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Gigi Buffon said Atletico Madrid “are no longer a surprise” and the Juventus captain has no intention of relinquishing his clean sheet.
Roma hitman Gervinho faces Manchester City tonight and took the opportunity to slam Arsene Wenger.
Bernardo Corradi advised Rudi Garcia’s Roma on how to get the better of Manchester City tonight.
Alessandro Del Piero believes Atletico Madrid are favourites ahead of Juventus tomorrow, as he reflects on his former team’s chances in Europe.
Diego Godin has made clear that Atletico Madrid have no fear in facing Juventus tomorrow, as he jokes Gigi Buffon should be the one to worry.
Diego Simeone has labelled Atletico Madrid’s clash with Juventus as a ‘final’, whilst he outlines his respect for the Bianconeri.
Juventus have listed 22 players for the trip to Atletico Madrid, including Martin Caceres, but Romulo requires surgery.
Alvaro Morata has explained his motivation to join Juventus, as well as the Bianconeri’s ambition against Atletico Madrid tomorrow night.
Diego Godin says Juventus could follow in Atletico Madrid’s footsteps, but that it would not be so much of a surprise.
Arrigo Sacchi has urged Juventus to attack Atletico Madrid and to be as aggressive as they are, if they want to get a result at the Vicente Calderon.
Francesco Totti says everyone is expecting a great Roma this year, and that he is not ruling out aiming for the League, Champions League and Coppa Italia.
Fernandinho describes Manchester City defeating Roma as ‘mandatory’, whilst he asserts that defensive players may prove most crucial tonight.
Roma’s main uncertainty in facing Manchester City appears to be over Morgan De Sanctis’ availability between the sticks.
Juanfran Torres admits that Juventus ‘are a great team’, but says so are his Atletico Madrid, who ‘have to win’ tomorrow evening.
Ashley Cole has made clear he is happy at Roma and in Italy, whilst he reflects on the Giallorossi’s upcoming clash with Manchester City.
Rudi Garcia says Roma can play without pressure tomorrow evening in the Champions League against Manchester City.
Claudio Marchisio has praised Max Allegri’s confidence shown in him and says Juventus are targeting a result at Atletico Madrid.
Joe Hart says he has great respect for Ashley Cole and Micah Richards’ decisions to join Roma and Fiorentina respectively in the summer.
Manuel Pellegrini has outlined his respect for Roma and Manchester City’s necessity to win, but says there is no particular pressure on his side.
Felix Brych will officiate Wednesday evening’s Champions League clash between Atletico Madrid and Juventus.
Patrice Evra considers Juventus’ Champions League hope, trying to convince Paul Pogba to stay at Manchester United and Sir Alex Ferguson’s influence.
Pablo Zabaleta has outlined how important facing and beating Roma is for Manchester City in the Champions League.
Roberto Mancini is anticipating Manchester City against Roma and advised the Giallorossi on how best to face the Premier League side.
Edin Dzeko is looking forward to facing Roma and warns that for both them and Manchester City, this week will be a ‘delicate challenge’.
Roma will face Manchester City with an attacking trio of Francesco Totti, Gervinho and Alessandro Florenzi, with Juan Iturbe on the bench.
Roma named their squad for the Champions League trip to Manchester City, including Juan Manuel Iturbe.
Bjorn Kuipers has been assigned as the referee for the Manchester City-Roma Champions League tie.
Rudi Garcia said Manchester City “have a lot of pressure on them and Roma must enjoy this moment” in the Champions League.
UEFA have officially opened Financial Fair Play investigations into clubs including Roma, Inter, Liverpool and Monaco.
Giorgio Chiellini pleased with Juventus’ start to the season “after an eventful summer” and is targeting Atletico Madrid.
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