LIVEBLOG: Roma v Barcelona
Join us and give your views as Roma begin their Champions League adventure against Treble-winners Barcelona.
Luis Enrique: ‘Totti is a champion’
Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique calls Francesco Totti ‘a champion’ ahead of the Roma match tonight.
‘Juventus showed great character’
Angelo Di Livio praises Juventus’ ‘great character’ in the Champions League win over Manchester City last night.
Trap: ‘Sarri right for Napoli’
Giovanni Trapattoni is confident Maurizio Sarri is ‘the right choice for Napoli’.
Leonardo: ‘Inter are Scudetto contenders’
Leonardo sees Inter as Scudetto contenders, believes Juventus will ‘recover’ and Roma are ‘the best team in the League’.
Pallotta: ‘Roma can beat Barcelona’
Roma President James Pallotta believes ‘even a team like Barcelona are beatable’.
Zoff: 'Old-fashioned Juve'
Dino Zoff believes “if Juventus play in an old-fashioned style, they can bring home a positive result against Manchester City.”
Enrique: 'Positive memories of Roma'
Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique has “positive” memories of Roma and calls Leo Messi “the best player in the history of football.”
Jordi Alba: 'Roma are different'
Jordi Alba said Barcelona won’t miss Gerard Pique and they cannot underestimate Roma in the Champions League.
Rakitic: 'Dzeko one of world's best'
Ivan Rakitic said Edin Dzeko is “one of the best strikers in the world” and Barcelona must be wary of “strengthened” Roma.
Roma squad for Barcelona
Miralem Pjanic is still unavailable as Roma named the squad facing Barcelona in tomorrow’s Champions League clash.
‘Napoli are Scudetto contenders’
Cesare Prandelli believes Napoli ‘can fight for the Scudetto’ along with Juventus, Roma, Inter and Milan.
Falque: ‘Messi is from another planet’
Roma midfielder Iago Falque believes all Barcelona’s players are ‘phenomena’ but Lionel Messi is ‘from another planet’.
Nainggolan: ‘Barça favourites but...’
Radja Nainggolan admits ‘Barcelona are the favourites’ against Roma but ‘we can do well’.
De Rossi: ‘Roma must be compact’
Daniele De Rossi calls for ‘sacrifice’ from his Roma teammates to stop Lionel Messi and Barcelona.
Garcia: ‘No adjectives for Messi’
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia says Barcelona’s Lionel Messi is ‘impossible to define’ and promises a performances of ‘humility and ambition.’
Balzaretti: ‘This is Iturbe's year'
Roma director Federico Balzaretti is impressed by the 'motivated' Juan Iturbe: 'This will be his year.'
Cuper: ‘Salah better at Roma’
Egypt Coach Hector Cuper says Mohamed Salah is ‘more useful at Roma than he was at Fiorentina.’
Barcelona name squad for Roma
Barcelona have named a 20-man squad to face Roma in the Champions League.
Kuipers in charge of Roma-Barca
Dutch referee Bjorn Kuipers will officiate Wednesday evening’s Champions League clash between Roma and Barcelona.
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