Louis van Gaal set his sights on Premier League glory after watching Manchester United hammer QPR 4-0 at Old Trafford.
Saturday was the first time since December 2012 Liverpool lined up without last season's two leading scorers Luis Suarez, who was sold to Barcelona in the summer, and Daniel Sturridge, out after getting injured on international duty.
Manager Steve Bruce has appealed to Hull fans to put all their energies into supporting their side against West Ham on Monday night - not protesting against owner Assem Allam.
Sam Allardyce is ready to unleash Enner Valencia in the Barclays Premier League - starting with Hull on Monday night.
Alan Pardew is still clinging on to his job as Newcastle manager despite mounting speculation he will be sacked in the wake of Saturday's 4-0 defeat at Southampton.
Rio Ferdinand finds it "impossible to forgive" John Terry over his handling of the racism row involving his brother Anton but would still have been prepared to play alongside Terry for England if he had been given the chance.
Ben Foster has hit back at West Brom fans and labelled their abuse of captain Chris Brunt "pathetic".
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes playing in front of Cesc Fabregas is a dream for Diego Costa.