EUROPA LEAGUE

Ivory Coast international Franck Kessie said the Milan shirt feels ‘like a second skin’, praised the fans and claimed the Rossoneri are ‘on the right path’.
Sky Sport Italia reports Milan are doing everything to recover Hakan Calhanoglu in time for the match against Roma on Monday.
Milan could make a new attempt to sign Kristoffer Ajer in January, reports Il Corriere della Sera.
Milan defender Simon Kjaer insists the Rossoneri must improve after their 3-1 win over Celtic in Europa League.
Jens Petter Hauge scored his first goal for Milan on his European debut with the Rossoneri: ‘I am very happy,’ said the 21-year-old after the Diavoli's win over Celtic.
Coach Neil Lennon believes Celtic ‘deserved something out of the game’ in their 3-1 Europa League home defeat to Milan.
Stefano Pioli explains why Milan have become such a juggernaut after another victory, this time away to Celtic in the Europa League. ‘It all changed in January.’
Milan opened the Europa League group phase with a comfortable 3-1 win away to Celtic, as Rade Krunic, Brahim Diaz and Jens Hauge were on target in Glasgow.
Paulo Fonseca was pleased with Roma’s 2-1 Europa League victory away to Young Boys. ‘I’m glad the players gave such a good response.’
Gennaro Gattuso saw determination both in defence and attack as the main difference between Napoli and AZ Alkmaar. ‘Our possession was sterile.’
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from three Europa League games, as Napoli host AZ Alkmaar, Roma visit Young Boys and Milan play at Celtic Park.
Napoli open their Europa League campaign with a shock home defeat to an AZ Alkmaar side hit hard by COVID-19, as a defensive lapse proved costly.
Roma substitutions inspired a comeback from 1-0 down to win 2-1 in Switzerland, beating Young Boys with Bruno Peres and Marash Kumbulla goals.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Brahim Diaz, Sandro Tonali and Diogo Dalot start as Milan begin their Europa League group phase away to Diego Laxalt’s Celtic.
Cristiano Giuntoli confirms Napoli want to go all the way in the Europa League, are discussing a new Gennaro Gattuso contract and keeping Kalidou Koulibaly was ‘tougher in previous years.’
Borja Mayoral makes his first start for Roma in the Europa League against Young Boys. ‘I am a striker, so I play to score goals.’
Elseid Hysaj warns the opening game with AZ Alkmaar ‘is the most important’ for Napoli’s Europa League campaign. ‘I always said this is my home.’
Borja Mayoral, Pedro, Carles Perez, Gonzalo Villar and Pau Lopez start in a very Spanish-oriented Roma XI away to Young Boys in the Europa League.
Napoli again use Victor Osimhen, Dries Mertens and Hirving Lozano together in a full-strength side against AZ Alkmaar, who are decimated by COVID-19.
Former Milan full-back Ignazio Abate said Zlatan Ibrahimovic ‘continues to make a difference’ and stressed he was ‘angry he missed the penalty’ against Inter.
Roma owner Dan Friedkin was reportedly the pilot as the Giallorossi leaders travelled to Bern for the match against Young Boys in the Europa League.
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso has reportedly advised his players to not go out for dinner and not let fans come too close when they are in public.
Milan are reportedly preparing to extend with Zlatan Ibrahimovic until June 2022, hoping it will help them renew with Gianluigi Donnarumma too.
Roma coach Paulo Fonseca could start with Borja Mayoral up front, with Carles Perez and Gonzalo Villar expected in the line-up against Young Boys.
Brahim Diaz should get the go ahead in Hakan Calhanoglu’s absence when Milan face Celtic in the Europa League.
Napoli will have Lorenzo Insigne back on the bench, as Stanislav Lobotka seems set to replace Tiemoue Bakayoko in the centre against AZ Alkmaar.
Stefano Pioli warns Europa League opponents Celtic that Milan ‘worked hard to get into Europe and now we want to stay there.’
AZ Alkmaar coach Arne Slot insists he ‘can’t complain’ after travelling to Napoli for the Europa League clash without 13 players who have COVID-19.
Young Boys coach Gerardo Seoane maintains Roma ‘are a Champions League level team’ and the real battle is for second place in their Europa League group.
Dries Mertens praises record Napoli signing Victor Osimhen, enjoys his new tactical role and assures ‘Italy and Napoli changed me.’