Roberto Mancini has predicted it will take six months for him to mould Manchester City into a formidable outfit.
A goal two minutes from time by Anthony Modeste saw Bordeaux claim a point from this Ligue 1 clash in which Marseille played for 57 minutes with ten men.
Sir Alex Ferguson has confirmed Wayne Rooney will return for Manchester United's Champion s League clash with Rangers after the striker missed his side's defeat at Everton.
Kenny Miller scored a last-gasp winner as defending champions Rangers snatched all three points with a 2-1 win against Hamilton.
Roque Santa Cruz has refused to rule out a move to Italy in January despite the collapse of his move to Lazio.
Robinho has said his managers at Manchester City failed to understand him and admits he found the city "an awful place to live".
Hat-trick hero Jermain Defoe was quick to praise England strike partner Wayne Rooney as the Manchester United man returned to top form in his country's 4-0 win over Bulgaria.
Jamie Carragher believes Graeme Souness is responsible for Liverpool losing their status as English football's top club.
Park Ji-Sung insists Manchester United have no reason to fear Chelsea despite their hugely impressive start to the season.
Manchester City midfielder Michael Johnson's return from a knee operation is being spurred on by the prospect of playing alongside the galaxy of stars at Eastlands.
Heurelho Gomes reckons Tottenham's feel-good factor can help Harry Redknapp's men continue their progress in the Premier League and on into the Champions League.
Bolton winger Martin Petrov has hit out at his former club Manchester City, claiming there is no trust at Eastlands and that a collection of highly-paid stars are failing to gel into a team.
PFA chief executive Gordon Taylor has claimed that new Premier League rules instructing clubs to name a 25-man squad do "not go far enough."
Ryan Giggs believes that the impending return of some key players for Manchester United means that the club will very soon be at full strength, and will thus leave Sir Alex Ferguson with a selction headache.
Lazio have revealed they could yet sign Manchester City misfit Roque Santa Cruz in the January transfer window, and insisted Mauro Zarate will be going nowhere.
The former coach of Manchester United's GBP;7.4 million summer recruit Bebe says he tried and failed to sell the player for just euro150,000 in January.