Roma fears increasing over losing Man City target De Rossi

AS Roma are growing increasingly concerned over new contract talks with Daniele de Rossi.

AS Roma are growing increasingly concerned over new contract talks with Daniele de Rossi.

Pressure from Manchester City has seen De Rossi demand a huge pay-rise to re-sign with Roma, says Il Romanista.

The difference between the two parties is all but insurmountable and time is ticking on De Rossi being able to commit to a pre-contract with City from January 1.

City manager Roberto Mancini's €9 million-a-year contract offer to the midfielder has been left on the table.

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