Chelsea captain John Terry believes the club's opponents are terrified by Belgian attacker Eden Hazard.
The 21-year-old is beginning to pay back some of the £32 million Chelsea paid to sign him last summer, and Terry says Hazard's 'fear factor' makes him a special player for the Blues.
David de Gea has urged Manchester United to finish the job and clinch the Premier League title.
United are 15 points clear of Manchester City going into Monday's derby encounter, and a win could place the Red Devils in an almost unassailable position.
Vincent Kompany, meanwhile, believes there will still be plenty at stake for Manchester City when they travel to Old Trafford next week.
The City captain says that, even if United are well clear in the league, Manchester bragging rights will be up for grabs.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is convinced Theo Walcott will recapture his scoring form for the Gunners.
Walcott has not found the net in two months, but remains the club's top scorer with 18 goals this season.
Former Wales international Neville Southall has urged Tottenham star Gareth Bale to delay any potential transfer to Spain.
Bale has been linked with Real Madrid, but Southall says he should stay at White Hart Lane for another couple of seasons.
Barcelona could have very special guest at the Camp Nou next season, after the Pope was invited to watch the Catalan club in action.
Barca president Sandro Rosell hopes Pope Francis will attend a game to watch fellow Argentines Lionel Messi and Javier Mascherano in action.