Montpellier chairman Louis Nicollin is hopeful Olivier Giroud will remain at the club if they qualify for the Champions League.
Louis Saha is optimistic Tottenham Hotspur will return to form in the league and finish above their rivals Arsenal in the table.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is optimistic Jack Wilshere will return to action before the end of the season but insists he will not rush the midfielder's latest comeback.
Pedro remains optimistic that Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola will re-sign with the defending European champions.
Spain striker David Villa says he is "getting more optimistic" that he will have fully recovered from his broken leg in time to feature for La Roja in this summer's European Championship.
Alex McLeish insists Robbie Keane will be "highly motivated" if a proposed loan deal from his Major League Soccer club the Los Angeles Galaxy goes ahead.
Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish has confirmed his interest in signing LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane on loan.
Nemanja Vidic's agent has dismissed suggestions the 30-year-old's career could be over after his latest injury and suggested he could be back within five months.
Ahead of Friday's draw for Euro 2012, UEFA's operations director Martin Kallen is optimistic that Poland and Ukraine will be well organised for the start of the tournament next summer.
Uzbekistan captain Server Djeparov is optimistic over the country's chances of reaching the 2014 World Cup.
Harry Redknapp is "optimistic" of returning to the Tottenham dugout for Monday's Premier League clash with Aston Villa at White Hart Lane.
Arsenal have agreed terms with Costa Rican side Deportivo Saprissa to sign teenage striker Joel Campbell.
Sergio Aguero has said that he does not have any fears about adapting to life in England, following his GBP;35 million move to Manchester City.
Wesley Sneijder's agent insists there have been no concrete bids for the Inter Milan star as reports suggest Malaga have joined Manchester United in the race for his signature.
Inter Milan coach Gian Piero Gasperini is confident Wesley Sneijder will stay at the club this summer.
Sunderland chairman Niall Quinn says the club are hopeful of tying up a deal for Manchester United defender John O'Shea soon, though he revealed discussions about Darron Gibson have some way to go.