Carlo Ancelotti has spoken exclusively to ESPN FC, while Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann are hoping to be crowned The Best.
Cologne sporting director Jorg Schmadtke has insisted the club have not made an approach to re-sign Kevin Wimmer from Tottenham Hotspur.
Paul-Georges Ntep wants to emulate Bundesliga stars Franck Ribery and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after completing his move from Rennes to Wolfsburg.
Speaking at the club's winter training camp, sporting director Ralf Rangnick told reporters: "We are not even thinking about letting him go."
Borussia Dortmund attacker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been voted best outfield player of the Bundesliga season so far by his fellow players.
Gab Marcotti gets Carlo Ancelotti's take on how Antonio Conte has reinvigorated Premier League leaders Chelsea this season.