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Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino roomed with Diego Maradona
Mauricio Pochettino did not lose his man often as a player but one managed to ghost 250 miles away on his watch. The Tottenham boss has lifted the lid on his relationship with Diego Maradona. [More]
Manchester United to re-sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic
Ibrahimovic, 35, is out until the new year at least with a serious knee ligament injury which he suffered during United's Europa League quarter-final tie with Belgian side Anderlecht last April. [More]
Chelsea youngster Kenedy bound for Newcastle
Newcastle United expect to tie up the signing of Kenedy this week — but will have to wait until the end of the month to see whether Chelsea will allow Michy Batshuayi to go out on loan. [More]
League 2 round-up: Forest Green claim first league victory
Forest Green came from two goals down to snatch a 4-3 victory - their first in the Football League. A stunning strike from Donal McDermott was enough to give Swindon a 1-0 win at Morecambe. [More]
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte faces race against time
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Fernando Llorente remain on the agenda but Arsenal will not give way on the former and Swansea will put up a fight to keep the latter after losing Gylfi Sigurdsson. [More]
Chelsea's farm system earned £108m over past five years
Chelsea's ‘farm’ system of hoarding players means they have an astonishing 62 senior professionals on their books - although their ‘stockpile then sell’ approach is increasingly profitable. [More]
Roy Keane says his Man United exit was down to an appeal
Roy Keane has revealed his departure from Manchester United was due to his appeal against a £5,000 fine he received for speaking about a match on the club's TV channel. [More]
Crystal Palace target Oliver Burke misses Leipzig defeat
Oliver Burke was left out of RB Leipzig's squad which faced Schalke on Saturday amid continued interest from Crystal Palace. Last season's runners-up were beaten 2-0. [More]
Man City captain Vincent Kompany is thinking only titles
THE BIG INTERVIEW BY JOE BERNSTEIN: Even in Vincent Kompany's long and varied career, Monday night's game against Everton will be a first. [More]
Pep Guardiola sees the game better than anyone - Kompany
It is Pep Guardiola’s ability to see things unfolding on the pitch ahead of everyone else that marks him out as a special manager, according to his Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany. [More]
League One: Devante Cole maintains Fleetwood's 100% record
Devante Cole bagged a brace to earn a 2-0 win over AFC Wimbledon on Saturday as Fleetwood maintained their status as one of four League One sides with a 100 per cent record this season. [More]
West Ham, West Brom and Burnley chase Abdul Majeed Waris
The pacy Ghana international is rated at £12m by Lorient and the Premier League trio have all made enquiries in the past week. [More]
Stoke 1-0 Arsenal: SIX THINGS YOU MISSED
Arsenal's unhappy record at the Bet 365 Stadium continued as they lost against Stoke for the first time this season. Here are six things you may have missed from the game. [More]
Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez: David Wagner has it 'easy'
The two promoted sides meet at the John Smith's Stadium this afternoon with the Terriers already three points better off after last weekend's 3-0 win at Crystal Palace, and Newcastle falling to Spurs. [More]
Man City ace Samir Nasri set to clinch move to Antalyaspor
Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri is to hold further talks with Turkish side Antalyaspor ahead of a prospective move. [More]
Marc Bartra pays tribute to Barcelona attack victims
Marc Bartra devoted his stunning goal for Borussia Dortmund at Wolfsburg to the victims of the terrorist atrocity in Barcelona this week. The ex-Barcelona player kissed his black armband after scoring. [More]
Girona 2-2 Atletico Madrid: Antoine Griezmann sent off
Atletico Madrid demonstrated their remarkable team spirit to come roaring back from two goals and a man down to draw 2-2 at Liga debutants Girona on Saturday. [More]
Juventus 3-0 Cagliari: Paulo Dybala scores third in a week
Mario Mandzukic, Paulo Dybala and Gonzalo Higuain all found the net in a comfortable victory in this opening day encounter, although Diego Farias missed a penalty for the visitors. [More]
Riyad Mahrez is 'too good for Leicester': Danny Murphy
The Algerian star, who spearheaded the Foxes' astonishing Premier League triumph in 2016, has been the subject of interest from Roma over the summer. [More]
Why won’t our Premier League stars ever speak out?
OLIVER HOLT: Malcolm Brogdon is only 24 years old and in his second year in the NBA but last week he sought out the spotlight to talk with great eloquence about race issues. [More]
Spurs should worry about Wembley, warns Antonio Conte
Chelsea boss Antonio Conte, who also spoke about the cold atmosphere at Juventus’ former ground, Stadio delle Alpi, because of the distance between the fans and the players. [More]
Manchester United ace Paul Pogba laughs off red card talk
The French international scored the goal of the game but knows he was possibly fortunate still to be on the pitch. Pogba was booked for hacking down Tom Carroll in the 26th minute. [More]
Championship round-up: Martyn Waghorn sends Ipswich to win
Ipswich are hot on the heels of Cardiff after they completed fourth win in succession with an easy 2-0 win against Brentford. Martyn Waghorn scored his fourth goal of the season. [More]
Wolves 1-2 Cardiff: Nathaniel Mendez-Laing scores again
Nathaniel Mendez-Laing continued his scoring streak to help Cardiff City maintain their 100 per cent start to the season with victory against promotion rivals Wolves on Saturday afternoon. [More]
Huddersfield rookie recruitment pays off for David Wagner
Huddersfield's manager-of-the-moment David Wagner has admitted the club’s policy of signing Premier League rookies was born out of necessity. [More]
Verona 1-3 Napoli: Milik and Ghoulam on target in Serie A
Napoli coasted to a 3-1 win at Verona, hitting their Serie A stride with little fuss or trouble on the road. Arkadiusz Milik and Faouzi Ghoulam found the net as Napoli eased to victory on Saturday. [More]
Bournemouth 0-2 Watford: New boy Richarlison is worth it
SAM CUNNINGHAM AT THE VITALITY STADIUM: The boy out of Brazil, AC Milan were put off by, scored his debut goal for Watford as they comfortably won away at Bournemouth. [More]
Marko Arnautovic apologises to West Ham fans for red card
Marko Arnautovic issued a grovelling apology to West Ham supporters on Saturday night after he was shown a red card for a brutal elbow on Southampton defender Jack Stephens. [More]
Everton's Jordan Pickford chases his first England cap
Britain’s most expensive goalkeeper Jordan Pickford has not taken long to find his voice at Everton —issuing commands in a manner that has given him a shout of a first England cap [More]
Mauricio Pochettino says winning FA Cup would mean nothing
In a bold statement of intent — after finishing third, then second in the Premier League in consecutive seasons — the Tottenham manager has laid out his agenda for the critical years ahead. [More]
Stoke City 1-0 Arsenal - PLAYER RATINGS:
Jese Rodriguez marked his Stoke City debut with a sublime finish after combining with Saido Berahino to fire his side to a 1-0 victory over Arsenal on Saturday. [More]
Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace: Sadio Mane scores winner
JOE BERNSTEIN AT ANFIELD: With Philippe Coutinho missing with a reported back injury, it was a largely frustrating afternoon against a Palace team who had won on their last three visits. [More]
Chelsea lack depth and quality - GLENN HODDLE
GLENN HODDLE: Everything was set up for Chelsea this summer to kick on again but to put bluntly, Chelsea are weaker today than they were in April. [More]
Jose Mourinho warns of tougher challenges ahead
Jose Mourinho chose a motoring analogy to warn of the problems lying ahead after seeing Manchester United continue their flying start to the Premier League title race. [More]
Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer wants more signings
Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer is hoping for plenty of transfer activity in the final fortnight of the window after his side are yet to pick up a point or score a goal in the new season. [More]
Paul Pogba is at the heart of Manchester United's success
CHRIS WHEELER AT THE LIBERTY STADIUM: This week, Paul Pogba spoke about being judged on his football rather than his price tag after being replaced as the world's most expensive player. [More]
Mesut Ozil is a 'liability', claims Steven Gerrard
Steven Gerrard has called Mesut Ozil a 'liability' away from home as Arsenal fell to their first defeat of the new season at Stoke on Saturday. [More]
Bayern Munich's move for James Rodriguez revealed
