Zenit extended their Russian Premier League advantage with a 1-0 win over Kuban Krasnodar after CSKA Moscow slipped up at Krasnodar.
Jose Mourinho has dismissed any notion that Chelsea are interested in a deal for Borussia Dortmund and Germany star attacker Marco Reus.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has dismissed rumours linking the club with a move for Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi.
Anderlecht and Galatasaray go head-to-head on Wednesday each trying to keep their faint hopes of UEFA Champions League progression alive.
Luis Enrique insists that Barcelona must beat APOEL on Tuesday to have any chance of topping their UEFA Champions League group.
Chennaiyin will look to extend their unbeaten Indian Super League run to eight games on Thursday when they travel to bottom club NorthEast United.
Jurgen Klopp could be forgiven for trying to making himself comfortable when Borussia Dortmund visit Arsenal in the UEFA Champions League.
Leroy Fer has stressed the importance of QPR improving their dreadful away form following their latest defeat at Newcastle United.
Athletic Bilbao may be out of the UEFA Champions League but Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu says they cannot be underestimated.
Chennaiyin look set for an Indian Super League play-off spot after a 3-0 win over Mumbai City left them well clear of the chasing pack.
Atletico Madrid will progress to the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League if they inflict more pain in Spain on Olympiacos on Wednesday.
Schalke boss Roberto Di Matteo will not let his history with Chelsea get in the way of plotting their downfall on Tuesday.
Stricken defender Thomas Vermaelen could require surgery to cure the hamstring injury that has denied him a competitive Barcelona debut.
Rudi Garcia has called for focus as Roma look to qualify for the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League.
Brendan Rodgers has demanded an improvement from his Liverpool side ahead of a "massive" UEFA Champions League clash with Ludogorets.
Laurent Blanc expects a "killer instinct" in front of goal from Paris Saint-Germain when they host Ajax in the UEFA Champions League.
Paul Pogba feels nothing other than three points will do for Juventus in their make-or-break UEFA Champions League trip to Malmo.
Bayer Leverkusen will reach the UEFA Champions League knockout rounds if they avoid defeat against Monaco at the BayArena on Wednesday.
Manuel Pellegrini allayed concerns over the fitness of Sergio Aguero and Stevan Jovetic ahead of Manchester City's clash with Bayern Munich.
Carlo Ancelotti has revealed discussions over a new contract at Real Madrid are under way.