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Former Roma Coach Carlo Mazzone sees a ‘spectacular’ clash between his old side and Bayern Munich, as he speaks of influence on Pep Guardiola.
Radja Nainggolan echoes the words of Coach Rudi Garcia and believes Roma have all the attributes necessary to lift the Scudetto.
Arturo Vidal could replace Andrea Pirlo for Juventus’ trip to Olympiacos, while Alvaro Morata is in line for a first start, according to reports.
Roma defender Kostas Manolas has shrugged of comparisons with Mehdi Benatia, as he insists he wants to stay with the Giallorossi for the long haul.
Kostas Manolas believes that there is no limit to what Roma can achieve in the Champions League.
Roma’s big Champions League game with Bayern Munich on Tuesday will be officiated by Jonas Eriksson.
Francesco Totti praised Roma for demolishing Chievo 3-0, as “it was important to maintain that mentality.”
Roberto Pereyra told Juventus to forget Sassuolo and focus on the Champions League trip to Olympiacos.
Roma Coach Rudi Garcia explained his decisions against Chievo and expects a “fantastic” Bayern Munich match.
Mattia Destro confirmed Roma have not lost confidence and “can’t wait” to face Bayern Munich.
Davide Astori believes the two games with Bayern Munich “will be the key” to Roma’s Champions League.
Seydou Keita warned Bayern Munich and Manchester City that Roma “are no push-overs” in the Champions League.
Milan President Silvio Berlusconi has spoken about his plans for the club’s return to the top, dreaming of the 2016 Champions League Final.
It’s reported Seydou Keita’s calf muscle has a lesion, which would rule him out of Roma’s game with Bayern Munich.
“The Coppa Italia is our Champions League” this season, said Pippo Inzaghi, as he outlined his vision for Milan.
Milan director Umberto Gandini has suggested ‘wildcard’ entry to the Champions League for ‘teams of prestige’, but UEFA say no.
UEFA have confirmed that the seeding process from next year’s Champions League may be changed, with only the holders and seven title winners seeded.
James Pallotta considers the confidence he always had in Roma to return to the top and on how ‘everyone at the club has an opinion’.
Raul Albiol claims Napoli “deserved to be in the Champions League” and Serie A is “tougher” than La Liga.
Arturo Vidal “can’t believe” Juventus lost to Atletico Madrid and is glad to face Francesco Totti, who “was a champion when I was a child.”
Carlos Tevez believes Juventus are “still favourites” against Roma, but he actually prefers Max Allegri to Antonio Conte.
For incidents at the Stadio Olimpico last month, CSKA Moscow have been handed a three-game stadium ban for supporters, amongst other things.
Martin Caceres dislocated his shoulder against Atletico Madrid, while Alvaro Morata is in doubt for Juventus-Roma.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers warned Mario Balotelli he “needs to improve” after a £16m move from Milan.
Giorgio Chiellini insists Juventus put in a “good” performance against Atletico Madrid and are ready for Roma.
Alessio Tacchinardi liked what he saw from Juventus at Atletico Madrid and backs the team’s strength in the Champions League.
James Pallotta has enthused at Roma’s reaction at Manchester City and says ahead of facing Juventus the team can compete with anyone.
Leonardo Bonucci said Juventus deserve credit for “forcing Atletico Madrid to sit back and wait for us.”
Diego Simeone explained Atletico Madrid’s “tactically intelligent game” to beat Juventus 1-0 in the Champions League.
Juanfran is adamant Atletico Madrid “did a great job and deserved the victory” against Juventus.
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