CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

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.”
President Aurelio De Laurentiis was stunned by the number of Napoli fans in Madrid. “The Bernabeu feels Neapolitan!”
Defender Elseid Hysaj warns Napoli must “play to our own strengths” at the Bernabeu against Real Madrid in an all-attack line-up.
Former Real Madrid Coach Arrigo Sacchi urged Napoli fans to “ask their team to give everything, but to demand a victory is impossible.”
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens, giving your views and sharing your nerves, as Napoli visit Real Madrid in the Champions League.
Napoli go all-out attack with Dries Mertens and Piotr Zielinski against Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo and James Rodriguez in the Champions League showdown.
Paulo Dybala knows Porto will be “a very difficult game for Juventus”, and believes Napoli can hurt Real Madrid.
Lorenzo Insigne admits Coach Maurizio Sarri urged his players to be calm ahead of the tie with Real Madrid as 'it's just one game.'
Diego Maradona is being questioned by police over an alleged assault of a woman in Madrid, reports in Spain suggest.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis expresses a desire to improve further, insisting 'I do not intend to stop here.'