Dries Mertens insists Napoli were “just unlucky” in the 3-2 defeat to Besiktas. “They had three shots and scored all of them.”
Napoli paid the price for defensive howlers, terrible finishing and a saved Lorenzo Insigne penalty in a 3-2 home defeat to Besiktas.
Emanuele Giaccherini believes Besiktas represent “the perfect match” to cancel out Napoli disappointment.
Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from tonight’s Champions League clash, as Napoli could seal qualification against Besiktas.
Napoli drop Manolo Gabbiadini against Besiktas and could secure Champions League knockout qualification tonight.
Kevin Strootman is back in the Roma squad for tomorrow’s Europa League meeting with Austria Vienna.
Eusebio Di Francesco assures the Europa League “means a lot” to Sassuolo and they’ve studied Rapid Vienna carefully.
Josip Ilicic is back in the squad as Fiorentina prepare to visit Slovan Liberec in the Europa League.
Marco Parolo has officially signed a new contract tying him to Lazio until June 2020.
There are reports of changes to the Napoli line-up against Besiktas, as Manolo Gabbiadini and Lorenzo Insigne could both be benched.
Marco Borriello is the “best Italian striker” and should go to the World Cup in 2018, his agent declares.
Former Juventus and Italy Coach Marcello Lippi believes Gianluigi Buffon “has always been the best”.
Andrea Barzagli says Juventus showed “the DNA of this club remains” after beating Lyon, and praises Gianluigi Buffon.
Marco Verratti assures he’s “100 per cent fit” and wants to win the Champions League before leaving Paris Saint-Germain.
Luciano Spalletti warns his Roma players that Austria Vienna “are not easy to deal with” and targets a Francesco Totti milestone.
Roma Coach Luciano Spalletti confirms Alisson will face Austria Vienna, but isn’t sure about Kevin Strootman or Kostas Manolas.
Stephan El Shaarawy promises to “show what I can do and win a starting spot” for Roma.
Lyon midfielder Sergi Darder says Gianluigi Buffon “is one of the best ever” after last night’s defeat to Juventus.
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano claims Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci “called us” regarding a transfer.
Davide Santon warns Inter’s Europa League struggles are down to “attitude, not quality” ahead of the Southampton match.
Inter Coach Frank de Boer admits the Mauro Icardi situation “is not good for the team, the fans or the club”.
Frank de Boer acknowledges “in football there isn’t much time” but assures “I have a lot of confidence” in Inter.
Sampdoria have officially announced the appointment of Daniele Prade as their new technical director.
Bologna defender Adam Masina has been subjected to racist comments on his Wikipedia page.
Ex-Fiorentina defender Marcos Alonso regards the Italian league as a 'university for defenders.'
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis is ready to let Lorenzo Insigne go for €50m, according to reports.
Ignazio Abate is after revenge on Saturday for last season's Coppa Italia final defeat to Juventus.
Milan's stand-in captain Ignazio Abate says his side have 'every reason to do well'.
Ex-Lazio goalkeeper Fernarndo Orsi says Gianluigi Buffon 'still looks like a 17-year-old guy'.
Sampdoria President Massimo Ferrero has given under pressure Coach Marco Giampaolo a vote of confidence ahead of Saturday's derby with Genoa.
Juventus would consider a move for Paris-Saint-Germain centre back Thiago Silva, but only if the Brazilian could be secured for free.
Juventus are considering 21-year-old Aston Villa goalkeeper Pierluigi Gollini as a long term replacement for Gianluigi Buffon, according to reports.
Frank de Boer could be replaced by ex-Roma boss Rudi Garcia if results do not improve, according to reports.
Fiorentina midfielder Matias Vecino says ‘the team are united’ after a run of poor results.
Marcelo Brozovic could return to the Inter side against Southampton, after being left out for poor behaviour.