What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Iniesta: 'Barca not on our game'
Andres Iniesta concedes Barcelona were “not on our game” after a 2-0 Champions League defeat away to Milan.
Montolivo: 'We sterilised Barca'
Riccardo Montolivo revealed Milan studied Barcelona carefully and succeeded in their plan to “make their possession sterile.”
Muntari: 'My most important goal'
Sulley Ali Muntari hailed his Milan teammates and “the most important goal of my career” after a 2-0 victory over Barcelona.
Roura: 'Barca can turn this around'
Barcelona assistant manager Jordi Roura admits they had more problems than expected at San Siro, but “we fully believe we can turn this around.”
Abbiati: 'No sweat...'
Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati admits he didn’t have to sweat against Barcelona, not really making a save.
Allegri: 'Nobody else believed...'
Massimiliano Allegri praised his players for beating Barcelona 2-0 and revealed it was “a victory I believed in and nobody else did.”
Pique: 'No Barcelona excuses'
Gerard Pique admits Barcelona had “no excuses” for their 2-0 defeat to Milan. “When they scored first, we lost control.”
Ambrosini: 'It's not over yet'
Massimo Ambrosini warns Milan would be “making a terrible mistake” if they thought the 2-0 victory was enough to eliminate Barcelona.
CL: Milan take down Barcelona!
Milan were clinical to wait for the right moment, as they beat Barcelona 2-0 with goals from Kevin-Prince Boateng and Sulley Muntari.
Conte: 'Forza Milan!'
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte is in the stands for Milan-Barcelona and revealed how he would tackle Leo Messi.
Tassotti: 'How to face Barcelona'
Milan assistant manager Mauro Tassotti explains how they’ll take on Barcelona tonight. “We must do well to use every space for the counter-attack.”
Stephan El Shaarawy, Giampaolo Pazzini and Kevin-Prince Boateng take on Leo Messi, Andres Iniesta and Pedro Rodriguez in tonight’s Champions League showdown.
Mazzarri: 'Napoli honour Europa League'
Walter Mazzarri maintains Napoli will “honour every game” in Serie A or the Europa League, as they try to overturn a 3-0 defeat to Viktoria Plzen.
Rosell: 'Balotelli tried to join Barca'
Barcelona President Sandro Rosell is worried about facing Milan, admires Stephan El Shaarawy and revealed that Mario Balotelli “tried to join us many times.”
Petkovic: 'Real Lazio will return'
Vladimir Petkovic is not too concerned after defeat to Siena. “Tomorrow against Borussia Monchengladbach we’ll see the same Lazio we admired.”
Chivu: 'My first Romanian test'
Cristian Chivu is back in his home country representing Inter for tomorrow’s Europa League tie with Cluj. “It’s my first game against a Romanian side, so I am a little emotional.”
Floccari: 'Lazio, forget about Siena'
Sergio Floccari has advised his Lazio teammates to “clear their minds” of the humiliating defeat to Siena when facing Borussia Monchengladbach tomorrow.
Arsenal target Juve's Caceres
Arsenal are reportedly planning a summer swoop for versatile Juventus defender Martin Caceres.
Strama: 'Inter job means pressure'
Andrea Stramaccioni asks Inter to focus on Cluj before thinking about Sunday’s Derby and insists the pressure of a potential sacking “is here from the first day.”
Ancelotti set for Real Madrid?
Reports are gathering pace that Carlo Ancelotti will leave Paris Saint-Germain for Real Madrid in the summer.
Mexes needs to perform against Barca
Philippe Mexes will be a key man for Milan in tonight’s Champions League game against Barcelona, says Paolo Rossi.
Del Piero to sign Sydney extension
Juventus and Italy legend Alessandro Del Piero has agreed to sign a new deal with Australian outfit Sydney FC.
Galliani: Milan believe against Barca
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani has warned Barcelona that “favourites don’t always win” ahead of tonight’s Champions League encounter.
Palermo to keep hold of Miccoli
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has rejected the idea that captain Fabrizio Miccoli will leave the club at the end of the season.
Ljajic has to hit right note for Serbia
Serbia boss Sinisa Mihajlovic is ready to recall Fiorentina’s Adem Ljajic to his set-up – but only if he agrees to sing the national anthem.
Milan probable XI v Barcelona
Milan are expected to line-up with a flexible 4-3-3, in which Kevin Prince Boateng will be used as a right-sided attacker, against Barcelona this evening.
Roma duo on Argentina radar
The Roma duo of Erik Lamela and Nicolas Burdisso will be considered for an international recall, Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella has stated.
Inter ponder Quagliarella bid
Inter are lining up a €7m offer to net Fabio Quagliarella from rivals Juventus this summer, reports Sport Mediaset.
Hamsik out of Napoli clash
Marek Hamsik will miss Napoli’s Europa League game at Viktoria Plzen on Thursday because of illness.
Emeghara likened to Inzaghi
Siena boss Beppe Iachini has compared in-form striker Innocent Emeghara to two former Serie A strikers.
Conte flattered by Chelsea interest
Links with Chelsea mean that his Juventus side are working well, says Bianconeri tactician Antonio Conte.
Arab investment in Roma?
There are reports that Italian giants Roma could soon net a financial boost thanks to a mystery Arab investor.
Juventus stand by Pepe
Juventus are confident that Simone Pepe will get over his injury problems so he can soon return to making a contribution to the Old Lady.
‘Milan need to annoy Barca and Messi’
Giancarlo Marocchi has advised Milan to ‘annoy’ Barcelona if they have any hope of getting a result in the Champions League tonight.
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