Ex-Liverpool forward Morientes has emphasised that his old club is a project and hopes Jurgen Klopp can lead them to success.
The Eagles' new signing Freddie Ladapo is very much one for the future, according to his new manager.
Sunderland are in need of wins as they battle relegation and face West Brom at the Stadium of Light this weekend.
The former Leicester City boss is the current bookies' favourite to replace Remi Garde at Villa Park.
Watford have enjoyed an entertaining season back in the Premier League, as they sit comfortably in 14th position and 11 points clear of Sunderland in 18th.
Wolverhampton Wanderers are currently in 12th place in the Championship table.
The Foxes are sitting pretty, five points clear at the top of the table, while the Saints are still chasing fourth spot.
Despite his best efforts, the full-back was unable to keep the Clarets in the Premier League last season.
Bank of America’s Bryan Weadock is stepping down from his role as co-head of global fixed-income sales to take personal leave, joining a growing number of senior Wall Street bond executives moving on amid an industrywide slump.
Deutsche Bank’s Michael Schoell, a senior trader of distressed debt, has left to join hedge-fund firm King Street Capital Management, people familiar with the move said.
The Tottenham Hotspur star would be a fantastic signing for Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Pedro Caixinha’s Glasgow Rangers won against St Johnstone, thanks to goals from Ibrox stars Carlos Pena and Graham Dorrans, and Daniel Candeias featured.
Arsenal suffered a late loss to Watford this weekend.
Everton could only manage to pick up a 1-1 draw with Brighton & Hove Albion in their latest match.
The veteran goalkeeper rolled back the years as Celtic overcame Dundee on Saturday.
Tottenham Hotspur finally got their first Premier League win at Wembley, with Christian Eriksen scoring to see off Bournemouth.
Leeds United suffered a 1-0 defeat against Reading on Saturday in the Championship.
Tottenham Hotspur made a tidy profit on a player who is struggling in a big way.
Tom Pearce was a second-half substitute as Leeds United's under-23s beat Crewe at Thorp Arch.
Crystal Palace should look to Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos in January to solve the club's attacking woes.
David Cameron has said his government is “not ruling anything out” when it comes to helping to rescue the British steel industry, but warned that he does not believe that nationalisation is the right answer.
The Potters have been on a fine run in the Premier League that has seen them climb to eighth place, winning four of their last six games.
The 49-year-old Frenchman left Villa on Tuesday night after only 147 days in charge, but did the team make any improvement during his reign?