Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Gareth Bale has been named Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year, becoming only the third footballer to scoop both prizes in the same season.
Chelsea extended their unbeaten start to the Premier League season on Saturday after midfielder Juan Mata led his team to a 4-2 victory over London rival Tottenham, scoring two goals and assisting in a third.
Laurent Blanc will make a decision in the next 48 hours on whether to remain as manager of Les Bleus after holding talks with the French Football Federation. Blanc has been linked with various clubs around Europe, including Tottenham Hotspur.
Laurent Blanc will meet the head of the French Football Federation in the coming days to determine whether he stays on as the coach of the French national team. If Blanc is cut free, it could start a managerial merry-go-round across Europe.
Salomon Kalou kept Chelsea's Premier League title defence alive with a late goal clinching a 2-1 victory over Tottenham on Saturday after the champions were gifted an equalizer by goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes.
Peter Crouch scored the only goal at San Siro on Tuesday as Tottenham Hotspur staged a surprise 1-0 win over AC Milan, while Raul made a goalscoring return to Spain to earn Schalke a 1-1 draw at Valencia.