Friday, March 7, 2014
The Rojiblancos boss believes his side's title tilt hinges on a series of positive results and has backed Diego Costa to come good for Spain.
A pair of Republican senators hope the FIFA president will ban Russia from the 2014 World Cup and move the 2018 edition.
The Spaniard, who coached the Manchester United man at Wigan, has defended the 24-year-old, though suggested he is suffering from being handed such a big role at Old Trafford.
The Chelsea manager believes the Newcastle boss, who spoke to the Portuguese after the incident, realises his error, while Eden Hazard is fit to face Tottenham on Saturday
The Barcelona star hit a hat trick Wednesday to take his total to 30 goals for Brazil, surpassing the likes of Kaka and Careca on the country’s all-time list of top scorers.
The polarizing Liverpool striker says he has learned from his past controversies and moved on.
The AC Milan boss says the Italy striker may have to suffer for his team when it faces Udinese on Saturday.
The England international suffered a foot injury during his country's midweek friendly win over Denmark and but his midfield teammates are close to retaking the pitch.
The Blues can extend their advantage at the top of the Premier League with a win at Stamford Bridge, although Spurs could pull level on points with Manchester City.
The Gladbach goalkeeper will move to Camp Nou in the summer to replace Victor Valdes but must step up to be good enough for the Blaugrana first team.
The Japanese star has struggled to have the expected impact since his move to Serie A and the fear is that he has missed his chance to stamp his authority on the Italian league.
The Rossoneri welcome back Cristian Zapata while Mario Balotelli could be fit to start against the out-of-form Zebrette.
The French club is keen to lure the midfielder back to his native country and has opened informal talks.
The experienced midfielder has acknowledged the league title is no longer a realistic possibility, but does not fear facing FCB in any other competition.
The Catalans have reached an agreement over a summer move, but will only confirm the move once La Liga is decided and Victor Valdes reveals his next destination.
Luke Shaw and Adam Lallana impressed against Denmark on Wednesday, while Tony Pulis's charges are aiming to move further away from the relegation zone at Selhurst Park.
The Scot accepts that his first season in charge at Old Trafford has gone worse than expected but salutes the club's "magnificent" support for sticking by the team.
The Potters earned a surprise 1-0 win over Arsenal last time out but, with their talisman missing the next three games, will be cautious of a side to which they lost in September.
Saido Berahino's goal secured a shock away triumph at Old Trafford in September and Pepe Mel will be hoping for more of the same as he searches for his first win in charge.
Arsene Wenger will be without midfielder Jack Wilshere, who has been ruled out for at least six weeks after fracturing his foot while playing for England on Wednesday.