Bayern's lack of domestic competition means they will be judged again solely on European performance
Bayern Munich has strolled to six-straight Bundesliga titles but their dominance has raised expectations as now only European glory will suffice.
Sturridge will get his first Champions League start for Liverpool with Firmino on the bench following his eye injury.
A year ago, Valencia looked like dark-horse title contenders. This season, they've yet to win a game and on Wednesday they play host to Juventus.
David De Gea says he is "really happy" at Manchester United amid speculation he could sign a new contract to extend his stay at Old Trafford.
Manchester City assistant coach Mikel Arteta insists he wouldn't change any of the side's players and that their hunger for success is incredible.
Memphis Depay was once the man to restore the stardust to Man United's iconic No. 7 shirt. The winger left as a flop, but is now reborn at Lyon.