Mathieu Bodmer has signed a two-year contract extension with Nice.
Nottingham Forest have strengthened their squad with the loan signing of Tom Ince from Hull City.
Diego Simeone was not surprised that several of Atletico Madrid's first-team stars left the club in the last transfer window.
Lee Clark has vowed to keep beleaguered Blackpool in the Championship after being confirmed as the club's new manager.
Diafra Sakho is a doubt for West Ham's trip to Stoke City this weekend due to the shoulder injury he picked up against Manchester City.
Luis Enrique will come up against familiar opposition as Barcelona aim to regain momentum in La Liga at home to Celta Vigo on Saturday.
Mauro Icardi has hit out at Inter supporters who jeered the team during Wednesday's Serie A victory over Sampdoria.
Real Madrid will be expected to continue their stunning recent form as they head to Granada in La Liga on Saturday.
Paris Saint-Germain will be confident of keeping up the pressure on Ligue 1 leaders Marseille when they tackle Lorient on Saturday.
Borussia Dortmund captain Mats Hummels is hoping the challenge of facing Bayern Munich can help kick-start his side's dismal season.
Harry Redknapp has no concerns about Rio Ferdinand's conduct despite a Football Association ban for a comment posted on his Twitter account.
Diego Godin feels Atletico Madrid are extra motivated by their LFP awards snub but is wary of the challenge posed by winless Cordoba.
Bottom side Guingamp will look to exploit any fatigue in Bastia's squad when the Ligue 1 strugglers meet on Saturday.
Franck Ribery played down an incident that saw a spectator strike him with a scarf in Bayern Munich's DFB-Pokal cup win at Hamburg.
Luis Suarez is set to make his competitive bow at Camp Nou on Saturday when Barcelona host Luis Enrique's former club, Celta Vigo.
Roberto Martinez says Samuel Eto'o is a "gift from the footballing gods" for Everton after impressing both on and off the pitch.
Javier Hernandez has vowed to prove his worth to Real Madrid after scoring in the 4-1 Copa del Rey victory at Cornella on Wednesday.
Harry Kane hopes his goalscoring feats for Tottenham in the League Cup will convince Mauricio Pochettino to hand him a Premier League start.
Leonardo Bonucci refused to blame the state of the Genoa pitch for Juventus' surprise Serie A defeat on Wednesday.
Alan Pardew praised Ryan Taylor after he returned from his injury nightmare in Newcastle United's 2-0 League Cup win over Manchester City.