CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Lazio defender Luiz Felipe will undergo surgery in Munich tomorrow and should be out until late March.
Genoa are on the verge of signing RB Salzburg defender Jerome Onguene on loan with an option to buy.
Atalanta are reportedly not prepared to let Alejandro Gomez move to a direct rival in Serie A, but the Argentine wants to continue to play in Europe.
Juventus travel to Portugal for their first leg in the last 16 of the Champions League against FC Porto on February 17, whilst both Lazio and Atalanta play the following week.
Atalanta forward Papu Gomez has cleared the air with President Antonio Percassi, but Sky Sport Italia claims his relationship with coach Gian Piero Gasperini can’t be fixed.
Atalanta’s new full-back Joakim Maehle hopes to ‘develop as a player and as a person’ in Bergamo. Here are his first words since joining the Bergamaschi.
Former Inter and Milan star Clarence Seedorf trained with injured Holland captain Virgil van Dijk and was ‘happy to see the determination’ of the Liverpool defender.
Stefano Pioli stressed Milan are aiming for a return to the Champions League and said Simon Kjaer and Zlatan Ibrahimovic ‘turned things around’.
Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira has opened the door on the Premier League. ‘I have worked with fitness coaches to get ready for a higher pace and intensity.”
Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi has yet to renew his contract and will meet with the managers to discuss the decisive transfer market in the upcoming days.
Thomas Tuchel has been sacked by Paris Saint-Germain and Mauricio Pochettino has been lined up as his successors, but reports claim Massimiliano Allegri and Thiago Motta are possible options.
Lazio patron Claudio Lotito wants to tie Simone Inzaghi to the Olimpico, but the coach has rejected the first offer of a new deal.
Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski joked he could now ‘invite’ Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo to ‘his table’ after being named Best Player by FIFA.
Atalanta reportedly want €10m for Papu Gomez in January, as the Argentine is being linked with a possible move to direct rivals in January.
Gigi Buffon says he thinks about his mistake against Manchester United three or four times a week: ‘I wouldn’t have done it if I was at Juventus.’
Roma defender Chris Smalling says he 'wouldn't settle for fourth place' as the Giallorossi ‘must aim for the top.’
Former Milan striker Jon Dahl Tomasson reveals he has never rewatched the Rossoneri’s defeat against Liverpool in the 2005 Champions League final: ‘I will never do it, it was devastating.’
Lazio are recording the worst start of the Simone Inzaghi era with 18 points in the opening 12 Serie A games of the season.
Milan’s CEO Ivan Gazidis claims ‘there isn’t a big likelihood that we see a Super League in the way that people talk about it’ while the format of the Champions League ‘could develop.’
Andrea Pirlo has ‘great respect’ for Atalanta and Champions League opponents FC Porto, warning Juventus ‘need consistency in attitude and concentration.’
Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo said his ‘motivation’ has been the key to his longevity and revealed he prefers watching boxing over football on TV.
The round of 16 of the Champions League have been decided and Juventus face FC Porto, Lazio meet Bayern Munich and Atalanta are drawn Real Madrid, find out the dates of each match.
Atalanta captain Papu Gomez reportedly left training in anger today and things have been strained between him and coach Gian Piero Gasperini since the FC Midtjylland match in the Champions League. This is what we know so far…
Robert Lewandowski reveals why he turned down Genoa in the past and says Bayern Munich are ‘ready to face Lazio.’
The round of 16 of the Champions League have been decided and Juventus face FC Porto, Lazio meet Bayern Munich and Atalanta are drawn Real Madrid.
Andrea Agnelli was awarded ‘Best European president’ at the Golden Boy 2020, he warned Juventus: ‘Never lower our guard against Porto’ and joked: ‘We need to find a stool for Bonucci.’
Juventus are drawn FC Porto in the last 16 of the Champions League and Vice-President Pavel Nedved expects two ‘difficult games’.
Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic said it’s ‘always nice to go to Rome’ but warned Die Roten of an ‘uncomfortable’ Lazio match.
Atalanta President Antonio Percassi said the last-16 clash with Real Madrid ‘will be a great experience’ for the Orobici. ‘It’s a great pride for us’.
Lazio midfielder Luis Alberto said the Aquile will face Bayern Munich ‘without fear’ in the last 16 of the Champions League.