EUROPA LEAGUE

Milan forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has suffered a muscle injury in the left thigh and will be reassessed in 10 days, missing four important games.
Milan legend Ruud Gullit insists he had never said Zlatan Ibrahimovic is too old and reveals which Manchester United problem can help the Rossoneri in their upcoming Europa League meetings.
Roma coach Paulo Fonseca said it was ‘destiny’ that the Giallorossi are drawn his former club Shakhtar Donetsk. ‘I know it’s difficult to play in Ukraine’.
Milan are drawn Manchester United in the Europa League, adding to a tough month of fixtures including games against Roma and Napoli in Serie A.
Roma sporting director Tiago Pinto expects ‘two great Finals’ against Shakhtar Donetsk in the Europa league. ‘They’re a very experienced team’.
Milan coach Stefano Pioli said Manchester United are the ‘biggest favourites’ in the Europa League, but ‘recall glorious moments’ in the Rossoneri history.
Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claimed the match against Milan ‘could be a Champions League game’ and said Zlatan Ibrahimovic has ‘impressed’ at the Rossoneri.
Roma forward Edin Dzeko has suffered a first-degree injury in the left thigh and will reportedly be out for two weeks.
According to Sky Sport Italia, some Milan players reacted with a sarcastic smile after knowing they had picked up Manchester United in the Europa League round of 16.
Paulo Fonseca will face his former club Shakhtar in the last-16 stage of the Europa League.
Milan will face Manchester United in the last 16 stage of the Europa League, their last meeting in March 2010 ended with a 4-0 win of the Red Devils.
Follow the draw for the last 16 stage of the Europa League as Milan and Roma get to know their opponents.
Roma right-back Bruno Peres hopes to sign a contract extension with the Giallorossi: 'I would be happy.'
The draw for the last 16 stage of the Europa League takes place today at 12.00 GMT, with Milan and Roma who can meet Tottenham, Arsenal and Manchester United.
Granada coach Diego Martinez praised an ‘historic’ achievement by knocking Napoli out of the Europa League.
Milan and Roma are through to the Europa League Round of 16 and the draw will be made on Friday, including Manchester United, Tottenham and Ajax.
Kalidou Koulibaly confesses Napoli ‘have no more excuses, our objective is the Champions League and we must do everything to get into the top four.’
Stefano Pioli analyses what has gone wrong at Milan after squeezing past 10-man Red Star Belgrade to the Europa League Round of 16. ‘We need to dominate the match more.’
Dejan Stankovic was more than proud of Red Star Belgrade, who pushed Milan all the way even down to 10 men. ‘It’s my first coaching experience, but I didn’t play cricket before this.’
Paulo Fonseca saw the right ‘attitude’ from Roma in their 5-1 aggregate win over Sporting Braga. ‘We want to go as far as possible’ in the Europa League.
Franck Kessie’s penalty proved enough, but Milan only scraped past 10-man Red Star Belgrade on away goals thanks to a stunning Gianluigi Donnarumma save.
Roma made short work of Sporting Braga, sweeping through to the Europa League Round of 16 with a 5-1 aggregate victory, even after missing a penalty.
Gennaro Gattuso again asked the media to spare his players after Napoli crashed out of the Europa League, but blasted Granada for ‘time-wasting.’
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the Europa League Round of 32, as Napoli need to overturn defeat to Granada, Milan in the balance with Red Star Belgrade and Roma host Sporting Braga.
Napoli managed to beat Granada with Piotr Zielinski and Fabian Ruiz goals, but the 2-1 win was not enough to overturn their 2-0 first leg defeat and their Europa League is over.
Red Star Belgrade coach Dejan Stankovic insists they have ‘already won and the reward is to play against a club like Milan’ in the Europa League.
Roma give Stephan El Shaarawy his first start since returning to the club, supporting Edin Dzeko with a makeshift defence against Sporting Braga.
Milan look to Rafael Leao as their centre-forward and Fikayo Tomori in defence in a tricky Europa League clash with Red Star Belgrade.
Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli explains the new three-man defence against Granada, Victor Osimhen’s condition and shot down rumours of a Gennaro Gattuso announcement.
Napoli are forced to use Matteo Politano as a centre-forward and change tactics to a three-man defence, as they must overturn a 2-0 first leg defeat to Granada.