Very few European giants are likely to suffer shock elimination as the selection had a very familiar feel, with regular foes meeting once again in the group stage.
Thursday, August 28, 2014
The reigning champion discovered who it will face in the group stages on Thursday, with other top ties including Arsenal-Dortmund, Bayern-Man City and Atletico Madrid-Juventus.
The midfielder is set to miss at least five Bianconeri games, along will a pair of Italy clashes, after he pulled a tendon this month.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Despite holding a 3-0 lead from the first leg of their Europa League playoff, the Nerazzurri head coach has urged his players to send out a message to the continent on Thursday
The Italians conceded three goals in 13 minutes thanks to a handful of errors which saw them lose out on a group-stage place to Athletic Bilbao.
Arsenal, Zenit and Athletic Bilbao are among the big names to confirm their place in the draw at the playoff stage after an intriguing week of Champions League football.
Goal lists all the draw dates for Europe's elite competition, through from the group stages to the semi-finals as Real Madrid bids to defend the title it won by defeating Atletico
Rafael Benitez's side's elimination at the hands of Athletic Bilbao has only served to further highlight the grave state in which calcio currently finds itself.
Rafa Benitez could not get his side past Athletic and into the group stage of the Champions League.
It has been suggested that the Bianconeri will struggle to win a fourth successive Scudetto - but the midfielder insists that they need only remain concentrated.
The Greece international, who was also wanted by Arsenal, had his heart set on a move to the Stadio Olimpico and is unperturbed by the prospect of replacing Mehdi Benatia.
The Red Devils will make a concerted effort to bring the Chile midfielder Old Trafford as Juventus demand €50m, while an approach for Ajax's Daley Blind is also on the cards
The San Siro side is desperate to add some fresh blood to its squad and has set its sights on the Chelsea striker and midfielder.
The former Italy international is still keen to continue his active career, even if he feels the game has changed in a negative way.
With the end of the transfer window fast approaching, Goal takes a look at some of the players who could win a move away from their clubs
The departure of last season's top scorer Ciro Immobile means the race for the Capocannoniere is wide open heading into the new term. Goal takes a look at the main contenders.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The Greece international had been close to joining Premier League outfit Arsenal but he will instead replace Mehdi Benatia at the Stadio Olimpico.
The Rossoneri have cut ties with the controversial striker, but they need to replace him and have little money with which to do so after such a cheap sale.
The Bundesliga champion has secured the signing of the defender from Roma on a five-year contract.
The striker completed his move to Anfield from AC Milan on Monday and has been backed to make a major impact in the Premier League this season.