Arsenal defender Andre Santos looks set to miss the busy festive period after claiming he will be out for three weeks due to an ankle injury.
Aston Villa face having to continue paying on-loan Jermaine Jenas' wages for the rest of the season despite losing him to an Achilles injury.
Chris Samba is confident that Yakubu can comfortably score 20 goals for Blackburn, but knows Rovers must also keep things tight at the back.
Bolton defender Zat Knight feels the team 'need to repay' boss Owen Coyle, starting with a decent display against Aston Villa on Saturday.
Chelsea star striker Didier Drogba still believes he can play on for another two years but is refusing to worry about his contract situation.
Tim Cahill is confident he will rediscover the goalscoring form for Everton that made him one of the most feared midfielders in the league.
Fulham manager Martin Jol has ruled out January moves for Dimitar Berbatov and Raul as he believes in Mousa Dembele he has the better player.
Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish believes striker Luis Suarez is being unfairly victimised by the Football Association and their opponents.
Reports are indicating that Paris Saint-Germain are planning to hijack AC Milan's move for Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez in January.
Nemanja Vidic's agent has hinted the Manchester United captain could be out for several months following the knee injury sustained in Basel.
Newcastle United's injury problems have increased now that Danny Guthrie is expected to be sidelined for up to six weeks with a groin injury.
Norwich City are reportedly set to battle it out with Premier League rivals Swansea for unsettled Birmingham striker Nikola Zigic in January.
Queens Park Rangers
Ali Faurlin's agent has revealed that three clubs have expressed their interest, but insisted the midfielder is happy with his life at QPR.
Stoke City defender Jonathan Woodgate has admitted that he is disappointed with his form since moving to the Britannia Stadium from Tottenham.
New Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill admits he is weighing up a move to recall Asamoah Gyan from his loan spell in the United Arab Emirates.
Swansea City are reportedly set to battle it out with Premier League rivals Norwich for unsettled Birmingham striker Nikola Zigic in January.
It was reported that Sevilla are making progress in their negotiations with Tottenham for the EUR4 million transfer of Giovani dos Santos.
West Brom are reportedly lining up a bid for Nottingham Forest captain Luke Chambers, who will be out of contract at the end of the season.
Wigan boss Roberto Martinez believes Hugo Rodallega will get back to his full potential soon after not managing to score in ten appearances.
Jody Craddock is backing Wolves defender Roger Johnson to bounce back from being axed as he is likely to return to the squad this weekend.