What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Baldissoni: 'Not a step back for Roma'
Roma director Mauro Baldissoni insists Champions League elimination is “not a tragedy or even a step backwards.”
Garcia: 'Fortune chose City'
Rudi Garcia said “fortune chose its team” in Manchester City, but Roma paid for Champions League inexperience.
Pellegrini: 'Trust was key'
Manuel Pellegrini said “trust has been key” for Manchester City in securing a 2-0 victory away to Roma.
Ljajic: 'Angry with myself'
Adem Ljajic admits he was “angry with myself” after wasting a golden opportunity in Roma’s 2-0 defeat to Manchester City.
Nasri: 'Man City are a team'
Samir Nasri noted Manchester City had to “show we were a team and we did it” with a 2-0 victory at Roma.
Hart: 'People wrote City off'
Joe Hart said the fact “people wrote us off without key players” spurred Manchester City on against Roma.
CL: Juve potential opponents
Juventus are the only remaining Serie A team in the Champions League and now know their potential opponents.
Nainggolan: 'Roma had the chances'
Radja Nainggolan cursed Roma’s luck against Manchester City, but insisted “nobody would’ve said we’d be challenging at the final game.”
CL: Roma fail Man City test
Roma are out of the Champions League and drop to the Europa League after a 2-0 home defeat to Manchester City.
Victor Valdes wants Juventus
There are reports Victor Valdes has offered himself to Juventus in January rather than Monaco or Manchester United.
Fiorentina squad for Minsk
Vincenzo Montella named his Fiorentina squad for the final Europa League group game with Dinamo Minsk.
Nedved: 'Juve belief with Allegri'
Pavel Nedved feels Max Allegri brought “self-belief” to Juventus in the Champions League. “Any target is achievable.”
Slovan: 'Not easy for Napoli'
Slovan Bratislava Coach Jozef Chovanec insists Napoli won’t get an easy ride. “We do not want to finish on zero points.”
Hamsik: 'Sorry Slovan!'
Marek Hamsik is “happy to see Slovan Bratislava again,” but warns Napoli want top spot in their Europa League group.
Line-ups: Roma-Man City
It’s a head-to-head for Roma and Manchester City, as only one can progress in the Champions League.
Ventura: 'Europa football lust!'
Giampiero Ventura confessed taking Torino into the Europa League knockouts would be “unbridled football lust.”
Jesus Navas: 'Tempo hurts Roma'
Jesus Navas reveals Manchester City believe “a very high tempo” will be key against Roma tonight.
Thigh strain for Babacar
Fiorentina will be without striker Khouma Babacar until 2015 after he was diagnosed with a thigh strain.
No Napoli-Gabbiadini deal yet
It’s reported Manolo Gabbiadini hasn’t agreed personal terms with Napoli due to the image rights issue.
Alonso: 'Fiorentina improved me'
Marcos Alonso feels he has “improved tactically” as a player thanks to his time at Fiorentina.
Mancini: 'Inter want Qarabag win'
Roberto Mancini assured Inter “will play to win” away to Qarabag despite already having first place locked down.
Pakistan takeover for Brescia?
Pakistani businessman Kadir Sheikh Abdul has reportedly agreed to buy Serie B club Brescia.
Montella backing Roma
Fiorentina Coach Vincenzo Montella hopes Roma win in the Champions League tonight - so the Viola don’t have to play Manchester City.
Joaquin: ‘I want Betis return’
Fiorentina winger Joaquin admits that a return to Real Betis is ‘what I want most in the world’.
‘Roma stadium news in a week’
Roma’s Mark Pannes says the club should be able to give news on new stadium plans ‘in the next seven days’.
Sirigu: 'Don't compare me to Buffon'
Salvatore Sirigu admits that being compared to Gigi Buffon at the start of his career was difficult to live up to.
Pallotta maintains stadium optimism
Roma President James Pallotta believes that the club's stadium plans won't hindered by political scandal in the Italian capital.
Pallotta predicts Roma win
Roma President James Pallotta has predicted a 3-1 victory for the Giallorossi against Manchester City tonight, with a Francesco Totti hat-trick.
Menez: ‘Milan can beat Napoli’
Jeremy Menez believes Milan can beat Napoli when Rafa Benitez’s men visit San Siro on Sunday.
Lichtsteiner close to renewal?
Stephan Lichtsteiner’s contract saga could be approaching a conclusion, with reports indicating the Juventus defender is close to a renewal.
Vidic to miss Qarabag
Nemanja Vidic will play no part for Inter in their Europa League tie in Azerbaijan tomorrow night after coming down with flu.
Torino name squad for Copenhagen
Torino have named the squad which will aim to secure Europa League qualification in Denmark tomorrow night.
Benitez hits back at critics
Rafa Benitez has hit back at criticism of his methods, insisting he is working hard to improve Napoli’s fortunes.
Benitez backs attacking approach
Rafa Benitez has dismissed criticism of his Napoli side’s defence, insisting he’d ‘rather win 3-2 than 1-0’.
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