Xavi Hernandez says Barcelona will stay true to their football philosophy as they seek to gain a potentially decisive victory over Real Madrid at the Camp Nou on Saturday.
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech says that the only result Chelsea will accept in their FA Cup game with Birmingham on Saturday is a win, as they look to bounce back from a tough week.
Aston Villa left-back Stepehen Warnock insists there are few better feelings in football than beating Manchester United, and is hoping he will experience it again this Saturday.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has rubbished suggestions that his Chelsea counterpart Andre Villas-Boas is under pressure ahead of the Blues' visit to the SportsDirect Arena on Saturday.
Arsene Wenger is convinced his Arsenal squad are "ready for a fight" as they look to maintain their improved form when they travel to Chelsea on Saturday.
Wolves midfielder Jamie O'Hara insists he and his team-mates are ready to turn the club's terrible home form around against Swansea on Saturday.
Liverpool talisman Steven Gerrard is excited by the prospect of playing in Saturday's clash against Everton, describing the Merseyside derby as "the best week of the season".
Stoke City captain Ryan Schawcross believes he can get one over on former club Manchester United when they visit the Britannia Stadium on Saturday.
Bolton captain Kevin Davies has told Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea to expect a rough ride at the Reebok Stadium on Saturday.
Valon Behrami believes Switzerland face an uphill task when they visit Wembley on Saturday in a Euro 2012 qualifier.
Barcelona midfielder Javier Mascherano claims he is eagerly anticipating Saturday's Champions League final and denies feeling more motivated because Manchester United lie in wait.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini will wait until Saturday morning to decide on the fitness of star striker Carlos Tevez for the FA Cup final.
Gary Neville insists Manchester United's players will not be preoccupied with the wider context of their FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City on Saturday.
Inter striker Samuel Eto'o insists AC Milan remain favourites for the Scudetto and does not believe Saturday's derby will be decisive in the title race.
Arsenal and Manchester United will replay their FA Cup quarter-final on Friday should Saturday's Old Trafford clash end in a draw.
Arsene Wenger believes mental strength will be the decisive factor as Arsenal and Manchester United each look to bounce back from disappointing defeats in their FA Cup quarter-final on Saturday.