The huge numbers behind James Rodriguez's move to Bayern Munich have been revealed, with the Real Madrid outcast receiving £5.9million per year in net income. [More]
Stoke 1-0 Arsenal: Jese Rodriguez scores on debut
OLIVER HOLT AT THE BET365 STADIUM: Stoke City’s newest superstar, Jese Rodriguez, is a man of sublime football skills with another career as a recording artist who goes by the alter ego of Jey M. [More]
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger reflects on 'frustrating night'
Jese Rodriguez, who arrived on loan from Paris St Germain earlier this week, had a dream debut, scoring the winner in the second half as Stoke got up and running for the season. [More]
Rangers 0-0 Hearts: Pedro Caixinha's men frustrated
Rangers suffered further early season frustration as determined Hearts dug in for a deserved point at Ibrox. Pedro Caixinha's men were looking to bounce back from last week's defeat to Hibs. [More]
Swansea 0-4 Manchester United: Visitors enjoy emphatic win
ROB DRAPER AT THE LIBERTY STADIUM: There is undeniable power and more than a hint of swagger about the Manchester United team Jose Mourinho is constructing. [More]
Seven things you missed from Swansea vs Man United
Manchester United continued their excellent start to the season with a 4-0 thrashing of Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. Here's a few things you might have missed from the contest. [More]
Sunderland 0-2 Leeds: Samuel Saiz scores and assists
BY CRAIG HOPE AT THE STADIUM OF LIGHT: Sunderland suffered a first loss of the season as Samuel Saiz made the most of his Leeds United's striker shortage to score and assist in a 2-0 win. [More]
Stoke vs Arsenal, Premier League LATEST
Stoke City's newest superstar, Jese Rodriguez, is a man of sublime football skills with another career as a recording artist who goes by the alter ego of Jey M. [More]
Atletico Madrid to bid £50m for Chelsea star Diego Costa
Costa has been training alone in Brazil and insists he has no intention of returning to London unless he gets his wish to join Atletico. Chelsea have fined Costa more than £300,000 in wages. [More]
Burnley 0-1 West Brom: Hal Robson-Kanu scores and sees red
MIKE KEEGAN AT TURF MOOR: At kick-off Tony Pulis and Sean Dyche shared a warm embrace before parting for the dugouts with wide smiles on their faces. [More]
Southampton 3-2 West Ham: new boy Arnautovic sent off
SAMI MOKBEL AT ST MARY'S STADIUM: Two penalties, a red card, a stunning comeback and an injury time winner. The Premier League is back everyone. [More]
Aston Villa 4-2 Norwich: Conor Hourihane scores hat-trick
RALPH ELLIS AT VILLA PARK: Steve Bruce took one of the biggest gambles of his management career and hit the jackpot as Aston Villa recorded their first league win of the season. [More]
Leicester City 2-0 Brighton and Hove Albion report
KIERAN GILL AT THE KING POWER STADIUM: Leicester City recorded their first victory of the season as Brighton were handed another reminder of how tough life is at this level. [More]
Antonio Conte demands his Chelsea players work harder
Antonio Conte has told his Chelsea squad there can be no excuses and work is the solution to the current predicament. The Blues take on Tottenham in Sunday's London derby at Wembley Stadium. [More]
Javier Hernandez gives West Ham United cause for optimism
ADAM CRAFTON AT ST MARY'S: On an afternoon in which the discipline of two key Slaven Bilic summer signings lapsed, at least cause for optimism could be found in West Ham's £16m purchase. [More]
Philippe Coutinho's importance to Liverpool is underlined
JACK GAUGHAN AT ANFIELD: Jurgen Klopp did not shirk the burning issue. The Brazilian to have left the room was addressed before what threatened to be a frustrating day. [More]
Manchester United new boy Romelu Lukaku needs to be clever
Romelu Lukaku scored his third Premier League goal of the season as Jose Mourinho's men put four past Swansea to stay top of the Premier League of the table on Saturday lunchtime. [More]
Real Madrid train ahead of La Liga opener at Deportivo
Having already wrapped up two pieces of silverware in August, Real Madrid's attentions now turn to defending their La Liga crown. [More]
Lille to bid for Adama Traore, Middlesbrough eye Ryan Kent
Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore is wanted by Lille. The French side are willing to offer £9.2million for the former Spain U19 international, though Boro want to find a replacement first. [More]
Liverpool 1-0 Crystal Palace, Premier League RESULT
Southampton hit a last-gasp winner to defeat 10-man West Ham 3-2 in the Premier League, while Sadio Mane struck the only goal as Liverpool defeated Crystal Palace. [More]
Man United boss Mourinho credits bench for Swansea win
Jose Mourinho reserved a special word of praise for his substitutes' bench after Manchester United's impressive away victory over Swansea City. [More]
Leeds Utd: Chris Wood rules HIMSELF out of Sunderland game
Chris Wood has ruled himself out of action as a move to Burnley draws closer. The news comes after it was revealed that the Clarets are close to signing Wood for £15million plus add-ons. [More]
West Ham defender Winston Reid injured during warm-up
Reid had to be carried from the pitch on a stretcher after suffering a calf injury during the warm-ups and had to be replaced in the starting line-up by Angelo Ogbonna. [More]
Kilmarnock 0-2 Celtic: Forrest and McGregor score
Forest opened the scoring for the visitors with five minutes of the first half to go after Tom Rogic made a run into the box before squaring to the forward, who made light work of the finish. [More]
Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar braves the ice chamber
Paris Saint-Germain's world-record signing Neymar braves the cryotherapy chamber with temperature of minus 157 degrees Celsius. The Brazilian posted the video on his Instagram account. [More]
Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United, Arsenal and more
With less than two weeks to go until the transfer window slams shut, stick with Sportsmail as we bring you all the live updates from the Premier League and the rest of the continent. [More]
Chris Hughton claims Lewis Dunk can earn England call-up
Brighton boss Chris Hughton refused to rule out a future England call-up for Lewis Dunk after tying the defender to a new lengthy contract. The 25-year-old agreed a five-year deal on Thursday. [More]
Swansea 0-4 Manchester United LIVE: Premier League action
Manchester United secured another four-goal romp for the second Premier League weekend in a row as they swept aside Swansea. [More]
Tottenham to give Kyle Walker-Peters his third new deal
Tottenham are ready to hand a third new contract in 18 months to full-back Kyle Walker-Peters. The 20-year-old impressed during his Premier League debut against Newcastle last weekend. [More]
Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez wants the best out of Joselu
Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez is hoping he can help striker Joselu fulfil the potential he first saw in him as a youngster at Real Madrid. The Spaniard thinks he will be better suited on Tyneside. [More]
Brighton bid £10m for Cardiff striker Kenneth Zohore
Brighton and Hove Albion have offered £10million for Cardiff City striker Kenneth Zohore, with Tomer Hemed potentially going the other way.  [More]
Chelsea youngster Tammy Abraham wants the Ballon d'Or
Chelsea youngster Tammy Abraham has outlined huge career ambitions, admitting he one day dreams of being crowned the finest player in the game and picking up the Ballon d'Or. [More]
Manchester United: Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks fighting fit
Zlatan Ibrahimovic looks to have recovered from his knee ligament damage after he was seen leaping from a luxury yacht on the French Riviera this week. [More]
Burnley striker Jonathan Walters reveals grief over mother
Burnley striker Jonathan Walters has spoken for the first time about the emotional torment of losing his mother to cancer when aged only 11. [More]
Tottenham youngster Harry Winks wants to follow Harry Kane
As far as inspirational figures go, Harry Winks could do much worse than following his namesake Harry Kane as he bids to become a Tottenham legend. [More]
Tottenham's Dele Alli hopes to replicate Chelsea heroics
Spurs start life in their temporary home with a London derby against the reigning Premier League champions, who have had the better of their recent meetings at the national stadium. [More]
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola won't change his style
Pep Guardiola has no intention of changing his tactics to throw rival boss Ronald Koeman when Manchester City host Everton on Monday. The pair are old friends from their Barcelona days. [More]
Zlatan Ibrahimovic relaxes in St Tropez with boat trip
The striker, currently sidelined with a cruciate ligament injury picked up in May, was spotted leaving Pampelonne beach after having lunch at the Bagatelle restaurant. [More]
Chelsea’s starting XI is worth £200m more than Tottenham's
