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Per Mertesacker admits Arsenal “lost by far” against Napoli and “were always on the back foot.”
Mario Balotelli is “disappointed” Milan are the only Italian side in the last 16 of the Champions League.
Napoli defender Federico Fernandez reveals “we had the illusion that we were going to qualify, then Borussia scored.”
Christian Abbiati confessed to “suffering” against Ajax, but hopes Milan face Atletico Madrid in the Round of 16.
Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal were “nervous in the end” after scraping through despite a 2-0 defeat to Napoli.
Gonzalo Higuain was in tears after Napoli’s Champions League exit and can’t believe they were eliminated.
Massimiliano Allegri admits he “lost weight” with the stress of watching 10-man Milan’s 0-0 draw with Ajax.
Rafa Benitez believes Napoli “deserved to qualify” after finishing joint top with Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis praised his side for amassing 12 points despite their Champions League exit.
Milan clung to a 0-0 against Ajax to qualify after Riccardo Montolivo left them with 10 men for over an hour.
Napoli beat Arsenal 2-0, but a late Borussia Dortmund winner knocks them out of the Champions League.
Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis sees a “good omen” ahead of tonight’s Champions League decider with Arsenal.
There are reports of serious crowd trouble throughout the day ahead of Milan-Ajax with six people stabbed.
Milan need a point from their home game with Ajax to progress in the Champions League, as Stephan El Shaarawy and Kaka support Mario Balotelli.
Napoli face a Mission: Impossible tonight against Arsenal, as Gonzalo Higuain and substitute goalkeeper Rafael take on Mesut Ozil.
Giorgio Chiellini feels Galatasaray-Juventus should’ve been a draw, but concedes “we threw qualification away.”
Napoli are likely to be without goalkeeper Pepe Reina for tonight’s crucial Champions League clash with Arsenal.
Fernando Muslera knocked Juventus out with Galatasaray and hopes it can be “an appetiser” for the World Cup.
Antonio Conte thought it madness to play on that pitch, but admits Juventus “shouldn’t have left it all to the last match.”
Former Juventus flop Felipe Melo snapped at Italian media for their “lack of respect” for Galatasaray.
Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has insisted that the Premier League side will face Napoli tonight looking for a win.
Roberto Mancini insists Galatasaray “deserved to win” against Juventus, but reveals he didn’t want to play.
Former Ajax goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar believes that the Dutch side have what it takes to beat Milan this evening.
Juventus crashed out of the Champions League after going down 1-0 to Galatasaray thanks to a late Wesley Sneijder goal.
The abandoned Champions League tie between Galatasaray and Juventus will resume at 13.00 GMT today.
Galatasaray-Juventus will resume from 0-0 at the 32nd minute at 13.00 GMT on Wednesday after it was abandoned due to snow.
The Champions League game between Galatasaray and Juventus has been abandoned due to snow in Istanbul.
Arsene Wenger trusts Arsenal are ready for “a decider in the Champions League” against Napoli.
The Champions League game between Galatasaray and Juventus has been suspended due to snow in Istanbul.
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta assures they “have the experience to deal with” the fiery Galatasaray fans.
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