CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is the subject of ‘enormous interest’ but is ‘solely focused’ on helping Lazio reach the Champions League, according to his agent.
Inter are expected to have around 12,000 fans in Rome for Sunday’s Champions League showdown with Lazio.
Alessandro Florenzi wants Roma to make their Champions League semi-final “not a point of arrival, but a starting point for the future.”
Lazio look set for a huge boost as Ciro Immobile will reportedly be fit for their Champions League decider against Inter on Sunday.
Roma director of sport Monchi revealed they no longer have Financial Fair Play concerns and have been “working for some time” on transfers.
Stephan El Shaarawy believes Roma and Napoli have “reduced the gap” with Juventus and see their continued success as motivation.
Felipe Anderson will only remain at Lazio if they qualify for the Champions League, according to La Gazzetta dello Sport.
Gianluigi Buffon risks missing out on his Italy swansong after he was charged by UEFA over comments about referee Michael Oliver.
Kevin Strootman insists Roma must “aim higher” in Serie A and the Champions League next season, as he pledges his future to the club.
Roma and Liverpool fans will have a joint viewing party in Dublin on Sunday, raising money for the Sean Cox Fund. “It’s an opportunity to reinforce our friendship.”
Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon has been hit with two UEFA charges after his criticism of referee Michael Oliver.
The family of Sean Cox, the Liverpool fan who was attacked by Roma ultras, says he ‘remains in critical condition’ but is a ‘fighter’.
Gianluigi Buffon admits “this has been an emotionally complicated year” for his career, Italy and Juventus. “I haven’t figured out if I’m more strong or scummy. We’ll see.”
Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio assures “we’re delighted” with Luciano Spalletti and “I don’t think there’ll be a problem” with his renewal.
Bruno Peres wants Roma to call on the same “intensity” they showed against Liverpool in order to beat Cagliari this evening.
Monchi asked Roma to set the Liverpool setback aside and focus on Cagliari, while discussing Alessandro Florenzi and Edin Dzeko’s contracts.
Samir Handanovic believes Inter can still qualify for the Champions League as they take on Udinese. “Anything can happen in football.”
Eusebio Di Francesco fears Roma physical and emotional fatigue against a Cagliari side desperate to avoid the drop. “We expect a battle.”
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis claims they’d “be ahead of Juventus if VAR was used properly” and UEFA resistance to technology “stinks.”
Roma CEO Umberto Gandini maintains “ill-prepared referees in the Champions League” should welcome VAR to “avoid embarrassing situations” like against Liverpool.
Douglas Costa wants more from himself after his debut Serie A season. “The greatest compliment I received was that I am worthy of Juventus.”
Napoli patron Aurelio De Laurentiis said there is “certainly a problem with referees and a sense of submission” towards Juventus. “Nothing happened after Calciopoli.”
Roma and Liverpool have both been charged by UEFA for setting off fireworks in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final.
Roma President James Pallotta says he reacted to UEFA opening disciplinary proceedings against him by ‘dying of laughter’.
Roma President James Pallotta faces a UEFA charge for ‘improper conduct’ after branding a lack of VAR in Europe ‘an absolute joke’.
Roma have pocketed almost €100m from this season’s Champions League run, which ended in the semi-final against Liverpool.
Roma have leapfrogged Juventus in the UEFA ranking for this season, but remain 21st overall with the Bianconeri in fifth.
Roma President Jim Pallotta hails the local police, and hits back at an ESPN pundit who criticised the Giallorossi.
Roma President James Pallotta saw a lot of “interesting non-calls” in last night’s win over Liverpool.
Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini says “this has to be just a starting point” after the Champions League elimination against Liverpool.