KIERAN GILL — THE NUMBERS GAME: Sportsmail crunch the numbers when it comes to cash to see who cost more and who is paid the most between Tottenham and Chelsea’s players. [More]
Barcelona plan B of Angel Di Maria and Jean Michael Seri
Barcelona will turn to their plan B option of Angel Di Maria and Jean Michael Seri after hitting a dead end in their pursuits of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele.  [More]
Bayern Munich boss Carlo Ancelotti banned from smoking
Alongside the many changes that come with a new season, Bayern boss Carlo Ancelotti will have to get used to one of his longstanding habits being forbidden on club premises. [More]
Sadio Mane is Liverpool's very own Running Man
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW BY DOMINIC KING: Sitting behind a desk at Melwood, casually reclining in his chair, is the player who personifies the Liverpool manager’s vision of all-out attack. [More]
Neymar can become 'world's best player' at PSG: Unai Emery
Neymar can 'become the best player in the world' at Paris Saint-Germain, according to his coach Unai Emery. The Brazilian joined PSG for a world record fee of £198million earlier this month. [More]
Jose Mourinho: Chelsea's Antonio Conte can't complain
Jose Mourinho has told Antonio Conte that Chelsea cannot blame the £40million sale of Nemanja Matic to Manchester United for their problems this season. [More]
Liverpool reject new Barcelona bid for Philippe Coutinho
Liverpool have rejected a huge £114million bid from Barcelona for midfielder Philippe Coutinho. The offer included a further £5m in add-ons which was instantly rejected by the Anfield club. [More]
Patrick Roberts to re-join Celtic on loan from Man City
While an agreement is yet to be finalised, it is expected the remaining details will be ironed out ahead of a deal being confirmed next week. That will be a sizeable boost for Brendan Rodgers. [More]
Simon Ferry turns inquisitor to give us a precious insight
The inner sanctum of the world of professional football is both a refuge and a court of judgment. Simon Ferry has lived in it most of his life. [More]
Antonio Conte says he might need four years at Chelsea
Antonio Conte has made the astonishing claim that it could take him four years to rebuild champions Chelsea. The volatile Italian won the Premier League title in his first season. [More]
Brendan Rodgers savours meeting with Sir Alex Ferguson
Fresh from planting one foot in the group stage of the Champions League, Brendan Rodgers savoured the company of a two-time winner of European football' s greatest prize. [More]
Manchester City v Everton: Team news, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Manchester City and Everton at the Etihad Stadium. [More]
Lucy Bronze joins European giants Lyon on three-year deal
The 25-year-old right back was nominated on Thursday for FIFA's 'The Best' player of the year award, and is the current Professional Footballers' Association women's player of the year. [More]
Huddersfield v Newcastle: Team news, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Huddersfield Town and Newcastle United at the John Smith's Stadium. [More]
Liverpool v Crystal Palace: Team news, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield. [More]
Leicester City v Brighton: Team news, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Leicester City and Brighton & Hove Albion at the King Power Stadium. [More]
Swansea City v Manchester United: Team news odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Swansea City and Manchester United at the Liberty Stadium. [More]
Southampton v West Ham United: Team news, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Southampton and West Ham United at St Mary's. [More]
Bournemouth v Watford: Team news, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Bournemouth and Watford at the Vitality Stadium. [More]
Stoke City v Arsenal: Team news, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Stoke City and Arsenal at the Bet365 Stadium. [More]
Burnley v West Bromwich Albion: Team news, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Burnley and West Bromwich Albion at Turf Moor. [More]
Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea: Team news, odds and stats
Get the latest team news and stats ahead of the Premier League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium [More]
Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez hints at broken promises
Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez says Mike Ashley knows what he promised him at the end of last season and has hinted that the St James' Park owner has not been good to his word. [More]
Antonio Conte laughs hysterically at Diego Costa claim
Antonio Conte reacted to Diego Costa's claims that he 'feels like a criminal' by hysterically laughing. The Chelsea boss was confronted by his wantaway striker's quote. [More]
Rangers are braced for a bruising, admits James Tavernier
Beaten 3-2 in a bruising, ill-tempered defeat to HIbernian last weekend, a meeting with the Tynecastle side offers the potential for more capital punishment. [More]
Paul Pogba used to wear David Beckham's Adidas Predators
Former midfielder Beckham, 42, made Adidas Predators famous in the 1990s, with thousands of children copying the free-kick specialist in donning the now-iconic footwear. [More]
Arsene Wenger backs Sead Kolasinac to deliver at Stoke
Arsenal will face a traditionally tough trip to Stoke on Saturday but in Bosnian defender Sead Kolasinac, Arsene Wenger believes he has the perfect man to deal with the situation. [More]
Bilic insists West Ham are lucky to have Sullivan and Gold
The Hammers are one of a dwindling number or Premier League clubs with English owners, while just this week Chinese businessman Jisheng Gao bought a majority stake in Southampton. [More]
David Wagner and Huddersfield are the talk of the town
IAN LADYMAN: It was 1972 when Huddersfield last hosted a game in the top flight, so no surprise to find manager David Wagner in a state of barely disguised agitation. [More]
Everton new boy Gylfi Sigurdsson unfazed by price tag
When Everton's £45m signing last made a big money move, to Tottenham in 2012, things didn't work and within two years he was escaping to the sanctuary of Swansea City. [More]
HOT OR NOT: Sergio Aguero is still a big-moment player
The Premier League returned, the Athletics World Championships ended. Here's what got Sportsmail's IAN LADYMAN hot over the past seven days and what certainly did not. [More]
Trent Alexander-Arnold should expect time on the bench
Jurgen Klopp has warned Trent Alexander-Arnold not to get too used to playing regular first-team football despite his strong start to the season. [More]
Antoine Griezmann poses in front of Corvette Stingray 
Atletico Madrid's La Liga campaign might be getting underway on Saturday night but France international Antoine Griezmann has still found the time to take his mind off football. [More]
Mark Hughes hits back at Stoke critics and warns Arsenal
The manager's comments come after Marko Arnautovic claimed West Ham United are ‘a bigger and more ambitious club’ in a parting shot at Stoke City when he left for £25million this summer. [More]
Tony Pulis warns off Manchester City from Jonny Evans
The West Brom head coach admitted that every player has a price but told City to up their offer significantly from an initial £18million, in a shift from the club’s stance that the 29-year-old is not for sale. [More]
PES announce David Beckham as legend in new game
The former Manchester United and Real Madrid star will join Usain Bolt, who has also been announced for PES 2018, in the latest edition of Konami's football video game. [More]
Barnsley in takeover talks with Chinese billionaire
EXCLUSIVE BY JACK GAUGHAN: Barnsley are in advanced discussions with a consortium headed by Nice’s Chinese billionaire majority shareholder Chien Lee over a potential takeover. [More]
Mauricio Pochettino: Tottenham must learn to love Wembley
Growing up on his farm in Argentina, Mauricio Pochettino would marvel at the grainy photographs in text books and footage from the distant footballing Mecca they called Wembley. [More]
Metz 0-1 Monaco: Match report
Radamel Falcao scored a 78th-minute winner as Monaco laboured to a 1-0 victory over Metz on Friday night. The Colombian latched onto a pass from Rachid Ghezzal before slotting home. [More]
De Boer doesn't feel Liverpool will keep Coutinho
The Dutchman takes Crystal Palace to Anfield on Saturday to face Liverpool without their star Brazilian who has tried to force through a move to Barcelona by handing in a transfer request. [More]
Burton 2-1 Birmingham: Dyer and Sordell score for hosts
JANINE SELF AT PIRELLI STADIUM: Lloyd Dyer, Brummie-born and briefly a player on City’s books, went back to his Aston Villa roots on Friday night after proving that lightning can strike twice. [More]
Bayern Munich 3-1 Bayer Leverkusen
Niklas Sule and Corentin Tolisso marked their Bundesliga debuts for Bayern Munich by getting on the scoresheet as Bayer Leverkusen were brushed aside on Friday evening. [More]
Davinson Sanchez: Who is Tottenham's record signing?
