Exploding Heads takes you through the weekend that was in football, including El Clasico, the FA Cup and the Premier League.
Southampton can show they can live with the big boys in the coming weeks -- and victories over the elite could convince key players to stay.
Antonio Conte has rejected the suggestion that Eden Hazard could reach Lionel Messi's level if he became more selfish on the pitch.
Manchester United's bid for a top-four place and a European trophy while tackling a host of key injuries has not been seen since Alex Ferguson left.
Claude Puel believes Southampton midfielder Oriol Romeu is "not far off" PFA player of the year N'Golo Kante ahead of their trip to Chelsea.