Ashley Barnes hopes to have done enough to keep Sam Vokes out of the Burnley starting line-up as the Welshman closes in on a return.
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has hailed the progress of defender Jores Okore following a string of impressive performances.
Christoph Kramer has ended speculation on his future by signing a two-year contract extension with Bayer Leverkusen.
Alexandre Lacazette has no intention of resting on his laurels after an impressive first half of the season at high-flying Lyon.
Mark Hughes believes Chelsea can win the quadruple this season as his Stoke City side prepare to face his former club on Monday.
Adam Johnson rates his late winner in Sunday's Tyne-Wear derby at St James' Park as one of the best moments of his career.
Sergio Ramos is relaxed about his situation at Real Madrid and insists there is no rush to start talks on a new contract.
Adam Lallana believes Liverpool are ready to kick-start their season after another encouraging performance against Arsenal on Sunday.
Juan Jesus says Roberto Mancini's half-time team-talk inspired Inter's second-half comeback against Lazio on Sunday.
Sam Allardyce is backing his West Ham side to continue their fine form when they face London rivals Chelsea and Arsenal this week.
Juanfran has urged Atletico Madrid to use their 4-1 win at Athletic Bilbao as a springboard to challenge Real Madrid and Barcelona in 2015.
Shane Long feels critics of Southampton must not have seen his team play throughout December if they felt the "bubble had burst".
Celtic striker John Guidetti could be dropped by manager Ronny Deila after four Scottish Premiership games without a goal.
Tottenham forward Harry Kane said he has altered his goals for the 2014-15 season, after blitzing the pre-Christmas period.
Re-appointed Brisbane Roar captain Matt McKay is confident the A-League champions can still qualify for the 2014-15 finals despite their shaky start to the season.
Lyon coach Hubert Fournier said his side were fitter than opponents Bordeaux, as they routed them 5-0 in Ligue 1 on Sunday.
Santa Fe held off a late charge by Medellin to claim the Colombian Primera A Clausura championship on Sunday.
Emelec made it back-to-back Ecuadorian Primera A titles on Sunday, beating Barcelona 4-1 on aggregate in the two-leg play-off.
Stefano Pioli denied Lazio threw away a two-goal lead on Sunday, instead claiming his side were overpowered by an "aggressive" Inter outfit.
Marseille forward Andre-Pierre Gignac said he was proud of his side's ascension to the top of the Ligue 1 table heading into 2015.