Mikel Arteta will have huge success as a manager, according to Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola.
Jurgen Klopp warned Liverpool on Friday to brace for a fierce fight with the Chelsea youngsters that remind him of the thrilling Borussia Dortmund sides that took Germany and Europe by storm.
Mohamed Salah failed to make much of an impression at Chelsea, but Frank Lampard praised him for going on to become one of the best.
Manchester City are five points adrift of the Premier League summit and Pep Guardiola says a lack of titles will not worry him.
Hector Bellerin and Kieran Tierney are closing in on a return to competitive action after they played for Arsenal's Under-23s.
Amine Harit's superb last-minute goal saw Schalke snatch a dramatic win over Mainz and move to second in the Bundesliga on Friday, level on points with league leaders RB Leipzig.
Nantes missed the chance to go top of Ligue 1 on Friday after Ludovic Ajorque's last-minute penalty saw Strasbourg come from behind to win their first match of the season 2-1.
Pep Guardiola insists Benjamin Mendy can still be a force for injury-hit Manchester City despite the French defender's own struggles to find top fitness.
Barcelona have failed to win any of their last six away matches and Ernesto Valverde has acknowledged a change of approach is needed.