Tottenham have finally made their first signing of the window with the arrival of Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez for £42million. Here, Sportsmail have provided the low down on Sanchez. [More]
Tottenham must make sure Wembley isn't fun for rivals
MARTIN KEOWN: When Arsenal played Champions League games at Wembley, every opponent raised their game. We faced Fiorentina in 1999 and Batistuta was beaming. [More]
Tottenham sign Davinson Sanchez for £42million from Ajax
Tottenham Hotspur have finally made their first signing of the transfer window after confirming the signing of Davinson Sanchez from Ajax for a club record fee of £42million. [More]
Barcelona stars to wear 'Barcelona' on back of shirts
Barcelona players will kick-off their La Liga campaign this weekend by paying tribute to the victims of a terror attack in the Catalan city on Thursday.  [More]
Alvaro Morata and wife Alice Campello share Instagram fun
Morata, 24, looked far from stressed about this weekend's crunch match against Tottenham as he and his Italian model missus pulled funny faces in a selfie posted on her Instagram account. [More]
Diego Costa wears Chelsea shorts as he trains alone
He is almost 5,000 miles away from Stamford Bridge and perhaps even further from reconciling with Antonio Conte. But the striker still wore Chelsea kit as he trained alone on Friday. [More]
Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez warns Jonjo Shelvey
Benitez admitted only Shelvey, who served a five-match ban last season for racially abusing Wolves player Romain Saiss, could address the problem with his on-field behaviour. [More]
Celtic star Stuart Armstrong pens new contract with Hoops
Celtic midfielder Stuart Armstrong has signed a new-two year contract. The 25-year-old had been linked with a move to England, but he is thrilled to have agreed fresh terms. [More]
Arsenal defender Gabriel joins Valencia for £11m
The Brazilian joined Arsenal from Villarreal for £15m in 2015 but has failed to hold down a regular place for the Premier League outfit. [More]
Juventus confirm £18m signing of midfielder Blaise Matuidi
France midfielder Blaise Matuidi completed his move from Paris Saint-Germain to Juventus. Matuidi arrived in Turin for a medical on Wednesday but the move finally went through on Friday [More]
Frank Lampard unveiled at BT Sport with dig at Paul Pogba
In a mock up BT office tour where Jake Humphrey guides Lampard around, the Chelsea legend proves to be a popular member of staff as he shows off a number of personalised handshakes. [More]
Winston Reid signs new six-year contract at West Ham
West Ham defender Winston Reid has signed a mammoth new six-year contract. The 29-year-old New Zealand international has committed his future to the Hammers until 2023. [More]
Football quiz: Can you name the song from the lyrics?
We've rummaged around football's somewhat chequered history to dig out some of the best, and worst, songs from its history to challenge YOU to try and guess them all. Good luck! [More]
Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United, Chelsea and more
There are now less than two weeks to go until the summer transfer window slams shut and a host of big clubs are still battling to make new signings. Join Sportsmail for live updates. [More]
Arsenal star Alexis Sanchez ramps up recovery from injury
The Chilean, who has been sidelined with an abdominal muscle problem, posted a photo during a heavy gym session, showing him to be out of breath and sweating. [More]
Jack Wilshere and Alexis Sanchez train hard with Arsenal
Midfielder Jack Wilshere appeared to be well over his latest injury setback as he put on an energetic performance during Arsenal training on Friday. Alexis Sanchez also looked in good shape. [More]
UEFA open proceedings against Everton and Hajduk Split
UEFA has announced the opening of disciplinary action against Everton and Hajduk Split after their Europa League tie. Play at Goodison Park had to be stopped for several minutes. [More]
Lionel Messi contract Q&A: Why hasn't he signed yet?
