- During a press conference that lasted ony four minutes a subdued Brendan Rogers confessed that forward Raheem Sterling would be key against Arsenal, whilst also admitting they attempted to bring Alexis Sanchez to the club
- La Liga president Javier Tebas has said there is an unwillingness to tackle corruption throughout Spanish football, after claiming his organisation recently detected match-fixing activity in the third tier.
Roberto Di MatteoRoberto Di Matteo is the current head coach of Schalke 04. He was well-known as a caretaker manager of Chelsea where guided the club to win both FA Cup and the club's first UEFA Champions League in 2012. During his playing years – 1988 to 2002- Mazzarri was a midfielder who played for 5 different teams.
Walter MazzarriThe 53-year-old Walter Mazzarri is an Italian manager from San Vincenzo, Italy who coached various teams - Acireale, Pistoiese, A.S. Livorno, Reggina Calcio, U.C. Sampdoria, S.S.C. Napoli, and most recently, Inter Milan. During his playing years – 1981 to 1995 - Mazzarri was a midfielder who played for 11 different teams.
Jupp HeynckesJupp Heynckes is a multi-titled German football player and manager. The 2013 FIFA World Coach of the Year won titles playing for Borussia Monchengladbach and for West Germany. As a manager, the 2013 Onze d'Or Coach of the Year won numerous trophies with esteemed clubs namely Bayern Munchen, Real Madrid and Schalke 04.
Alberto ZaccheroniMeldola, Italy native Alberto Zaccheroni led AC Milan to the 1998-99 Serie A title. Through the guidance of Zaccheroni, Japan became the first country to qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The conquest of the 2011 AFC Asian Cup and the 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup complete Zaccheroni's managerial accomplishments.
|Sports : Football|
|Team : Atletico Madrid|
|Playing position : Forward|
|Squad number : 17|
|Birth Date : 5/21/1986 (28)|
|Nationality : Croatian|
|Estimated Market Value/Salary : 5M EUR (2014)|
|Sports : Football|
|Team : Real Madrid|
|Playing position : Midfielder|
|Squad number : 8|
|Birth Date : 1/4/1990 (24)|
|Nationality : German|
|Estimated Market Value/Salary : 12M EUR (2015)|