EUROPA LEAGUE

Dries Mertens believes new signings are still settling in and says it’s ‘difficult’ to compare the current squad with Maurizio Sarri’s Napoli side.
Simon Kjaer is waiting for test results on a muscular injury, as Stefano Pioli explains why he didn’t rest the Milan defender against Celtic.
Paulo Fonseca is impressed with Roma’s Europa League success, despite rotating the squad against Young Boys. ‘I had full trust in all of them.’
Riccardo Calafiori had been ‘dreaming of this moment’ his whole life after scoring his spectacular debut Roma goal.
Gennaro Gattuso admits Napoli ‘were in a position to finish it off, but ended up lucky to get a point’ away to AZ Alkmaar in the Europa League.
Piotr Zielinski admits Napoli have a weakness after their 1-1 Europa League draw with AZ Alkmaar. ‘We waste opportunities.’
Roma came back from a goal down to beat Young Boys 3-1 and secure top spot in their Europa League group, including a stunning debut strike from Riccardo Calafiori.
Dries Mertens had put Napoli in front, but they ultimately held on for a point after David Ospina saved the AZ Alkmaar penalty.
Brahim Diaz is ‘truly very happy to be at such a big club as Milan’ after scoring on the Jens Petter Hauge assist against Celtic.
Stefano Pioli jokes Milan were testing his condition with their dismal start against Celtic, but is glad they ‘didn’t lose our heads’ to turn it around and win 4-2.
Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli confirms Gennaro Gattuso has agreed a new contract and Lorenzo Insigne ‘has to lift the mood’ in the squad.
Join us for the build-up and action as it happens from the Europa League, as Milan host Celtic, Napoli have a decider with AZ Alkmaar and Roma take on Young Boys.
Milan recovered from a nightmare start, including Simon Kjaer’s injury, to beat Celtic 4-2 and reach the Europa League Round of 32.
Roma and Young Boys go head-to-head for the top spot in their Europa League group, but already qualified for the Round of 32.
Napoli look to Dries Mertens, Matteo Politano and Lorenzo Insigne in their crucial Europa League trip to AZ Alkmaar.
Paolo Maldini warns the Europa League is ‘more physical than tactical’ and can cause Milan problems, including against Celtic today.
Theo Hernandez says Milan are ‘happy’ coach Stefano Pioli is back on the bench against Celtic in the Europa League.
Milan look to Hakan Calhanoglu, Samu Castillejo, Jens Petter Hauge and Ante Rebic against Celtic in the Europa League.
Former Milan and Celtic midfielder Massimo Donati said the Rossoneri have a ‘mental’ advantage ahead of the Europa League clash at San Siro tonight.
La Gazzetta dello Sport reports Milan are not prepared to sell Hakan Calhanoglu in January, even if he won’t renew his contract at San Siro.
Napoli are still without Victor Osimhen and coach Gennaro Gattuso could decide to play a 4-3-3 formation against AZ Alkmaar tonight.
Milan seem set to give Rade Krunic and Jens Petter Hauge the nod against Celtic in the Europa League tonight.
Roma coach Paulo Fonseca has defensive worries ahead of the match against Young Boys in the Europa League tonight but Lorenzo Pellegrini should be ready.
Massimo Donati played for both Milan and Celtic, so gives some advice on who to watch out for in the Europa League tomorrow.
Lorenzo Insigne warns the Europa League trophy ‘is an objective’ for Napoli and they want to follow in Diego Maradona’s footsteps.
AZ Alkmaar coach Arne Slot admits it feels ‘special’ to still be in the running for Europa League qualification alongside Napoli and Real Sociedad.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon remains ‘confident we can put in a good performance’ against Milan in the Europa League tomorrow.
Roma midfielder Bryan Cristante insists the heavy defeat against Napoli was ‘an isolated case’ and says: ‘We know which mistakes we made.'
Ricardo de Burgos Bengoechea has been appointed for Milan-Celtic while Ruddy Buquet will referee AZ-Napoli and Fran Jovic will oversee Roma-Young Boys.
Manchester United loanee Diogo Dalot has claimed he is happy at Milan: ‘Everyone is helping me.’