The threat of Typhoon Hagibis has put Scotland's key Rugby World Cup clash with Japan in doubt and a legal challenge could come into play.
Carlo Ancelotti responded to reports of discontent among his squad following Sunday's loss to Bologna.
Barcelona beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 on Antoine Griezmann's return to the Wanda Metropolitano, but the Frenchman offered precious little.
The Ligue 1 match between Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain will not go ahead as scheduled on Sunday because of wet weather.
The road to Istanbul started with the draw for the group stage of the Champions League, which was made in Monaco on Thursday.
Jesse Lingard will wear the armband and lead out a team of mostly youngsters when Manchester United face Astana on Thursday.
Thierry Henry will draw on his experience from a poor spell in charge of Monaco as he takes charge of MLS club Montreal Impact.
Paris Saint-Germain, without Neymar, Edinson Cavani or Kylian Mbappe, dispatched Metz 2-0 away from home with a clinical display.
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly identified Liverpool forward Sadio Mane as a transfer target, should Neymar leave the French capital.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer heaped praise on in-form Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford.
Ernesto Valverde was asked about Barcelona-linked Inter forward Lautaro Martinez on the eve of Tuesday's Champions League clash.
Walter Sabatini addressed Bologna's pursuit of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, while Napoli boss Carlo Ancelotti also discussed the 38-year-old.
Barcelona will be without Lionel Messi for their Champions League clash with Inter, with a crucial Clasico against Real Madrid looming.