Free agent James McFadden is to train with Sunderland and hopes to secure a deal, while Fabio Borini has undertaken extra shooting practice.
Assistant manager Steve Bould maintains Arsenal can head to Manchester City full of confidence after opening their Champions League campaign with a 2-1 victory in Montpellier.
Gianfranco Zola insisted he will be given time at Watford, despite a third successive Championship defeat
Roberto Di Matteo has cautioned against branding Andrea Pirlo's Juventus a "one-man team" as Chelsea prepare to begin their "impossible" defence of the Champions League.
Liverpool striker Fabio Borini has undertaken extra shooting practice in a bid to find the net more regularly.
Sir Alex Ferguson is banking on his Champions League defensive old guard to help restore United's European credibility.
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart struggled to hide his frustration after the 3-2 defeat at Real Madrid.
Police and stewards will be on alert at Old Trafford tonight following reports dozens of Galatasaray fans have obtained tickets for home sections of the ground.
Brendan Rodgers will leave a host of senior stars behind when Liverpool travel to Switzerland for their Europa League Group A clash with Young Boys. The number of youngsters travelling with the first-team squad means the Reds must field a severely depleted team for the opening game in the NextGen Series against Inter Milan.
QPR veteran Ryan Nelsen has no plans to retire and wants to carry on playing at the top level for as long as possible.
Free agent James McFadden is hoping to impress Martin O'Neill during a week training at Sunderland.
Newcastle have rested Demba Ba and Papiss Cisse for their Europa League clash with Maritimo on Thursday.
David Moyes has warned the rest of the Premier League that Ba and Cisse will "hurt them" in the months ahead.
Newcastle youngster Michael Richardson is set to have a scan after being carried off with ankle ligament damage in the reserve team Tyne-Wear derby.
Simon Mignolet is expecting Sunderland to face a physical onslaught from West Ham this weekend.
Steve Harper has urged Newcastle's fringe players to follow Demba Ba's lead and fight their corner on the field, even if the striker's agents insist on talking for him off it.
Titus Bramble wants to play his way to a new Sunderland contract this season.
John Toshack led the tributes to former Swansea chairman Malcolm Struel, who died on Tuesday.
Michael Laudrup expects Ashley Williams to be back at his dominant best against Everton this weekend despite his skipper's early-season struggles.
West Brom full-back Steven Reid is set to return for Saturday's game against Reading.
Birmingham's Paul Caddis could be out of action for at least a month after dislocating his shoulder.
Birmingham's Peter Lovenkrands has revealed his heartbreak over his father's battle with Alzheimer's in a bid to raise awareness of the condition.
Aston Villa winger Marc Albrighton is relishing a return to action after revealing how he trained on his broken foot for a week before realising the extent of his injury.
Darren Bent believes Aston Villa right-back Matthew Lowton has the makings of a future England international.
Wolves boss Stale Solbakken has told his side to find a cure for their travel sickness.
Captain Karl Henry vowed Wolves won't be rolled over by Ipswich after being bullied in their first two away games.
Striker Shane Long will not celebrate if he scores for West Brom against former club Reading on Saturday.
Ron Vlaar has spoken of his pride at being handed the Aston Villa captain's armband.
Leeds striker Ross McCormack is facing eight weeks on the sidelines with an ankle injury and is likely to undergo surgery later this week.
Leeds owner Ken Bates revealed last night that the proposed buy-out of the Elland Road club was "progressing slowly" with a final agreement still to be reached.
Southampton defender Jos Hooiveld is a major doubt for Saturday's St Mary's clash with Aston Villa.
Jem Karacan has signed a new deal with Reading to keep him at the club until 2015.
A Twitter outburst by Adam Federici's girlfriend will not disrupt the dressing room harmony at Reading, says manager Brian McDermott.
Steve Kean hit back at claims by Barnsley boss Keith Hill that Blackburn have an unfair financial advantage - after £8m man Jordan Rhodes scored in a 2-1 home win.