Previous
Dinamo Moscow
PSV Eindhoven
ESPN3 3:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Krasnodar
Everton
ESPN3 4:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Feyenoord Rotterdam
Standard Liege
ESPN3 5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Rijeka
Sevilla FC
5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
VfL Wolfsburg
Lille
5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Slovan Bratislava
Napoli
5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Sparta Prague
BSC Young Boys
5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
AaB
Rio Ave
5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Dynamo Kiev
Steaua Bucuresti
5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Dinamo Minsk
Fiorentina
5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Guingamp
PAOK Salonika
5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
KSC Lokeren
Metalist Kharkiv
5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Trabzonspor
Legia Warsaw
5:00 PM GMT
Game Details
FC Zürich
Borussia Monchengladbach
7:05 PM GMT
Game Details
Villarreal
Apollon Limassol
ESPN3 7:05 PM GMT
Game Details
HJK Helsinki
Club Brugge
7:05 PM GMT
Game Details
Torino
FC Copenhagen
ESPN3 7:05 PM GMT
Game Details
Asteras Tripoli
Partizan Belgrade
7:05 PM GMT
Game Details
Tottenham Hotspur
Besiktas
7:05 PM GMT
Game Details
Celtic
Dinamo Zagreb
7:05 PM GMT
Game Details
FK Astra Giurgiu
SV Salzburg
7:05 PM GMT
Game Details
Estoril
Panathinaikos
7:05 PM GMT
Game Details
Internazionale
FK Qarabag
ESPN3 7:05 PM GMT
Game Details
St Etienne
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
7:05 PM GMT
Game Details
Philadelphia Union
Chicago Fire
ESPN2 12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Toluca
Guadalajara
1:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Douglas Haig
Argentinos Juniors
10:10 PM GMT
Game Details
Ferro Carril Oeste
San Martín de San Juan
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Palmeiras
Chapecoense AF
10:30 PM GMT
Game Details
Cienciano del Cusco
San Martin
4:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Sport Huancayo
Juan Aurich
6:15 PM GMT
Game Details
UTC
Melgar
8:45 PM GMT
Game Details
Alianza Lima
San Simón
12:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Rubio Ñú
12 de Octubre
9:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Cerro Porteño
Sol de América
11:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Bolívar
Universitario de Pando
7:00 PM GMT
Game Details
Nacional Potosí
Real Potosí
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Universitario de Sucre
Sport Boys Warnes
12:00 AM GMT
Game Details
Blooming
Wilstermann
12:30 AM GMT
Game Details
Deportes Quindío
Independiente Santa Fe
12:30 AM GMT
Leg 1
Game Details
Atlético Nacional
Deportes Tolima
12:45 AM GMT
Leg 1
Game Details
Next

Roy Keane gives Pique nightmares

The Toe Poke about an hour ago
Read
 Posted by ESPN Staff
Jan 2, 2010

Valon Behrami calls for clarity at troubled West Ham

Valon Behrami has called on the West Ham hierarchy to come clean about any plans for a January fire-sale.

The Swiss international midfielder fears the debt-ridden club will cash in on their leading stars during the transfer window.

England internationals Matthew Upson, Robert Green, Scott Parker and Carlton Cole have all been linked with moves away from Upton Park.

Hammers manager Gianfranco Zola admits he is not sure what the next month will hold - and Behrami believes that uncertainty is beginning to affect the team.

West Ham head into Sunday's FA Cup third round tie against Arsenal with just one victory from their last six games.

Behrami said: "I have spoken a number of times with the people above us to make the situation clear and what is the real situation?

"Right now I am told to believe what the media are saying but it is clear that we need to know our future. I am looking for someone in January to help us and (tell us) that we don't have to sell players.

"I am hoping the new year will be better for everyone at West Ham and we can have some positive things because right now there is a lot of negativity. Off the pitch there has to be stability because when you have problems like this it can affect you on the pitch and maybe the reason why things are going like this for us.''

In an ideal world, Zola would like to strengthen his squad over the next month particularly given the injury crisis that has struck Upton Park.

The Hammers are hamstrung, with Mark Noble, Danny Gabbidon, Herita Ilunga and Kieron Dyer all suffering from the same injury while Cole has a knee problem and Guillermo Franca is suspended for the Gunners clash.

Despite that, Behrami is hopeful that a good result against their north London rivals - 30 years after West Ham beat Arsenal to win the 1980 FA Cup - could be just the springboard West Ham need into the new year.

"The FA Cup has arrived for us at a moment when we are struggling in the Premier League and we have a lot of players who are injured so this is not a good moment for us,'' he said. "We know the competition can give us great emotions because it was very nice to play in the FA Cup last year and it is a different atmosphere.

"We need to be more lucky in 2010 because we have too many injuries and we need to forget about the situation in the Premier League. When you are going down the only thing you can do is move upwards. I think this is a very difficult moment for us.

"The draw was not very kind to us but we are at home and if we play like a team, we can have a good result. A good cup run could help us in the league. Mentally this can give us a boost.''

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.