What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Albiol: 'Napoli good chance in Bilbao'
Raul Albiol believes “from what we saw tonight Napoli have a very good chance” of eliminating Athletic Bilbao.
Britos: 'I'm not a left-back'
Miguel Angel Britos admits left-back “is not my role, but I’ll give my all if I have to play there” for Napoli.
De Guzman flies in for Napoli
There is some good news for Napoli, as Villarreal man Jonathan De Guzman is in Italy ahead of tomorrow’s medical.
Benitez: 'Napoli can hurt Athletic'
Rafa Benitez explained his tactical choices and has faith “Napoli showed we can hurt Athletic Bilbao.”
Verona draw with Shaktar Donestk
Luca Toni and Fred were on target as Verona held Shakhtar Donetsk 1-1 in a prestigious friendly.
Valverde: 'Athletic expected more'
Athletic Bilbao manager Ernesto Valverde admits he had “hoped for something more” than a 1-1 draw at Napoli.
Mattia Destro bagged a late brace in Roma’s thrilling 3-3 draw with Fenerbahce.
Higuain: 'Napoli must win in Bilbao'
Gonzalo Higuain was visibly irritated after a 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao. “Napoli have to play in the Champions League.”
CL: Napoli held by Athletic Bilbao
Napoli were held 1-1 at home by Athletic Bilbao in the Champions League play-off thanks to stunning Gorka Iraizoz saves.
Cambiasso and Alvarez for Leicester
Ex-Inter midfielder Esteban Cambiasso is close to Leicester City and Catania’s Pablo Alvarez could join him.
Stjarnan 'know Inter weaknesses'
Stjarnan Coach Runes Paul Sigmundsson is sure he can trouble Inter in the Europa League. “We know their weaknesses.”
Ranocchia: 'Stjarnan-Inter battle'
Inter captain Andrea Ranocchia expects “a real battle” with Stjarnan in the Europa League tomorrow.
Thohir: 'I have confidence in Inter'
Inter President Erick Thohir boosted morale ahead of the Europa League play-off with Stjarnan. “I have confidence.”
Pecchia explains Napoli surprises
Napoli assistant manager Fabio Pecchia explained some surprising Champions League picks against Athletic Bilbao.
Mazzarri: 'Inter have it all to lose'
Walter Mazzarri warned Inter “have everything to lose” in the Europa League play-off with Stjarnan tomorrow.
Line-ups: Napoli-Athletic Bilbao
Gonzalo Higuain, Marek Hamsik and Lorenzo Insigne start in Napoli’s Champions League play-off with Athletic Bilbao.
Conte to attend Napoli-Athletic
New Italy Coach Antonio Conte is expected to be at the San Paolo for Napoli’s Champions League play-off with Athletic Bilbao.
Jefferson calls for Italy move
Brazil and Botafogo goalkeeper Jefferson’s agent said he’d be “perfect at Juventus, Sassuolo or Palermo.”
Destro open to overseas move
Tottenham target Mattia Destro has “no preclusions about going abroad,” said the Roma striker’s fiancée.
Milan still want Dzemaili
Milan are still in negotiations to buy Swiss international Blerim Dzemaili from Napoli.
Roma take Benatia off market?
Mehdi Benatia could be taken off the market, as his agent met with Roma today to improve his wages.
Napoli gk in Brazil squad
New Brazil Coach Carlos Dunga called Napoli goalkeeper Rafael and Roma right-back Douglas Maicon.
Suarez: No more biting
Barcelona forward Luis Suarez has promised his World Cup bite on Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini was his last.
Neto targets Brazil call-up
Fiorentina goalkeeper Norberto Neto is targeting a call-up to the Brazilian national team in the near future.
Juve to target Nastasic?
Juventus are reported to be targeting Manchester City’s Matejia Nastasic as they look to bolster their defence.
Pallotta wants ‘global Roma’
President James Pallotta says he wants to make Roma one of the biggest sporting brands in the world.
Atleti raise Cerci offer?
Sky are reporting that Atletico Madrid have raised their offer for Torino’s Alessio Cerci to €14m, but it has been turned down.
‘Toro must be humble and courageous’
Torino defender Emiliano Moretti has called for his team to show humility and courage against RNK Split.
Agent: Mbaye should go to…
Ibrahima Mbaye’s agent says the Inter player should complete a loan move to Serie A rivals Genoa soon.
Redknapp: QPR want Vargas
QPR boss Harry Redknapp is hopeful a deal can be done that would see his club sign Napoli’s Edu Vargas.
Bonera: Milan want redemption
Milan’s Daniele Bonera says every Rossoneri player wants to redeem themselves after last season’s poor showing.
Ancelotti: Lopez wanted to go
Real Madrid Coach Carlo Ancelotti says goalkeeper Diego Lopez was not forced out of the club and chose to leave himself.
Marin targets Europa League
New Fiorentina signing Marko Marin is targeting winning the Europa League with the club, having joined on loan from Chelsea.
Milan have new Cerci offer rejected?
Tuttosport report that Milan have had a new offer for Alessio Cerci, reported to be €12m, rejected by Torino.
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