Rudi Garcia: I'm staying at Roma to win

Ahead of the Bologna clash, the Giallorossi coach stated he wants to be at the club in the long-term but warned supporters against anti-Naples chanting
Rudi Garcia says he is determined to be a winner with Roma and remain in charge of the club for years to come.

The Giallorossi were eliminated from the Coppa Italia with a 5-3 aggregate defeat to Napoli last week and their only remaining hope for silverware in this campaign is the Serie A title though they are nine points behind leaders Juventus.

However, ahead of the trip to Bologna, the 50-year-old, whose contract ends in June 2015, says he is determined to remain in Rome beyond the summer regardless of whether his side win the Scudetto this year.

“I hope to spend a long time here in Trigoria and when there is a new training centre, I am happy here, I have the will to win here and to bring trophies to Roma, so let’s move forward,” Garcia told reporters.

"In recent games Bologna have done really well, so for this trip we have to be at 100 per cent, especially on a psychological level.

"We have a lot of respect for them. They have lost a champion like Alessandro Diamanti, but without him they remain a good team and can be dangerous.

“It's difficult to say whether we have bounced back from disappointing form. The important thing is that if we exclude the Coppa Italia, we won in Verona, and it is difficult to win there because Juve did not."

Garcia also took time to plead with the Roma fans to stop anti-Naples chants after recent events led to the temporary ban of fans in certain sections of the Stadio Olimpico.

"There is a regulation now, right or wrong, and the fans need to adapt," he continued.

"In the short term we have seen that it is not a problem to win at home even without them. But in the long run it will be a problem. Roma need their fans."