The Italian club´s share price rocketed by around eight per cent on Monday in the wake of widespread reports in the country that Hicks had held talks with Roma president Franco Sensi about buying a majority shareholding. However, Hicks´ spokesman Roy Winnick insists the speculation is wide of the mark.
"There is absolutely no truth whatsoever in the rumour that Mr Hicks is even considering investing in Roma football club," Winnick told PA Sport´s Football Insider.
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