CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Barcelona coach Quique Setien praises Gennaro Gattuso’s Napoli as ‘one of the best teams in Italy. They are a really difficult team to steal the ball from.’
Dries Mertens feels Napoli ‘gifted’ the Champions League Round of 16 tie to Barcelona. ‘After conceding, we forgot what we were supposed to do.’
Atalanta are the only Italian representatives in the Champions League Final Eight, but there are only two previous winners and two domestic champions.
Gennaro Gattuso leaves Barcelona with ‘many regrets, because Napoli could really hurt them, but fell asleep for half-an-hour and handed them the tie.’
Lorenzo Insigne believes Barcelona ‘didn’t do any better than us other than finishing their chances when we didn’t after Napoli lost 3-1 to exit the Champions League Round of 16.
Napoli were undone by defensive errors, Lionel Messi magic and their own poor finishing, as they had more possession at Camp Nou, but lost 3-1 to Barcelona.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from Camp Nou, where Barcelona and Napoli battle for a place in the Champions League quarter-final.
Juventus director Fabio Paratici confirms the decision to sack Maurizio Sarri was made before the Champions League exit and they believe Andrea Pirlo is ‘destined for greatness’ as their coach.
Napoli director of sport Cristiano Giuntoli assures they ‘want to put in a tough performance and achieve a coup’ against Barcelona in the Champions League tonight.
Fabian Ruiz hopes he can break both his and Napoli’s Barcelona taboo in the Champions League tonight. ‘This can be the right day. We can make history.’
Lorenzo Insigne is fit to start with Dries Mertens and Jose Callejon, as Napoli take on Barcelona with Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Antoine Griezmann in the Champions League.
There are growing reports Andrea Pirlo will be announced as the new Juventus coach tonight or tomorrow, having sacked Maurizio Sarri.
Cristiano Ronaldo wrote an Instagram message after Juventus crashed out of the Champions League and sacked Maurizio Sarri. ‘May us all make the best decisions for the future.’
Atalanta goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini confirms he’ll be out of action for ‘around two months,’ but is cheering his teammates on in the Champions League.
It is now official that Juventus have sacked Maurizio Sarri after just one year at the helm, despite winning their ninth consecutive Serie A title.
According to reports in France, Marco Verratti will not only miss the Atalanta match, but potentially all of the Champions League, should PSG progress.
Atalanta goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini is out of the Champions League quarter-final with PSG after he was diagnosed with a knee ligament tear.
For the first time since Antonio Conte’s debut campaign in 2011-12, Juventus have finished the season with just one trophy.
Robin Gosens reveals the secret to Atalanta’s success in their intensive training methods and the Champions League advantage over PSG. ‘They are not a team unit.’
Paris Saint-Germain’s injury crisis ahead of the Champions League with Atalanta is getting out of hand after coach Thomas Tuchel fractured his foot.
Lorenzo Insigne is expected to start for Napoli with Dries Mertens and Jose Callejon, but there are mixed reports on what tactics and formation Barcelona will use.
PSG have named their squad for the Champions League quarter-final with Atalanta, including Marco Verratti and Kylian Mbappé.
Matthijs de Ligt confirms he can finally ‘have that shoulder surgery’ after Juventus were knocked out of the Champions League by Olympique Lyonnais.
Following the Champions League exit, Juventus are reportedly looking at replacements for Maurizio Sarri, including Zinedine Zidane, Mauricio Pochettino and Simone Inzaghi.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli backed his directors, coach Maurizio Sarri and Cristiano Ronaldo, but ‘the Champions League has to be an objective and we’ll take a few days to evaluate everything.’
Maurizio Sarri surprisingly said he ‘expected less’ from Juventus after their Champions League exit to Lyon. ‘I thought we put in a great performance this evening.’
Olympique Lyonnais coach Rudi Garcia said knocking out Juventus at the Allianz Stadium was ‘one of the most satisfying moments’ in his career so far.
Gigi Buffon tries to reassure his ‘distraught’ Juventus teammates after another Champions League exit. ‘We didn’t go as far as we wanted to, or thought we’d get.’
Miralem Pjanic concedes Lyon ‘really should’ve been within our grasp’ and Juventus need to ‘do much more’ in the Champions League.
Leonardo Bonucci insists Juventus ‘proved our fitness levels’ by pinning Lyon back, but lost this Champions League tie in the first leg.