Pallotta hits out at De Laurentiis

Roma president James Pallotta hit out at Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis after the latter suggested that Liverpool and Roma have the same owners. These are his words:

“What do you think De Laurentiis is smoking over there in Naples? If he finds that little bird again, he’ll find out we also own Barca and Bayern.”

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.