Espanyol have completed the signing of veteran Bulgaria international Martin Petrov, 33, from Bolton Wanderers.
Veteran Bulgarian international forward Martin Petrov signed for La Liga strugglers Espanyol from English second tier side Bolton Wanderers on Monday until the end of the season.
Bolton boosted their survival bid and dragged Aston Villa into the English Premier League relegation dogfight as David Ngog clinched a 2-1 win at Villa Park.
Chelsea quelled an Aston Villa fight-back as they beat the Midlanders 4-2 at Stamford Bridge thanks to a Branislav Ivanovic race, while Manchester City's title tilt took another knock having been held 3-3 at home by Sunderland.
The Premier League's three newly-promoted sides grabbed the headlines and the points today, with Norwich City, Swansea City and Queens Park Rangers all securing vital victories this afternoon.
With just four matchdays remaining – three in some sections – points are at a premium, particularly in Groups B, F and H, which feature three-way tussles for top spot in the race for a place at Poland/Ukraine.