Everton will take on Liverpool at Goodison Park in the Premier League on Sunday.
The Celtic midfielder has backed his under-fire colleague.
Aston Villa will take on Stoke City at Villa Park in the Premier League on Saturday.
The Montreal Impact's former Chelsea striker took home the honours after bagging seven goals in just five matches during September.
Harry Redknapp claimed he nearly signed Santi Cazorla for Spurs - a player who once had to apologise to the club.
Brendan Rodgers has not yet figured out the best way to play the Brazilian.
Robert Snodgrass, now at Hull City, played with Luciano Becchio at Leeds United and Norwich City.
Everton youngster Brendan Galloway has been in fine form over the early part of the campaign.
Southampton will face Chelsea in the Premier League on Saturday.
The flying Tottenham Hotspur full-back was overlooked in Roy Hodgson's latest squad.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly unwilling to sell striker Roberto Soldado.
Cristian Cuevas has scored two goals in two games at the 2015 South American Youth Championship.
The return of Jack Hobbs from injury has been a big plus for Nottingham Forest, with the centre-half at his commanding best against Derby County.