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Luciano Spalletti warned Roma “need to show more hunger and intensity” after a 1-1 Europa League draw away to Viktoria Plzen.
Roma disappointed in Europe again, failing to build on an early Diego Perotti penalty for their 1-1 draw at Viktoria Plzen.
Sassuolo made a spectacular Europa League debut, sweeping Athletic Club Bilbao aside 3-0 including a fantastic Pol Lirola solo effort.
Inter Vice-President Javier Zanetti urged the team to ignore upcoming Juventus tests and “honour” the Europa League with Hapoel Beer-Sheva.
Fiorentina field a very attacking line-up for their opening Europa League trip to PAOK Salonika.
Inter completely revamp their line-up for the Europa League opener as they welcome surprise outfit Hapoel Beer-Sheva to San Siro.
Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali said they will stand by their principles even in the Europa League. “Focus on Italian youth.”
Roma director Walter Sabatini admits he was “surprised” with Luciano Spalletti’s starting XI against Viktoria Plzen.
Roma look to Stephan El Shaarawy, Juan Iturbe and Diego Perotti for their Europa League opener away to Viktoria Plzen.
Sassuolo must do without Domenico Berardi when hosting Athletic Club Bilbao in their historic first Europa League group game.
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Viktoria Plzen’s Press officer admits the Czech champions are aiming to finish second behind Roma in their Europa League group.
Milan Coach Vincenzo Montella admits he misses the Champions League, and “my affection for Sampdoria is eternal”.
Inter, Fiorentina and Roma all have what it takes to go all the way in the Europa League this season, according to Leonardo.
Former Milan and Inter boss Leonardo believes this season’s Europa League could be “Francesco Totti’s”.
Dino Zoff has warned Italy’s European representatives that referees are among their biggest threats. “They’re very touchy”.
Ivan Perisic is out of tomorrow’s Europa League match with Hapoel Beer-Sheva and could miss Inter-Juventus too.
Paulo Sousa warned there will be no squad rotation or taking the Europa League for granted as Fiorentina take on PAOK.
Sassuolo named their squad for the Europa League clash with Athletic Bilbao, as Gregoire Defrel is back, but not Domenico Berardi.
Luciano Spalletti tried to get Roma motivated for the Europa League with Viktoria Plzen, but “can’t promise” Francesco Totti will play.
Federico Fazio has already won the Europa League three times,” so gave Roma advice on how to progress, starting with Viktoria Plzen.
Mauro Icardi insists he does not feel burdened by his dual responsibility of captaining Inter and scoring goals.
Inter striker Mauro Icardi claims Gonzalo Higuain is worth the €90m Juventus paid Napoli for his fellow Argentine over the summer.
Sassuolo boss Eusebio Di Francesco insists there is no special relationship with Juventus ahead of Thursday’s Europa League opener against Athletic Bilbao.
Frank de Boer admits “it’s not nice” to see Massimo Mirabelli prospectively leave Inter for arch-rivals Milan but has faith in the club’s remaining scouts.
Frank de Boer insists Inter are focused on beating Hapoel Be’er Sheva in the Europa League on Thursday, not Sunday’s Derby d’Italia against Juventus.
Roma full-back Bruno Peres insists their Europa League group “seems easy, but it’s not”.
Roma have Thomas Vermaelen back for the Europa League trip to Viktoria Plzen, but Daniele De Rossi and Emerson Palmieri are banned.
Juventus, Roma and Inter are among the top 10 highest-spending clubs on the transfer market in Europe since 2010.
Dennis Praet is certainly not lacking ambition as Sampdoria travel to Roma. “We want to qualify for Europe.”
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