Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri is determined to end Atletico Madrid’s unbeaten home record in the Champions League and take a massive step towards the quarter-finals.
Luis Figo is unsurprised Cristiano Ronaldo continues to excel well into his 30s and believes his fellow Portuguese can be the catalyst for Juventus to win the Champions League.
Premier League title rivals Liverpool and Manchester City face German opposition in the last 16 of the Champions League this week.
Paulo Dybala spectacularly ended his 10-game goal drought and Cristiano Ronaldo was on target again as Juventus cruised to a 3-0 home win against lowly Frosinone.
Juventus returned to winning ways with a 3-0 victory at Sassuolo to extend their lead at the top of Serie A to 11 points.
Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid will face off at the Wanda Metropolitano, where the hosts remain unbeaten this season, in Saturday afternoon’s showpiece LaLiga fixture.
What the papers say Bayern Munich will reignite their interest in Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi in the summer, the Mail says. After an unsuccessful bid in the January transfer window, the German club are set revisit another £35million offer for the England Under-19 international, the paper reports.
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri laid the blame for his side’s dropped points on poor defending after they were held 3-3 at home by Parma.
The quiet January transfer window may have reflected the stability of most Premier League clubs but Deloitte’s sport business group still expects to see marquee signings in future windows.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has challenged Anthony Martial to follow in Cristiano Ronaldo’s footsteps and establish himself as one of the world’s best with Manchester United.
Giorgio Chiellini admitted Juventus were indebted to goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny after they came from behind to snatch a 2-1 win at Lazio.