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.
Arsenal will face Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Saturday.
Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil has been in superb form this season.
Who would have thought Danny Simpson could win the Premier League? Not Alan Pardew apparently, who replaced him with Mathieu Debuchy.
Arsene Wenger's men face Aitor Karanka's Middlesbrough on Saturday, with Arsenal last having hosted the Teessiders in 2009.
The Southampton XI that started Nigel Adkins first game in charge include players now at Arsenal, Crystal Palace and Whitehawk.
The Austrian international is struggling to feature regularly for Spurs at the moment.
The Leeds United great had a slow start to life at Elland Road and the same may happen with their summer signing.
The Tottenham midfielder reacted with embarrassment to the club's nostalgic tweet.
No large-scale job cuts are planned, but there will be some 'pruning'.
West Ham United made a mistake letting James Tomkins leave in the summer but are they also regretting letting Bournemouth's Junior Stanislas go too?
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?