Pep Guardiola takes his Man City team to Barcelona and said he did not try to sign Lionel Messi in the summer - although wanted Marc-Andre ter Stegen.
Goalkeepers don't age gracefully in football. At least, they don't often get the chance, but Gianluigi Buffon is doing just that, writes Gab Marcotti.
Pep Guardiola's critics argue that the manager prefers passing for the sake of it. But with Manchester City, Guardiola's side has won by attacking.
Verratti, who will be in action with the Ligue 1 champions against Basel on Wednesday, told Le Figaro he feels "good at this club and in this city."
The visit of Fenerbahce to Old Trafford on Thursday will bring back inspiring memories for Wayne Rooney after he scored a hat trick on debut in 2004.
Leicester City are all but mathematically through to the round of 16 of the Champions League following their 1-0 win over FC Copenhagen.