Friday, September 19, 2014
The 31-year-old was subdued during City's defeat to Bayern Munich on Wednesday but the manager insists "all the responsibility" should not fall on the midfielder.
The Dutch winger has backed his former boss to lead the Red Devils back into the continental elite.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Stadio Giuseppe Meazza has been chosen as the venue of next season's showpiece, with Basel hosting the Europa League final
The Real Madrid and France striker does not let the fans get him down.
The Arsenal midfielder knows his club must improve to have any chance of European glory.
The Bayern star was pleased with his team's win over a top opponent.
The PSG striker wants his club to be more ruthless in front of goal.
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Pictures from Wednesday's action as the first round of 2014-15 UEFA Champions League games got underway with wins for AS Roma and Barcelona while Chelsea and Paris Saint Germain...
The former defender was disappointed by his side's lack of attacking verve as it shared points in Amsterdam.
Didier Drogba started in place of the Brazil-born Spaniard and failed to score as a profligate Chelsea was held to a surprise draw by Schalke in their Group G opener.
The Chelsea manager says his striker is not capable of playing on such short rest.
The manager's encouraging words reaped dividends with a captivating display from the attacker, although he must add more goals and cutting edge to become a modern great.
The young midfielder made a superb debut as Barcelona beat APOEL 1-0 in an otherwise disappointing Champions League clash at Camp Nou.
The German champions took a long time to make their superiority count, but Jerome Boateng's late winner ensured they have the edge over Manchester City in Group E.
The Ukrainian champions frustrated the home side and claimed a valuable away point in the Champions League opener.
The Algerian international made an impressive start to his Champions League career, firing three past the hapless Belorussian side.
The French giant failed to get its Champions League campaign off to a winning start as Lasse Schone's second-half free kick cancelled out Edinson Cavani's opener.
The Giallorossi returned to the Champions League in style, thanks to a Gervinho brace, strikes from Juan Iturbe and Maicon, and a Sergei Ignashevich own goal.
A first-half header from Gerard Pique proved to be just enough for Luis Enrique's men, who weaseled their way to three points against a well organized and spirited APOEL outfit
Luis Enrique's side has yet to concede this season, which was important as it could only manage one goal at home.