Champions League

Tuesday 16 September 2014

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The Reds will end a five-year absence from Europe's elite club competition when they welcome Bulgarian champions Ludogorets to Anfield on Tuesday

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The Reds boss insists the €20 million signing, who won the competition in 2010, is working hard to ensure he will make an impact in Europe's elite club competition this season

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The Brazil-born Spaniard has seven goals already this season and is set to face a side beset by injury problems

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The Italy international has warned his team-mates that they cannot afford to underestimate Malmo if they are to reach the knockout stages of the Champions League

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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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ANALYSIS: The Bianconeri re-established themselves as Italy's top team under Antonio Conte but disappointed on the continent - will things be different under Massimiliano Allegri?

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COMMENT: The Argentine has won every trophy for Atletico bar Europe's premier club competition and is eager to capture the biggest prize of all before leaving the Spanish side

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COMMENT: The project at Stade Louis II has been downgraded, but the supporters are not happy the club have not kept their promises

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COMMENT: The Italian needs to find a solution to his side's problems following the sales of Angel Di Maria and Xabi Alonso plus three defeats in the team's last four matches

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The defender and Thomas Muller believe the German giants must be at their best to get the better of the Premier League champions when they meet in the Champions League

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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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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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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

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Brendan Rodgers' side are back in the competition for the first time since 2009 but the 41-year-old's new attacking signings are yet to click, while defensive cracks still exist

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The Gunners are set for a 17th successive campaign in Europe's elite club competition and Goal casts an eye over what the tournament could hold for them