CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

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.”
La Repubblica claims that Cristiano Ronaldo believes Real Madrid are behind a plot to bring him down, including the rape allegations.
Paulo Dybala insists there was “no team stronger” than Juventus last season, while he aims to be “first among humans” after Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi.
Radja Nainggolan says leaving Roma ‘didn’t depend’ on him, his Belgium retirement is final and that Inter can beat Barcelona in the Champions League.
Mauro Icardi described his goal to beat PSV Eindhoven in the Champions League and the importance of another victory.
Napoli have been charged by UEFA after fans allegedly let off fireworks during the win over Liverpool in the Champions League last night.
There are five Serie A players in UEFA’s Champions League team of the week, all from Juventus and Roma.
Mauro Icardi has two goals in his first two Champions League games, the first Inter player to achieve that feat since Adriano.
Inter defender Stefan de Vrij says “it’s nice to come back to the Netherlands” after beating PSV and “even nicer to win!”
For the first time in close to 13 years, four Italian teams won in the Champions League in the same round of fixtures.
PSV Coach Mark van Bommel fumes about the refereeing in the defeat to Inter, insisting Samir Handanovic “had to be sent off”.
The English media was largely disappointed with Liverpool’s performance, as they went down 1-0 to Napoli in the Champions League last night.
Napoli secured a last-gasp win over Liverpool last night, and the Italian media largely believes it was a deserved three points.
Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita was rushed to hospital for a heart scan after pulling out of the Napoli game, but will remain under observation.
Italian clubs won all four of their Champions League games this week and have overtaken England to go second in the UEFA rankings.
Mauro Icardi was happy to help out in defence as well as score the winner as Inter beat PSV Eindhoven 2-1 in the Champions League.
Kalidou Koulibaly said Napoli’s Champions League victory over Liverpool will allow them to “look to the future with more confidence.”
Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool’s defeat to Napoli “is deserved” and “we were just not good enough” at the Stadio San Paolo.
Luciano Spalletti was pleased with Inter’s approach to PSV Eindhoven and called Mauro Icardi “an animal in the box.”
Carlo Ancelotti explained his Napoli tactics to neutralise Liverpool and joked Lorenzo Insigne’s late goal “came at the right moment.”
Marcelo Brozovic said Inter “kept believing” after going behind to PSV Eindhoven for their fifth consecutive victory.
Lorenzo Insigne said Napoli “wanted to win at all costs” against Liverpool and have faith they can shake up the Champions League group.
Lorenzo Insigne left it to the last minute, but Napoli thoroughly deserved their Champions League victory over Liverpool.