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Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas wonders if “it’s not better to stay in the Europa League”.
Sevilla “repudiate and condemn” any fans involved in fighting which saw a Juventus supporter stabbed.
Maurizio Sarri believes Dynamo Kiev “have not been lucky” in the Champions League so far, so Napoli must be careful.
Dries Mertens assures he’s “learning every day” how to play as a striker, and warns “it won’t be easy” for Napoli against Dynamo Kiev.
Juventus goalkeeper Neto assures he and his teammates are “relaxed” ahead of the Sevilla match tonight.
Antonio Conte warns Juventus “must look beyond Serie A” this season - “when you have that squad you must have big objectives”.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri confirms “Claudio Marchisio will play” against Sevilla, and says first place isn’t crucial.
Massimiliano Allegri confirms Juventus could “play with three up-front” in what will be a “beautiful game” with Sevilla.
Juventus full-back Dani Alves promises “we’re not here to look for a biscotto” ahead of tomorrow’s Sevilla game.
Sevilla Coach Jorge Sampaoli believes it would be “crazy” to play for a draw against Juventus tomorrow night.
Emiliano Moretti has played down the notion that Torino can qualify for next season’s Champions League, despite the side flying high in Serie A.
Juventus have confirmed that Gonzalo Higuain will miss Tuesday’s Champions League trip to Sevilla with a thigh strain.
Romanian referee Ovidiu Hategan will take charge of Napoli’s Champions League clash with Dinamo Kiev on Wednesday.
Sevilla attacker Franco Vazquez remains undecided about his international future, admitting that he will decide 'when the call comes'.
Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain is a doubt for Tuesday’s match with Sevilla after suffering a knock against Pescara on Saturday.
Lazio captain Lucas Biglia says former Coach Stefano Pioli has not tried to tempt him to Inter.
English referee Mark Clattenburg has been assigned to the Champions League showdown between Sevilla and Juventus.
Massimiliano Allegri was pleased that Juventus “showed great respect for Pescara” and insists Tuesday’s showdown is “more important for Sevilla.”
Alex Sandro assures Juventus “aren’t thinking about the Sevilla match” as they rotate the squad against Pescara.
Juventus midfielder Hernanes shrugs off criticism of him and the team - “what counts is the numbers”.
Stephan Lichtsteiner confirms he “hopes to return” to Juventus’ Champions League list in February.
Pepe Reina is “in love” with Napoli and hopes that “soon we can reach the Champions League Final.”
Just 18 months after leaving for Bayern Munich in a €37m deal, there are reports Arturo Vidal wants a return to Juventus.
Stefano Pioli believes Inter can qualify for the Champions League this season - “it won’t be easy, but we have a chance”.
Stefano Pioli reportedly told his Inter players that they can still qualify for the Champions League this season.
La Gazzetta dello Sport stand by their report on Gigi Buffon’s controversial comments to Juventus teammates, but warn there was no hint of lacking fair play.
Max Allegri warns Chievo represent “the toughest test in terms of motivation” for his Juventus, but is not concerned by Champions League form.
Napoli fans claim they were robbed by Turkish police who then ignored them getting attacked during the trip to Besiktas.
Leonardo Bonucci admits Juventus “won some games we didn’t deserve to” this season and describes where he needs to improve.
Patrice Evra is “not satisfied” with the season so far, but new buys must learn “it’s one thing to play for any team, quite another to play for Juventus.”
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