Barcelona announced Lionel Messi's new contract on July 5. Six weeks have passed and there still seems no sign of him signing it. PETE JENSON examines why he hasn't put pen to paper. [More]
Sir Alex Ferguson and Brendan Rodgers team up for charity
Ferguson and Rodgers were joined by the likes of comedian and Liverpool fan John Bishop, Sir Tom Hunter and Greg McHugh for the Street Soccer Scotland fundraising event in Glasgow. [More]
Premier League team news from every match August 19-21
Ahead of this weekend's matches in the Premier League, Sportsmail brings you the latest squad news, odds and stats on every top flight fixture as it breaks. [More]
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino relishing Wembley
Mauricio Pochettino has urged his Tottenham players to embrace the chance to perform every week in the place 'where football was born' and banish their Wembley hoodoo. [More]
Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Tiemoue Bakayoko back in action
Antonio Conte is set to be handed a major boost ahead of Sunday's trip to Wembley after Eden Hazard and Tiemoue Bakayoko starred in an 8-0 thrashing of QPR's Under 20s on Thursday. [More]
Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho remaining calm on transfers
Jose Mourinho accepts that Manchester United may not make any more signings this summer and has backed calls for the transfer window to close before the Premier League season starts. [More]
Manchester United fly to Wales ahead of Swansea game
Jose Mourinho's Manchester United side are looking to continue their flying start to the new Premier League season when they face Swansea away on Saturday afternoon. [More]
Diego Simeone positive despite Atletico Madrid signing ban
As well as being unable to strengthen their squad Atletico have also lost key men to injury. They will be without striker Kevin Gameiro and left back Filipe Luis for the opening game at Girona. [More]
Man City sign Olarenwaju Kayode and loan him to Girona
Manchester City have signed Nigerian striker Olarenwaju Kayode from Austria Vienna and immediately loaned him out to Girona. The forward becomes the latest loanee for the Spanish club. [More]
Kevin-Prince Boateng completes Eintracht Frankfurt switch
Former Tottenham and AC Milan star Boateng mutually agreed to terminate his Las Palmas contract on Wednesday, vowing to 'continue his career where he can be close to his family.' [More]
Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino wants four signings
Mauricio Pochettino has revealed he wants four signings before the transfer window closes at the end of August. Tottenham are yet to add to their squad since the end of last season. [More]
Nemanja Matic: Manchester United are bigger than Chelsea
The Serb won the Premier League title twice during his time at Stamford Bridge, but after following Jose Mourinho to United he believes his career has taken another step forward. [More]
England's Gareth Southgate to watch four games in 72 hours
Gareth Southgate will embark on a whirlwind Premier League tour this week as he looks to finalise his squad selection and hold talks with his regular players. [More]
Leicester's Kelechi Iheanacho visits injury specialist
Craig Shakespeare revealed the problem, picked up in the pre-season friendly against Borussia Monchengladbach, continues to cause issues for the £25million striker. [More]
Crystal Palace boss De Boer interested in Oliver Burke
Crystal Palace manager Frank De Boer has not ruled out a move for RB Leipzig’s Oliver Burke — and has talked up the youngster’s potential. The Eagles need a back-up for injured Wilfried Zaha. [More]
Manchester City defender Kyle Walker available for Everton
The right back did not travel to Girona for a friendly on Tuesday as his partner Annie Kilner is heavily pregnant, but will be available against Everton on Monday night. [More]
Crystal Palace looking to exploit Liverpool with Benteke
Crystal Palace are hoping their former Liverpool striker Christian Benteke will be able to exploit the Anfield club's perceived defensive weakness from set pieces in Saturday's Premier League game. [More]
Manchester United NOT a 'dream team', says Jose Mourinho
United thumped West Ham 4-0 at Old Trafford on the opening weekend, raising expectations that Mourinho can maintain his record of winning the title in his second season at every club. [More]
Tiemoue Bakayoko in line for Chelsea debut at Tottenham
Antonio Conte admitted he could be 'forced' to rush Tiemoue Bakayoko into the Chelsea team against Tottenham.  The Blues boss has to cope with the suspension of Cesc Fabregas. [More]
Manchester United duo Luke Shaw and Ashley Young return
Both players have been out injured since last season but returned to training with the rest of the first-team squad last week after continuing their rehabilitation on United's summer tour to America. [More]
Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe still on transfer lookout
Defender Nathan Ake, in a £20million deal, and veteran goalkeeper Asmir Begovic were signed from Chelsea while England striker Jermain Defoe secured lucrative personal terms [More]
'Signing Nemanja Matic from Chelsea is a win for Man Utd'
Swansea manager Paul Clement has expressed his surprise that Chelsea allowed Nemanja Matic to join Manchester United as he prepares for a reunion with the player at the Liberty Stadium. [More]
David Wagner urges Huddersfield to focus against Newcastle
Newcastle finished top of the Championship last season to get into the league, while Huddersfield earned promotion by winning the play-offs in May. [More]
AC Milan lead hunt for Juventus: Serie A new season guide
A new season in Serie A kicks off on Saturday and Sportsmail brings you the ultimate guide to all the teams. Juventus are looking to continue their stranglehold on Italian football. [More]
Leeds United keen to tie Chris Wood down to long-term deal
Leeds have offered Chris Wood a three-year contract extension in a bid to keep the New Zealand striker at Elland Road. Leeds are thought to have already rejected two bids from Burnley. [More]
Liverpool boss Klopp dismisses last Crystal Palace game
Liverpool have already beaten Crystal Palace this season but manager Jurgen Klopp admits it will have no bearing on this weekend's encounter. The Reds beat Palace 2-0 in Hong Kong last month. [More]
Borussia Dortmund 'shocked' by Ousmane Dembele behaviour
Borussia Dortmund players have been 'shocked' by Ousmane Dembele's recent behaviour amid speculation linking him with a move to Barcelona.  [More]
Tottenham at Wembley Q&A: Spurs play Chelsea first
Tottenham's Wembley stadium tenure begins on Sunday when they host Premier League champions Chelsea at the country's most iconic stadium. [More]
MailOnline European Super League fantasy football tips
MailOnline's Fantasy Football is branching out and it's time to test your managerial abilities on the European stage  - but move fast, however, as scoring begins today. [More]
Man Utd's Chris Smalling takes swipe at rivals' spirit
As if to prove Smalling's point, Juan Mata was pictured driving into training with colleagues David de Gea, Ander Herrera and Matteo Darmian all in the car on Friday morning. [More]
Craig Bellamy: Philippe Coutinho must be sold to Barcelona
Former Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy believes Philippe Coutinho must be sold to Barcelona this summer transfer window, feeling the player has his heart set on an offer that is too good to turn down. [More]
Barcelona pay tribute to terror attack victims at training
Barcelona's players and coaching staff held a minute's silence before training on Friday in tribute to the victims of the terror attack in the city. Thirteen people died after a van drove into crowds. [More]
Premier League big 6 transfers: Chelsea could spend £100m
Sportsmail provides a complete run down of the Premier League big six and their summers so far. We assess what could yet happen at the top clubs between now and the August 31 deadline. [More]
BT Sport Score programme now free to watch on Twitter
BT Sport's live football results show, BT Sport Score, will now be freely available for fans to watch every week on Twitter. The show is BT's equivalent to Soccer Saturday. [More]
Stoke new boy Jese Rodriguez will dazzle in England
Mark Hughes is confident Stoke will offer on-loan Paris St Germain frontman Jese Rodriguez the perfect platform to show why he is one of Europe's elite players. [More]
Chelsea at Spurs, Swansea v Man United - EPL betting guide
Tottenham v Chelsea is the Premier League game of the weekend as Antonio Conte's champions look to bounce back from their Burnley shocker. Find out who we're backing plus the rest of the top tips. [More]
Yohan Cabaye: Arsenal's Mesut Ozil best in Premier Leauge
Ozil, who is at the centre of a long-running contract saga at the Emirates, has been the subject of much talk off the field but remains a key player for Arsene Wenger's side. [More]
Klopp ignores Barcelona general manager over Coutinho
Jurgen Klopp has responded to comments from Barcelona’s general manager, who said a deal for Philippe Coutinho was close, by saying there is no update over the player’s future. [More]
Neymar trains ahead of home debut for PSG against Toulouse
Neymar was all smiles as he limbered up for his eagerly-awaited Paris Saint-Germain home debut against Toulouse following his £198million world-record move from Barcelona. [More]
Barcelona star Luis Suarez ruled out for a month
Barcelona are facing a significant crisis up front after Luis Suarez was ruled out for up to a month with the knee injury sustained in the 2-0 defeat by Real Madrid on Wednesday. [More]
AC Milan captain Leonardo Bonucci makes debut in 6-0 win
Leonardo Bonucci has spoken of his pride after making his AC Milan debut on Thursday in the 6-0 win over Shkendija in Europa League qualifying. [More]
Everton and Hajduk Split await possible UEFA punishment
Everton and Hajduk Split are awaiting possible punishment for crowd trouble during their Europa League tie after three clubs were fined by UEFA.  [More]
Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino hoping to progress
The Gao family from China this week completed an 80 per cent share purchase in Southampton, leaving Katharina Liebherr holding the remaining stake at the St Mary's club. [More]
Kylian Mbappe Q&A: Could he really join PSG in £163m deal?
