CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Lokomotiv Moscow coach Yuri Semin said his team is ready to attack Juventus and “every point is very important” in the Champions League.
Inter vice-president Javier Zanetti insists that Alexis Sanchez is an "important member of the squad," as they are waiting for the Chilean to return from injury.
Matthijs de Ligt is out of the Juventus squad travelling to Lokomotiv Moscow for the Champions League game due to a sprained ankle.
Stefano Sensi is pushing for a return to the Inter starting XI in the Champions League tonight, while Borussia Dortmund wait on Marco Reus.
Napoli will qualify for the Champions League Round of 16 with a win over RB Salzburg and might go all out attack with Lorenzo Insigne, Hirving Lozano and Dries Mertens.
Former Lazio forward Karl-Heinz Riedle expects a “tough night” for Antonio Conte’s Inter, but also warns if Borussia Dortmund don't win at least 2-0, "they are more or less out."
Mauro Icardi has declared that “I'll do everything I can to stay” at Paris Saint-Germain after starring on loan from Inter.
Borussia Dortmund winger Julian Brandt insists the German side have to win against Inter tomorrow.
Borussia Dortmund boss Lucien Favre admits “I still don’t know” if Marco Reus will face Inter in the Champions League tomorrow.
Red Bull Salzburg coach Jesse Marsch has declared that while Napoli are a "super" side, his own team are no pushovers.
Antonio Candreva has hailed Antonio Conte for transforming Inter's fortunes, as well as his own. "This season's been a different story altogether."
Napoli have announced their squad to face Red Bull Salzburg in the Champions League tomorrow, which includes Allan and Elseid Hysaj.
Kostas Manolas struggled to explain why Napoli were going through a bad patch but accepted they had to defend better as a team.
Carlo Ancelotti admits he doesn’t agree with Aurelio De Laurentiis’ decision to place Napoli in ritiro but asserts his focus lies with Red Bull Salzburg.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis insists he is not punishing the squad by sending them into ritiro, arguing he wants to get rid of “a lump in their throat”.
An unhappy Aurelio De Laurentiis has reportedly placed Napoli in ritiro for their next two games against Red Bull Salzburg and Genoa.
Danny Makkelie will officiate Borussia Dortmund-Inter, while Szymon Marciniak is assigned to Napoli-RB Salzburg.
Cristiano Ronaldo's mother sensationally claimed the Juventus and Portugal star is the victim of a "mafia" in football. "If he was English or Spanish, they wouldn't do what they did."
Juventus and Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini has declared that he wants to end this season with winners’ medals for the Champions League and Euro 2020.
Juventus are preparing to put €40m on the table in their pursuit of RB Salzburg’s Norwegian starlet Erling Braut Haaland, it's reported.
Cristiano Ronaldo is nominated for Men's Best Player of the Year at the Globe Soccer Awards, along with Leo Messi, Bernardo Silva and four Liverpool stars.
Former Juventus boss Max Allegri has been nominated for Best Coach of the Year in the Globe Soccer Awards, while Lazio’s Igli Tare is nominated as Best Director.
Cristiano Ronaldo admits he is driven by the “important games” and would only play “for the national team and in the Champions League” with Juventus if he could.
Cristiano Ronaldo reveals his favourite of 701 goals was for Real Madrid against Juventus. "It's one of the most beautiful overhead kicks ever scored."
Wanda Nara reveals Mauro Icardi could have joined Inter’s arch-rivals Milan as “it would have been more comfortable for me.”
Mauro Icardi claims Paris Saint-Germain are “the best team I have ever played in” after the Inter loanee scored yet again for his new club.
Gian Piero Gasperini is relishing the new Atalanta records after destroying Udinese 7-1, but laughs off Scudetto talk. “We always believe in our approach.”
Igor Tudor warned his Udinese players that “if you don’t run hard against Atalanta, they’ll tear you to shreds.”
Gian Piero Gasperini acknowledges Atalanta “have never given off the idea we were a solid, defensive team” and must do better against Udinese.
Napoli have taken the unusual step of denying reports they were offered RB Salzburg hitman Erling Haaland when he was worth €5m.