Man City captain hails striker after hat-trick against Bayern keeps European dream alive.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter is expected to have a significant challenger from outside of Europe in next year's election - but FIFA vice-president Prince Ali bin Al-Hussein has yet to decide whether to stand.
Arsene Wenger has told major shareholder Alisher Usmanov and everyone else connected with the club to get behind his Arsenal team if they want to help turn the season around.
Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert admits he cannot argue with criticism of their lack of physical and mental toughness.
Mario Balotelli's agent has brushed aside reports that his client is set for an imminent return to Serie A.
West Brom defender Jonas Olsson is set to undergo minor Achilles surgery that will rule him out until January, the club have announced.
The home of Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama was burgled while he was away with his club.
Sergio Aguero, Wayne Rooney and Robin van Persie were the high profile Premier League-based players who failed to make the 40-man shortlist for the UEFA Team of the Year.