El Hadji Diouf is without a club after leaving Leeds United in the summer, but Preston North End striker Kevin Davies remembers him fondly.
Former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore believes that none of the three Tottenham Hotspur strikers are good enough.
Arsenal may have been firmly rebuffed in their attempts to sign Juventus owned striker Richmond Boakye, but it is suggested they will keep pushing.
Radamel Falcao has been ruled out of the Manchester derby between Manchester City and Manchester United, but Wayne Rooney is set to feature in the Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.
Southampton, Borussia Dortmund, FC Porto, Newcastle United and PSV stars all feature.
Diego Costa has final demons to banish in the Champions League.
Stoke City manager Mark Hughes has leapt to the defence of his captain after a penalty was awarded against him in the win over Swansea City two weeks ago.
Roberto Mancini seems to be the most likely replacement for under-fire Inter coach Walter Mazzarri, according to Italian press reports.
Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has confirmed that striker Steven Fletcher is fit to face Crystal Palace after picking up an injury against Arsenal last weekend.
Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Atletico Madrid, Roma and Wolfsburg stars all feature.