AS Roma president James Palotta is in the dark over reports of Chinese investors eyeing off the club.

Reports emerged this week that Chinese businessmen were interested in becoming shareholders in Roma.

"We are fortunate to be the stewards of a great organization that people are interested in and want to become a part of," responded Pallotta in a statement.

"Our goal as always is to pursue what is best for Roma. We have no special insight into UniCredit's desire to sell its stake in Roma or its rather transparent motive for a public dialogue, so we like you will await the next news cycle to learn more…"

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