Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger feels Alexis Sanchez proved his resilience in ending his goal drought during Wednesday's 2-1 win over QPR.
Despite reaching the semi-finals of the Coupe de France, Paris Saint-Germain boss Laurent Blanc is cool on talk of a domestic treble.
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says Yaya Toure and Wilfried Bony are feeling the effects of their Africa Cup of Nations exploits.
Swansea City's Bafetimbi Gomis has moved to allay fears over his health after the striker collapsed in Wednesday's clash with Tottenham.
Winston Reid has re-signed with West Ham, committing to the club until mid-2021.
Sergio Busquets suffered a nasty ankle injury following a challenge by Tomas Pina on Wednesday and Luis Enrique is unsure of its severity.
Jonny Evans and Papiss Cisse appeared to spit at each other during Wednesday's clash, but Louis van Gaal jumped to the defence of his man.
Nemanja Matic was suspended for Chelsea's League Cup final victory, but the midfielder still managed to twist his ankle at Wembley.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger lauded Olivier Giroud for his mental strength following Wednesday's 2-1 win at QPR.
Liverpool midfielder Jordan Henderson dominated against Burnley on Tuesday and was then hailed by manager Brendan Rodgers.
Manuel Pellegrini did not select captain Vincent Kompany for Manchester City's match against Leicester as he sought to "refresh" his side.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has called for teams to be punished with points deductions and relegations if fans are guilty of racism.
Swansea City manager Garry Monk confirmed Bafetimbi Gomis is fine despite the striker collapsing early in Wednesday's 3-2 loss at Tottenham.
In a weekend of A-League action packed with top-quality fixtures, this is looming as the pick of them. The race for the Premier's Plate and an all-important top-two finish is heating up with every round and that means Melbourne Victory and Perth Glory can't afford to drop points at AAMI Park, particularly with Adelaide United and Wellington Phoenix hot on their heels.
A Friday night NSW derby looms as a ripper - the visiting Sky Blues are the hottest side in the league, scoring for fun lead by giant Austrian striker Marc Janko. Hosts the Jets have steadied the ship and with exciting talent Andrew Hoole back, are desperate to notch what would be just their second win all season.
America and Alajuelense booked their spots in the CONCACAF Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday.
Former Fulham and Bayern Munich manager Felix Magath refused to rule out taking up a role at Rangers.
Corinthians made it two wins from as many games with a hard-fought victory at reigning Copa Libertadores champions San Lorenzo on Wednesday.
MLS and the players union finally came to an agreement on a new collective bargaining agreement.
Espanyol were silenced by Athletic Bilbao, according to winning coach Ernesto Valverde - who will lead his side in the Copa del Rey final.