Thomas is still recovering slowly. The midfielder could recover in time for the clash against Juventus. He hopes to be fit for it, since he knows that they are very difficult opponents... especially Cristiano Ronaldo.
For Dani Parjeo, the Chelsea-Valencia game this Tuesday will be a special one. It has been almost 8 years since the two sides last met at Stamford Bridge, a duel where the current captain is the only member of the Valencian team who played in the game.
Everton have got James Scott's name on their agenda. He is a 19 year-old Scottish footballer who plays for Motherwell. He could move south of the border to join the Merseyside club.
Ahead of a Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk, Manchester City defender John Stones has been ruled out for a month.
Gary Neville spoke about Alexis Sanchez's time in Manchester United. The Red Devils still have to pay his exorbitant salary despite him being on loan to Inter Milan this campaign.
Not all eyes are on Dortmund or London. Nor are they on San Paolo. This Tuesday, the Champions League sees some intriguing ties, that perhaps don't capture as much attention, but that magnify the return to Champions League action.
Enersto Valverde's Barcelona will face a quite demanding European star this Tuesday. The Spanish team play their first Champions League 2019-20 game with one of the greats of the Bundesliga... and not all visits by Spanish teams were bad here.
Neil Lennon, the Celtic manager, confirmed in comments to the club's official media channels that they will try to sign Victor Wanyama again in the winter transfer window. The footballer left the club a few years ago and could now return.