Kylian Mbappe will not be part of Monaco's squad for Friday night's Ligue 1 clash with Metz as PSG continue to pursue a big money deal for the world's most wanted teenager. [More]
Southampton to sign Wesley Hoedt, may keep Virgil van Dijk
Saints boss Mauricio Pellegrino has refused to rule out a deal for Hoedt, while the St Mary's outfit are said to have lodged a £15million bid for the 23-year-old centre back, who has four caps for Holland. [More]
Kylian Mbappe dropped by Monaco as PSG move nears
The prolific 18-year-old starlet was dropped on club orders last weekend, and his latest omission fuels speculation that he is on the verge of joining PSG for £163million. [More]
Diego Costa tells Chelsea: I will NEVER return
ADAM CRAFTON AND IAN HERBERT: Costa's war with Chelsea has intensified after the striker dismissed pleas to return to London and declared he has no intention of ending his exile in Brazil. [More]
Jermain Defoe in line to start for Bournemouth v Watford 
Jermain Defoe could make his first start for Bournemouth in 16 years at home to Watford on Saturday, manager Eddie Howe told a news conference on Friday. [More]
Luke Shaw eyes Manchester United contract extension
Luke Shaw expects to wrestle back his Manchester United place when fully fit, with a contract extension in the offing too. The left back's deal runs out at the end of the season. [More]
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge back in training
Daniel Sturridge handed Liverpool a welcome boost by completing a full training session on Thursday. The striker had missed Saturday's 3-3 draw at Watford due to a thigh injury. [More]
Man Utd's Jose Mourinho keen to bring in Ivan Perisic
SIMON JONES - THE TRANSFER COLUMN: The manager has been pleased with the shape his squad is taking but wants more pace between the lines and on the flanks. [More]
Everton's £45m signing Gylfi Sigurdsson paraded on pitch
Everton's new £45m club-record signing Gylfi Sigurdsson was paraded in front of his new fans at Goodison Park prior his side's 2-0 win over Hajduk Split in the Europa League play-off first leg. [More]
Closing the window early would be the dumbest idea
MARTIN SAMUEL: What would an early-closing transfer window do to prevent Barcelona's continued pursuit of Philippe Coutinho? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. [More]
Chelsea may be overpowered by Spurs, says Graeme Le Saux
Chelsea are looking 'light' in midfield and risk being overpowered by Tottenham when they meet at Wembley on Sunday, according to former Blues left back Graeme Le Saux. [More]
Sunderland interested in Robert Snodgrass - Simon Grayson
Grayson had revealed earlier this week that the Black Cats had missed out on a move for Bournemouth's Max Gradel despite reaching an agreement with the Cherries. [More]
Manchester United signing Nemanja Matic was a masterstroke
Bryan Robson believes £40million man Nemanja Matic will go on to be a 'great player' for Manchester United following his impressive debut against West Ham last weekend. [More]
Man United defender Eric Bailly ready to follow legends
CHRIS WHEELER: Bailly has turned up with a fresh cut on his knee. Nothing serious. The Ivory Coast defender has suffered far worse in the 14 months since he became Jose Mourinho’s first signing. [More]
Celtic forward Scott Sinclair feeling back to his best
The experience rightly left Sinclair buoyant. Feeling like a million dollars? A bit higher than that, actually. More like an £8million man. That was the value Manchester City paid to sign him five years ago. [More]
Stuart Armstrong 'good enough to turn heads of big clubs'
Southampton, Swansea and West Bromwich Albion were among the sides eyeing Armstrong’s situation but he is now set to end months of speculation about his immediate future. [More]
Tottenham close to £42m agreement over Davinson Sanchez
Tottenham are closing on an agreement to sign Davinson Sanchez from Ajax in a deal that could be worth up to £42million. Tottenham have offered an initial £28m with £14m to follow in add-ons. [More]
Liverpool boss Klopp: It's not cool to be without Coutinho
Jurgen Klopp admitted it is ‘not cool’ to be without Philippe Coutinho and says he does not know why any player would want to leave Liverpool, as Barcelona continue their pursuit of star. [More]
Crystal Palace eye RB Leipzig winger Oliver Burke
The Scotland international joined the German side for £13million and though they are in the Champions League this season, he is open to a return to England. [More]
Pedro Caixinha: We train Rangers to cope with bad calls
Pedro Caixinha on Thursday admitted that he is training his Rangers players to deal with bad refereeing decisions. 'I can try to get them to control the emotional balance,’ said Caixinha [More]
Legia Warsaw mock UEFA with banner
Ahead of the Europa League play-off clash with FC Sherriff, which ended 1-1, Warsaw supporters displayed a banner featuring a pig holding a bowl in front of the UEFA badge. [More]
West Ham boss Slaven Bilic: Player power a problem
West Ham manager Bilic expressed sympathy for Jurgen Klopp and Antonio Conte on Thursday, having experienced a similar situation with wantaway Dimitri Payet last season. [More]
Europa League round-up: AC Milan beat Shkendija 6-0
The Italian side, who have spent more than £150million on new players this summer, scored three goals either side of a half-time in their qualifying play-off at the San Siro on Thursday. [More]
Suarez, Ronaldo and Neymar tributes to Barcelona victims
Barcelona will wear black armbands for their opening match of the season this weekend in tribute to the victims of the terror attack in the city. [More]
Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez INCLUDED in Chile squad
Sanchez missed the Community Shield victory over Chelsea in the season curtain-raiser plus the league opener with Leicester City and is expected to be out of Saturday's trip to Stoke. [More]
Toby Alderweireld seeking parity with top earners at Spurs
Talks between Tottenham and Alderweireld over a new contract are at an impasse. Discussions over an extension are underway but it is understood no agreement is in sight. [More]
England women's boss Mark Sampson: I'll communicate better
Mark Sampson has promised to improve his communication skill after the FA were forced to release a summary of the independent report into serious allegations against him. [More]
Meet the football-mad Lee family and their new arrival
INTERVIEW - MICHAEL WALKER: On the opening day of the Football League season Luton Town stuck eight past Yeovil. It was the result of the weekend and a special day for the Lees. [More]
Neil Lennon blasts Rangers counterpart Pedro Caixinha
Even the most insulting abuse from fans can be shrugged aside. The 'hysterical nonsense' of trumped-up police investigations, meanwhile, are little more than an irritant to Neil Lennon. [More]
Sunderland academy product Honeyman is a dream winger
Our scout is a top football expert who attends matches each week searching for the next star. This week he is checking in on Sunderland's George Honeyman, who netted on Wednesday. [More]
Newcastle train in front of 12,000 fans at St James' Park
Rafa Benitez put his Newcastle players through their paces in front thousands of fans as the club staged an open day at St James' Park. [More]
Everton 2-0 Hajduk Split: Toffees take first-leg advantage
MIKE KEEGAN AT GOODISON PARK: First half goals from Michael Keane and Idrissa Gueye ensured the Toffees take a healthy lead to next week's second leg in Croatia. [More]
Man City preparing to make £25m bid for West Brom's Evans
