CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Juventus remain fifth in the updated UEFA club ranking, but Napoli climb above Europa League winners Manchester United.
Marek Hamsik, Jorginho and Elseid Hysaj are believed to be in doubt for Napoli against Bologna on Sunday.
Sami Khedira, Giorgio Chiellini and Claudio Marchisio are out of the Juventus squad to face Chievo on Saturday.
Roma have confirmed that Patrik Schick has suffered a thigh injury, ruling him out of possibly Tuesday’s Champions League clash with Atletico Madrid.
Massimiliano Allegri assures Juventus are focused on tomorrow’s Chievo game, pointing out “Barcelona is not a final”.
Marek Hamsik confirms “I could finish my career at Napoli”, admitting that he’s rejected Juventus and Milan in the past.
The city of Turin will name a Piazza after the 39 victims of the Heysel Stadium disaster ahead of Juventus-Liverpool in 1985.
Gianluigi Buffon has revealed the inspiration behind him becoming a goalkeeper – former Cameroon goalkeeper Thomas N’Kono.
Italy are closing on England and Germany in the UEFA ranking after Napoli and Milan’s successful preliminary round runs.
Giorgio Chiellini “will suffer along with my teammates” from a distance after missing Italy’s World Cup qualifier with Spain.
Juventus confirm Giorgio Chiellini’s calf injury is “not serious,” but he remains at risk against Chievo and Barcelona.
Arrigo Sacchi outlined the historic differences between Italian and Spanish football, how Giampiero Ventura and Maurizio Sarri “raised the cultural level.”
Roma released their Champions League squad list, leaving out injured Emerson Palmieri.
Lorenzo Tonelli is not included in Napoli’s squad for the Champions League group stages.
Stephan Lichtsteiner describes his omission from Juventus’ Champions League squad as “a hard blow”.
Juventus have announced their squad for the Champions League group stages, with Marko Pjaca and Stephan Lichtsteiner left out.
Juventus have confirmed that Giorgio Chiellini has left Italy’s training camp with a calf problem, ruling him out of World Cup qualifiers against Spain and Israel.
There are unconfirmed reports that Giorgio Chiellini will miss Italy's World Cup qualifiers against Spain and Israel with a calf injury.
Benedikt Howedes says “it’s an honour and a privilege” to join Juventus as they’re “one of the five biggest teams in the world”.
Feyenoord have officially confirmed they won’t be allowed any tickets for their Champions League match with Napoli.
Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic has won the 2016-17 UEFA Goal of the Season award for his overhead kick against Real Madrid.
Italy striker Simone Zaza reveals his Valencia goal against Real Madrid last year was “like a rebirth for me.”
Roberto Di Matteo advised Juventus to sign Schalke defender Benedikt Howedes and analysed their Champions League ambitions.
Antonio Conte says Chelsea’s Champions League group, which includes Roma, is “tough”.
Francesco Totti warned “it won’t be easy” for Chelsea, Atletico Madrid or Qarabag to face Roma in the Champions League either.
Daniele De Rossi said the Champions League draw gives Roma “both disappointment and enthusiasm” against Chelsea and Atletico Madrid.
Napoli kick-off their Champions League campaign in Ukraine, with a double-header against Manchester City on matchdays three and four.
Napoli have been handed a tough but winnable Champions League draw, facing Manchester City, Shakhtar Donetsk and Feyenoord.
Juventus open their Champions League campaign at Camp Nou against Barcelona and end it in Greece with Olympiakos.
Roma begin their Champions League campaign at home to Atletico Madrid, visit Chelsea on October 18 and end with Qarabag.