Despite urging Raheem Sterling to ignore comparisons to Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, Pep Guardiola wants the forward aiming high.
Numerous examples of racist abuse have happened in football this season, with Emile Heskey giving his take on the situation.
While Barcelona are able to welcome Luis Suarez back into the fold, Samuel Umtiti could miss up to six weeks with a metatarsal injury.
Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic appears to be edging closer to an exit after he was left out of the Bianconeri's squad to face Fiorentina.
Valencia captain Dani Parejo issued a rallying call following Marcelino's sacking, making a positive impression on his new coach.
Paris Saint-Germain, without Neymar, Edinson Cavani or Kylian Mbappe, dispatched Metz 2-0 away from home with a clinical display.