Modibo Maiga, currently playing for Metz on loan from West Ham United, failed to turn up for the team's flight to Marseille on Sunday.
Here is the possible side Tottenham Hotspur could star with against Besiktas this week.
Leeds United and Aston Villa linked Josip Ilicic has an offer on the table to move from Fiorentina to Sampdoria.
Monaco are very close to winning a spot in the Champions League last 16, but they might need Dimitar Berbatov to be their hero.
Nani has been on impressive form for Sporting Lisbon, but the Manchester United-owned winger won't play again in 2014.
Liam Bridcutt has praised the improvement Sunderland have shown from last season.
QPR and Sheffield United were pitted against each other in the FA Cup Third Round draw, and fans have been reacting to the tie.
Ashley Young has sent a tweet to his Manchester United teammate Rafael commenting on the position they now have in common.
The Reds legend has criticised Liverpool for their on pitch performances this season.
Swansea City defender Angel Rangel has launched an angry tirade in the direction of Premier League referee Chris Foy.