EUROPA LEAGUE

Arkadiusz Milik has rued Napoli’s failure in Europe this season but is confident ‘we can still grow a lot’.
Torino President Urbano Cairo believes English football ‘should aim for its own Brexit’ and reiterates Gianluca Petrachi is not moving to Roma.
Maurizio Sarri described the “strong cultural differences” he has found at Chelsea. “Clearly, there are more individualistic players than at Napoli, but in England they are becoming more tactically-evolved.”
Italy international Davide Zappacosta celebrated reaching the Europa League Final with Chelsea and revealed Maurizio Sarri had prepared a tactical switch.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has made history as the first Italian Coach to compete in the modern Europa League Final.
Maurizio Sarri, Jorginho, Emerson Palmieri and Davide Zappacosta are in the Europa League Final against Arsenal after Chelsea beat Eintracht Frankfurt on penalties.
According to The New York Times, leaked UEFA documents show proposed Champions League reforms would turn it into a calcified SuperLeague.
Chelsea assistant manager Gianfranco Zola believes Maurizio Sarri is among foreign Coaches who brought “new ideas and ways of playing” to English clubs.
Atalanta will continue to use Sassuolo’s Mapei Stadium for their European fixtures, while Napoli should eventually be allowed to stay at the San Paolo.
Aurelio De Laurentiis agrees the Champions League and Europa League should be abolished but warns Andrea Agnelli’s plans will ‘drive away’ fans.
Carlo Ancelotti admits he is “disappointed with the second half of the season, as Napoli can do better” and again lacked “motivation” in the defeat to Atalanta.
Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli claimed they “would’ve won on points over the two legs” against Arsenal, despite a 3-0 aggregate defeat.
Jose Mourinho claims Juventus were not physical enough against Ajax, whereas his Manchester United ‘gave them the game that they didn’t want to have.’
Lorenzo Insigne’s father has denied calling Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti a ‘flop’ after the Partenopei’s Europa League exit on Thursday evening.
Lorenzo Insigne’s father reportedly stormed out of the Napoli match with Arsenal, calling Coach Carlo Ancelotti “a flop.”
Maurizio Sarri took Chelsea to the Europa League semi-finals and was disappointed Napoli didn’t join him. “Yet I’m considered a Coach who isn’t suited to European competition.”
Kalidou Koulibaly admits “at this level if you don’t take your chances, then you won’t progress” after Napoli crashed out of the Europa League to Arsenal.
Unai Emery was satisfied with the Arsenal defending to keep a rare away clean sheet, beating Napoli 1-0 in the Europa League quarter-final.
Carlo Ancelotti maintains Napoli’s Europa League quarter-final with Arsenal “only lasted 30 minutes” and they can’t be expected to compete with their current revenue.
Arsenal defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos praised his teammates for their defending against Napoli and discussed their ambitions.
Dries Mertens insists Arsenal “aren’t that good and there isn’t a real gap between us,” but the first half performance in London was fatal for Napoli.
Napoli crashed out of the Europa League quarter-final, as an Alexandre Lacazette free kick saw Arsenal defeat the sluggish Partenopei 3-0 on aggregate.
Napoli director Cristiano Giuntoli urged the team to be “aggressive to the right degree, but also calm and not too frenetic” against Arsenal.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the Europa League quarter-final, as Napoli must overturn a 2-0 deficit against Arsenal.
Lorenzo Insigne and Arkadiusz Milik lead the way for Napoli, while Lucas Torreira and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can start for Arsenal.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis claims they’ve “faced far tougher tests” than Arsenal and notes “Cristiano Ronaldo didn’t help Juventus win the Champions League.”
Kalidou Koulibaly has expressed his desire to win silverware with Napoli and assured that they ‘strongly believe’ in the comeback against Arsenal.
Lorenzo Insigne and Arkadiusz Milik are set to lead the line for Napoli as they look to turn around their Europa League quarter-final against Arsenal.
Unai Emery has dismissed the notion that Arsenal are ahead of Napoli in their Europa League quarter-final, rating Thursday’s second leg ’50-50’.
Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that Jose Callejon will stay at Napoli, describing the winger as a ‘very important’ part of his team.