City’s £18m bid was rejected, with Albion manager Tony Pulis is anxious to keep Evans and strengthen his defence by signing Tottenham’s Kevin Wimmer for £15m. [More]
Everton 2-0 Hajduk Split RESULT: Re-live all the action
Everton defeated Hajduk Split 2-0 at Goodison Park on Thursday evening as they bid to reach the Europa League group stage. Join Sportsmail's ELLIOTT BRETLAND to re-live all the of the action. [More]
Leeds ace Pontus Jansson buys season tickets for ill kids
The Leeds United defender spent his afternoon off at the hospital, visiting staff and patients on the wards and greeting a number of children who were excited to see him. [More]
Michail Antonio backs Philippe Coutinho in Barcelona move
Philippe Coutinho has been backed to force through his protracted Liverpool sale to Barcelona and is blameless in the saga, according to West Ham winger Michail Antonio. [More]
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere welcomes new family member
He may be deemed surplus to requirements at Arsenal, but midfielder Jack Wilshere is still loved when it comes to family pets with the 25-year-old posting his new puppy on Instagram. [More]
Watford manager Marco Silva calls for deadline change
Watford head coach Marco Silva is still looking to do plenty of business in the coming weeks even though he believes the transfer window should be closed before the season starts. [More]
Transfer news LIVE: Manchester United, Arsenal and more
Time is running out to make new signings in this summer transfer window but there are still plenty of Premier League teams and European giants who are desperate for reinforcements. [More]
Burnley boss Sean Dyche: 'I've got a squad I believe in'
Having so far been rebuffed in attempts to sign Hull midfielder Sam Clucas and Leeds striker Chris Wood, the Clarets must consider whether to increase their bids in a market of rising fees, [More]
West Ham face competition for Lisbon's William Carvalho
West Ham are facing competition from rival clubs for Sporting Lisbon's £36million-rated William Carvalho. Slaven Bilic is waiting for the thumbs up from Hammers co-chairman David Sullivan. [More]
Paul Clement has targets with Gylfi Sigurdsson funds
Paul Clement says Swansea have 'multiple targets' as they plan to use the Gylfi Sigurdsson transfer cash by signing two or three players. The midfielder was sold to Everton for £45m. [More]
Barcelona news: Paulinho unveiled at Nou Camp
Paulinho has been unveiled as Barcelona's latest new signing at the Nou Camp following a £36.5m move from Chinese Super League club Guangzhou Evergrande. [More]
Aliko Dangote wants to buy Arsenal and sack Arsene Wenger
Africa's richest man has expressed his desire to buy Arsenal and declared his first order of business would be to sack Arsene Wenger. He said: The first thing I would change is the coach.' [More]
FIFA's World Player of the Year shortlist
Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi will be duelling for the title of world's best footballer after their names once again headed the shortlist on Thursday for The Best FIFA Men's Player. [More]
Neymar's transfer fee would fund 'Toulouse for 15 years'
Toulouse boss Pascal Dupraz shed a sense of perspective after claiming Neymar's world-record £198million transfer fee, astonishingly, would fund his club's operations for 15 years. [More]
Mats Hummels joins Juan Mata in Common Goal initiative
Bayern Munich defender Mats Hummels has signed up to help Juan Mata in his Common Goal and donate one percent of his salary to charity. [More]
Lionel Messi rant at Sergio Ramos revealed
It was a night to forget for Barcelona as they were easily beaten by Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup by bitter rivals Real Madrid. [More]
Kaka insists that AC Milan can win the Serie A title
The former Milan player, who currently plays in the MLS, made over 300 appearances for AC, scoring 104 goals, has spoken out regarding the Italian giant's summer spending spree. [More]
Huddersfield's Premier League arrival has put town on map
The last time Huddersfield were promoted to the top flight of English football, Norman Greenbaum’s Spirit in the Sky was at No 1 in the charts. Has divine intervention lifted them up again? [More]
Nikola Kalinic facing Fiorentina fine for missing training
The 29-year-old Croatian international has scored 33 goals across all competitions in his two seasons with La Viola but looks ready to join the Milan revolution at the San Siro. [More]
Steve McClaren declines coach offer from Maccabi Tel Aviv
Maccabi Tel Aviv manager Jordi Cruyff wanted to recruit Steve McClaren as an assistant coach in a special consultancy role but the former England and Newcastle boss has ultimately declined. [More]
Manuel Neuer out of Bundesliga opener for Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich will be without goalkeeper Manuel Neuer when the Bundesliga season gets under way. Neuer broke a bone in his foot in April and has been working on his comeback. [More]
Rodgers wants Celtic v Liverpool in Champions League
If Celtic were to draw Liverpool in the Champions League it would be 'absolutely amazing', says Brendan Rodgers. Celtic are almost assured qualification after their 5-0 win. [More]
Tottenham outbid by Lyon for Pape Cheikh Diop
Tottenham have been outbid by Lyon for Pape Cheikh Diop but the Celta Vigo starlet is won over by the idea of a move to London. [More]
Chelsea chief needs to go and meet with Diego Costa
Sportsmail columnist Martin Keown returned to answer your questions as we look ahead to the weekend's action in the Premier League and across Europe. [More]
Antoine Griezmann looks happy in Atletico Madrid training
Griezmann was heavily linked with a summer move to Manchester United, before signing a new contract in June. He looked anything but unsettled as he smiled his way though the session. [More]
Borussia Dortmund deny Barcelona Ousmane Dembele claims
Borussia Dortmund have rejected claims from Barcelona that a deal for Ousmane Dembele is close to completion with CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke saying talks have not advanced. [More]
Eight things you missed from Real Madrid vs Barcelona
The second-leg of the Spanish Super Cup saw Real Madrid comfortably beat Barcelona to take home the trophy. Sportsmail brings you eight things that you may have missed. [More]
Torquay sack Kevin Nicholson four games into new season
Torquay are the first club in the top five leagues to sack their manager this season, with Kevin Nicholson leaving his post 12 days into the campaign. [More]
Man United goalkeeper David de Gea plays drums in advert
He may be one of the best goalkeepers in football, but it looks like David de Gea would have been just as comfortable on drums for one of the biggest bands in the world. [More]
Simon Grayson disappointed to miss out on Max Gradel
The Black Cats were trying to take the Ivorian from Bournemouth but he has decided to join French Ligue 1 side Toulouse on a season-long loan. [More]
Why Manchester City want to sign Jonny Evans
MIKE KEEGAN: It is a long and complicated road which has led Manchester City to Jonny Evans. Long before the summer started, defence was at the top of Pep Guardiola's shopping list. [More]
Diego Costa tells Chelsea he wants Atletico Madrid return
The Spanish striker has been exiled from the Premier League champions after being informed by Antonio Conte that he was not part of his plans this season. [More]
Fiorentina sign Giovanni Simeone, son of Diego Simeone
Fiorentina have signed Giovanni Simeone, son of Atletico Madrid coach, Diego. 'It's a wonderful opportunity and what I wanted,' the 22-year-old forward said. [More]
Blaise Matuidi to Juventus: Why did PSG sell midfielder?
