Thursday, December 19, 2013
The combative midfielder has praised the former Napoli star following his match-winning performance against Saint-Etienne on Wednesday.
Vicente del Bosque's men continue to lead the way as the top 10 remained unchanged for December 2013's iteration.
The former Olympique de Marseille attacker has added yet another individual award to his resume following an impressive 2013.
With the Argentine sidelined for at least a month with a calf problem, the Bosnian insists he is capable of stepping in and keeping City in the title race.
Wednesday, December 18, 2013
The 44-year-old also revealed that Andros Townsend is likely to be set for a spell on the sidelines after having to come off with a hamstring injury at White Hart Lane.
The 44-year-old was accused of ignoring a match-fixing attempt during the week and elected not to speak following his side's 3-0 victory over Avellino.
The Scot says his team was in control despite difficult conditions at the Britannia Stadium and is looking forward to taking on Sunderland in the semifinals of the competition
The England international has picked up a groin problem that ruled him out of the Capital One Cup against Stoke but David Moyes is hoping he will return to fitness soon
With the game heading for a penalty shootout, the Uruguay striker came to the rescue with the latest of winners.
Edinson Cavani scores his second goal deep into extra time to eliminate the Coupe de la Ligue holders.
Carlo Ancelotti's side had drawn the first leg of the Copa del Rey clash but two first-half goals made sure of its place in the last 16 of the competition
Terrific second-half goals from Ashley Young and Patrice Evra sent the Red Devils through to the Capital One Cup semifinals in dreadful conditions at the Britannia Stadium.
The two Manchester clubs have been kept apart in the draw for the last four of the competition but could meet in the final if they can get past West Ham and Sunderland
Antonio Conte's side cruised to victory on Wednesday night thanks to three first-half goals and will face the Viola in the last eight.
Spurs were dumped out of the Capital One Cup in their first game under Tim Sherwood, despite Adebayor's strike on his return.
Emmanuel Adebayor had given the hosts the lead before late strikes from Matt Jarvis and Modibo Maiga turned the tie around to send Sam Allardyce's men into the last four
The world's most expensive player saw injuries blight his early weeks in Spain but he has since shown his star quality with several eye-catching displays
The 23-year-old striker continued his torrid form in 2013-14, as his brace helped send AZ to the quarterfinal of the KNVB Cup.
The Barcelona attacker has become frustrated with constant attempts to tarnish the Argentine star's reputation and says Messi is still the best in the world.
The Dutchman has agreed to succeed Louis van Gaal after next summer's World Cup in Brazil and is set to take charge of the national team for the second time in his career.