EUROPA LEAGUE

Marek Hamsik has apologised for Napoli’s draw with Genoa on Monday, but insists that they can finish in second place.
Swansea midfielder Leon Britton has warned Napoli that the tie is far from over ahead of their Europa League second-leg on Thursday.
Adriano Galliani has suggested that Milan are back on track, whilst they remain calm amid talk of Europa League qualification.
Three Fiorentina have been arrested by Danish police after the Viola’s Europa League clash with Esbjerg.
Napoli goalkeeper Rafael is set to have surgery on a knee injury suffered on Thursday evening.
Marek Hamsik’s glass was half-full after Napoli’s 0-0 draw with Swansea in the Europa League on Thursday.
Coach Stoycho Stoev pointed out Lazio “got it wrong” if they underestimated Ludogorets.
Christian Maggio is confident Napoli can beat Swansea with “the support of the crowd” in the second leg.
Edy Reja admits he “had not planned” for Lazio’s home defeat to Ludogorets and told off Felipe Anderson.
Rafa Benitez expected “a difficult game” against Swansea, so was “satisfied” with Napoli’s 0-0 draw.
Swansea City captain Ashley Williams is “disappointed” to only draw 0-0 with Napoli in the Europa League.
Napoli thanked Rafael Cabral and then Pepe Reina for their 0-0 draw in Swansea, an acceptable first leg result.
Lazio suffered a shock home defeat to Bulgarians Ludogorets in a game with two red cards and two saved penalties.
Vincenzo Montella praised Fiorentina for their “humility and respect” in beating Esbjerg 3-1.
Antonio Conte explained his squad rotation and noted beating Trabzonspor 2-0 was “a good result” in the Europa League.
“I am working to get to the World Cup,” said Daniel Osvaldo after scoring his first Juventus goal.
Daniel Osvaldo and Paul Pogba secured a 2-0 victory, but Juventus ran big risks against Trabzonspor.
Fiorentina have one foot in the Europa League Round of 16 after a comfortable 3-1 win away to Esbjerg.
Lazio make changes against Bulgarian surprise package Ludogorets, as both teams are unbeaten in this Europa League.
Napoli begin their Europa League campaign against Swansea and Gonzalo Higuain is able to start.
Fiorentina rely on Alberto Aquilani, Alessandro Matri and Borja Valero in their Europa League trip to Esbjerg.
Juventus go with Carlos Tevez and Daniel Osvaldo in the first leg of their Europa League tie with Trabzonspor.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has cited Juventus and Napoli as the teams to beat in the Europa League knockout stages.
Swansea City manager Garry Monk said Napoli are “one of the best clubs” on the continent ahead of their Europa League clash.
Rafa Benitez is “optimistic” Gonzalo Higuain can start for Napoli against Swansea in the Europa League.
Juventus are the favourites against Trabzonspor in the Europa League, but Coach Hami Mandirali assures “we are ready for this game.”
Giorgio Chiellini, Andrea Barzagli and Mirko Vucinic are out of Juventus-Trabzonspor tomorrow night.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has tipped “Juventus or Napoli” to win the Europa League.
Edy Reja named his Lazio squad for tomorrow’s Europa League tie with Bulgarians Ludogorets.
Vincenzo Montella told Fiorentina to focus on Esbjerg and was welcomed by their new bus driver – Martin Jorgensen!
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