Wayne Rooney will this week discover the length of his suspension after being dismissed in Podgorica, but he should still be an integral part of Fabio Capello’s Euro 2012 plans.
Alan Pardew believes Steven Taylor deserves his chance at international level with England, but who would make way for the Newcastle United man?
Neil Warnock believes Armand Traore can bounce back from his Old Trafford horror-show and establish himself as a key player for Queens Park Rangers.
Arsene Wenger may have passed his Italian test in the Stadio Friuli, but the Arsenal manager now faces a crucial few days in the club’s immediate future.
Owen Coyle has warned potential suitors to make their move for Gary Cahill now, or the player will remain at Bolton Wanderers for the coming season.
Optimism is hardly in short supply amongst football fans at this time of the year, but it’s hard to see anything other than a season of struggle for Blackburn Rovers.