Eden Hazard is convinced Chelsea can still win the Champions League, despite their disappointing draw against Juventus is the Group E opener last night. Brazilian starlet Oscar scored twice for the Blues.
Rafa Benitez has revealed that Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry would have been perfect for Liverpool. His pursuit of the England international was also linked to Xabi Alonso’s exit at Anfield.
Manchester United have been set a £16million asking price for Italian international defender Angelo Ogbonna, with Torino revealing they turned down an offer of £10million for the player last year.
Per Mertesacker insists Arsenal are ready for the challenge of Manchester City, and can cause an upset at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.
Andre Villas-Boas insists he is taking the Europa League seriously this season, and wants to win it for a second time after lifting the trophy with FC Porto two years ago.
And finally, captain Vincent Kompany has refused to play the blame game at Manchester City, and insists goalkeeper Joe Hart wasn’t at fault for Real Madrid’s winner.