Friday 28 September 2012

Video: Managers' press conferences for Matchweek 6

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

Brendan Rodgers has been praising Jordan Henderson

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.

The press conferences will be updated throughout the day so come back for the latest news or follow us on Twitter (@premierleague).

Saturday 29th September 2012

12.45pm: Arsenal v Chelsea  #ARSCHE

Arsene Wenger (ARS) on star players returning to first-team training, the importance of performing well at home and Chelsea's change of playing style. Watch here >>

Roberto Di Matteo (CHE) on the spirit in his squad and why he feels that Arsenal could make a challenge for the Barclays Premier League title this season. Watch here >>

3.00pm: Sunderland v Wigan Athletic #SUNWIG

Martin O'Neill (SUN) on trying to sharing goals around the team and why Wigan Athletic will pose a difficult challenge on Saturday. Watch here >>

Roberto Martinez (WIG) on the latest injury news and how he believes he has the strongest squad that Wigan Athletic have ever had at his disposal. Watch here >>

3.00pm: Reading v Newcastle United #RDGNEW

Brian McDermott (RDG) on the importance of the Capital One Cup victory over Queens Park Rangers and what Alan Pardew did for the Royals. Watch here >>

Alan Pardew (NEW) on his new long-term contract at the Sports Direct Arena, aiming to bring silverware to the club and returning to Reading. Watch here >>

3.00pm: Stoke City v Swansea City #STKSWA

Tony Pulis (STK) on how well Stoke's new signings are settling in, how close his side came to beating Chelsea last weekend and how luck is all the Potters are lacking at present. Watch here >>

Michael Laudrup (SWA) on Michel Vorm's new contract, why the midweek defeat may have done his side some good and dealing with Stoke's pressure on Saturday. Watch here >>

3.00pm: Norwich City v Liverpool #NORLIV

Chris Hughton (NOR) on the injury to Harry Kane, looking to score more goals and treating Liverpool with respect. Watch here >>

Brendan Rodgers (LIV) on Martin Kelly starting his recovery from injury, being impressed with the form of Jordan Henderson and getting more points on the board. Watch here >>

3.00pm: Fulham v Manchester City #FULMCI

Martin Jol (FUL) on the impact Dimitar Berbatov has had at the club, the striker's injury and targeting a place in the top half of the table. Watch here >>

Roberto Mancini (MCI) on not panicking about his side's start to the season and how the likes of Fulham are stronger sides this season. Watch here >>

3.00pm: Everton v Southampton #EVESOU

David Moyes (EVE) on the latest news regarding triallist Thomas Hitzlsperger, the options in his squad and the job Nigel Adkins has done at Saints. Watch here >>

Nigel Adkins (SOU) on the injury to Jack Cork, strength in depth in the goalkeeping position and why Everton are such a tough side to play against. Watch here >>

5.30pm: Manchester United v Tottenham Hotspur #MUNTOT

Sir Alex Ferguson (MUN) on his lengthy defensive injury list, the young defenders that stood in against Newcastle United and why the Spurs match should be entertaining to watch. Watch here >>

Andre Villas-Boas (TOT) on the club's goalkeeping situation, the attacking threat of Manchester United's strikeforce and trying to get points at Old Trafford. Watch here >>

Sunday 30th September

4.00pm: Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion #AVLWBA

Paul Lambert (AVL) on the form of striker Gabby Agbonlahor and looking forward to the atmosphere of a West Midlands derby. Watch here >>

Steve Clarke (WBA) on encouraging news regarding defender Liam Ridgewell's injury and the importance of keeping calm in a derby contest. Watch here >>

Monday 1st October

8.00pm: Queens Park Rangers v West Ham United #QPRWHU

Mark Hughes (QPR) on how defensive injuries are impeding QPR’s continuity, how his side must improve their defending on set-pieces and how Samba Diakite is returning to form. Watch here >>

Sam Allardyce (WHU) press conference to follow

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Key Points

  • Barclays Premier League clubs prepares for Matchweek 6
  • Managers of all 20 clubs answer questions in press conferences on Thurs & Fri
  • Arsenal host Chelsea on Saturday's early match, Tottenham Hotspur travel to Manchester United in the evening