Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc confirmed on Monday that Lucas, Yohan Cabaye and Serge Aurier will all miss Tuesday`s Champions League last 16, first leg against Chelsea at the Parc des Princes.
France boss Didier Deschamps accepted that Brazilian referee Sandro Ricci had been the key figure as his side got their World Cup campaign off to a perfect start with a 3-0 win over Honduras on Sunday.
This January, in those 31 days, like the previous seasons, no earth-shattering transfer happened. But there was one man who hit the headlines for his transfer from Stamford Bridge to the Old Trafford. Juan Mata.
A defiant David Moyes remained hopeful of keeping champions Manchester United in the Premier League title race despite seeing his team lose 1-0 to Newcastle United on Saturday, their second home defeat in four days.