Elsewhere there's a reunion for Didier Drogba and Jose Mourinho, Real Madrid faces Schalke and Manchester United draws Olympiakos for the round of 16.
Monday, December 16, 2013
The Portuguese boss has been relieved of his duties following Sunday's humiliation at the hands of Liverpool at White Hart Lane left Spurs seventh in the Premier League.
Sunday, December 15, 2013
The French defender says he is hopeful contract negotiations with the Gunners will end well, but is not ruling out signing a contract with another club as a free agent in January.
Brendan Rodgers' side humiliated their hosts at White Hart Lane with a five-star performance, sending a daunting message to those in the hunt for a top four spot
The Spurs boss says his side must bounce back after being humbled at home by Brendan Rodgers' men and praised the visitors for a "spectacular" performance.
The forward struck twice to take his tally for the season to 17 goals in 11 games, just a matter of months after demanding to leave the club.
The Uruguayan netted twice to bring his goal tally for the season to 17 goals in just 11 Premier League games, as the Reds closed the gap on table-toppers Arsenal to two points.
Brendan Rodgers' side moved back into second place with a dominant win at White Hart Lane in which Luis Suarez starred, while Paulinho was sent off in the second half.
The striker netted twice as the champions coasted to a 3-0 victory at Villa Park, and he now hopes the team and kick on as it looks toward table-topping Arsenal.
The 18-year-old, who hit the post with a header to create the opening goal Sunday, was caught late on the ankle by Matt Lowton and his boss demanded more focus from officials.
Nathan Dyer broke the deadlock for the Swans before being withdrawn in the first half with a suspected fractured ankle as the Canaries clung on for a point at Carrow Road.
A stunning equalizer from Gary Hooper earned the Canaries a share of the points in a game they really should have won after Nathan Dyer had earlier opened the scoring.
The Dutchman says he has been more impressed by Roberto Martinez's Everton this season but admits the need to finish in the top four means points are more important than style.
Danny Welbeck fired home two first-half goals to put the visitors in a comfortable position at the interval before Tom Cleverley secured the victory with a goal in the second.
Tom Cleverley also netted his first of the season in an efficient victory over the Villans, as the visitors ended a four-game losing streak to move up to eighth in the standings.
The Gunners boss has hailed the Uruguay international's off-field behavior but says he transforms while playing and that English defenders "hate" to face him.
The Red Devils are struggling under David Moyes and sit ninth in the Premier League after 15 matches, but the Brazilian believes they can still reel in their main rivals.
The Scot insists the club still boasts the financial resources to attract the world's top talent, but concedes his key targets chose other clubs over moves to Old Trafford.
Saturday, December 14, 2013
The Dutchman is sidelined for a month with a thigh injury as the Premier League champions look to avoid three straight domestic defeats when they travel to Villa Park on Sunday.
Brendan Rodgers will be without Steven Gerrard, who is set to miss at least four weeks with a hamstring injury, while Roberto Soldado may start ahead of Jermain Defoe for Spurs