AS Roma captain Francesco Totti has urged fans to stay with them ahead of their clash against Inter Milan.

Defeat will leave Roma eight points behind Inter.

Totti said: "For the fans, I ask to stay close to Roma, because we always need their help and affection that they have always shown, especially at this time. Then, in the field we will try to repay them as soon as possible.

"It is a beautiful game, especially at this time, we absolutely want to win, so we look forward to playing."