Goal ranks the sides vying for Europe's biggest prize ahead of some mouthwatering last-four ties
Friday, April 11, 2014
Atletico Madrid's president had said his side could not afford the fee required in order for the Belgian to play against his parent club but Uefa says any clause is "unenforceable"
The reigning European champions have been paired with Carlo Ancelotti's side, as Jose Mourinho's men meet the conquerors of Barcelona from the last round
The striker says his side will continue to battle for a place in the Lisbon showpiece and feels their semi-final win over Barcelona was their best performance this season
The four teams still dreaming of European glory will learn their fate for the last four during Friday's draw in Nyon
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Diego Simeone's side defeated Barcelona to reach the last four of the Champions League and their captain believes the Rojiblancos are continuing to grow in stature
The centre-back underlined the importance of the club testing themselves against the strongest teams, and has set his sights on a return to the competition as soon as possible
The former goalkeeper believes ending the club's nine-year trophy drought should take priority over a top four finish
The former Red Devils goalkeeper believes David Moyes must splash the cash this summer or face the prospect of missing out on Champions League football beyond next season
The midfielder accepted his side only had only themselves to blame for crashing out of the Champions League after failing to take their chances
The Bavarians have been the outstanding team in Europe over the past 18 months but lost the 2010 final to Inter - a game the defender didn't expect his side to play in
The 29-year-old has suffered an injury to his left hamstring, meaning he's set to miss the showpiece and possibly the first leg of his side's Champions League semi-final
The former France international believes that the Argentine spent the entire Champions League quarter-final second leg "walking around the pitch"
The Blaugrana attacker feels that Diego Simeone's side deserve to be applauded after producing a resolute performance against the Catalans
The Barcelona full-back felt the surface gave Atletico Madrid an advantage they capitalised on in their Champions League quarter-final tie
The Manchester United manager believes he had to start his star striker but insisted that he was struggling to strike the ball after having pain-killing injections to play
The Blues will face Bayern Munich, Real Madrid or Atletico Madrid in the semi-finals but the Germany international believes they can beat any team left in the competition
Humbling defeats to any team with a semblance of a game plan have lead to overblown praise for routine Premier League victories and 'plucky' performances in Europe
The final four have now been decided for Friday's draw - but what can we hope to see from the remaining sides fighting for Europe's top prize?