Wednesday, 17 September 2014

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The Merseysiders finished fifth in the Premier League last season, thus earning a spot in the Europa League, and the Spaniard is optimistic about their chances in the competition

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Midfielder Fredy Guarin believes the team is bursting with confidence after big wins against Stjarnan and Sassuolo

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The defender has been named as Michael Dawson's successor and will lead the side out as Mauricio Pochettino & co. begin their tilt at the competition

Tuesday, 16 September 2014

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The Brazil-born Spaniard, who joined the club from Atletico Madrid in the summer, has scored seven goals already this season and will look to continue his run on Wednesday

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The Liga club's qualification for Europe was based on their outstanding home form last season and the winger is hoping to replicate that in the Champions League

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The Spain international believes the Cypriot side will pose a significant threat as Luis Enrique's men get their European campaign started

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Pep Guardiola's side are set to be without several key players for the visit of Manuel Pellegrini's Premier League champions

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A return to the Champions League pits the Slovenian champions against a side struggling with their early-season form

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Francesco Totti, Juan Iturbe and Gervinho all started on the bench on Sunday but are set to start on Wednesday

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The Portuguese giants welcome back the defender for their opening European tie of the season against the side from Belarus

Monday, 15 September 2014

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The former Porto boss goes back to his homeland for their first Champions League clash after guiding his side to a sensational start to their domestic season in Russia

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The Ligue 1 side have endured a miserable transfer window and opening few matches this term and must now battle Roger Schmidt's goal-hungry outfit in Europe's elite competition

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The Bianconeri have won Serie A for the last three seasons but struggled to replicate their form on the European stage

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The Merseyside club are back in Europe's premier competition for the first time in five years and host the Bulgarian champions at Anfield on Tuesday evening

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Both sides emerged out of the same group last season but Arsene Wenger insists recent meetings between the two clubs will have no impact on Tuesday's fixture

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The Champions League holders will be desperate to get back to winning ways after a poor run of form compounded by defeat to Atletico at the weekend

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The former Italy manager has not gotten off to the best of starts in Turkey and will hope to kick-start the season in European competition as they host the Belgian champions

Sunday, 14 September 2014

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The £10m summer signing from Palermo is still without a work permit, while Mohamed Diame, Hatem Ben Arfa and Gaston Ramirez could all make their debuts for the hosts

Saturday, 13 September 2014

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The defender hopes to lead his side to victory as captain and insists it is time for Walter Mazzarri's men to begin challenging for silverware again

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The Spain international is on loan from Chelsea and, despite his poor record in England since the end of his days at Liverpool, expectations are high for him in Italy