Hamsik: Napoli believe in last 16
Marek Hamsik says Napoli ‘believe’ in qualification for the Champions League last 16 after they beat a ‘great’ Shakhtar Donetsk side.
‘Roma not falling for Atleti slump’
Diego Perotti assures Roma “absolutely won’t give Atletico Madrid up for dead” on Wednesday and says a new contract would be a ‘reward’.
Callejon: No Napoli priority
Jose Callejon insists Napoli are not prioritising any one competition after their 3-0 win against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Player Ratings: Napoli 3-0 Shakhtar
In a real game of two halves, how did the Napoli players fare in the Football Italia ratings?
Mertens: 'Napoli proved ourselves'
Dries Mertens felt the 3-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk was “the moment to prove Napoli could do well in the Champions League too.”
Fonseca: 'Moment of Insigne magic'
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.
Sarri: 'I can't leave out Insigne'
Maurizio Sarri confessed he “can’t” rotate Lorenzo Insigne and hopes Manchester City can help keep Napoli in the Champions League.
Insigne: 'Napoli always believed'
Lorenzo Insigne insists Napoli “believed” in their Champions League chances and continue to trust in Manchester City after beating Shakhtar Donetsk 3-0.
CL: Napoli crush Shakhtar to stay alive
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.
Buffon: 'Replacing Rakitic at World Cup...'
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!”
Koke: 'Atleti simply unlucky'
Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke insists they have been “unlucky” in the Champions League so far and can turn the tide against Roma.
Simeone appreciates Roma approach
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: 'Napoli relish pressure'
Mario Rui claims Napoli “really enjoy this type of match” ahead of the Champions League decider with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Allegri: 'No big Juve problems'
Max Allegri doesn’t understand the comparisons between Paulo Dybala and Leo Messi, but insists Juventus “don’t have big problems” ahead of Barcelona.
Pjanic: 'Respect Barcelona, but want victory'
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.”
Line-ups: Napoli-Shakhtar Donetsk
Napoli start Lorenzo Insigne and Christian Maggio for their must-win Champions League showdown with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Liveblog: Napoli v 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.
EDF: 'Roma won't rest on laurels'
Eusebio Di Francesco warned Roma that “this city makes you rest on your laurels and I don’t want that” against Atletico Madrid.
Bernardeschi out of Juve-Barca
Federico Bernardeschi is out of the Champions League tie between Juventus and Barcelona due to a muscular problem.
Valverde: 'No Juve-Barca favourites'
Barcelona Coach Ernesto Valverde promised “a different game” against Juventus after last season’s 3-0 defeat, but sees “no favourites.”
Rakitic: 'Buffon deserved World Cup'
Ivan Rakitic said winning the Champions League is “like a drug” for Barcelona and wishes he could give Gigi Buffon a World Cup swansong.
Insigne could miss Shakhtar
Lorenzo Insigne is in doubt for Napoli’s crucial Champions League game with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Chiellini: ‘Scudetto first objective’
Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini insists “the Scudetto must be the first goal for us” this season.
San Paolo empty for Shakhtar?
It’s reported Napoli have sold just 15,000 tickets for their crucial Champions League match with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Costa: ‘Juventus played well’
Douglas Costa insists Juventus “played well” against Sampdoria, but “we have to be more solid”.
‘Shakhtar won’t play for a draw’
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”.
Allan: ‘Don’t give Shakhtar space’
Napoli midfielder Allan believes the key to beating Shakhtar Donetsk is to “not give too much space to their trequartisti”.
Barzagli: Germany the blueprint, Juve…
Andrea Barzagli has urged Italy to emulate “Germany and Belgium for the next 10 years” and agrees Juventus “are lacking the will to suffer.”
Hamsik fired up for Shakhtar
Marek Hamsik insists Napoli “know only a win will do” against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Skomina ref for Napoli-Shakhtar
Damir Skomina of Slovenia will be the referee for Napoli’s Champions League showdown with Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday.
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