Carlo Ancelotti says his Real Madrid team must stay focused on the task in hand as they go up against minnows Elche in La Liga on Wednesday.

Madrid take on local rivals Atletico Madrid three days later but Ancelotti says they must win their game before then.

Dani Alves has confirmed that he offered former Barcelona team-mate Eric Abidal part of his liver for a transplant.

The Frenchman revealed the act of kindness in a recent interview, and Alves said he was willing to give up football in order to help his friend through his recent illness.

Clement Grenier says he doesn't regret turning down a move to Arsenal in the summer.

The Frenchman had the chance to move to north London but instead opted to pen a new deal with Lyon.

Mark Schwarzer says he is targeting an appearance at Wembley in the Capital One Cup final as Chelsea prepare to go up against Swindon in the competition tonight.

The Australian stopper added that the west London club intend on taking the competition seriously.

Sergio Aguero says he enjoyed scoring in Manchester City's 4-1 derby win over Manchester United on Sunday - but says the win is more important than personal achievements.

The Argentinian also revealed that City boss Manuel Pellegrini isn't letting his side get carried away just yet - and has warned there is a long way to go in the title race.

And finally, Shinji Kagawa is likely to start for Manchester United in their Capital One Cup clash against Liverpool tomorrow, while Robin van Persie has been ruled out.

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