Rakitic: ‘Total respect for Juventus’
Ivan Rakitic says Barcelona have ‘100 per cent respect’ for Champions League final opponents Juventus.
Lichtsteiner: ‘Barcelona are favourites’
Juventus full-back Stephan Lichtsteiner admits Barcelona are favourites ahead of the Champions League final.
Roma set for Garcia showdown?
Rudi Garcia will reportedly be asked to explain his recent comments when he meets the Roma leadership on Thursday.
Xavi: ‘Barça want the treble’
Xavi Hernandez wants to end his Barcelona career with a win over Juventus in the Champions League final.
Pique: ‘Tevez hard to stop’
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique describes Juventus as ‘very strong’ and admits Carlos Tevez is ‘hard to stop’.
‘Juventus have great quality’
Barcelona Coach Luis Enrique says Juventus ‘have great qualities’ and isn’t focusing solely on Andrea Pirlo.
Mascherano: ‘Tevez loves big games’
Javier Mascherano warns his Barcelona teammates that Carlos Tevez loves big games like the Champions League final.
Iniesta: ‘Pirlo an icon’
Andres Iniesta says Andrea Pirlo is ‘an icon’ and assures he’ll be fit to face him with Barcelona on Saturday.
Ter Stegen: ‘Buffon a legend’
Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen describes his Juventus opposite number Gigi Buffon as ‘a legend’.
Witsel: ‘I’m speaking to Juventus’
Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel admits ‘there have been discussions’ with Juventus as he seeks ‘a top club in a top league’.
Richards: ‘Inter could be an option’
Micah Richards says a reunion with Roberto Mancini at Inter ‘could be an option’, and reveals Fiorentina frustration.
Llorente: ‘Messi is an alien’
Juventus striker Fernando Llorente describes Lionel Messi as ‘an alien’, but still believes Barcelona can be beaten.
Messi: ‘Juventus are very strong’
Lionel Messi says Juventus are ‘very strong’ as he prepares to meet them in the Champions League final with Barcelona.
Rugani: ‘Juve? It’s not up to me’
Daniele Rugani admits ‘I don’t know where I’ll play next year’, despite being bought outright by Juventus.
Criscito, Poli leave Italy camp
Domenico Criscito and Andrea Poli have withdrawn from Italy’s training camp through injury.
Napoli await Emery answer
Napoli are awaiting an answer from Sevilla Coach Unai Emery, after offering a three-year, €3.8m deal to move to Italy.
Martinez: ‘I can leave Porto’
Roma target Jackson Martinez claims he has ‘already received permission from Porto to leave the club’.
‘Juve don’t play great football’
Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets says Juventus don’t play ‘great football’ but they still deserve the Champions League final.
Lippi: ‘Allegri’s Juve like mine’
Marcello Lippi believes the current Juventus side is following the same path as his all-conquering team from the 90s.
‘Barcelona best ever’
Marcello Lippi believes Juventus’ Champions League opponents Barcelona are ‘the best team of all time’.
Mancini wants major investment
Inter Coach Roberto Mancini has reportedly asked for nine players to make his side competitive for next season.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from the Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Pogba: ‘Juventus will give everything’
Paul Pogba warns Juventus will ‘give everything’ in the Champions League final, and assures - ‘I’ve never said this will be my last match for Juventus’.
Lichtsteiner: ‘No fear against Barça’
Stephan Lichtsteiner insists Juventus will approach the Champions League final against Barcelona with ‘absolutely no fear’.
Official: Stramaccioni leaves Udinese
Andrea Stramaccioni will not be at Udinese next season, after the club decided not to take up their option of another year.
Ogbonna: ‘Final a dream’
Juventus defender Angelo Ogbonna admits it’s ‘a dream’ to be in the Champions League final, and isn’t afraid of Lionel Messi.
Pazzini calm over future
Milan striker Giampaolo Pazzini says he is ‘calm’ over his future, despite his contract expiring this summer.
‘Barcelona suffer without the ball’
Fernando Llorente says Barcelona ‘suffer if they don’t have the ball’, but the problem for Juventus will be getting it off them.
Sabatini: ‘Garcia stays’
Roma director Walter Sabatini insists Rudi Garcia will remain as Coach, while decrying an attack on Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa.
Report: Zenga agrees Samp terms
It’s reported Walter Zenga has agreed a deal to take over from Sinisa Mihajlovic on the Sampdoria bench.
Chiellini: ‘Messi the God of football’
Giorgio Chiellini describes Lionel Messi as a ‘God of football’, but says he couldn't have scored his Copa Del Rey wondergoal in Italy.
Zamp: ‘Dybala chose the best team’
Maurizio Zamparini says Milan, Inter and some foreign teams bid for Paulo Dybala, but he chose the ‘best club’ in Juventus.
Pepe, Iturbe handed suspensions
Simone Pepe and Juan Iturbe are among 14 players suspended for the start of next season after the weekend’s action.
Pirlo: ‘Barcelona favourites, but…’
Andrea Pirlo admits Barcelona are favourites in the Champions League final, but Juventus ‘know what we have to do’.
Morata: ‘To Berlin to win!’
Alvaro Morata believes Juventus can upset the odds and beat Barcelona on Saturday - ‘We wouldn’t even go there if we thought we had no chance’.
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