Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has been handed a seven-match suspension for his headbutt on Hull's David Meyler.
Vincent Kompany will take inspiration from their title success of 2012 as Man City look to turn the tables on Barcelona.
Charlton have confirmed the appointment of Jose Riga as head coach following the sacking of Chris Powell.
Tottenham's appeal against Younes Kaboul's red card during last weekend's 4-0 defeat at Chelsea has been successful.
Stoke's appeal against the red card shown to Jonathan Walters during their game with Norwich last weekend is rejected.
Daniel Sturridge's form this season leaves Steven Gerrard in no doubt he can be a star of this summer's World Cup.
Loic Remy, on loan at Newcastle from QPR, says he will play for one of the "European top five" clubs at some point in the future.
Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino sent a defiant message to his critics ahead of Wednesday's clash with Manchester City.
Man United have opened a multi-million pound medical facility which they hope will extend the careers of their star players.
Stoke defender Robert Huth could be out of action for the rest of the season, according to club chairman Peter Coates.