Tuesday, 30 September 2014

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The England international, out of action for almost a month, could return for the trip to St Jakob-Park, a venue where the Swiss side have claimed the scalps of Chelsea & Tottenham

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Stefano Pioli's men avoided a third straight defeat against Palermo while Udinese won a thriller against Parma as an entertaining week of Serie A action came to an end

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The Bayern Munich defender has hailed his "modest" captain and says he had no hesitation to spurn other offers in favour of a move to the Bundesliga champions

Monday, 29 September 2014

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The Frenchman says his side can play "without pressure" as they take on the Premier League champions, while he does not need to motivate his players for such big matches

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The French full-back says he was eager to set a good example following the racism row with the now Barcelona striker and believes Juventus can win the Champions League

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The Ajax boss expects a tough test against a side who frustrated the Catalans and hopes to have Lasse Schone fit again for the Champions League clash in Cyprus on Wednesday

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The full-back says he made the right decision leaving Chelsea and "loves" Italy, while he admits he would not have expected to face a Manchester City team featuring Frank Lampard

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The full-back says his young compatriot was in turmoil over his Manchester United future, while he lauded former boss David Moyes as a "great person" despite his problematic reign

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Ukrainian giants Shakhtar Donetsk are not playing their home games in the Donbass Arena but the coach still believes they will have a strong home support when they welcome Porto

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The Barcelona boss feels the Ligue 1 champions are not significantly weakened without their star striker and admits the match could be crucial in deciding the group standings

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The midfielder has suffered a grade two tear after hobbling off during Saturday's 1-1 draw with Tottenham, while Mikel Arteta, Laurent Koscielny and Jack Wilshere are also unfit

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The Russian outfit are keen to make amends for their heavy loss against Roma on matchday one, but their coach outlined just how difficult that will be against the German giants

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The striker has made it clear his side will have to give their all if they are to get a positive result despite the Russian outfit's heavy 5-1 loss to Roma in matchday one

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The Portuguese club have gone 16 home games in European competitions without suffering a defeat, while Diego Costa may miss out with niggling hamstring fears

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The Sweden striker will be desperate to face his former club but has little time to make a recovery from a heel injury before Tuesday night

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Football’s greatest club competition is becoming increasingly stale – with the group stages a procession and the same elite sides always progressing to the latter stages

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The Amsterdam giants have not won in seven games on the road in Europe but will be eager to pick up their form in Cyprus