CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Real Madrid have reportedly begun negotiations with former Chelsea and Italy Coach Antonio Conte, claim Sportitalia and the Corriere dello Sport.
Dejan Stankovic is expecting “a fantastic Derby della Madonnina” between rivals Inter and Milan, trying not to look towards Barcelona.
Antonio Candreva felt “a sense of liberation” after Inter qualified for the Champions League, ending “years of exile.”
Andrea Barzagli believes this is the strongest Juventus he’s ever played in and with Cristiano Ronaldo the Champions League has gone “from dream to objective.”
Marek Hamsik’s father admits “it is too soon to tell if this could be his final season at Napoli” amid new reports of a move to China.
Kwadwo Asamoah believes Inter are “on the right track” and can continue their winning streak against Milan and Barcelona.
Italy midfielder Marco Verratti insists match fixing claims about Paris Saint-Germain and Red Star aren’t true - “we played a great match”.
Dries Mertens insists Napoli are still in for the Scudetto, as “Juventus haven’t entirely convinced me yet,” discusses his future and missing Maurizio Sarri.
Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku said Juventus are “one of the two-three best teams in Europe” and admits he’d love a move to Serie A.
Napoli lawyer Mattia Grassani said Paris Saint-Germain risk very little in a match-fixing investigation, but Red Star Belgrade could be in dire trouble.
Paolo Maldini looked back over his lifetime at Milan with Arrigo Sacchi, Fabio Capello, Carlo Ancelotti and admiring Gennaro Gattuso.
Javier Zanetti believes Inter are just starting out a new great era and will eventually partner Mauro Icardi with Lautaro Martinez.
Former Inter chiefs Massimo Moratti and Marco Tronchetti Provera revealed how Jose Mourinho was chosen and why he was “lying down in tears on the team bus.”
Maurizio Sarri pledged “eternal love” to Napoli, picked the three best Italian talents, then tipped Juventus and Manchester City for the Champions League.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin says a European Super League is “out of the question” in a debate with Juventus President Andrea Agnelli.
Red Star and Paris Saint-Germain have denied reports in a French newspaper of an attempted fix of their Champions League match in Napoli’s group.
Luciano Spalletti said Inter must “give our absolute all” to beat city rivals Milan and build on their Champions League confidence.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri admits “Milan made a great signing” in Gonzalo Higuain.
Juventus Coach Massimiliano Allegri confirms “it’s time to win in Europe, having gone close before”.
Inter have already earned around €54m from ticket sales and the Champions League, around 20 per cent of last season’s revenue.
Marek Hamsik insists Juventus “are not unbeatable” in Serie A and believes Napoli can do to PSG what they did with Liverpool.
Aurelio De Laurentiis says Lorenzo Insigne has become a ‘man’ this season and that he sees Napoli ‘winning in Italy and Europe’ in the future.
Didier Deschamps says Juventus can ‘dream’ about Paul Pogba’s return, this Bianconeri are ‘as competitive’ as his and that Cristiano Ronaldo is a ‘guarantee’.
Barcelona could be without Luis Suarez against Inter in the Champions League after the striker underwent treatment for a knee injury.
Max Allegri’s side become only the sixth to win their first eight Serie A games of the season and the fourth iteration of Juventus to achieve it.
Udinese Coach Julio Velazquez believes Juventus “can win the Champions League” after a 2-0 victory at the Dacia Arena this evening.
Luciano Spalletti warns Inter must treat SPAL like a Champions League fixture. “We haven’t yet expressed our full potential.”
Sassuolo Coach Roberto De Zerbi said it is “an honour to face Carlo Ancelotti, whose transformation of Napoli has been incredible.”
Carlo Ancelotti reportedly inspired Napoli’s Champions League victory over Liverpool by showing his players dismissive media coverage.
Paulo Dybala described his Champions League hat-trick, still learning at Juventus, tactical discussions with Max Allegri and the free kick “pact.”