CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Stanislav Lobotka’s confidence in Napoli has not been hit by defeat to Atalanta. ‘We can still take fourth place and beat Barcelona in the Champions League.’
Gian Piero Gasperini has claimed Napoli can’t catch Atalanta after the 2-0 win and wants to exceed the 72-point record in Bergamo this season.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says a decision should be made on fans’ attendance at Champions League and Europa League games by ‘July 10’.
Former Inter forward Mauro Icardi has claimed his move to Paris Saint-Germain was ‘a big step in my career’.
UEFA has announced the dates for the next Champions League season, with 2020-21 starting on October 20 and ending with the Final in Istanbul on May 29.
Lazio coach Simone Inzaghi has claimed the Biancocelesti are ‘close’ to reaching ‘our main target’ ahead of the match against Torino tomorrow.
Juventus midfielder Simone Muratore has officially signed with Atalanta. 'This represents a great opportunity for me.'
Arthur Melo and Miralem Pjanic are undergoing medicals today, but it’s reported the Brazilian no longer wants to play for Barcelona after the Juventus deal.
French media suggest the second legs of the Champions League Round of 16 Juventus-Lyon and Barcelona-Napoli will be played in Portugal.
Former coach Arrigo Sacchi says Atalanta’s attacking duo Josip Ilicic and Papu Gomez reminds him of his Milan forwards Ruud Gullit and Marco van Basten.
Juventus goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny claims the win against Bologna was ‘the turning point’, says it’s 'strange' to resume after the long break and expects having to ‘sacrifice’ to win the Scudetto.
Fiorentina are, according to Corriere Fiorentino, monitoring Maurizio Sarri’s situation at Juventus, ready to offer the Tuscan coach a job in Florence.
Gian Piero Gasperini has claimed Atalanta's 3-2 win against Lazio provides a ‘massive boost’ ahead of the remaining 11 games: “We want Champions League.”
Milan and Ralf Rangnick are counting on Hakan Calhanoglu as the Rossoneri reportedly look set to agreeing new terms with the attacker.
Former Roma midfielder Zbigniew Boniek has pointed out that the Giallorossi ‘still have a lot to play for’ and was surprised by the suspension of sporting director Gianluca Petrachi.
Gian Piero Gasperini won’t hide Atalanta ambition in Serie A and the Champions League after a 4-1 win over Sassuolo. ‘We’ll evaluate Josip Ilicic for Lazio.’
Barcelona could have a decimated midfield when they face Napoli in the Champions League, as Frenkie de Jong picked up a calf injury.
Edinson Cavani and Thomas Meunier have reportedly played their last games for Paris Saint-Germain, so won’t stay on for the Champions League.
UEFA Vice-President Michele Uva has admitted that it is ‘unrealistic’ to expect fans back through the turnstiles before August.
Gennaro Gattuso has urged Napoli to already forget winning the Coppa Italia, warned Barcelona ‘it won’t be a holiday’ and calls Marcello Lippi his ‘reference’.
Napoli have allegedly offered Serbia international Nikola Maksimovic a new deal until June 2024.
President Aurelio De Laurentiis has revealed he contacted Max Allegri before he appointed Gennaro Gattuso and believes Napoli can advance in the Champions League.
Atalanta coach Gian Piero Gasperini looks back and claims he was ‘just a phase’ at Inter and his different style ‘wasn’t accepted’: “The players were too pleased.”
Barcelona coach Quique Setien was impressed by Napoli’s Coppa Italia victory against Juventus. ‘They are strong opponents and it won’t be easy for us.’
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin leaves the door open for fans to potentially attend the condensed Champions League and Europa League games in August.
As expected, the Champions League and Europa League will both adopt a Final Eight format for the rest of this season.
Roma coach Paulo Fonseca has claimed the Giallorossi ‘can’t give up’ on the Champions League and revealed Serie A ‘surprised him in a positive sense’.
The Champions League is set to resume with Juventus and Napoli ties on August 7-8 at their original venues ahead of a Final Eight in Lisbon.
Duvan Zapata discusses his heroes, the best defender he ever faced, who would win an Atalanta wrestling match and writing history for La Dea.
Barcelona coach Quique Setien is concerned playing the second leg of the Champions League tie with Napoli on neutral turf could be ‘damaging.’