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Beppe Marotta warned Juventus mustn’t make changes into “an alibi” ahead of their trip to Manchester City.
There are reports Claudio Marchisio could be out for another month with a thigh strain on his Juventus comeback.
Slovenian referee Damir Skomina will officiate the Champions League tie between Manchester City and Juventus.
Barcelona will be without Thomas Vermaelen for their Champions League meeting with Roma on Wednesday.
Claudio Marchisio “hopes it’s nothing serious,” but a muscular problem could rule him out of Manchester City-Juventus.
Max Allegri said Juventus need to shake off the pressure and embrace “healthy recklessness” after a 1-1 draw with Chievo.
Rudi Garcia praised Roma for their hard-fought victory away to Frosinone. “This game was a dangerous trap.”
Sergio Aguero, David Silva and Raheem Sterling are all doubts for Manchester City’s Champions League clash with Juventus.
Mirko Valdifiori admits Napoli are targeting the Champions League this season - ‘it’s normal’.
Stephan Lichtsteiner says Juventus must keep close to Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling when the two sides face in the Champions League next week.
Hernanes says ‘there are no excuses’ and Juventus must start winning immediately.
Carlo Ancelotti believes Juventus can win the Champions League and “threaten the Spanish hegemony.”
Roma will be without Miralem Pjanic for three weeks, including the Champions League showdown with Barcelona.
Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner admits the Champions League final may have been ‘a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri calls for calm - ‘we have the opportunity to have a great season’.
Elio Capradossi is out for five to six months with injury, and Roma now have only three central defenders in their Champions League list.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini doesn’t believe Champions League opponents Juventus are in ‘crisis’.
Roma have named their squad for the Champions League, with several new signings included.
Juventus have not included Kwadwo Asamoah or Simone Padoin in their squad for the Champions League.
Stefano Pioli acknowledges Lazio got “quite a beating” in the Champions League, but demands a response against Chievo.
Fernando Llorente is overjoyed to be facing Juventus in the Champions League after his move to Sevilla.
Francesco Totti assures Roma will approach the Champions League with ‘maximum concentration’.
Roma’s will face Barcelona at Stadio Olimpico in the first match of Champions League group E.
Juventus’ first Champions League match of the season will be a trip to face Manchester City.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia discusses the Champions League draw - ‘it seems like an open group behind Barcelona’.
Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta insists the club are ‘optimistic’ for the Champions League.
Juventus and Roma were both handed tough draws in the Champions League, with the Bianconeri facing Manchester City.
Roma and Juventus will find out their Champions League opponents when the draw is made this evening.
Stefano Mauri believes Lazio were ‘too passive’ in defeat to Bayer Leverkusen in last night’s Champions League play-off.
Roger Schmidt said Bayer Leverkusen’s European experience was pivotal against Lazio in the Champions League play-off.
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