CHAMPIONS LEAGUE

Real Madrid, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao have learnt their Champions League opponents after today’s draw in Monaco.
La Liga’s four Champions League representatives will this afternoon learn their Champions League fate.
Aritz Aduriz rated his two Athletic Bilbao goals against Napoli on par with seeing a full San Mames in the club’s successful Champions League play-off.
Rafael Benitez believes Napoli shot themselves in the foot in losing to Athletic Bilbao and missing out on a Champions League group stage place.
Ernesto Valverde was thrilled by Athletic Bilbao’s qualification for the Champions League and reflected on an historic win over Napoli.
A double from Aritz Aduriz and a solitary strike from Ibai Gomez have taken Athletic Bilbao into the Champions League, beating Napoli 3-1, 4-2 on aggregate.
Athletic Bilbao have named an unchanged line-up for the second leg of their Champions League play-off against Napoli.
Asier Illarramendi could leave Real Madrid for Athletic Bilbao if the Basque club qualify for the Champions League group stage.
Napoli Coach Rafael Benitez has played down the San Mames factor ahead of his side’s Champions League meeting with Athletic Bilbao.
Ernesto Valverde believes his Athletic Bilbao players are ready to take the leap into the Champions League group stage.
Gareth Bale wants to try and make ‘more history’ at Real Madrid after winning La Decima last season.
Oscar de Marcos believes home advantage will be crucial for Athletic Bilbao in the Champions League play-off with Napoli.
Napoli Coach Rafael Benitez feels his side can overcome Athletic Bilbao in the Champions League play-off second leg at San Mames.
Ernesto Valverde has conceded that a draw was probably the right result as Athletic Bilbao drew 1-1 with Napoli.
Gonzalo Higuain has insisted that Napoli have no option but to beat Athletic Bilbao next week.
Iker Muniain’s first half goal was cancelled out by Gonzalo Higuain, but Athletic Bilbao held out for a 1-1 draw against Napoli.
Athletic Bilbao have named a full-strength starting XI for their Champions League play-off clash against Napoli.
Athletic Bilbao are set to name their strongest possible line-up as they take on Napoli this evening.
Ernesto Valverde is aware how important Athletic Bilbao’s Champions League play-off with Napoli is this evening.
Athletic Bilbao have named their 21-man squad for the Champions League play-off clash against Napoli next week.
Aritz Aduriz has believes that everyone involved at Athletic Bilbao ‘cannot wait’ for their Champions League play-off against Napoli.
Carlo Ancelotti believes winning the Champions League has given new confidence to Real Madrid.
Napoli Coach Rafa Benitez admits his side have been handed the toughest Champions League draw possible in Athletic.
Athletic Club President Jose Urrutia says no team wanted to face his club before the draw for the Champions League play-offs was made.
Athletic Bilbao will have to play Serie A side Napoli to win a place in the Champions League group stage.
Xabi Alonso, Alvaro Arbeloa and Gareth Bale have discussed Real Madrid’s Champions League win and their memories of the match.
Athletic Bilbao, Villarreal and Real Sociedad will today learn who they face in Champions League and Europa League play-offs.
Iker Casillas has revealed winning the Champions League with Real Madrid eased the pressure and anxiety he was feeling.
Athletic Bilbao won’t be seeded for the Champions League play-off draw after results this week went against them.
New Valencia boss Nuno Santo believes that the club have to aim for Champions League football this term.
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