AS Roma sports chief Walter Sabatini insists Daniele de Rossi is not for sale.

The Italy midfielder has been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United this summer.

"De Rossi's sale is not on the agenda, just as his contract renewal negotiations are not on the agenda for today," director of sport Sabatini told the Gazzetta dello Sport.

"I cannot weaken the side. By selling De Rossi and then bringing in Javier Pastore or anyone else, I would still be weakening Roma."

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