NEWS

Riccardo Montolivo revealed Milan studied Barcelona carefully and succeeded in their plan to “make their possession sterile.”
Sulley Ali Muntari hailed his Milan teammates and “the most important goal of my career” after a 2-0 victory over Barcelona.
Barcelona assistant manager Jordi Roura admits they had more problems than expected at San Siro, but “we fully believe we can turn this around.”
Milan goalkeeper Christian Abbiati admits he didn’t have to sweat against Barcelona, not really making a save.
Massimiliano Allegri praised his players for beating Barcelona 2-0 and revealed it was “a victory I believed in and nobody else did.”
Gerard Pique admits Barcelona had “no excuses” for their 2-0 defeat to Milan. “When they scored first, we lost control.”
Massimo Ambrosini warns Milan would be “making a terrible mistake” if they thought the 2-0 victory was enough to eliminate 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.
Juventus Coach Antonio Conte is in the stands for Milan-Barcelona and revealed how he would tackle Leo Messi.
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.
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.
Barcelona President Sandro Rosell is worried about facing Milan, admires Stephan El Shaarawy and revealed that Mario Balotelli “tried to join us many times.”
Vladimir Petkovic is not too concerned after defeat to Siena. “Tomorrow against Borussia Monchengladbach we’ll see the same Lazio we admired.”
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.”
Sergio Floccari has advised his Lazio teammates to “clear their minds” of the humiliating defeat to Siena when facing Borussia Monchengladbach tomorrow.
Arsenal are reportedly planning a summer swoop for versatile Juventus defender Martin Caceres.
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.”
Reports are gathering pace that Carlo Ancelotti will leave Paris Saint-Germain for Real Madrid in the summer.
Philippe Mexes will be a key man for Milan in tonight’s Champions League game against Barcelona, says Paolo Rossi.
Juventus and Italy legend Alessandro Del Piero has agreed to sign a new deal with Australian outfit Sydney FC.
Milan Vice-President Adriano Galliani has warned Barcelona that “favourites don’t always win” ahead of tonight’s Champions League encounter.
Palermo President Maurizio Zamparini has rejected the idea that captain Fabrizio Miccoli will leave the club at the end of the season.
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 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.
The Roma duo of Erik Lamela and Nicolas Burdisso will be considered for an international recall, Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella has stated.
Inter are lining up a €7m offer to net Fabio Quagliarella from rivals Juventus this summer, reports Sport Mediaset.
Marek Hamsik will miss Napoli’s Europa League game at Viktoria Plzen on Thursday because of illness.
Siena boss Beppe Iachini has compared in-form striker Innocent Emeghara to two former Serie A strikers.
Links with Chelsea mean that his Juventus side are working well, says Bianconeri tactician Antonio Conte.
There are reports that Italian giants Roma could soon net a financial boost thanks to a mystery Arab investor.
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.
Giancarlo Marocchi has advised Milan to ‘annoy’ Barcelona if they have any hope of getting a result in the Champions League tonight.
Franck Ribery is a fan of Italy and the game on the peninsula, but he has no desire to leave Bayern Munich.
Tuttosport are today suggesting that Juventus are ready to make a bid for Barcelona’s Alexis Sanchez at the end of the season.

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