Manager Arsene Wenger believes handing Robin van Persie the captain's armband has made him the best all-round striker in the Premier League.
Aston Villa head coach Alex McLeish has admitted midfielder Chris Herd's dismissal was the turning point in their home defeat to West Brom.
Manager Steve Kean believes injuries are robbing Blackburn of valuable experience which is impacting on the performance of younger players.
Coach Owen Coyle accepts his Bolton Wanderers side were simply not up to scratch in the second half following the defeat against Sunderland.
Goalkeeper Petr Cech has dismissed suggestions this season's Premier League title will only be contested by Chelsea and the Manchester teams.
David Moyes says Apostolos Vellios is getting closer to making his first Everton start - but feels he is still best used as an impact sub.
Fulham's Andy Johnson believes he is now back to his best form after overcoming his injuries and is looking forward to score against Everton.
Liverpool coach Kenny Dalglish insists the draw against Norwich did not reflect how well they played against the Premier League newcomers.
Roberto Mancini is determined to put Manchester City on a pedestal with Manchester Utd, Barcelona and Real Madrid as the top clubs in Europe.
Coach Sir Alex Ferguson does not believe Roberto Mancini has had enough praise for handling a series of tricky situations at Manchester City.
Coach Alan Pardew heaped praise on Yohan Cabaye after the Frenchman grabbed a late winner to hand Newcastle a slim win over Wigan Athletic.
Norwich keeper John Ruddy was delighted to take a point from the draw at Liverpool after his late save stopped the home side taking the win.
Queens Park Rangers
Neil Warnock has backed QPR's campaign to move to a new stadium and is confident the club have a big enough fan base to make it worthwhile.
Midfielder Rory Delap insists Stoke City are not concerned what people think of their supposedly direct style as long as they keep on winning.
Sunderland manager Steve Bruce felt his troops fully deserved their late away win over Bolton and hopes it is the start of their turnaround.
Swansea City coach Brendan Rodgers has conceded that his side committed suicide in the last 10 minutes following the draw with Wolverhampton.
Tottenham coach Harry Redknapp has told Blackburn fans to lay off Steve Kean and instead focus on backing their manager in Sunday's clash.
West Brom boss Roy Hodgson is delighted after watching his side claim back-to-back derby wins in a week following the game at Aston Villa.
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez lamented his side's lack of good fortune after watching them suffer a sixth consecutive defeat at Newcastle.
Wolverhampton striker Kevin Doyle has admitted that he and his team-mates were low on morale at half-time in the draw against Swansea City.