Marotta: 'No Barcelona-Dybala bid'
Juventus director Beppe Marotta trusts Max Allegri made the right decisions against Barcelona and denies a bid for Paulo Dybala.
Monchi: 'Italy and Spain similar'
Roma director Monchi insists “Italian and Spanish football are now very similar” as they host Atletico Madrid.
Del Piero: 'Not David and Goliath'
Alessandro Del Piero maintains you cannot call Barcelona v Juventus “David and Goliath,” because they are both Champions League favourites.
Manolas: 'Roma studied Atletico'
Kostas Manolas confirms Roma have “studied Atletico Madrid carefully and they tend to concede goals on set plays.”
Juventus pull a few surprises against Leo Messi’s Barcelona, starting Rodrigo Bentancur, Blaise Matuidi and Douglas Costa, but all eyes are on Paulo Dybala.
Line-ups: Roma-Atletico Madrid
Roma look to Edin Dzeko, Radja Nainggolan and Daniele De Rossi as they host Champions League contenders Atletico Madrid.
Sarri: 'Beware Shakhtar'
Maurizio Sarri is open to a brand new trident attack for Napoli, but warned Shakhtar Donetsk “will force us to defend deep at times.”
Milik: 'I am 100 per cent ready'
Arkadiusz Milik insists he is “100 per cent ready and if anything a stronger player” after his injury, as Napoli visit Shakhtar Donetsk.
Bernard: 'Shakhtar want the win'
Shakhtar Donetsk “can’t be happy with a draw” against Napoli and expect an open game, assured winger Bernard.
Fonseca: 'Sarri best Coach in Italy'
Shakhtar Donetsk boss Paulo Fonseca called Maurizio Sarri “the best Coach in Italy” ahead of the Champions League clash with Napoli.
Atleti doubts against Roma
Roma seem ready to start Bruno Peres and Gregoire Defrel, while Atletico Madrid have two doubts for their Olimpico line-up.
Juve trust De Sciglio and Bentancur
Juventus are expected to start Mattia De Sciglio and Rodrigo Bentancur in a 4-3-3 formation against Barcelona tonight.
Zaza: ‘I’m cheering for EDF’
Simone Zaza will be cheering for Roma Coach Eusebio Di Francesco tonight, and believes his style of play “can cause problems for Atletico Madrid”.
Icardi hits back at Inter ultras
Inter’s ultras urged fans not to chant Mauro Icardi’s name, so the striker hits back with an Instagram video of the stadium cheering for him.
Alberto: ‘Barca better than Juventus’
Lazio’s Luis Alberto believes “Barcelona are superior” to Juventus, but warns Paulo Dybala “has huge class”.
Three suspended for Week 4
Lazio midfielder Marco Parolo is one of three players who will be suspended for Week 4 four of Serie A.
Borriello: ‘Joao Mario dived…’
SPAL striker Marco Borriello says Inter midfielder Joao Mario’s “angel flight” wasn’t worthy of a penalty on Sunday.
Inter to offer Icardi new contract?
Inter could offer Mauro Icardi a new contract, as his €110m release clause is seen as too low in the current market.
Agent: ‘PSG wanted Schick’
Patrik Schick’s agent says Paris Saint-Germain wanted the striker “but we realised Roma would be the best solution”.
Gandini: ‘Atletico a tough obstacle’
Roma CEO Umberto Gandini admits “starting with Atletico Madrid is a tough obstacle” ahead of tonight’s Champions League match.
Agent: ‘Hamsik isn’t injured…’
A representative for Marek Hamsik says the Napoli captain isn’t injured, and it’s “depressing” to only play 60 minutes.
Pozzo: ‘Thereau was absurd’
Udinese owner Gianpaolo Pozzo says Cyril Thereau was sold to Fiorentina due to his “insufferable” behaviour.
Monchi: ‘Roma want to go far’
Monchi says Roma want to go “as far as possible” in this season’s Champions League as “the last few years haven’t gone well”.
Chiriches in Napoli squad
Vlad Chiriches is in the Napoli squad to face Shakhtar Donetsk, despite dislocating his shoulder at the weekend.
Allegri considers Bentancur
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri is reportedly considering starting Rodrigo Bentancur against Barcelona tonight.
Rincon: ‘Torino give me a spark’
Tomas Rincón says he’s felt a “particular spark” since joining Torino, and looks forward to the derby with Juventus.
Mbappe: ‘Juventus can win CL’
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappé believes “it’s strange” Juventus aren’t considered among the Champions League favourites.
Agent: ‘Jorginho available for Italy but…’
Jorginho’s agent reiterates the Napoli midfielder “is available” for Italy but “I’d love to see him play for Brazil”.
Higuain: ‘I’m obliged to score’
Gonzalo Higuain admits he has “an obligation” to score goals, and says Juventus want to “win everything” this season.
Davids: ‘Don’t compare Dybala to Messi’
Edgar Davids says comparisions with Lionel Messi will only hurt Juventus’ Paulo Dybala - “leave him to grow in peace”.
‘Milan never questioned Montella’
Milan CEO Marco Fassone assures “we never questioned” Coach Vincenzo Montella, despite the 4-1 loss to Lazio.
Fassone: ‘How Milan will grow’
Marco Fassone admits Milan “will have constraints from UEFA” and expects to make €100m in the Chinese market.
Fassone: ‘Disappointed by Raiola’
Milan CEO Marco Fassone is disappointed that Mino Raiola “said certain things”, and reassures fans over the ownership.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Raiola repeats Milan criticism
Mino Raiola repeats his criticism of Milan - “I don’t think this project will ever return them to the levels of the past”.
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