Lukas Podolski retains his belief that Arsenal can progress to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League at the expense of holders Bayern Munich.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure insists he will not celebrate if he scores against former club Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League next week.
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Roy Carroll has accused the current crop at Old Trafford of lacking fight under new boss David Moyes.
Diego Maradona says Lionel Messi does not need to collect a World Cup winners' medal to prove he is one of football's all-time greats.
UEFA has revealed that it is investigating 76 clubs in European competition this season for possible breaches of its Financial Fair Play rules.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has been handed a two-game touchline ban for the critical comments he made about the referee following last week's Champions League loss to Barcelona.
Frank Lampard has called for greater sympathy from the Premier League over fixture scheduling for teams competing in the UEFA Champions League.
Petr Cech admits Galatasaray were full value for a 1-1 draw with Chelsea, with the home support playing their part in securing a positive result.
Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has said Bayern Munich can expect a backlash from Schalke on Saturday in the wake of the Royal Blues' 6-1 drubbing by Real Madrid.
Didier Drogba is looking forward to his return to Stamford Bridge, but plans to upset the natives by helping Galatasaray pull off a "big surprise" and reach the Champions League quarter-finals at Chelsea's expense.
Samuel Eto'o says he will not 'cause trouble' by responding to comments made by Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho about his age.
Schalke captain Benedikt Howedes has acknowledged his side were taught a lesson by a rampant Real Madrid on Wednesday night.
Chelsea duo Samuel Eto'o and Demba Ba have both shrugged off Jose Mourinho's recent comments about his lack of strikers.
Carlo Ancelotti hailed Gareth Bale's "best game of the season" after he scored twice in Real Madrid's 6-1 rout of Schalke.
Roberto Mancini felt that Galatasaray could take confidence from the way they played in the second half after battling back to draw 1-1 with Chelsea in the UEFA Champions League.
Didier Drogba admitted it was a great feeling to play against his former club after Galatasaray's 1-1 draw with Chelsea.
Jose Mourinho was left to bemoan missed chances after a 1-1 draw at Galatasaray and urged Chelsea's fans to generate their own red-hot atmosphere in the return leg.
Chelsea's UEFA Champions League tie against Galatasaray remains in the balance after Fernando Torres' early away goal was cancelled out in a 1-1 draw.
Real Madrid virtually secured their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League on Wednesday night with a stunning 6-1 demolition of Schalke.
Galatasaray manager Roberto Mancini believes it is now 'easy' for Manchester City to win games, earmarking them as Premier League title favourites.