#1. Barcelona president Laporta: "I will do everything I can to try to convince Messi to stay. We’ll try because he is the best player and forgive me for telling you in front of everyone here, but you know how much I love you Leo and how much we want you to stay."
#2. For only the sixth time in Champions League history and the first since 2015-16, there are no Italian teams in the quarter-finals.
#4. Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly pushed for Portugal to play at the Allianz Stadium next week and Fernando Santo’s men will train at Continassa.The match against Azerbaijan on Wednesday next week will be played at the Allianz Stadium and from Monday, Portugal will train at the Juventus Training Centre.
#5. Angel Di Maria posts on Instagram following the robbery of his home on Sunday night: “Thanks for your constant support. My family and I are very happy here and nothing will wipe away our smiles.”
#6. Thomas Tuchel to RMC: "The draw? I am not sure that I want to come across PSG because they are strong."
#7. Bayern Munich have reached the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League for the 19th time, more than any other side in the competition's history.
#8. Mikel Arteta says the internal issue involving Aubameyang has been resolved but has warned that the forward must earn his place back in the Arsenal team.
#9. Timo Werner (10 goals, 7 assists) has been directly involved in more goals in all competitions this season than any other player for Chelsea.
#10. Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek, 23, feels "loved" at Manchester United but wants to start more matches, says Netherlands boss Ronald de Boer.
#11. Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski has a long list of football stars past and present which he admires - but he cannot choose a single best of all time.
#12. PSG 3-0 Lille - Les Parisiens knock the Ligue 1 leaders out of the Coupe de France - moments of genuine quality from Keylor Navas & Kylian Mbappé the difference.
#13. Liverpool have made "insane" and "slapstick" mistakes this season which mean it is "almost impossible" for them to finish in the Premier League top four, says Jurgen Klopp.
#14. Simone Inzaghi admits Bayern Munich are a team Lazio ‘simply cannot compete with right now,’ but they are ‘proud of our journey in Europe.’ “However, I’d say we had an overall good performance, we leave this competition with honour, because we were unbeaten in the six group games.
#15. Diego Simeone said he understood Luis Suarez's anger after the Atletico Madrid forward was visibly frustrated upon his substitution in the 59th minute of Wednesday's defeat at Chelsea.
#16. Juventus are prepared to sell Argentina forward Paulo Dybala with Tottenham and Chelsea both offered the chance to sign the 27-year-old.
#17. Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho insists that his Europa League plans against Dinamo Zagreb have not changed, despite the Croatian club's head coach stepping down after being sentenced to a prison term.
#18. Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes Portugal full-back Diogo Dalot, 21, still has a future at Old Trafford next season after impressing during his current loan spell with AC Milan.
#19. Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel singled out N'Golo Kante for special praise following his side's Champions League victory over Atletico Madrid, suggesting that the midfielder gives the Blues an almost unfair advantage thanks to his tireless play.
#20. Liverpool and Manchester City have been warned Chelsea are 'onto something' in the Champions League after their 'super convincing' victory over Atletico Madrid.
#21. Erling Haaland is the most in-demand player in Europe and has hinted he could copy former Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic by playing for several top clubs on the continent.
#22. Chelsea progressed to the Champions League quarter-finals, beating Atletico Madrid 2-0 on Wednesday to complete a 3-0 aggregate win in the last-16 second leg at Stamford Bridge.
#23. Sergio Aguero is on Chelsea's watchlist while Barcelona have already made contact with the Manchester City striker over a free transfer.
#24. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has named Robert Lewandowski as the best player he has ever coached.
#25. Edinson Cavani will not be involved in Manchester United's Europa League clash with AC Milan on Thursday night despite being named in the initial travelling squad.
#26. Kylian Mbappe and Erling Braut Haaland are not likely to secure moves to La Liga for the 2021-22 campaign, according to the league's president Javier Tebas.
#27. Thomas Tuchel believes his new-look Chelsea boast the "edge and glue" to become genuine Champions League title contenders.
#28. Last summer, ex France star Marcel Desaily recommended Jordan Ayew to Chelsea amidst Timo Werner rumours. Do you think that would have been a good signing for Chelsea?
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