CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wished Roma and Brescia all the best, while Juventus “have done extraordinary things.”
Luciano Spalletti keeps Roma goalkeepers on their toes and wants players “to fill the game” against Porto in the Champions League play-off.
Daniele De Rossi admits the Champions League play-off with Porto “really could change Roma’s season and mentality going forward.”
Porto midfielder Danilo Pereira said Champions League opponents Roma “are a very complete team whose greatest strength is in attack.”
Porto Coach Nuno Espirito Santo warned “we know how and when we can hurt Roma” in the Champions League preliminary round.
Bruno Peres will reportedly go into Roma’s Champions League squad list against Porto, replacing Moustapha Seck.
Bastos “is about to sign for Lazio,” confirmed Rostov Coach Dimitri Kirichenko today.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti is “very satisfied” with the signing of “great player” Bruno Peres from Torino.
Roma have named their squad for tomorrow’s Champions League trip to face Porto.
Luciano Spalletti admits the Champions League tie against Porto is “crucial” for Roma’s season.
Juventus' Kwadwo Asamoah is happy to play “as a midfielder or a wing-back” this season.
Dinamo Zagreb Coach Zlatko Kranjcar insists Marko Rog is “available” to face Red Bull Salzburg, but “ask our sporting director” about a Napoli move.
Bruno Peres’ move to Roma is unlikely to be completed in time for the Champions League game against Porto, reports suggest.
Porto won their season opener away to Rio Ave and Coach Nuno Espirito Santo warned Champions League opponents Roma are “tough.”
New signing Ever Banega “had no doubts” about joining Inter, despite “other offers”.
New Juventus signing Marko Pjaca declares “I want to win the Champions League”.
FC Porto will not be able to count on new signing Laurent Depoitre for their Champions League play-off against Roma.
Thomas Vermaelen “can’t wait” to play with Francesco Totti and says Radja Nainggolan “raved about” Roma.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri expects Claudio Marchisio to return to action in October.
Luciano Spalletti has labelled Roma’s Champions League play-off with Porto as ‘more than a qualifier.’
Roma have drawn Porto for the Champions League play-offs, to be played on August 18 and 25.
Former Juventus man David Trezeguet says it is ‘so important’ that the Old Lady win the Champions League soon.
Roma will face Manchester City, Porto, Villarreal, Ajax or Borussia Moenchengladbach in Friday’s Champions League play-off draw.
Gigi Buffon has set Juventus the target of wining the Champions League this season.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti admits the Champions League play-off draw 'could have been better', whilst discussing his goalkeeper uncertainty.
Juventus defender Andrea Barzagli discusses his Champions League “dream” and has “positive feelings” about continuing with Italy.
New Inter signing Cristian Ansaldi reveals Roberto Mancini wants him to “attack and get crosses in”.
Fiorentina goalkeeper Ciprian Tatarusanu targets the Champions League but admits “it’s not easy”.
Coach Massimiliano Allegri admits Juventus have learned their lessons after “we paid dearly for two months” last season.
Diego Perotti describes Roma’s Champions League play-off as “the most important match of the season”.