"I think he has been fantastic, we owe him so much gratitude. I think he introduced better play which we all took inspiration off. The competition he had with Sir Alex Ferguson made Manchester United much better, that's for sure. I think all in all he has made the Premier League so much better and I am not one of those guys who want him gone. I want to see him carry on because he has so much to offer English football."
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel speaks with Omnisport about Arsene Wenger's qualities as the Arsenal manager celebrates 20 years with the club this weekend
"'What's this rubbish about you playing football? You can't.' It was partly down to stubbornness, to wanting to show him that I could play. At the beginning, I didn't like football."
Mexico winger Jacqueline Ovalle on how a rivalry with her brother got her involved in football, in an interview with FIFA.com ahead of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016
"I grew up as a kid coming to this stadium, all my memories are around here. It's a special year for us and all the fans, a magical one. It would be a great year to do something special, to remember this as one of the best seasons in our history."
Atletico Madrid forward Fernando Torres hopes the club can have a successful final season at the Vicente Calderon, in an interview with Fox Sports
“There are new anecdotes, almost every day — lots of stories I did not know. People always say how sorry they are, what he meant to them. I have been to various countries these last few months, and you see men who are 65, 70, and they are emotional. They had moments when my father touched them, in whatever way, and they want to talk about it.”
Jordi Cruyff speaks with The New York Times about his father, the late Johan Cruyff
"My answer to the England job would be a big fat no. I think the next England manager should be an Englishman. It shouldn't be anyone from overseas; I don't care what his record is. Unless you're from that country you can never ever know what it means to represent that country. You'd never see Germany, Italy or Spain looking outside. Why should England look further afield? Gareth [Southgate], Brucey [Steve Bruce], that's where they should be looking. Certainly not a Welshman. Certainly not this Welshman."
Speaking at a news conference, Wales manager Chris Coleman rules himself out of the England manager's job
"He reminds me of his uncle, Jay-Jay Okocha. He was a player I loved watching. Alex reminds me of a mixture of him and Edgar Davids. He's really strong on the ball, also defensively, but he's good in front of goal too. He's developing really well and if he continues the way he's been playing for the whole season, he will enhance his game. The manager knows exactly how good he is and I wish him all the best."
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil says team-mate Alex Iwobi plays like a mixture of Jay-Jay Okocha and Edgar Davids in the club's matchday programme
"Football isn’t only for men. Women have shown that they can play it. No woman should hesitate to play this game – it won’t detract from them in any way. Families should support their daughters who watch this World Cup and become inspired to follow this path and play.”
Lebanese singer Carole Samaha talks with FIFA.com about the significance the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup can have in empowering women to play football in Jordan