CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Reports suggest that any truce found between Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri and President Aurelio De Laurentiis is ‘just a facade’.
Marco Verratti insists he “wants to stay and my dream is to win the Champions League here with Paris Saint-Germain.”
Pepe Reina’s father trusts Napoli are ready to cause a Champions League upset against Real Madrid on Tuesday.
Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir will officiate the Champions League showdown between Napoli and Real Madrid on Tuesday.
Dries Mertens limped off during Napoli’s 2-1 win away to Roma, but initial reports suggest he’ll be fine to face Real Madrid.
Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge wants to avoid Juventus in the Champions League, then discussed the future of Kingsley Coman and Medhi Benatia.
Miralem Pjanic declares Juventus “want to win everything possible” as they “live to win”.
Fabio Capello believes Napoli can still overturn their 3-1 first leg Champions League defeat to Real Madrid. “They must be aggressive.”
Former Milan Coach Arrigo Sacchi believes Napoli need “greater intensity” to turn around their tie with Real Madrid.
Inter captain Mauro Icardi insists “I believe strongly in third place” and is “very confident” they can get there.
Roma have announced a €53m loss for the first half of the financial year, partly due to Champions League elimination.
Gianluigi Buffon warns Juventus need “competitive fury” to reach their objectives this season.
Atalanta captain Papu Gomez dismisses Champions League talk - “the Europa League is the real goal”.
Daniele Rugani believes the new 4-2-3-1 Juventus formation works well, and gives more passing options in defence.
Carlo Ancelotti will mark his 1,000th game as a Coach today and casts his eye over Bayern Munich, Claudio Ranieri and reducing Serie A to 18 teams.
Papu Gomez declares Atalanta “believe in Europe” but if so “you have to sign eight or nine players”.
Max Allegri threatened to quit Juventus if Leonardo Bonucci wasn’t suspended for insulting him, claims La Repubblica newspaper.
Leicester City have sacked Claudio Ranieri just months after he won the Premier League title.
Alex Telles apologises to Porto fans for his red card against Juventus - “I’ll do anything to reverse the image I gave”.
Marko Pjaca’s agent advises the Juventus winger “follow his Coach”, Max Allegri, in order to succeed in Serie A.
Fabio Cannavaro says Napoli “have to believe” they can beat Real Madrid at San Paolo.
Juventus’ return from Portugal has been delayed, so they won’t arrive in Italy until this afternoon.
Stephan Lichtsteiner is glad to “be important for Juventus again after a tormented start to the season. The most important thing is the group.”
Nuno Espirito Santo thought the “referee could’ve made a different decision” on Alex Telles, but not all is lost for Porto against Juventus.
Iker Casillas reveals Gigi Buffon told him the red card “made it easier” for Juventus to beat Porto 2-0 at the Estadio do Dragao.
Max Allegri saw “maturity” from Juventus as they pushed past 10-man Porto in the Champions League and a “change of attitude” from Marko Pjaca.
Miralem Pjanic praised Juventus for their “patience waiting for the right moment” to beat 10-man Porto 2-0 at the Estadio do Dragao.
Sami Khedira admits Juventus “have a good feeling” about the Champions League this season after winning 2-0 away to 10-man Porto.
Marko Pjaca was “waiting for my moment” after his debut Juventus goal in a 2-0 Champions League win away to Porto.
Juventus earned a huge 2-0 victory away to 10-man Porto thanks to substitutes Marko Pjaca and Dani Alves after Alex Telles saw red.
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE