Captain Vincent Kompany set for Manchester City return at Leicester
Captain Vincent Kompany set for Manchester City return at Leicester

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany will return for their game at Leicester City as the champions bid to maintain the pressure on leaders Chelsea with a fifth straight Premier League win, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday.

Jose Mourinho backs Petr Cech to stay ahead of Hull start
Jose Mourinho backs Petr Cech to stay ahead of Hull start

Out-of-favour goalkeeper Petr Cech will not leave Chelsea in January and has nothing to prove ahead of his first Premier League start of the season against Hull City, manager Jose Mourinho said.

West Ham United not thinking about Champions League: Sam Allardyce
West Ham United not thinking about Champions League: Sam Allardyce

West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce is not dreaming of qualifying for the Champions League just yet but that could change in January if his side continue their flying start to the Premier League season.

Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini opts for substance over style
Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini opts for substance over style

When Manchester City arrived at the Stadio Olimpico needing to beat AS Roma to stand any chance of progressing to the Champions League knockout stages, many wondered how they would cope without Sergio Aguero, Vincent Kompany and Yaya Toure.

Louis van Gaal blasts ''disgusting, disrespectful'' transfer talk
Louis van Gaal blasts ''disgusting, disrespectful'' transfer talk

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has described reports that he is set to spend up to 200 million pounds ($312 million) in the transfer market as "disgusting" and "disrespectful".

Trophies, not records matter to unbeaten Chelsea: Jose Mourinho
Trophies, not records matter to unbeaten Chelsea: Jose Mourinho

Unbeaten Chelsea do not care about breaking records, the only thing that matters is winning the Premier League title, manager Jose Mourinho said on Friday.

West Ham must stop former target Wilfried Bony, says Sam Allardyce
West Ham must stop former target Wilfried Bony, says Sam Allardyce

West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce may live to regret signing Andy Carroll over in-form Swansea City striker Wilfried Bony when the east London side host the Welsh club in the Premier League on Sunday.

Everton will benefit from tough start, says Roberto Martinez
Everton will benefit from tough start, says Roberto Martinez

Everton will soon benefit from an "intense" start to the season in which they have struggled to juggle the rigours of the Europa League with a Premier League campaign, manager Roberto Martinez said on Friday.

Carlo Ancelotti wins La Liga Manager of Month for November
Carlo Ancelotti wins La Liga Manager of Month for November

The Spanish Professional Football League, LFP, has named Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti as La Liga Manager of the Month in November.

Under-pressure Nigel Pearson hits out at Leicester fans
Under-pressure Nigel Pearson hits out at Leicester fans

Leicester City fans should stay at home if they are not prepared to support the Premier League`s bottom club during a dismal run of form, manager Nigel Pearson said following their 3-1 home defeat by Liverpool on Tuesday.

Arsene Wenger brushes off "time to say goodbye" Arsenal banner
Arsene Wenger brushes off "time to say goodbye" Arsenal banner

Arsene Wenger looked a relieved manager after Arsenal won 1-0 at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday although he refused to comment on a banner calling for him to leave the club.

Robin van Persie will need to fight for Manchester United place, says Louis van Gaal
Robin van Persie will need to fight for Manchester United place, says Louis van Gaal

The pressure is certainly on Robin van Persie. The Netherlands star is living through a barren patch for Manchester United. And compounding his worries is the recent comment from the club manager Louis van Gaal that the Dutch captain will need to fight for his place.

Brendan Rodgers hopes Liverpool can feed off adversity
Brendan Rodgers hopes Liverpool can feed off adversity

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers wants his faltering players to use their disappointing start to the season as a catalyst for a revival in fortunes.

Chelsea will get even better, warns Jose Mourinho
Chelsea will get even better, warns Jose Mourinho

Chelsea may already be six points clear at the Premier League summit, but manager Jose Mourinho warned on Friday that there is even more to come from his in-form side.

Radamel Falcao, Marcos Rojo in line for Manchester United returns
Radamel Falcao, Marcos Rojo in line for Manchester United returns

Radamel Falcao and Marcos Rojo could both return from injury for Manchester United`s home game against Hull City on Saturday, manager Louis van Gaal revealed on Friday.

Sergio Aguero can be better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi: Manuel Pellegrini
Sergio Aguero can be better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi: Manuel Pellegrini

Sergio Aguero is one of the top five players in the world and the Manchester City striker has the potential to be better than Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, manager Manuel Pellegrini said on Friday.

Astana Continental team suspended, manager sacked: Official
Astana Continental team suspended, manager sacked: Official

The second division Continental team Astana has been suspended from competition and its manager, Dmitri Sedoun, has been sacked following a third positive doping case, the Kazakhstan Cycling Federation announced Friday.

Hull City's Steve Bruce ''due a result'' against Manchester United
Hull City's Steve Bruce ''due a result'' against Manchester United

Hull City manager Steve Bruce thinks he is "due a result" against Manchester United and is desperate for his side`s poor run of form will end when they travel to Old Trafford in the Premier League on Saturday.

Arsenal ''unlucky'' with number of injuries, says Arsene Wenger
Arsenal ''unlucky'' with number of injuries, says Arsene Wenger

Arsenal have been unlucky with injuries but they will have to grin and bear it as they try to recover from their worst start to a Premier League season, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday.

Diego Simeone likely to attend ISL semis : Utsav Parekh
Diego Simeone likely to attend ISL semis : Utsav Parekh

Atletico De Kolkata co-owner Utsav Parekh said Tuesday that Atletico Madrid's manager Diego Simeone is likely to attend the ISL semi final if the city franchise makes the cut for the last four.