Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is adamant top players should be able to play any formation he picks. The City boss was responding to suggestions some of the club's stars are unhappy with his 3-5-2 system.
Manchester United star Shinji Kagawa faces up to a month on the sidelines with a knee injury. The Japanese international faces a race against time to be fit for the Manchester derby on December 9.
Frank Lampard will miss Chelsea's match against Manchester United with a calf problem. The 34-year-old suffered a recurrence of the calf strain in the first-half of Chelsea's defeat to Shakhtar Donetsk.
Marseille coach Elie Baup has confirmed Tottenham target Loic Remy will not be sold in January. The France international had been linked with a move to White Hart Lane, but Baup insists Remy will be going nowhere.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has demanded a response from his players after suffering back to back defeats. Wenger claims his side 'hit the wall' against Schalke but backed them to bounce back against Queens Park Rangers on Saturday.