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Mario Balotelli has acknowledged that Atletico Madrid ‘are a great team’, and that their clash with Milan is not about himself and Diego Costa.
Adil Rami believes that Milan may show this week against Atletico Madrid that they are ‘getting better with time’.
Demetrio Albertini admits that Atletico Madrid are favourites this week, but that opponents Milan cannot be written off.
Andrea Poli is reportedly in line to take an attacking position for Milan in their Champions League meeting with Atletico Madrid this week.
Clarence Seedorf prepares for his Champions League debut against Atletico Madrid by confessing “the DNA of Milan is inside me.”
Adriano Galliani says Mario Balotelli scored “the goal of the year” and hopes Milan can beat Atletico Madrid.
Fabio Capello has hit out at the quality of Italian football, insisting that Juventus are suffering in the Champions League as a result.
Diego Simeone says Atletico Madrid may be fatigued, as he ponders the dangers Milan represent in the Champions League.
Atletico Madrid will be without Javi Manquillo for both Champions League legs against Milan.
Christian Abbiati has praised the impact that Clarence Seedorf has had on the team since coming in as Coach.
Milan have today announced their 24-man ‘A’ squad for the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Atletico Madrid could be without talismanic striker David Villa for the first leg of their Champions League Last 16 clash with Milan.
Clarence Seedorf was in the stands to watch Milan’s Champions League opponents Atletico Madrid move top of La Liga.
Ricky Kaka has conceded that Milan’s task of qualifying for Europe for next year has become that much harder following Coppa Italia elimination.
Arsenal have sent UEFA their report on delays getting hundreds of fans to the Napoli game in December.
Antonio Conte has admitted that he is still reeling from Juventus’ Champions League exit earlier this month.
Robinho has conceded that his rumoured move to Santos is unlikely to happen any time soon.
Former Juventus midfielder Marco Tardelli believes that the Bianconeri have to sign ‘two or three players’ in order to compete in Europe.
Atletico Madrid Coach Diego Simeone is looking forward to facing Milan at San Siro, but insists “it’s not a derby for me.”
Sulley Muntari believes that Milan could have come away with all three points against Roma yesterday.
Raul Garcia believes Atletico Madrid can beat Milan in the Champions League, but director Clemente Villaverde fears their “incredible history.”
Demetrio Albertini expects Milan to have their difficulties against Atletico Madrid when his two former clubs meet in the Champions League.
Milan director Umberto Gandini seems satisfied with being drawn against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League.
Milan will have to get past Atletico Madrid if they are to reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League.
Milan – the only Italian club left in the Champions League – will today find out the name of their last 16 opponents.
Fernando Llorente admits it’s “difficult to forget” the defeat to Galatasaray, but Juventus must focus on Sassuolo.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta insists they “do not need to repair” the squad after their Champions League exit.
Marcello Lippi is certain former club Juventus will return to being a powerhouse of the European game.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is saddened by the Champions League exits of Juventus and Napoli.
Fiorentina and Napoli will be top seeds in the Europa League draw, but Juventus and Lazio go into the second pot.
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