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What's trending: Bayern Munich, Barcelona knock out Juventus, Arsenal

Here are the latest stories from Thursday.

JUVENTUSGianluigi Buffon was proud of his Juventus teammates following their last-gasp Champions League defeat and believes the Bianconeri are still on a path to winning the tournament.

- Alvaro Morata showed his class in Juventus' loss to score a 8/10, in Mina Rzouki's player ratings.

- VIDEO: Juventus got too conservative

BAYERN MUNICH: Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola said his side's thrilling comeback victory over Juventus in the Champions League round of 16 was made possible through emotion, not tactics on Wednesday.

Nick Ames reflects on an unforgettable night at the Allianz Arena, while Thomas Muller, Kingsley Coman excelled for Bayern to top Mark Lovell's player ratings.

BARCELONA: Barcelona coach Luis Enrique said he felt the only scary team left in the Champions League was his own after Wednesday's comfortable 3-1 round-of-16 second leg win at home to Arsenal.

- Barcelona served up a master class in finishing to send Arsenal packing from the Champions League, writes Dermot Corrigan, while the MSN trio of Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar earned 8/10s in Francesc Tomas' player ratings.

Dani Alves has said that he'll be missed if he leaves Barcelona, after being asked about his future at the Camp Nou following the Blaugrana's win over Arsenal.

ARSENAL: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has hailed Barcelona's trio of Messi, Neymar Luis Suarez as players who "transform normal life into art" following his team's 5-1 aggregate Champions League round-of-16 loss.

- Arsenal bowed out of the Champions League in the round of 16 for the sixth straight season, but Alex Iwobi and Mohamed Elneny shone for the Gunners in James McNicholas' player ratings.

- Out of the Champions League and the FA Cup, and 11 points behind Leicester in the Premier League. Is it time for Arsene Wenger to leave Arsenal? Tom Adams and James McNicholas discuss.

- VIDEO: Burley: Arsenal brain-dead against bigger teams

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE: The Premier League will keep four Champions League places for the 2017-18 season following the elimination of Juventus from the competition.

MAN UNITEDLouis van Gaal has said Manchester United owe their fans "a big result" against Liverpool in the Europa League on Thursday.

- United assistant manager Ryan Giggs has said it "hurts" not being in the Champions League.

- TRANSFER TALK: Manchester United, Liverpool to battle for Marc-Andre ter Stegen

LIVERPOOL: Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said his side can handle the atmosphere at Old Trafford against Manchester United in the Europa League on Thursday.

ENGLAND: Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater has been called up to the England squad for the March friendlies against Germany and Netherlands.

MAN CITYSergio Aguero admits that Manchester City are worried about missing out on securing a place in next season's Champions League.

EUROPA LEAGUE: Borussia Dortmund's Mats Hummels is wary of the threat posed by Harry Kane on Thursday after watching the Tottenham striker sink Aston Villa.

CHELSEA: Chelsea striker Diego Costa will not face any action over the gesture he made to Everton supporters during Saturday's FA Cup defeat at Goodison Park.

MLS: Houston Dynamo forward Will Bruin has said that there is a different kind of feeling around the dressing room and training complex for the team this season and there's something else that's different: "excitement."



Come back for another review of the trending stories across world football.


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