Carlo Ancelotti and Emilio Butragueno have praised Gareth Bale following his Real Madrid debut, while the Italian discussed the Welshman and Cristiano Ronaldo swapping flanks.
FIFA.com's latest Classic Coach profile centres on Miguel Munoz, a man who regenerated Real Madrid and went on to memorable successes with Spain.
This week, as we round up some the catchiest utterances from the last seven days, we hear from the presidents of Bayern Munich, Palermo and Inter Milan, Luiz Felipe Scolari on his return to A Seleção and an excited Boris Becker.
Emilio Butragueno has saluted Cristiano Ronaldo and diminished talk of the Portuguese superstar making a return to Manchester United.
Featuring Paolo Di Canio on how scoring a goal at Old Trafford was like being in bed with a pop superstar, Fabrizio Miccoli comparing Juventus to a WWE wrestler, and Daniel Craig on which footballer would make a good James Bond.
There were crucial wins for leaders Borussia Dortmund, Manchester United and Real Madrid, while Montpellier fell to a surprise defeat in France. FIFA.com rounds up all the action from the major European leagues.