Lavezzi 'proud' of Napoli
Ezequiel Lavezzi concedes the Champions League exit to Chelsea is “difficult to swallow, but we must be proud” of what Napoli achieved.
Maxi Lopez dreams of Barca finale
Milan striker Maxi Lopez has mapped out his dream Champions League scenario ahead of Friday’s draw.
De Laurentiis wants quick return
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis has targeted an immediate return to the Champions League after the Partenopei’s elimination on Wednesday.
Mourinho ‘sad for Inter’
Jose Mourinho is sad that former side Inter will not be joining his Real Madrid in the Champions League quarter-final and semi-final draw on Friday.
Mazzarri: 'Napoli were fantastic'
Walter Mazzarri felt Christian Maggio’s injury was the turning point and Napoli “lacked experience, but our Champions League campaign was fantastic.”
Di Matteo hails Chelsea spirit
Roberto Di Matteo hailed Chelsea’s turnaround and was impressed by Napoli too after reaching the Champions League quarter-finals.
Cannavaro: 'This defeat hurts'
Paolo Cannavaro admits “it hurts to lose like this, but we leave the Champions League with our heads held very high.”
Brave Napoli out in extra time
Napoli put up a spirited display at Stamford Bridge, but capitulated in extra time to go out against Chelsea 5-4 on aggregate.
Zoff: 'Napoli are favourites'
Italy legend Dino Zoff sees Napoli as “the favourites” against Chelsea this evening. “They need to make the most of the counter-attack.”
Napoli fans invade London
Napoli fans have invaded London for tonight’s match with Chelsea, as reportedly as many as 5,000 have flown in for the event.
Zanetti 'as sad as the fans'
Javier Zanetti assures Inter fans “we are just as sad as you” after the Champions League exit to Olympique Marseille.
Deschamps: 'It's extraordinary!'
Didier Deschamps admits Marseille have achieved “something extraordinary” in knocking Inter out of the Champions League.
Ranieri 'couldn't have done more'
Claudio Ranieri feels Inter’s exit to Olympique Marseille “sums up our season, but the lads could not have given any more.”
Inter crash out to Marseille
Diego Milito thought he’d done enough to force extra time, but Inter again conceded in stoppages and crash out of the Champions League to Olympique Marseille.
Ancelotti reads Chelsea-Napoli
Former Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has warned “they’ll start with a high tempo and aggressive, which could frighten Napoli.”
Cech: 'Napoli a final for Chelsea'
Petr Cech insists it will be “a small final” for Chelsea tomorrow. “Our mood has been good and I believe it will show against Napoli.”
Moratti: 'Inter know what I expect'
Inter President Massimo Moratti is in the stands for tonight’s clash with Marseille. “The players know what I expect from them.”
Chelsea in Cavani's sights
Edinson Cavani hopes Napoli can repeat their Manchester City exploits and eliminate Chelsea from the Champions League. “Anything can happen.”
Mazzarri: 'Napoli ready to astound'
Walter Mazzarri is overjoyed at the ‘freeze’ on his touchline ban against Chelsea and warns Napoli are “accustomed to astounding people.”
Mandanda 'confident' for Inter
Marseille goalkeeper Steve Mandanda is adamant his side are “full of confidence” against Inter tonight despite four consecutive defeats.
Mourinho on Napoli and Inter
Jose Mourinho is impressed with Napoli as they face Chelsea, while he warns Inter of their “complicated” test with Olympique Marseille.
Zola undecided on Chelsea-Napoli
Gianfranco Zola is torn between former sides Chelsea and Napoli as they prepare to meet in Wednesday’s Last 16 second leg clash.
Hamsik issues Chelsea warning
Marek Hamsik expects his Napoli side to cause Chelsea problems on the counter-attack in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Deschamps: Inter are favourites
Didier Deschamps sees Inter as favourites for Tuesday’s Champions League second leg encounter with his Marseille side.
Lavezzi and Cannavaro on Chelsea
Ezequiel Lavezzi and Paolo Cannavaro are eagerly anticipating Napoli’s crucial Champions League trip to London.
Ranieri doesn’t fear Inter axe
Claudio Ranieri insists that his future at Inter will not be dependant on the outcome of Tuesday’s Champions League tie with Marseille.
Inter name squad for Marseille
Douglas Maicon has been named in the Inter squad for the Marseille tie even though he didn’t train on Monday.
Di Matteo: 'Chelsea can beat Napoli'
Roberto Di Matteo confirms he will use Arsenal-Milan to “give us the belief we can turn it around as well” when Chelsea face Napoli.
Lavezzi 'can cause Chelsea crisis'
Paolo Cannavaro is confident Napoli can push past Chelsea and on current form Ezequiel Lavezzi “can put their defence in crisis.”
Marseille gamble on Inter
Olympique Marseille have lost four in a row, so Didier Deschamps and his President admit “an entire season” rests on their trip to Inter.
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