Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde insists his side can cope with the loss of Lionel Messi after the star forward was ruled out of next week’s Clasico with a fracture in his arm.
Thierry Henry was determined to stress the positives after his first match in charge of Monaco ended in a 2-1 defeat at Strasbourg.
Arsenal head coach Unai Emery believes Alexandre Lacazette can only get better after admitting he tried to sign the striker while at Paris St Germain.
Crystal Palace visit Everton on Sunday with Roy Hodgson believing Wayne Rooney should still be lining up for their opponents.
Lionel Messi was forced off midway through the first half in Barcelona’s 4-2 victory over Sevilla at the Nou Camp, making the Argentinian a major doubt for next weekend’s El Clasico.
Thierry Henry endured a miserable first match in charge of Monaco as his side slumped to a 2-1 defeat at Strasbourg which drops them to second from bottom of the Ligue 1 table.
Jurgen Klopp reflected on his best start to a season as a manager after Mo Salah’s first-half goal sealed Liverpool’s 1-0 win at Huddersfield.
Niko Kovac was full of praise for his players after Bayern Munich’s winless streak came to an end with a 3-1 Bundesliga victory at Wolfsburg.
Derby County manager Frank Lampard believes Jack Marriott could have a “big future” after his late strike clinched a 2-1 victory which ended Sheffield United’s four-match winning run.
Leicester have secured the future of a second England defender by handing Ben Chilwell a new long-term deal.
Mohamed Salah got back on the goal trail as Liverpool won 1-0 at Huddersfield to reaffirm their Premier League title credentials.
Jack Marriott scored for the second game running as Derby ended Sheffield United’s unbeaten run with a 2-1 victory at Pride Park.
Stephen Robinson has challenged his struggling Motherwell team to “stand up and be counted” after the Fir Park side’s added time loss against St Johnstone.
Pep Guardiola called for his Manchester City side to be even more clinical after thrashing Burnley 5-0 at the Etihad Stadium.
Brighton striker Glenn Murray has been discharged from hospital after being knocked unconscious during his team’s Premier League victory at Newcastle.
Dean Smith lauded Tammy Abraham and Orjan Nyland after he celebrated his first game in charge of Aston Villa with a 1-0 win over Swansea at Villa Park.
Neil Warnock declared Cardiff’s season starts now after a first Premier League win against Fulham.
Ipswich boss Paul Hurst bemoaned his side’s mistakes in the 2-0 home defeat by QPR.
Brendan Rodgers claimed Celtic are getting back to their best after they moved into second place in the Ladbrokes Premiership with a frenetic 4-2 win over Hibs at Parkhead.
Wigan Athletic manager Paul Cook could not hide his pride – and relief – after a 1-0 Sky Bet Championship victory over high-flying West Brom ended an agonising two weeks.
New Brentford coach Thomas Frank and Bristol City’s Lee Johnson agreed that the “harsh” sending-off of Bees centre-back Chris Mepham decided their game at Griffin Park.
Tottenham may have made their best start to a Premier League season but Mauricio Pochettino is far from satisfied.
Aberdeen manager Derek McInnes felt his side paid the price for a baffling penalty decision against Hearts – but admitted his players could not expect to win at Tynecastle after their first-half display.
Eddie Howe admitted high-flying Bournemouth were well below their best as they stuttered to a goalless draw against south coast rivals Southampton.
Reading manager Paul Clement praised the fine display of stand-in goalkeeper Anssi Jaakkola in the 3-1 Championship win over Millwall.
Rotherham manager Paul Warne was in a philosophical mood after seeing his side drop two points against Bolton.
Gary Rowett insisted Stoke should have had a late penalty and questioned referee Roger East’s decision to send him off in the closing stages of a 1-0 defeat to his former club Birmingham.
Boss Daniel Farke felt Norwich had secured their biggest win of the season so far with their 2-1 success at Nottingham Forest – and heralded his side’s threat from set-pieces.
Manager Nigel Adkins urged his struggling players to “keep going” after Hull drew 1-1 at home to Preston.
Watford boss Javi Gracia saluted the Hornets’ killer instinct after two goals in 58 seconds stunned Wolves.