CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Alessandro Del Piero maintains you cannot call Barcelona v Juventus “David and Goliath,” because they are both Champions League favourites.
Kostas Manolas confirms Roma have “studied Atletico Madrid carefully and they tend to concede goals on set plays.”
Juventus pull a few surprises against Leo Messi’s Barcelona, starting Rodrigo Bentancur, Blaise Matuidi and Douglas Costa, but all eyes are on Paulo Dybala.
Roma look to Edin Dzeko, Radja Nainggolan and Daniele De Rossi as they host Champions League contenders Atletico Madrid.
Maurizio Sarri is open to a brand new trident attack for Napoli, but warned Shakhtar Donetsk “will force us to defend deep at times.”
Arkadiusz Milik insists he is “100 per cent ready and if anything a stronger player” after his injury, as Napoli visit Shakhtar Donetsk.
Shakhtar Donetsk “can’t be happy with a draw” against Napoli and expect an open game, assured winger Bernard.
Shakhtar Donetsk boss Paulo Fonseca called Maurizio Sarri “the best Coach in Italy” ahead of the Champions League clash with Napoli.
Roma seem ready to start Bruno Peres and Gregoire Defrel, while Atletico Madrid have two doubts for their Olimpico line-up.
Juventus are expected to start Mattia De Sciglio and Rodrigo Bentancur in a 4-3-3 formation against Barcelona tonight.
Roma CEO Umberto Gandini admits “starting with Atletico Madrid is a tough obstacle” ahead of tonight’s Champions League match.
Monchi says Roma want to go “as far as possible” in this season’s Champions League as “the last few years haven’t gone well”.
Vlad Chiriches is in the Napoli squad to face Shakhtar Donetsk, despite dislocating his shoulder at the weekend.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri is reportedly considering starting Rodrigo Bentancur against Barcelona tonight.
Marek Hamsik says Napoli’s Champions League group “is not the most difficult” and aims for at least the Last 16.
Filipe Luis declares "as long as the sun shines in the sky, Atletico Madrid will try to win the Champions League” ahead of tomorrow’s Roma game.
Diego Godin admits Atletico Madrid must counter Roma striker Edin Dzeko as “we’ve lost too many goals in the air”.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone calls Roma “a great team” and remembers “with pleasure” his Lazio past.
Massimiliano Allegri admits Juventus “have to play to score” against Barcelona “without making calculations”.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri dismisses questions over his formation for Barcelona - “the players’ characteristics are more important”.
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala doesn’t think the sale of Neymar will affect Barcelona - “they’re always Barça”.
Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-André ter Stegen says Juventus’ Gianluigi Buffon is “an idol for everyone in football”.
Barcelona Coach Ernesto Valverde expects “an intense and important game” against Juventus tomorrow.
Eusebio Di Francesco is demanding a Roma side that “battle” Atletico Madrid on Tuesday as the clash “can be decisive.”...
Max Allegri claims the Champions League “can’t be an objective” for Juventus, but rather “a dream.”
Kevin Strootman insists he never wanted to leave Roma and assures there is more to come from him this season.
Juventus will reportedly start Mattia De Sciglio and Stefano Sturaro against Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Barcelona new boy Ousmane Dembele has reportedly earned a starting place against Juventus on Tuesday.
Former Juventus striker David Trezeguet believes Paulo Dybala has what it takes to take Lionel Messi’s place in world football one day.
Atletico Madrid have named their squad for Tuesday’s Champions League trip to Roma.