Afternoon Report: November 21

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Manchester United midfielder Anderson insists he's happy at Old Trafford, despite only featuring three times for the Red Devils this season.

The Brazilian is determined to prove his worth and hopes to stay with the Red Devils for as long as possible.

Chelsea have been dealt an injury blow with the news that left-back Ashley Cole is likely to miss Saturday's Premier League clash against West Ham.

The 32-year-old aggravated a rib injury during England's defeat to Germany on Tuesday.

Schalke playmaker Julian Draxler has revealed that he has spoken to Germany teammates Mesut Ozil and Per Mertesacker about Arsenal.

The highly-rated 20-year-old described the Gunners as a "very, very nice team" - but insists he will not leave Schalke in the January transfer window.

Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart could be recalled by manager Manuel Pellegrini following his impressive display for England in mid-week.

City take on Tottenham this Sunday - and Pellegrini is considering reinstating Hart in place of Costel Pantilimon.

Everton boss Roberto Martinez believes the Merseyside derby is one of the biggest fixtures in the football calendar.

The Toffees go head-to-head with local rivals Liverpool on Saturday - and Martinez can't wait to be involved.

And finally, Barcelona star Lionel Messi expressed his delight after winning the Golden Shoe for the third time in his career.

The Argentina international picked up the award on Wednesday after scoring 46 goals during the 2012/13 campaign.

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