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Paolo Cannavaro reveals Napoli’s crunch match with Villarreal “is part of history, the kind that as children we dreamed of playing.”
Claudio Ranieri admits that Inter ‘crashed hard’ at the weekend and has appealed to his Inter players to respond in midweek.
Inter chief Massimo Moratti has made it clear what he expects his struggling club to achieve this season after another loss.
UEFA have suspended Alberto Aquilani after confirming a case of mistaken identity during Milan-Barcelona.
Clarence Seedorf has underlined his belief that Milan will be able to fight for the Champions League trophy this season.
Cesare Prandelli has commended Serie A’s Champions League sides for helping to shift the League’s image to the international audience.
Clarence Seedorf said football was the winner. “Both teams went for the victory and there were five goals. It was spectacular.”
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.
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