President James Pallotta: We’re not selling Mattia Destro

President James Pallotta spoke today to SportMediaset after Roma’s Champions League draw where the Giallorossi drew the Group of Death that included Bayern Munich, Manchester City, and CSKA Moscow.

“It’s a tough draw for us, but for them as well. CSKA, City, and Bayern will have to fight hard to beat us. If we don’t beat them, we won’t be able to move on. It’s going to be a lot of fun, we have the opportunity to pass the group stage. The market? We’ve had a very good transfer market. Destro? He’s not for sale. We have received and we are receiving a lot of offers for Mattia Destro, but he’s 100% not for sale.”

The Editor of, John has been covering Italian football as a freelance journalist for over 10 years and has appeared in various publications including,, and ESPN.