Sir Alex Ferguson has heaped praise on Anderson following his inspirational performance against QPR on Saturday.

Ferguson said the Brazilian was key in the comeback victory, and had played his way into the starting XI for the clash with West Ham United on Wednesday.

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr cech has urged Blues fans to give new boss Rafael Benitez a chance to prove himself.

The Spaniard was booed by the Stamford Bridge crowd in the 0-0 draw with Manchester City on Sunday – a product of his poor relationship with Chelsea while manager of Liverpool.

Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud has said he is loving life in London since joining the Gunners.

There has been a marked improvement in the France international’s form in recent weeks, which he puts down to hard work.

Clint Dempsey has admitted frustration over the start to his Tottenham Hotspur career.

However, he feels his form is slowly returning and hopes to be back firing in all cylinders soon.

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has said he is happy with the point his side gained at Chelsea on Sunday.

The Belgian was voted man of the match as the two sides played out a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge.

Finally, new QPR manager Harry Redknapp has revealed he received a good luck text message from David Beckham following his appointment at Loftus Road.

The former England captain has been linked with a move there when he leaves LA Galaxy at the end of the season.

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