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Friday 21 September 2012

Video: Managers' press conferences for Matchweek 5

All the information you need ahead of this weekend's Barclays Premier League matches

  • Roberto Mancini's City and Arsene Wenger's Arsenal go head to head at the Etihad

  • Dimitar Berbatov will be aiming to continue his fine start for Fulham against Wigan Athletic

  • Raheem Sterling's Liverpool host rivals Manchester United at Anfield on Sunday

Barclays Premier League managers have been addressing the media ahead of the weekend's matches, which get under way on Saturday.

You can watch clips from these press conferences and get the latest team news as well as form guides, previous meetings between the teams, and the Barclays FanZone, where you can predict the score, by clicking on the links below:

Saturday 22th September 2012

12.45pm: Swansea City v Everton  #SWAEVE

Michael Laudrup (SWA) on the fitness of captain Ashley Williams, the importance of picking up points at home and why Everton should be admired. Watch here >

David Moyes (EVE) reflects on the frustrating draw against Newcastle United as well as the threat posed by Swansea City. Watch here >

3.00pm: Chelsea v Stoke City #CHESTK

Roberto Di Matteo (CHE) on Oscar's sparkling debut against Juventus and why Stoke City are such a difficult team to beat. Watch here >

Tony Pulis (STK) on his tough start to the new campaign, Chelsea's achievements in the UEFA Champions League and when to play Michael Owen. Watch here >

3.00pm: Southampton v Aston Villa #SOUAVL

Nigel Adkins (SOU) on recovering from the heavy defeat by Arsenal and how new signing Gaston Ramirez is settling in at the club. Watch here >

Paul Lambert (AVL) on what new defender Ron Vlaar brings to the side and how the fans spurred Villa on to victory against Swansea City last week. Watch here >

3.00pm: West Bromwich Albion v Reading #WBARDG

Steve Clarke (WBA) on the departure of sporting and technical director Dan Ashworth and managing expectations in the squad. Watch here >

Brian McDermott (RDG) on bouncing back from the performance against Spurs, Baggies boss Steve Clarke and coming up against former player Shane Long. Watch here >

3.00pm: West Ham United v Sunderland #WHUSUN

Sam Allardyce (WHU) on his side's early fixture programme, the value of Sunderland's Steven Fletcher and the latest on Andy Carroll's fitness. Watch here >

Martin O'Neill (SUN) on the injury to Carlos Cuellar, the form of forward Stephane Sessegnon and the season so far. Watch here > 

3.00pm: Wigan Athletic v Fulham #WIGFUL

Roberto Martinez (WIG) on the competition in his squad, learning from the defeat at Old Trafford and the challenge of taking on Fulham. Watch here >

Martin Jol (FUL) on when Philippe Senderos should be fit, the importance of new striker Dimitar Berbatov and Hugo Rodallega facing his old club. Watch here >

Sunday 23rd September

1.30pm: Liverpool v Manchester United #LIVMUN

Brendan Rodgers (LIV) on the significance of the match at Anfield, confidence in his squad and why he thinks this is the biggest contest in British football. Watch here >

Sir Alex Ferguson (MUN) on Wayne Rooney's injury, Darren Fletcher’s recovery and the atmosphere that awaits United at Anfield on Sunday. Watch here >

3.00pm: Newcastle United v Norwich City #NEWNOR

Chris Hughton (NOR) on trying to get the first win of the season, the threat of the Magpies strikeforce and his return to the Sports Direct Arena. Watch here >

4.00pm: Manchester City v Arsenal #MCIARS

Roberto Mancini (MCI) on Samir Nasri's injury, striker Mario Balotelli and why he thinks Arsenal are genuine title contenders this season. Watch here >

Arsene Wenger (ARS) on Jack Wilshere's comeback after 14 months out and Vito Mannone continuing in goal in Wojcech Szczesny's absence. Watch here >

4.00pm: Tottenham Hotspur v Queens Park Rangers #TOTQPR

Andre Villas-Boas (TOT) on goalkeeper Hugo Lloris' first performance for the club against Lazio and why their current schedule is helping the squad gel. Watch here >

Mark Hughes (QPR) on the injury to striker Andy Johnson, his squad's strength in depth and the problems Spurs may face with matches on Thursday and Sunday. Watch here >

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