Winger Ryo Miyaichi believes Arsenal team-mate Mesut Ozil, who has stolen the headlines since his summer arrival, will aid his development as a player.
Alexandre Lacazette and Bafetimbi Gomis were on target as Lyon claimed a 2-1 Ligue 1 victory over Nantes.
Peter Shilton has told Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster he must head south for the Premier League if he wants to forge a career with the England national side.
Humberto Osorio scored twice as Valladolid fought back from two goals down to salvage a 2-2 draw at home to Elche.
Augsburg set a new club record of eight games unbeaten with a 4-1 win at struggling Stuttgart.
Luke Shaw has revealed that England manager Roy Hodgson has told him to ignore the comparisons with Ashley Cole as the pair do battle for a World Cup berth.
Bayer Leverkusen manager Sami Hyypia expects a physical challenge from Kaiserslautern when the two sides meet in the quarter-finals of the DFB Pokal at the BayArena on Wednesday night.
Wolfsburg are waiting to hear from Chelsea to see if their bid to land Kevin De Bruyne has been successful.
Sampdoria came from two goals down to beat Livorno 4-2 with a rousing second-half display.
Michael Laudrup conceded that Swansea have a number of issues which need addressing following the 3-1 defeat to Tottenham.