EUROPA LEAGUE

Villarreal Coach Fran Escriba admits “Roma aren’t the opponent that I wanted” in the Europa League.
Francesco Totti is back in the Roma squad to face Villarreal, with Thomas Vermaelen also included.
Villarreal’s Jonathan Dos Santos warns Roma have “a team full of stars” and calls it “an honour” to face Francesco Totti.
Gonzalo Rodriguez offers hope for his Fiorentina renewal, saying “I’ll have to talk with the club”.
Roma CEO Umberto Gandini insists that winning the Europa League is 'harder than you think'.
Paulo Sousa praised Khouma Babacar, discussed the tactical difficulties of facing Udinese and prepared Fiorentina for Borussia Monchengladbach.
Federico Fazio confirms Roma’s “objective is to win” the Europa League, and compares Spain, England and Italy.
Reports say that Roma are targeting an Europa League return for Alessandro Florenzi, less than four months after rupturing his ACL.
Roma made changes to their Europa League squad, bringing in Mario Rui and Bogdan Lobont.
Fiorentina announced changes to the Europa League squad, bringing in five new players including Riccardo Saponara.
Kevin Strootman believes he is “in debt” to the Roma fans, “so I feel compelled to give everything to win”.
Milan Coach Vincenzo Monella sees a tight European race - “we’re all very close together”.
Roma are prepared to go into a bidding war with Napoli, Bayer Leverkusen and Premier League clubs for Genk forward Leon Bailey.
Borussia Monchengladbach, who face Fiorentina in the Europa League, have appointed new Coach Dieter Hecking.
Fiorentina owner Andrea Della Vale warns Nikola Kalinic suitors “we’ve tied him down with a release clause of €50m”.
Paulo Sousa praised Nikola Kalinic’s “extraordinary quality” after Fiorentina beat Sassuolo 2-1 and welcomes a Borussia Monchengladbach game.
Roma CEO Umberto Gandini admits he “never expected to be in this position” facing his old club Milan at the Stadio Olimpico.
Fiorentina director Sandro Mencucci admits his club are only “mildly satisfied” with their Europa League last-32 opponents Borussia Monchengladbach.
Roma director Antonio Tempestilli is wary of the threat posed by Villarreal in the Europa League last 32 but insists “others fear us”.
Eusebio Di Francesco admits Sassuolo “aren’t ready for Europe yet” after their Europa League elimination and defeat to Genk on Friday.
Sassuolo’s Europa League campaign ended with a whimper as they lost 2-0 at home to Genk in their rearranged Group F fixture on Friday.
Andrea Pinamonti’s feelings were “indescribable” after the 17-year-old was given his senior Inter debut against Sparta Prague.
Stefano Pioli and Inter leave the Europa League with “regrets,” but the 3-4-3 experiment worked well against Sparta Prague this evening.
Eder bagged a brace while Juan Pablo Carrizo saved a penalty to give Inter a 2-1 victory over Sparta Prague in their Europa League swansong.
Thomas Vermaelen was “very happy to play again” after a lengthy injury lay-off and insists “the Europa League is a target for Roma.”
Luciano Spalletti “got the answers I was looking for” after a reshuffled Roma earned a Europa League stalemate with Astra Giurgiu.
Roma and Astra Giurgiu both qualified for the Europa League Round of 32 after a goalless draw, as Austria Vienna self-destructed in Plzen.
Inter Coach Stefano Pioli admits they “need to give more and prove we are competitive” in tonight’s Europa League game with Sparta Prague.
Sassuolo’s Europa League match with KRC Genk has been postponed to Friday due to fog at the Mapei Stadium.
Inter perform tactical experiments for their final Europa League game of the season, as Stefano Pioli’s men host Sparta Prague.