What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Mertesacker: 'Arsenal lost by far'
Per Mertesacker admits Arsenal “lost by far” against Napoli and “were always on the back foot.”
Balotelli 'disappointed' at CL exits
Mario Balotelli is “disappointed” Milan are the only Italian side in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Fernandez 'thought Napoli qualified'
Napoli defender Federico Fernandez reveals “we had the illusion that we were going to qualify, then Borussia scored.”
Abbiati: 'Milan suffered!'
Christian Abbiati confessed to “suffering” against Ajax, but hopes Milan face Atletico Madrid in the Round of 16.
Wenger: 'Nervous Arsenal in Naples'
Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal were “nervous in the end” after scraping through despite a 2-0 defeat to Napoli.
Higuain: 'How did Napoli go out?'
Gonzalo Higuain was in tears after Napoli’s Champions League exit and can’t believe they were eliminated.
Allegri: 'Milan-Ajax stressful'
Massimiliano Allegri admits he “lost weight” with the stress of watching 10-man Milan’s 0-0 draw with Ajax.
Benitez: 'Napoli deserved qualification'
Rafa Benitez believes Napoli “deserved to qualify” after finishing joint top with Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund.
De Laurentiis proud of Napoli
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis praised his side for amassing 12 points despite their Champions League exit.
CL: 10-man Milan eek Ajax draw
Milan clung to a 0-0 against Ajax to qualify after Riccardo Montolivo left them with 10 men for over an hour.
Napoli win over Arsenal not enough
Napoli beat Arsenal 2-0, but a late Borussia Dortmund winner knocks them out of the Champions League.
De La sees Napoli-Arsenal omen
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis sees a “good omen” ahead of tonight’s Champions League decider with Arsenal.
Stabbings in Milan-Ajax brawls
There are reports of serious crowd trouble throughout the day ahead of Milan-Ajax with six people stabbed.
Klose for Lazio-Trabzonspor
Miroslav Klose is back in the Lazio squad for Thursday’s Europa League match with Trabzonspor.
Guarin doubt for Napoli-Inter
Fredy Guarin is at risk for Sunday’s Napoli-Inter Serie A match after picking up an injury in training.
Milan need a point from their home game with Ajax to progress in the Champions League, as Stephan El Shaarawy and Kaka support Mario Balotelli.
Napoli face a Mission: Impossible tonight against Arsenal, as Gonzalo Higuain and substitute goalkeeper Rafael take on Mesut Ozil.
Borriello out of Milan-Roma
Roma look to be without Marco Borriello for Monday’s clash with Milan, as he sprained his ankle.
Juventus-Sassuolo has been moved to 17.30 GMT on Sunday from its original 19.45 GMT Saturday kick-off.
Montella: 'Viola want top spot'
Vincenzo Montella’s Fiorentina fight Dnipro for top spot, but he warns Juventus are “already Europa League Finalists.”
Petkovic: 'I believe in Lazio'
“I believe in this squad,” insisted under-fire Lazio Coach Vladimir Petkovic ahead of a showdown with Trabzonspor.
Chiellini: 'Juve threw it away'
Giorgio Chiellini feels Galatasaray-Juventus should’ve been a draw, but concedes “we threw qualification away.”
Reina to miss Arsenal clash?
Napoli are likely to be without goalkeeper Pepe Reina for tonight’s crucial Champions League clash with Arsenal.
Genoa to go for Sculli & El Shaarawy?
Reports in the Italian Press this afternoon suggest that Genoa could make a double move for Giuseppe Sculli and Stephan El Shaarawy next month.
Muslera: 'Now bring on Italy!'
Fernando Muslera knocked Juventus out with Galatasaray and hopes it can be “an appetiser” for the World Cup.
Verona to fight off bids for young duo
Hellas Verona are preparing themselves for an onslaught of bids for Jorginho and Juan Iturbe in January.
Conte: 'Juve left it too late, but...'
Antonio Conte thought it madness to play on that pitch, but admits Juventus “shouldn’t have left it all to the last match.”
Italian options for Menez - report
Jeremy Menez looks set to leave Paris Saint-Germain, and reports in the French Press believe Italy will be his next destination.
Felipe Melo blasts Italian media
Former Juventus flop Felipe Melo snapped at Italian media for their “lack of respect” for Galatasaray.
Arteta 'playing Napoli to win'
Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has insisted that the Premier League side will face Napoli tonight looking for a win.
Mancini: 'Gala deserved victory'
Roberto Mancini insists Galatasaray “deserved to win” against Juventus, but reveals he didn’t want to play.
'Ajax go to Milan with confidence'
Former Ajax goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar believes that the Dutch side have what it takes to beat Milan this evening.
Juve out after Galatasaray loss
Juventus crashed out of the Champions League after going down 1-0 to Galatasaray thanks to a late Wesley Sneijder goal.
Milan confirm Honda arrival
Milan have announced Keisuke Honda will be given the No 10 shirt when he arrives at the club in January.
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