Sergio Aguero believes the return of strike partner Carlos Tevez to be an important part of Manchester City's tilt for silverware this season.
Arsenal's defensive ranks are set to get a boost with the return of Carl Jenkinson, after the full-back last played for the Gunners on November 5 and suffered a stress fracture in his back.
Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has hailed the return of his "iconic players" as the club prepare to take on Wolves this weekend.
Morocco beat Tanzania 3-1 in Group D of their African Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to seal top spot and the return to the finals of the tournament for the first time since 2008.
Arsene Wenger has revealed Arsenal could see the return of Cesc Fabregas, Alex Song, Theo Walcott and Abou Diaby for Saturday's game at home to Blackburn.
Blackpool manager Ian Holloway was criticial of the decision to award Chelsea a penalty as the Blues kept their title hopes alive with a 3-1 victory at Bloomfield Road.
Sir Alex Ferguson insisted Manchester United will be much better against Marseille in the return leg of their Champions League tie but felt the hosts had a lucky late escape.
Everton midfielder Tim Cahill has pinpointed Liverpool's lack of spirit as their Achilles heel ahead Sunday's Merseyside derby.
Jose Mourinho says there is no need to go back into the transfer market in January as the return of Kaka will be Real Madrid's "big signing".
Carlos Tevez is back in Manchester and in contention to make his return to Roberto Mancini's side for the visit to West Brom on Sunday.
Shakhtar Donetsk manager Mircea Lucescu says that he wants the Ukrainian fans to put pressure on the referee when his side meet Arsenal in the return leg of their Champions League group game.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini believes Carlos Tevez is "destined" to score the winner in the Manchester derby against title rivals United.
Roberto Mancini insists the prolonged absence of Carlos Tevez earlier in the season did not cause Manchester City to slip behind title rivals United ahead of Monday's crucial derby.
Controversial Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli is expected to line up against United in a clash which could determine this season's Premier League title.
Kenny Dalglish insists it will not be a problem if AC Milan do not sign Alberto Aquilani on a permanent basis.
Denilson has confirmed he will return to Arsenal in the summer after a deal was not struck to extend his stay at Sao Paulo.