Didier Drogba's future at Shanghai Shenhua should be resolved soon, while Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye is suffering from fatigue.
Gareth Bale has urged Tottenham supporters to be patient with manager Andre Villas Boas and insisted the club have a stronger squad this season despite selling Luka Modric and Rafael van der Vaart.
The futures of Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka in China should be resolved in the next fortnight after the chairman of Shanghai Shenhua made a final demand to his co-owners. Zhu Jun is threatening to withdraw his funding unless he is given more control of the club by the end of the month.
Manchester United's youngsters may have to make way for the seniors against Galatasaray on Wednesday as United seek to repair their Champions League reputation.
Leon Osman believes that shackling Hatem Ben Arfa will be the best way to ensure Newcastle's potent strike force can't shine against Everton on Monday night.
Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye has made the stark admission that his form this season hasn't been good enough, but insists that fatigue is the problem rather than morale.
Newcastle have been accused of going back on their word by Lille boss Rudy Garcia. The Lille boss was speaking as Mathieu Debuchy prepared to make his return from injury - after a summer when Newcastle were locked in negotiations with the French side over his transfer.
Seb Larsson is convinced that Sunderland can improve on last season after they earned a third successive Premier League draw.
Angel Rangel insists Swansea City's confidence will not be dented by their first defeat of the season at Aston Villa.
Peter Odemwingie intends to showcase his credentials during West Brom's training sessions in a bid to reclaim his first-team place once his three-game ban has ended.
A film director who charted Gianni Paladini's roller-coaster reign at Queens Park Rangers has backed him to succeed if he buys Birmingham City. Mat Hodgson was behind the camera to cover the highs and lows of the Italian's spell at QPR in his documentary The Four Year Plan.
Matthew Lowton dedicated his Aston Villa wonder goal to his mum Lisa after revealing many of his family were at Villa Park as part of her birthday celebrations on Saturday.
Paul Lambert believes Christian Benteke is the type of target man Villa have been crying out for after claiming he is "different to Emile Heskey".
Stale Solbakken insists Bakary Sako will become more of a team player as he heralded the 'first day of the new Wolves'.
Kevin Doyle has urged Wolves to hit the top six of the Championship this week after admitting this season already tops struggling in the Premier League.
Rodolph Austin has called on Leeds United to respond to their 2-1 loss at Cardiff City by taking maximum points from successive home games against Hull City and Nottingham Forest.
Leeds United manager Neil Warnock has requested funds to sign a new striker on loan after losing Ross McCormack to injury in Saturday's defeat to Cardiff City.
Wes Hoolahan still has a role to play in Norwich City's Premier League campaign, according to manager Chris Hughton.
Chris Hughton has backed Grant Holt and the rest of Norwich's striking department to come good after this Premier League stalemate against West Ham at Carrow Road.
Nigel Adkins believes the performances of Maya Yoshida and Gaston Ramirez gives Saints plenty of hope for the future despite a 6-1 beating at Arsenal.
Danny Fox has called on Saints to show greater character and steel following their crushing defeat at Arsenal.
Rickie Lambert admitted that Saints could have no complaints about the scoreline after slumping to a 6-1 defeat at Arsenal.
Brian McDermott admitted Reading gave Tottenham Hotspur too much respect in their 3-1 defeat.
Fulham boss Martin Jol has ruled out any of his fringe players leaving on loan because they're needed at Craven Cottage as back-up. The Dutchman had hoped to send out Matthew Briggs, Pajtim Kasami and Marcello Trotta, only to miss out on some of his targets on deadline day.
Samba Diakite faces a race against time to be fit for Sunday's clash with Spurs. The QPR midfielder hasn't featured since the draw at Norwich at the end of August after returning to France for personal reasons.
Peter Crouch is hoping Roy Hodgson will let bygones be bygones as the Stoke striker tries to play his way back into the England squad.
Roberto Martinez hit out at referee Michael Oliver and England striker Danny Welbeck after Wigan Athletic's 4-0 defeat at Manchester United.
Gael Givet and Markus Olsson have been ruled out of Blackburn Rovers' home game against Barnsley on Tuesday.
Sheffield Wednesday could extend the loan of newest signing Ross Barkley. The 18-year-old Evertonian has been borrowed initially for a month but the Owls almost certainly will want to make it a longer stay providing he makes the expected impact.