atalanta, Verre to Udinese and Benatia to Bayern Munchen
· Two players are loaned, Dodo to Inter and Jedvaj to Leverkusen
· Jose Angel was released after his contract expired and was signed by Porto
2 attackers, 2 defenders and 4 midfielders were purchased for a total of €37.5 Million
1 midfielder and 3 defenders were sold for a total of €32 Million
It seems like Roma are only adding depth to the squad and will not be making major changes to the main players with the exception of Iturbe. Even Benatia was directly replaced with Manolas. Only time will tell if that 17 Million difference was worth it for the Romans.
AS Roma 3-1 Indonesia U-23
AS Roma 4-1 Wiener SC
AS Roma 5-0 SV Eltendorf
AS Roma 0-2 Inter Milan
AS Roma 2-3 Manchester United
AS Roma 1-0 Liverpool
AS Roma 1-0 Real Madrid
AS Roma 3-3 Fenerbache
AS Roma 2-1 AEK Athena
This is the end of this series which i have enjoyed writing and interveiwing different bloggers for. A repeat of the series is planned mid-season after the transfer window is closed to analyse how things went for Fiorentina's Serie A oppositions.