David Barnard, Chelsea Director:
"It's a competition that we are very looking forward to. It is a unique competition in a sense for English clubs because, as you know, we've got to win the Champions League first, which is not easy, to actually get to the actual World Club championship.
European Champions League winners Chelsea will meet Mexican side Monterrey or the winners of the Asian Champions League in the semi-finals of the Club World Cup.
The draw took place in Zurich on Monday, with former Japanese player Miyamoto picking the balls.
Newcastle United are set to face a tough task on the third round of League Cup, or currently called Capitol One Cup, as they face Manchester United at Old Trafford. However, this situation doesn't fear the Magpies' manager, Alan Pardew, who even think that his side has a chance to win the cup.
As if the current pressure his having after only collecting three points from four games with AC Milan isn't enough, Rossoneri's head coach, Massimiliano Allegri, faces another problem as he can't accompany his team on midweek tie against Cagliari.
Borussia Dortmund are looking to immediately get back on winning route when they travel to Eintracht Frankfurt this Tuesday. The Bundesliga title holder picked up a surprising 3-2 defeat against Hamburg on the weekend, which ended their 31 matches unbeaten run in the league.
Interesting games were on display on the latest round of Chinese Super League which saw current leader, Guangzhou Evergrande extended their lead at the top after picking up a 3-1 victory over Dalian Shide on Sunday, while second place Jiangsu Sainty only managed a 0-0 draw against Changchun Yatai.
Theo Walcott is eager to immediately sort out his contract issue with Arsenal, but that's not the only matter he is currently keen on solving.
Another situation that Walcott is also looking to handle with the Gunners is his playing position on the pitch, the 23-year-old is eying to play in a forward role while manager, Arsene Wenger still sees the player more as a winger.
Newcastle United are set to face Manchester United in the third round of League Cup, which is currently named Capitol One Cup, on Wednesday. Newcastle's manager Alan Pardew admitted that he won't be fielding his best squad as he believes Man United will also took the same road.
Arsenal star, Theo Walcott, admitted that he would be one of those who will miss seeing John Terry step on the pitch as an England player.
Walcott has only nice words for the Chelsea skipper, stating that Terry is a great leader, who also helped the 23-year-old a lot during his first days when joining the national team set up.