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Pep Guardiola was very proud of Barcelona, as “winning at San Siro is not easy. Zlatan Ibrahimovic? There’s no point...”
Massimiliano Allegri believes Milan “took on Barcelona with courage. This performance proves we’re on the right track.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic points out Milan “played against the strongest side in the world. Pep Guardiola? It’s nothing personal.”
Kevin-Prince Boateng insists Milan “played well and proved we are strong” against Barcelona.
Milan fell 3-2 at home to Barcelona at the end of a spectacularly entertaining game, including a Kevin-Prince Boateng gem and a soft penalty.
Milan legend Demetrio Albertini wasn’t surprised to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic struggle during his time at Barcelona.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis took a sideswipe at Manchester City’s millions. “Money isn’t everything...”
Marek Hamsik had “a magical night” in Naples against Manchester City and confirms his wife is alright after a carjacking incident.
Mario Balotelli tells his Manchester City teammates “qualification is still open” after defeat in Naples.
Claudio Ranieri likes the fact Inter started “with a handicap and ended on a high” against Trabzonspor.
Walter Mazzarri believes Napoli “achieved something incredible” by defeating multi-million pound Manchester City.
Edinson Cavani was exhilarated as his brace helped Napoli beat Manchester City. “We must enjoy this wonderful moment for us and our fans.”
Roberto Mancini insists Manchester City “should believe” they can qualify despite tonight’s defeat to Napoli.
Inter did enough with Ricky Alvarez’s goal and a 1-1 at Trabzonspor to secure they have won Group B.
Edinson Cavani’s sensational brace sank Manchester City 2-1 and put qualification in Napoli’s hands.
Lille’s victory away to CSKA Moscow has mathematically qualified Inter for the Champions League knockouts.
Inter welcome back two defenders and look to Diego Milito and Mauro Zarate as they take on Trabzonspor in Turkey.
Roberto Mancini claims Manchester City will not be content with a point in Naples this evening. “This is our last chance.”
Napoli have had preparations for their Champions League clash with Manchester City disrupted this morning by a fire scare in the hotel they were staying at.
Milan’s Alexandre Pato has conceded that he has much work to do if he is to be as good as Barcelona rival Lionel Messi.
Milan will have to play intelligently if they are to beat Barcelona on Wednesday, says forward Robinho.
Thiago Silva has revealed step one in trying to stop Barcelona ace Lionel Messi. “You pray,” said the Milan man.
Claudio Ranieri admits he is keen to secure Inter’s place in the Champions League last 16 this week, as he also thanks Trabzonspor fans for their welcome.
Edinson Cavani is ignoring suggestions that he is wanted by Manchester City. “I’m thinking of Napoli,” he stated.
Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri insists his side can’t afford to make any errors against Manchester City on Tuesday.
Andres Iniesta has been ruled out of this week’s Champions League game at Milan, Barcelona have confirmed.
“Milan are the biggest club I have ever played with,” Zlatan Ibrahimovic has claimed ahead of a meeting with former side Barcelona.
Marco Van Basten would have loved to play for the current Barcelona side, the Milan legend has revealed.
Lucio, Douglas Maicon and Wesley Sneijder are among the Inter players missing their match with Trabzonspor.
Milan have what it takes to challenge Barcelona and Real Madrid in the Champions League, says boss Massimiliano Allegri.
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