CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Carlo Ancelotti discussed his globe-trotting career, Champions League hopes for Bayern Munich and why Italian Coaches are so “innovative.”
Claudio Gentile “can’t understand why people continue to prefer Antonio Conte. Max Allegri did much more than him for Juventus.”
Marcello Lippi saw many of his former players go on to become Coaches, discussing Antonio Conte, Didier Deschamps, Zinedine Zidane and Paulo Sousa.
Marcello Lippi believes Juventus are “on the same level as Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich” in the Champions League.
Geoffrey Kondogbia confirms Inter are “more organised tactically” since Stefano Pioli replaced Frank de Boer.
John Elkann says Juventus “want to take revenge for Berlin” when they meet Barcelona in the Champions League.
Napoli captain Marek Hamsik aims for second place “to be sure of participating in the Champions League”.
Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique admits he has been “surprised by the criticism” of Juventus.
Gonzalo Higuain describes the Champions League as “a dream which we want to turn into reality” but warns Juventus “can’t forget” the Scudetto and Coppa Italia.
Massimiliano Allegri believes there’s too much negativity around Juventus - “it’s the one thing I hate”.
Ivan Rakitic admits Barcelona “were not happy” when they were drawn with Juventus in the Champions League.
Danilo D’Ambrosio’s deflected effort has Inter in front at half-time, but Sampdoria hit the post twice.
Stephan Lichtsteiner describes his “dream” of winning the Champions League with Juventus this season.
Former Juventus Coach Fabio Capello rues Napoli's failure to win against the Bianconeri, believing 'they had a great chance but did not exploit it'.
Karl-Heinz Rummenigge admits he’d love to bring Paulo Dybala to Bayern Munich and believes Juventus can knock Barcelona out of the Champions League.
Claudio Marchisio can’t wait for the trip to Napoli, admires Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta and confirmed Juventus Champions League ambition.
Sandro Mazzola believes Inter can still qualify for the Champions League - “it’s when things are easy that they lose…”
Jeison Murillo believes Inter can still qualify for the Champions League, and aims to “win every game” until the end of the season.
All tickets for Juventus’ Champions League Quarter Final first leg with Barcelona were sold out just minutes after going on sale.
Barcelona will be without Arda Turan for the Champions League quarter-final with Juventus after picking up an injury on international duty.
Inter captain Mauro Icardi confirms “I want to stay here forever”, and aims for the Champions League.
Gianluigi Buffon is unfazed by Juventus’ schedule in April - “we’re playing a lot, but this is what we work for”.
Pescara Coach Zdenek Zeman insists “Juventus are in first place because they’re the strongest team”.
Napoli Coach Maurizio Sarri assures “I have a three-year contract” and “won’t watch” Juventus-Barcelona in the Champions League.
Barcelona technical director Roberto Fernandez admits 'it would be complicated' to sign Paulo Dybala or Marco Verratti.
Deportivo La Coruna Coach Pepe Mel stresses 'Juve must press' Barcelona in their forthcoming Champions League quarter-final.
Marco Verratti discussed improving for Italy, reuniting with Lorenzo Insigne and Ciro Immobile, plus his desire to stay at Paris Saint-Germain.
Andrea Pirlo believes Juventus can win the Champions League this season, but admits he still feels the “painful” loss against Barcelona.
Marco Verratti has faith Juventus can knock Barcelona out of the Champions League after his Paris Saint-Germain came so close.
Roberto Mancini “would be well-suited to Paris Saint-Germain,” said his former assistant manager, while Pep Guardiola finds “it’s easy to win with Barcelona.”