The Premier League has confirmed their fixture list for December, with Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp unlikely to be pleased.
Juventus superstar Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United are reportedly not set to reunite.
With Lionel Messi coming out of contract, Manchester City are making long-term plans for the star.
Olivier Giroud was Chelsea's late hero away to Rennes and was hailed by head coach Frank Lampard after the 2-1 Champions League win.
Chelsea beat Rennes through a late Olivier Giroud header on Tuesday to secure Chelsea's qualification from Champions League Group E.
Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United are each hoping to bounce back from Champions League defeats, but Barcelona are flying in Europe.
Olivier Giroud wants more game time but Frank Lampard is confident the striker will feature plenty for Chelsea.
Having started just once for Chelsea so far this season, Olivier Giroud acknowledges he needs to be playing more regularly.
After Pep Guardiola extended his Manchester City contract, two forwards appear set to follow.
Manchester United are not yet in the mix at the top of the Premier League, where Tottenham reign, but got their season back on track.