Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker has revealed that he found it hard to settle at the Emirates when he first joined the club in 2011.

The German international, who has been in sensational form for the north London outfit this season, has insisted that he's now enjoying life at the Gunners.

Chelsea striker Samuel Eto'o looks set for a spell on the sidelines after picking up a muscle injury in the Blues' 1-0 defeat to FC Basel last night.

The forward was replaced by Fernando Torres before half-time meaning the Spaniard now looks set to lead Chelsea's attack against Southampton this weekend.

Manchester United star Ryan Giggs has admitted that it's been a crazy season so far.

The Welshman, who turns 40 tomorrow, is confident the Red Devils will continue to get stronger as the campaign develops.

Barcelona captain Carles Puyol believes the Catalans will learn from their Champions League defeat to Ajax last night.

The Spanish giants, who lost for the first time this season against the Dutch outfit, still sit top of their European group and Puyol believes the side will react well from the defeat.

Spanish expert Guillem Balague believes Iker Casillas is edging closer to a move away from Real Madrid.

The Spanish international, who has struggled for opportunities at the La Liga giants this season, has become increasingly frustrated with life at the Bernabeu and now looks set for a move away from the club.

And finally, ex-Manchester City coach Eric Steele believes Joe Hart will lay down a marker as he returns to the Citizens side against Viktoria Plzen tonight.

The England international has lost his No.1 status at the club in recent weeks, but will get his opportunity to impress in the Champions League tonight and Steele is sure he will take it.

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