Saturday 08 December 2012
Matchweek 16 is full of excitement, and that is before the Manchester derby, where the Barclays Premier League leaders take on their nearest rivals on Sunday.
Saturday is full of 3pm kick-offs with Arsenal, Chelsea, Sunderland and Queens Park Rangers chasing elusive wins.
You can catch up on all the latest news ahead of the Matchweek 16 on premierleague.com's Matchday Live. Only with Matchday Live can you see all the press conferences from the managers, where they provide the latest injury news, their insight on the weekend's match ahead and other topics.
3pm unless stated
Arsene Wenger (ARS) on the latest injury situation with his squad, his pride at bringing through young players and what he thinks about Steve Clarke.
Steve Clarke (WBA) on last week's back-to-back defeats, taking the long view of the season, Arsenal’s recent displays, the Gunners' "excellent" manager and the weakened art of defending.
Referee: M Jones; Assistants: S Bennett, R West; Fourth official: M Oliver.
Paul Lambert (AVL) on Charles N'Zogbia's return to training and other injury news, his inability to rotate his squad, his admiration of Tony Pulis.
Tony Pulis (STK) with the latest on Peter Crouch's injury, Michael Owen's fitness and Ryan Shawcross's contract situation and why Villa are a threat.
Referee: R East; Assistants: G Beswick, H Lennard; Fourth official: C Foy.
Nigel Adkins (SOU) on the availability of Gaston Ramirez, the value of keeping a settled starting line-up and the importance of picking up points at home.
Brian McDermott (RDG) on turning good performances into results, the display against Manchester United and the job Nigel Adkins has done at Southampton.
Referee: J Moss; Assistants: D C Richards, J Brooks; Fourth official: M Naylor.
Martin O'Neill (SUN) the latest on Steven Fletcher and John O’Shea’s injuries, Connor Wickham’s chance, the fans’ frustrations and the defeat by Norwich.
Rafael Benitez (CHE) on John Terry being ruled out of the Club World Cup, the positive spirit in his squad and the desire to see his side create more chances.
Referee: M Halsey; Assistants: R Ganfield, M Wilkes; Fourth official: C Pawson.
Press conferences to follow
Michael Laudrup (SWA) on the strength in depth in his squad and the improvement in Norwich since the start of the season.
Chris Hughton (NOR) on why he is impressed with Swansea, why his side's victory over Arsenal was so important and not being too concerned with who gets on the scoresheet.
Referee: H Webb; Assistants: M Mullarkey, S Massey; Fourth official: D Whitestone.
Roberto Martinez (WIG) on the closeness of the Wigan squad, the chances for the players coming in to the team to shine and why the match is important to both teams.
Harry Redknapp (QPR) on how his side have played since his arrival and his plans for the January transfer window.
Referee: P Dowd; Assistants: J Collin, L Betts; Fourth official: M Dean.
Roberto Mancini (MCI) with the latest injury news, the challenge of trying to retain the title and why United are favourites for the title.
Sir Alex Ferguson (MUN) on the performance of his side against Reading, defending set pieces and how the rivalry with Manchester City has changed over the years.
Referee: M Atkinson; Assistants: P Kirkup, S Burt; Fourth official: M Clattenburg.
David Moyes (EVE) on his side's positive injury situation, how his business might take shape in the transfer window and his admiration of Jermain Defoe.
Andre Villas-Boas (TOT) on Gareth Bale’s form, the tight nature of the league, the challenge of playing at Goodison and his respect for David Moyes.
Referee: K Friend; Assistants: C Breakspear, J Flynn; Fourth official: N Swarbrick.
Sam Allardyce (WHU) on the news regarding West Ham's bid to move into the Olympic Stadium, how Mohamed Diame has settled in at the club and the job Brendan Rodgers is doing at Liverpool.
Referee: L Probert; Assistants: S Beck, S Child; Fourth official: M Jones.
Martin Jol (FUL) on the blow that is Bryan Ruiz’s injury setback, the turning point that was Fulham's defeat by Sunderland and the physical and mental blow that has been their recent losing streak.
Alan Pardew (NEW) on Gael Bigirimana, on the young players who need improving, the return of senior players, the confidence from the win against Wigan.
Referee: L Mason; Assistants: D Bryan, S Long; Fourth official: A Taylor.