Cologne have shrugged off Arsenal's reported interest in star striker Lukas Podolski and expect him to extend his deal in the near future.
Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish insists goalkeeper Shay Given is not to blame after his side conceded 8 times in their last 3 league games.
It was reported that Ipswich are poised to make Blackburn an offer to sign Keith Andrews on a free transfer when his loan expires in January.
Pescara sports director Daniele Delli Carri insists they have not received any firm enquiries from Bolton for teenage defender Marco Capuano.
Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien is making good progress in his recovery from knee surgery and could be back in action by the end of the year.
Leon Osman is delighted that Everton defender Tony Hibbert is finally starting to receive some recognition as one of the best in the country.
Andrew Johnson scored his eighth Europa League goal as Fulham registered their second win in Group K following the match against Wisla Krakow.
Kenny Dalglish believes the growing strength of partnerships within his Liverpool team provides them with a better chance of long-term success.
Captain Vincent Kompany is convinced Manchester City will make a big impression in the Champions League if his side reach the knockout stage.
Phil Jones believes Rio Ferdinand's age is 'just a number' and has backed the experienced defender to continue to contribute at Old Trafford.
Newcastle and Sunderland are said to be preparing a move for Ivica Olic, after the Bayern Munich striker confirmed he was to leave the club.
Norwich City midfielder Bradley Johnson says it is good for the Canaries to have Steve Morison and Grant Holt battling for a starting spot.
Queens Park Rangers
Queens Park Rangers defender Danny Gabbidon is hoping that a more confident approach to their match against Man City will benefit his side.
Peter Crouch scored his second Europa League goal as Stoke City registered their third win in Group E following the match against Maccabi.
Sunderland and Newcastle are said to be preparing a move for Ivica Olic, after the Bayern Munich striker confirmed he was to leave the club.
Danny Graham is relishing the opportunity to play at Anfield as Swansea look to claim their first away victory of the Premier League campaign.
Bebars Natcho scored his first Europa League goal to condemned Tottenham to their first defeat in Group A following the match at Rubin Kazan.
Roy Hodgson has dismissed Shane Long's chances of making a recovery in time for the Republic of Ireland's Euro 2012 play-off with Estonia.
Boss Roberto Martinez believes Wigan's secret weapon in their bid to haul themselves off the bottom of the Premier League will be Dave Whelan.
Wolves head coach Mick McCarthy knows that the Wigan clash is the best chance his side have of taking 3 points and kicking start their season.