AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso conceded his side will have to lick their wounds and come out fighting after losing the Italian Super Cup trophy to an all-conquering Juventus who turn their focus back to their next target -- an eighth consecutive Serie A title -- after the three-week winter break in Italy.
An untimely series of injuries to defenders has left Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp short-handed at the back as he tries to keep the Premier League leaders on track for a first title in 29 years at home to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Chelsea and Arsenal clash in the Premier League this weekend, with both managers looking nervously over their shoulders at a charging Manchester United as Tottenham adjust to life without the injured Harry Kane.
Romelu Lukaku's Manchester United future is in the spotlight as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer plots to maintain his 100 percent winning record against Brighton on Saturday.
Paul Pogba is happy with Manchester United's more attacking approach under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Marko Arnautovic's agent has said he wants to leave West Ham, and Manuel Pellegrini said the club will listen to acceptable offers.
AC Milan coach Gennaro Gattuso was on Thursday handed a one-game touchline ban for angrily confronting the referee after his side's Italian Super Cup final defeat to Juventus in Saudi Arabia midweek.
Josep Vives, official spokesperson for the Catalan club, addressed the media in order to explain the position of the club on the potential ineligible fielding of youth star Chumi. Levante announced that it would indeed submit a formal complaint on the issue, so that they will gain passage to the quarter finals of the Copa del Rey.