CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Juventus are expected to miss Andrea Barzagli and Giorgio Chiellini for the Champions League trip to Porto, but Miralem Pjanic is also in doubt.
Medhi Benatia warns Juventus that “there are no easy games in the Champions League” ahead of the clash with Porto.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri insists the Scudetto is still a long way off - “63 points is barely enough for the Europa League”.
Massimiliano Allegri warns “Juventus have not become favourites for the Champions League” ahead of the Porto match.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri dismisses links to Arsenal - “you all say that, I just listen…”
Massimiliano Allegri criticises Juventus’ first half against Palermo but “it’s one game less to winning the Scudetto”.
Paulo Dybala believes Juventus “didn’t play very well” against Palermo and warns “we must change our attitude”.
Iker Casillas acknowledges “Juventus are favourites” against Porto but “bravery can overcome individual ability”.
Napoli announced a Press silence that will carry on indefinitely following the controversy in their 3-1 defeat to Real Madrid.
Brazilian legend Zico returned to Udine to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the club’s foundation. “Udinese remain in my heart.”
Italy’s European results this week saw them move closer to England in the UEFA ranking, as Roma and Fiorentina won with Napoli losing to Real Madrid.
“The Barcelona King is dead and Juventus can slip on to the throne,” mused Arrigo Sacchi of the Champions League race.
Arrigo Sacchi stood up for Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri after defeat to Real Madrid. “We should all be thankful that they represent Italy.”
Alexis Sanchez is increasingly likely to leave Arsenal and that opens the door to Juventus and Inter for a summer swoop.
Lorenzo Insigne believes they can turn the Champions League tie with Real Madrid around. “Napoli will amaze you, we’re alive and kicking.”
Marek Hamsik admits Napoli feel sad and regretful after defeat to Real Madrid, but “getting an away goal could be important.”
Former striker Luca Toni believes Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis “should think a little more” before speaking.
Juventus Coach Max Allegri says Napoli “played well” with Real Madrid, and defends Maurizio Sarri.
Massimiliano Allegri warns his Juventus players to ignore the Champions League and focus on Palermo - “any mistake could cost us dear”.
Ukraine Coach Andriy Shevchenko confirms he could take over at Milan one day as they’ll “always remain in my heart”.
Napoli defender Raul Albiol admits it's “difficult to win 2-0” in the return leg with Real Madrid “but we’re playing at home”.
Napoli goalkeeper Pepe Reina warned Real Madrid “it’s not over and they won’t find it easy” at the Stadio San Paolo.
Arrigo Sacchi claims President Aurelio De Laurentiis criticism of Napoli and Maurizio Sarri “was more damaging than defeat to Real Madrid.”
Dries Mertens was left to rue some missed opportunities as Napoli fell 3-1 to Real Madrid, but “there’s another match and we’ll give our all.”
Casemiro revealed his sensational volley against Napoli was no fluke. “It’s something I try a lot,” said the Real Madrid midfielder.
Zinedine Zidane noted “it takes two teams to create a great game of football” after Real Madrid fought back to beat Napoli 3-1.
Maurizio Sarri felt Napoli made an unusual number of mistakes against Real Madrid, but hit back at President Aurelio De Laurentiis.
Lorenzo Insigne thought “only the result showed a big difference” between Napoli and Real Madrid in their 3-1 defeat.
Lorenzo Insigne’s stunner from distance gave Napoli a shock lead at the Bernabeu, but Real Madrid fought back for a 3-1 victory including a Casemiro volley.
President Aurelio De Laurentiis confirms meeting Zlatan Ibrahimovic, but “more than as a player, he could be Napoli Coach in five or six years.”