CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Spain CT Vicente Del Bosque admits he thought Real Madrid would knock out Juventus but they ‘deserved to reach the final’.
David Trezeguet said Juventus will “make the most of Barcelona’s weaknesses” and advised Paul Pogba to stay.
Fans had a surprise for the Juventus squad, turning up in a specially-decorated truck that will take them to the Champions League Final.
Marco Tardelli praises his old side Juventus who ‘never give up’ but says ‘maybe they need holy water’ to stop Barcelona.
Giorgio Chiellini pulled out of Juventus training today, with the defender suffering muscular discomfort.
Barcelona forward Neymar appears to predict a Champions League triumph over Juventus, with a picture on his Facebook page.
Spanish media claim that Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo has accepted an offer from MLS side New York City FC.
Lazio released a statement insisting concerns they could be excluded from Europe for match-fixing allegations are “just personal opinion.”
Alberto Zaccheroni believes Juventus are “psychologically in much better shape” than Barcelona in the Champions League Final.
Lazio risk being removed from the Champions League if a betting investigation steps up, warned Federbet.
Ivan Rakitic says Barcelona have ‘100 per cent respect’ for Champions League final opponents Juventus.
Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner admits Barcelona are favourites ahead of the Champions League final.
Xavi Hernandez wants to end his Barcelona career with a win over Juventus in the Champions League final.
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique describes Juventus as ‘very strong’ and admits Carlos Tevez is ‘hard to stop’.
Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique says Juventus ‘have great qualities’ and isn’t focusing solely on Andrea Pirlo.
Javier Mascherano warns his Barcelona teammates that Carlos Tevez loves big games like the Champions League final.
Andres Iniesta says Andrea Pirlo is ‘an icon’ and assures he’ll be fit to face him with Barcelona on Saturday.
Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen describes his Juventus opposite number Gigi Buffon as ‘a legend’.
Juventus striker Fernando Llorente describes Lionel Messi as ‘an alien’, but still believes Barcelona can be beaten.
Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets says Juventus don’t play ‘great football’ but they still deserve the Champions League final.
Marcello Lippi believes the current Juventus side is following the same path as his all-conquering team from the 90s.
Paul Pogba warns Juventus will ‘give everything’ in the Champions League final, and assures - ‘I’ve never said this will be my last match for Juventus’.
Stephan Lichtsteiner insists Juventus will approach the Champions League final against Barcelona with ‘absolutely no fear’.
Juventus defender Angelo Ogbonna admits it’s ‘a dream’ to be in the Champions League final, and isn’t afraid of Lionel Messi.
Fernando Llorente says Barcelona ‘suffer if they don’t have the ball’, but the problem for Juventus will be getting it off them.
Giorgio Chiellini describes Lionel Messi as a ‘God of football’, but says he couldn't have scored his Copa Del Rey wondergoal in Italy.
Andrea Pirlo admits Barcelona are favourites in the Champions League final, but Juventus ‘know what we have to do’.
Alvaro Morata believes Juventus can upset the odds and beat Barcelona on Saturday - ‘We wouldn’t even go there if we thought we had no chance’.
Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal describes Saturday’s Champions League final as ‘the most important game of my life’.
Juventus striker Carlos Tevez says that he would ‘give everything’ to win the Champions League against Barcelona on Saturday.
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