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Brace hero Robinho isn’t resting on his laurels, as he warns Milan “need the same grit in the second leg” after thrashing Arsenal 4-0.
Milan absolutely dominated Arsenal in the first leg of their Champions League clash, winning 4-0 with Kevin-Prince Boateng, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and a Robinho brace.
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti said “the important thing is not to leave Arsenal any space to run into and it’s crucial we do not concede.”
Milan have Kevin-Prince Boateng back with Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Robinho against Robin Van Persie’s Arsenal tonight.
Walter Mazzarri’s appeal against a two-match Champions League ban was rejected, so he’ll miss both legs of Napoli-Chelsea.
Gennaro Gattuso accepts that Milan were right to leave him out of their Champions League squad.
Arsene Wenger is full of admiration for Zlatan Ibrahimovic ahead of preparing his Arsenal team to face the tall Swede’s Milan in the Champions League.
Milan stopper Thiago Silva has underlined that there is more to Arsenal than just Robin Van Persie.
Massimiliano Allegri is expecting Zlatan Ibrahimovic to make an impact in the Champions League tie against Arsenal.
Mathieu Flamini knows it will be tough for his Milan side to overcome former club Arsenal in the Champions League.
Milan have been encouraged by the return of a number first-team names to training ahead of the Champions League meeting with Arsenal this week.
Ahead of Milan facing Arsenal in the Last 16 this week, Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he is no longer preoccupied with winning the Champions League.
Milan’s injury crisis is easing in the lead-up to the Arsenal clash, as Alexandre Pato, Kevin-Prince Boateng and Alessandro Nesta resumed training today.
Milan have added Maxi Lopez, Djamel Mesbah and Stephan El Shaarawy to their Champions League squad.
Walter Mazzarri has been given a two-match ban by UEFA, meaning he’ll miss both Napoli’s legs against Chelsea.
Inter general manager Ernesto Paolillo admits the club must qualify for the Champions League “or we’d have to further reduce our budget.”
Playing and scoring in the Champions League was the highlight of 2011 for Napoli striker Edinson Cavani.
Didier Deschamps points out “the Treble-winning Inter is gone,” but Marseille are still concerned at the Champions League draw.
Carlo Ancelotti believes Milan are “superior to Arsenal,” while Napoli can eliminate Chelsea.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli is confident Milan, Napoli and Inter can progress in the Champions League. “They have the right mentality.”
Massimo Moratti warns Inter should not underestimate Olympique Marseille and confirms “it was obvious” the Calciopoli peace talks would be futile.
Both Andre Villas Boas and Arsene Wenger have told of the difficult draw respective Champions League opponents Napoli and Milan represent.
Napoli’s Marek Hamsik is relatively happy with the upcoming Champions League clash against Chelsea. “We wanted to avoid the Spanish.”
Napoli boss Walter Mazzarri knows that his side will have to be perfection personified in their Champions League ties against Chelsea.
Today’s Champions League draw was a positive one for Milan, Inter and Napoli, insists Luca Marchegiani.
Inter boss Claudio Ranieri is looking forward to facing Marseille counterpart Didier Deschamps in the Champions League.
Milan boss Massimiliano Allegri insists English football is still to be respected after they were drawn to play Arsenal in the Champions League.
Milan will take on Arsenal and Chelsea await Napoli in the last 16 of the Champions League. Inter, meanwhile, have been paired with Marseille.
Inter, Milan and Napoli will discover the identity of their last 16 opponents when the Champions League draw is made on Friday.
Napoli midfielder Gokhan Inler insists he’s not bothered who his club is drawn with in the knock-out stages of the Champions League.
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