CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Carlo Ancelotti confirmed he will meet Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis tomorrow “and he decides if I stay or go,” amid strong reports he’ll be replaced by Gennaro Gattuso.
Carlo Ancelotti confirmed he will “not resign” from Napoli, but won’t rule out an imminent dismissal. “I’ll see the President tomorrow and we’ll see.”
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the Champions League group deciders, as Napoli host Genk and Inter take on Barcelona.
Arkadiusz Milik’s first half hat-trick sent Napoli soaring into the Champions League Round of 16, as Genk were flattened 4-0 in a strange atmosphere.
Inter director Beppe Marotta discussed their Champions League chances against Barcelona, but also transfer speculation around Lautaro Martinez and Arturo Vidal.
Maurizio Sarri joked about his unbeaten European record and warned Juventus are still “changing mentality” for a Champions League trip to Bayer Leverkusen.
Inter can book their place in the Champions League Round of 16 as they host Barcelona, with Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku against Arturo Vidal and Antoine Griezmann.
Gian Piero Gasperini admits Shakhtar Donetsk are favourites to qualify for the Champions League Round of 16, but Atalanta “can’t turn this chance down.”
Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli refused to confirm or deny rumours tonight’s game with Genk will be Carlo Ancelotti’s last at the club.
Mario Rui confirmed Napoli players had heard the rumours of Carlo Ancelotti’s dismissal. “He told us to think exclusively of this match.”
Napoli need a point against KRC Genk to secure their Champions League Round of 16 qualification, so Arkadiusz Milik returns with Lorenzo Insigne dropped.
Genk President Peter Croonen confirmed they “spoke to Napoli about Sander Berge today, but many top European clubs want him.”
Bayer Leverkusen coach Peter Bosz admits his chances of reaching the Champions League Round of 16 are slim as they take on Juventus.
Napoli play Genk this evening, but multiple sources – including Carlo Ancelotti’s biographer – claim he’ll be replaced by Gennaro Gattuso no matter what happens.
Juventus travel to Germany for the final Champions League group game against Bayer Leverkusen without Matthijs de Ligt, Aaron Ramsey or Douglas Costa.
Atalanta fans, UEFA staff, journalists and sponsors were forced to make an emergency landing on the way to the Champions League game with Shakhtar Donetsk.
Carlo Ancelotti may move Fabian Ruiz to the left wing, in Lorenzo Insigne’s position, when Napoli play Racing Genk this evening.
Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku will provide the firepower in an attempt to help Inter overcome a heavily-rotated Barcelona tonight.
President Andrea Agnelli praised Maurizio Sarri’s “ferocity and desire” during Juventus’ Christmas dinner and insisted “we know we can win.”
Lokomotiv Moscow midfielder Joao Mario admits he’d “rather stay” at Lokomotiv Moscow than return to Inter next summer.
Hannes Wolf has warned that Racing Genk will “play in an attacking manner and have fun” against Carlo Ancelotti’s struggling Napoli.
Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has confessed that Inter striker Lautaro Martinez is “a great player having a great season.”
Gennaro Gattuso has reportedly agreed an 18-month deal to replace Carlo Ancelotti, regardless of what Napoli do in the Champions League.
Napoli striker Arkadiusz Milik and midfielder Allan are back in the squad for their final Champions League game of 2019 against Racing Genk.
Alex Meret claims Napoli’s problems are psychological and not physical as “we have shown in the Champions League we can win.”
Napoli coach Carlo Ancelotti says whilst qualification for the Champions League last 16 is crucial, “It doesn’t cancel out what’s happened in Serie A.”
Barcelona will be without talisman Lionel Messi and Spain defender Gerard Pique for tomorrow night’s Champions League clash with Inter.
Diego Godin says Lautaro Martinez has developed so much that "he’s about to explode” and that Inter are ready to face Barcelona’s “best”.
Antonio Conte warns Inter will “give everything we’ve got” against Barcelona tomorrow as he calls on fans to act as their 12th man.
In a sudden development, it is now claimed Napoli will appoint former Milan boss Gennaro Gattuso as early as this week.