The Spain international made a January move to Manchester United, but the Napoli boss insists the playmaker was the star man during his time at Stamford Bridge.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
The Spanish attacker has returned to training but will not be fully fit in time to face Rafa Benitez's side, though he could be available for Sunday's trip to Liverpool.
The Spaniard does not think Swansea will be weakened by its managerial change and thinks the Partenopei are better now than they were at the tail end of 2012.
The Europa League match will no longer be played in Ukraine because of security concerns and the country's delicate political situation.
Monday, December 30, 2013
The Partenopei boss has set his sights on the New Year and aims to meet the expectations of the club’s fan base.
Monday, December 16, 2013
The Dane says the Swans' high-profile Europa League last 32 tie with the Italian side is a just reward for the squad and fans after recent successes home and abroad.
Tottenham — with no manager — has been pitted against Dnipro while Porto travels to Eintracht Frankfurt and Fiorentina faces Esbjerg.
Thursday, December 12, 2013
The American striker scored early in his team's loss, which ensured the Austrian side would not progress to the Europa League knockout phase.
The former Valencia striker broke his five-game scoring drought in style at White Hart Lane as Andre Villas-Boas' men comfortably extended their 100 percent European record
Spurs finished the Europa League group stage with an unblemished record after Roberto Soldado scored a hat trick and Lewis Holtby found the net with a clever goal.
Marco Mathys' strike 10 minutes from the end gave the already-eliminated Swiss side the win but Kuban Krasnodar's draw with Valencia means Michael Laudrup's men advance
Spurs are one of only two teams left in the competition to have won all five previous group-stage matches and could continue the good form against Anzhi Makhachkala.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Juventus was knocked out of the Champions league by Galatasaray in a controversial game Wednesday, but the defender insists its earlier results should have been better.
Michael Laudrup's men need only to avoid defeat to secure safe passage in the Europa League and have Michu available after he returned from injury against Hull City on Monday
The north London outfit is already assured of winning Group K, and Andre Villas-Boas is expected to rest a number of key players ahead of Sunday's clash with Liverpool