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Thomas Muller declares he and Bayern Munich are “looking forward” to facing Juventus in the Champions League.
Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng believes “we are the favourites” against Juventus in the Champions League.
Bayern Munich ambassador Franz Beckenbauer calls Juventus “one of the best sides in Europe” ahead of their Champions League meeting.
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta shrugs “Bayern are always Bayern” after the Champions League draw.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia insists facing Real Madrid is “a nice draw” and wants to see a packed Stadio Olimpico.
Real Madrid’s head of public relations, Emilio Butragueno, admits facing Roma “is not easy for us”.
Bayern Munich director Andreas Jung says they ‘wanted to avoid Juventus’ in today’s Champions League last 16 draw.
Roma CEO Italo Zanzi says they ‘will be ready for Cristiano Ronaldo’ when they face Real Madrid in the Champions League last 16.
Juventus vice-President Pavel Nedved says he’s ‘had better days’ after drawing Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16.
Juventus have been drawn with Bayern Munich and Roma face Real Madrid in the Champions League last 16.
Rudi Garcia hit back at Roma fans and media ahead of their trip to Napoli. “People act as if we’re lambs to the slaughter.”
Barbara Berlusconi warned “Milan cannot afford to miss out on the Champions League again” and focuses on improving San Siro.
Roberto Mancini insists Marcelo Brozovic will not leave Inter in January - “we’re not thinking about selling him”.
M’Baye Niang wants to stay at Milan “for another 10 years” but admits “I made mistakes”.
Napoli, Fiorentina and Lazio go into the Europa League Round of 32 draw and risk some big clubs.
Roma President James Pallotta admits a fan boycott is “frustrating”, and insists they have “a top team”.
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni silenced doubters. “We are among the 16 best teams in Europe and deserve to be there.”
Alessandro Florenzi “would’ve preferred 70,000 fans jeering” rather than the 29,000 who turned up for Roma-BATE Borisov.
Roma President James Pallotta insists “the team deserves to be applauded, not whistled at” for Champions League qualification.
Rudi Garcia insisted “Roma did everything to score and did not play badly” against BATE Borisov. “We did qualify.”
Wojciech Szczesny “got lucky” in the 0-0 draw with BATE Borisov and reassured “frustrated” Roma fans.
Roma and Juventus are in the Last 16 of the Champions League, but risk a tough draw on Monday.
Radja Nainggolan insists Roma “gave everything” in their 0-0 draw with BATE Borisov. “Qualification is positive.”
Roma scraped a 0-0 draw with BATE Borisov, but qualified for the Champions League Last 16 thanks to Bayer Leverkusen’s stalemate with Barcelona.
Roma director Walter Sabatini commented on Gervinho’s injury and insists the Champions League is “about prestige more than economics.”
Paul Pogba is not bothered who Juventus face in the Champions League - “if we play Bayern, Barça or Zenit, it’s all the same.”
Roma lost Gervinho in the warm-up and Mohamed Salah on the bench in their Champions League decider against BATE Borisov.
Roma’s Champions League fate will be decided tonight at the Stadio Olimpico in a face-to-face with BATE Borisov.
Roma’s Ultras are continuing their boycott, but turned out to support the youth team at Trigoria.
Unai Emery is glad Sevilla are back in the Europa League, “where the team is comfortable,” after a 1-0 win over Juventus.
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