Shakhtar coach Paulo Fonseca said that he will be without Brazilian pair Taison and Marlos through injury tomorrow night.
Nemanja Vidic has named Sergio Aguero as one of the best strikers he faced: “Drogba was tougher. Torres always created a chance to score, but Drogba was on you for the full game. “Drogba was physically the hardest; [Luis] Suarez and Aguero were the best.”
Zinchenko on upcoming game: ''We all know how important the Champions League is for us, especially after the first game against Lyon, we are ready for tomorrow and we have prepared well for Shakhtar because we know they are a very good team.'' Zinchenko on his position: ''It was difficult to change positions at the... Continue Reading →
Pep on Laporte: ''Sooner or later Laporte will be selected for France because it is difficult to find a better left central defender than him in the world. But of course it is good for the team for some of our players that are not selected for their countries to get rest.'' Pep on Fernandinho:... Continue Reading →
Ilkay Gundogan to ESPN: "The Champions League is, in terms of club football, the most prestigious one. And if you, let's say this way, if you don't win it you will never be named one of the greatest teams, no chance."
Juventus left-back Alex Sandro could leave in January after Marcelo told Real Madrid he wants to reunite with Ronaldo in Turin, opening the door to Sandro's exit. Manchester City are thought to be one of the clubs that could sign Sandro, who would cost €50-60m. [Tuttosport]
According to ESPN are ready to wait until the summer to strengthen their squad despite missing out on a holding midfielder. Club is linked with Ajax's Frenkie de Jong and Ruben Neves of Wolves.
Kompany on Joe Hart: "He was paramount to his team, he made some incredible saves on the line. I can only reiterate how much of a legend he is for this club. It can't be underestimated what an impact he's had on helping to build this place and make it what it's become today."
Pep on Walker: "Hopefully, he can come back in Donetsk but he came back from England with pain in his abductor and groin. I think it happened on international duty. He complained he did not feel good. That’s what he said when he came back." Pep on Stones: ''He can't play winger, attacking mid or... Continue Reading →