CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Marek Hamsik says Napoli ‘believe’ in qualification for the Champions League last 16 after they beat a ‘great’ Shakhtar Donetsk side.
Diego Perotti assures Roma “absolutely won’t give Atletico Madrid up for dead” on Wednesday and says a new contract would be a ‘reward’.
Jose Callejon insists Napoli are not prioritising any one competition after their 3-0 win against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League on Tuesday.
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Dries Mertens felt the 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk was “the moment to prove Napoli could do well in the Champions League too.”
Shakhtar Donetsk Coach Paulo Fonseca insists they only fell to Napoli thanks to “a moment of genius from Lorenzo Insigne” in the 3-0 result.
Maurizio Sarri confessed he “can’t” rotate Lorenzo Insigne and hopes Manchester City can help keep Napoli in the Champions League.
Lorenzo Insigne insists Napoli “believed” in their Champions League chances and continue to trust in Manchester City after beating Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0.
Lorenzo Insigne’s magical strike broke Shakhtar Donetsk’s defences and Napoli went on to a 3-0 win, which gives them hope of Champions League progress.
Gigi Buffon thanked Ivan Rakitic offering to give up his spot at the 2018 World Cup, but the Italy goalkeeper warns “it might not be a great idea!”
Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke insists they have been “unlucky” in the Champions League so far and can turn the tide against Roma.
Diego Simeone stood up for Antoine Griezmann and Atletico Madrid, but “it’s wonderful for football to have teams who play like Roma.”
Mario Rui claims Napoli “really enjoy this type of match” ahead of the Champions League decider with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Max Allegri doesn’t understand the comparisons between Paulo Dybala and Leo Messi, but insists Juventus “don’t have big problems” ahead of Barcelona.
Miralem Pjanic said “there is always something to learn from Barcelona and we have great respect, but obviously we are Juventus and want to win.”
Napoli start Lorenzo Insigne and Christian Maggio for their must-win Champions League showdown with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the crucial Champions League clash between Napoli and Shakhtar Donetsk.
Eusebio Di Francesco warned Roma that “this city makes you rest on your laurels and I don’t want that” against Atletico Madrid.
Federico Bernardeschi is out of the Champions League tie between Juventus and Barcelona due to a muscular problem.
Barcelona Coach Ernesto Valverde promised “a different game” against Juventus after last season’s 3-0 defeat, but sees “no favourites.”
Ivan Rakitic said winning the Champions League is “like a drug” for Barcelona and wishes he could give Gigi Buffon a World Cup swansong.
Lorenzo Insigne is in doubt for Napoli’s crucial Champions League game with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini insists “the Scudetto must be the first goal for us” this season.
It’s reported Napoli have sold just 15,000 tickets for their crucial Champions League match with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Douglas Costa insists Juventus “played well” against Sampdoria, but “we have to be more solid”.
Shakhtar Donetsk Coach Paulo Fonseca fires a warning ahead of the Napoli game - “anyone who thinks we’ve come here for a draw is wrong”.
Napoli midfielder Allan believes the key to beating Shakhtar Donetsk is to “not give too much space to their trequartisti”.
Andrea Barzagli has urged Italy to emulate “Germany and Belgium for the next 10 years” and agrees Juventus “are lacking the will to suffer.”
Marek Hamsik insists Napoli “know only a win will do” against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Damir Skomina of Slovenia will be the referee for Napoli’s Champions League showdown with Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday.