EUROPA LEAGUE

Stefano Pioli admits Milan now have so much strength in depth it’s ‘becoming difficult to choose the starting XI’ after a 3-0 Europa League win over Sparta Prague.
Milan comfortably saw off Sparta Prague 3-0 at San Siro, with Diogo Dalot contributing a goal and assist for Rafael Leao, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic missed a penalty.
Nikola Maksimovic acknowledges Real Sociedad represent ‘an important game for Napoli after we got it wrong against AZ Alkmaar.’
Napoli look to Andrea Petagna, Lorenzo Insigne and a new Stanislav Lobotka role in their Europa League trip to Real Sociedad.
Roma make massive changes for their Europa League clash with CSKA Sofia, starting Carles Perez, Borja Mayoral and Chris Smalling.
Milan director Ricky Massara discusses squad rotation for Sparta Prague, Europa League objectives and Gianluigi Donnarumma’s contract.
Diogo Dalot assures it ‘makes no difference whether I play on the right or the left’ ahead of Milan’s Europa League game with Sparta Prague.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic leads out Milan against Sparta Prague in the Europa League, with Brahim Diaz, Sando Tonali and Diogo Dalot.
UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin said he’s against the Super League and claimed the Superchampions ‘is mainly invented by Italian press’.
Diogo Dalot can give Theo Hernandez a break and Sandro Tonali should start in the middle when Milan face Sparta Prague in the Europa League.
Roma should have Chris Smalling back from injury against CSKA Sofia and Borja Mayoral will replace Edin Dzeko in the Europa League.
Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz enjoys playing with Tiemoue Bakayoko and agreed Real Sociedad are a ‘similar’ team to the Partenopei. ‘It won't be an easy match’.
Gennaro Gattuso warns Napoli ‘temperament will be crucial’ against Real Sociedad in the Europa League. ‘We need to play with vehemence.’
Real Sociedad have Adnan Januzaj back for the Europa League clash with Napoli. ‘We’ll see two teams who want to go for the victory,’ said coach Imanol Alguacil.
Sparta Prague coach Vaclav Kotal admits Europa League group opponents Milan and Lille ‘cannot be compared with us.’
Fabio Capello has called on UEFA to regulate fans' attendance at stadiums in European games: ‘It’s not fair that some clubs can have home supporters while others can’t.'
Rade Krunic says Stefano Pioli has been important for his stay at Milan and adds he can play in any role in midfield.
Stefano Pioli admits he will rotate his players in the Rossoneri’s Europa League clash against Sparta Praha tomorrow and reveals he spoke to Ciprian Tatarusanu.
Roma coach Paolo Fonseca confirms Chris Smalling will start tomorrow’s Europa League clash against CSKA Sofia and insists he trusts Borja Mayoral.
Roma winger Carles Perez was back in training ahead of the match against CSKA Sofia in the Europa League, but Davide Santon misses out.
Inter director Beppe Marotta warns Shakhtar Donetsk are a very different team to the one they beat 5-0 in the Europa League semi-final.
Milan forward Ante Rebic has returned to training and could be back against Udinese on Sunday.
Victor Osimhen said ‘it’s a dream come true’ to play for Napoli and said the Partenopei were ready to play against Juventus. ‘The decision is a bit unfair’.
UEFA has announced the referees for Thursday’s matches in the Europa League, involving Roma, Milan and Napoli.
Inter forward Romelu Lukaku chases his 10th consecutive game with a goal in Europe, pursuing Juventus talisman Cristiano Ronaldo’s record.
Napoli coach Gennaro Gattuso has reportedly convinced President Aurelio De Laurentiis to renew his contract without the usual clause.
Milan will reportedly be without Gianluigi Donnarumma and Jens Petter Hauge for the next two games against Sparta Prague and Udinese.
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.