It seems like a surprising transfer on paper. PSG have let a seemingly key member of their squad depart to a potential Champions League rival, and for what is now a low fee. [More]
Barcelona crisis: Neymar exit could cause season of misery
Barcelona are in pieces just days before the new season. How has it gone so wrong for a team that was lifting the Spanish Cup just three months ago. PETE JENSON asks who is to blame. [More]
Tottenham face empty seats for Chelsea game at Wembley
Tottenham face having up to 20,000 empty seats for their Premier League debut at Wembley Stadium against Chelsea on Sunday. Spurs cannot put tickets up for general sale amid safety issues. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid aces celebrate Super Cup
The Spanish champions were 3-1 ahead on aggregate before the second leg at the Santiago Bernabeu and managed to emerge 2-0 victors on the night to secure the trophy. [More]
Brighton star Anthony Knockaert signs long-term contract
Brighton star Anthony Knockaert has signed a new five-year contract with the club. Fellow players Lewis Dunk and Shane Duffy have also made long-term commitments [More]
Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho's final summer transfer target
Jose Mourinho has left the door open for Manchester United to sign one more player before the window closes. The Portuguese wants a wide player... Sportsmail examines some of United's targets. [More]
Mesut Ozil and fiancee Amine Gulse enjoy kebab lunch date
Arsenal star Ozil, 28, and former beauty pageant winner Gulse, who was crowned Miss Turkey in 2014, went to a London kebab house. Ozil and Gulse arrived in the midfielder's Mercedes. [More]
Mauricio Pochettino sends Tottenham fan wedding day letter
Mauricio Pochettino has been hectically busy as he prepares Tottenham for another Premier League title tilt, but he still found time to respond to one lifelong fan ahead of the biggest day of his life. [More]
Christian Pulisic won't quit Dortmund for Liverpool
Borussia Dortmund star Christian Pulisic has insisted he is staying at the Westfalenstadion this summer despite being aware of interest from Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool. [More]
Barcelona star Luis Suarez picks up injury vs Real Madrid
The Uruguayan played as Barca fell to a devastating 5-1 aggregate loss courtesy of a 2-0 defeat against Real Madrid on Wednesday night in the second-leg of their encounter. [More]
Marco Asensio: Real Madrid deserved to beat Barcelona
Real Madrid were the better team over two legs and fully deserved their triumph over Barcelona in the final of the Spanish Super Cup, according to Marco Asensio. [More]
Barcelona inferior to Real Madrid for first time - Pique
Real Madrid won 2-0 on Wednesday night to complete a 5-1 aggregate victory, with goals from Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema sealing the win as Zinedine Zidane rested key players. [More]
Jimmy Calderwood discusses his battle with Alzheimer's
Ten seasons ago, Jimmy Calderwood was jousting with giants as he became the only non-Old Firm manager to lead a Scottish team through the group stage of the Europa League. [More]
Jimmy Calderwood reveals his battle with dementia
The 62-year-old was first diagnosed with younger onset Alzheimer's disease over two years ago after partner Yvonne Buchanan noticed he was starting to become 'a wee bit forgetful'. [More]
Barcelona 'close to Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele'
Barcelona general manager Pep Segura claims their protracted £180million pursuit of Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele is now finally 'close' to completion. [More]
Brighton interested in Cardiff striker Kenny Zohore
The Championship side have rejected a £10million bid from Hull City for the 23-year-old Dane but Brighton manager Chris Hughton watched him against Aston Villa on Tuesday. [More]
Arsenal news: Gabriel closing in on £10m move to Valencia 
The Brazilian joined Arsenal from Villarreal for £15m in 2015 but has failed to hold down a regular place for the Premier League outfit. Arsene Wenger is keen to streamline his squad. [More]
Steven Gerrard's praise delights Trent Alexander-Arnold
Gerrard revealed Alexander-Arnold still travels to the academy for advice before warning Nathaniel Clyne to 'be careful' given the teenager's continued rise at right back. [More]
Southampton make £15m bid for Lazio defender Wesley Hoedt
Southampton have made a £15m move for Lazio defender Wesley Hoedt. Sportsmail revealed their interest in the 23-year-old last month and the Holland international is open to the move. [More]
Valon Behrami leaves Watford to join Udinese
The 32-year-old has made Udinese the sixth Italian club of his career following stints with Genoa, Hellas Verona, Lazio, Fiorentina and Napoli. [More]
Steve Bruce accuses his players of 'shying away'
KIERAN GILL: Steve Bruce has accused his Aston Villa's players of 'shying away' after more pressure was put on the manager who started this season with Premier League promotion in mind. [More]
Robin van Persie set for Holland recall
The 34-year-old van Persie, whose 50 goals in 101 internationals makes him Holland's top scorer, last played in a 3-2 loss to the Czech Republic in the European Championship qualifier in October 2015. [More]
That was our best yet, says Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers
Brendan Rodgers branded Celtic’s 5-0 Champions League thrashing of Astana the most complete display of his Parkhead tenure. [More]
Ross Barkley's move to Tottenham could be OFF
EXCLUSIVE: Ross Barkley has torn a hamstring and needs an operation which will keep him out for three months — and could scupper a move to Tottenham Hotspur. [More]
Hapoel Be'er Sheva and Sevilla on course for group stages
CHAMPIONS LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Israeli side Hapoel Be'er Sheva are on course to reach the Champions League group stages for the first time after they hit back to beat Maribor 2-1. [More]
Celtic 5-0 Astana: Brendan Rodgers' men in control
STEPHEN McGOWAN AT CELTIC PARK: Ten minutes from the end of a highly satisfying Celtic's support made up their minds. Chances are they won't be wrong. [More]
Everton confirm £45m capture of Gylfi Sigurdsson
Everton have completed the signing of Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson for a club-record £45million. The Iceland international has signed a five-year deal at Goodison Park. [More]
Norwich 2-0 QPR: Daniel Farke picks up first league win
The ex-Borussia Dortmund coach failed to win either of his first two Championship matches in charge of Norwich. But at the third time of asking on Tuesday night, he picked up three points. [More]
Arsenal ready to take £200m gamble with unsettled stars
Arsene Wenger insists he has the backing of the Arsenal board to keep his out of contract stars at the club even if it means writing off upwards of £200million. [More]
Atletico Madrid could pay Diego Costa's Chelsea fines
Costa is currently holed up in his Brazilian hometown of Lagarto, where he this week told Sportsmail that he is prepared to take fines after a major fall-out with manager Antonio Conte. [More]
Chelsea hopeful of breakthrough in Danny Drinkwater deal
Chelsea are set to offer £25m plus add-ons for the 27-year-old Leicester midfielder. That will be rejected but an offer closer to £30m plus add-ons could trigger a breakthrough. [More]
Real Madrid 2-0 Barcelona (agg 5-1): Asensio nets stunner
PETE JENSON: Cristiano Ronaldo looked down from his private box, Gareth Bale watched from the bench, and on the pitch Real Madrid showed no signs of missing either of them [More]
Napoli 2-0 Nice: Dries Mertens and Jorginho strike
Nice endured a miserable return to European football's premier competition after having two men sent off in a 2-0 defeat at Napoli. [More]
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Sheffield Wed 1-1 Sunderland: David Jones rescues Owls
ALAN BIGGS AT HILLSBOROUGH: Simon Grayson's smooth start as Sunderland boss subjected Carlos Carvalhal's side to another bumpy ride in front of an anxious crowd. [More]
Manchester City launch shock £18m bid for Jonny Evans
LAURIE WHITWELL AND MIKE KEEGAN: Manchester City have had a shock £18million bid for Jonny Evans rejected by West Bromwich Albion to leave Pep Guardiola weighing up another offer. [More]
West Ham: Andy Carroll closing in on Premier League return
EXCLUSIVE BY KIERAN GILL: Slaven Bilic will have to decide whether to risk the striker for their trip to Newcastle in two weeks but the Hammers boss is likelier to wait until after the international break. [More]
Liverpool aware of defensive frailties - Simon Mignolet
The manner of goals conceded from set pieces during their 3-3 draw at Watford saw Jurgen Klopp heavily criticised - and the Reds almost slipped up from a corner late on in Hoffenheim. [More]
Cardiff City set to sign Wigan's Omar Bogle for £1m
EXCLUSIVE: Cardiff City are set to sign Wigan Athletic striker Omar Bogle for around £1million. Cardiff are expected to announce the signing of Bogle on Thursday afternoon. [More]
Edgar Davids successfully sues League of Legends
Former Holland star Edgar Davids has successfully sued a gaming franchise after one of their character skin's resembled the former Juventus midfielder. [More]
Kevin-Prince Boateng is leaving Las Palmas
Kevin-Prince Boateng and Las Palmas have mutually agreed to terminate his contract due to personal reasons. The club confirmed the news in an official statement on their website. [More]
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil and Shkodran Mustafi hit the weights
Mesut Ozil and Shkodran Mustafi has hit the gym in preparation of Arsenal's trip to Stoke on Saturday evening. The Gunners will be aiming to build on their opening day victory over Leicester. [More]
Ex-Real Madrid starlet Jese Rodriguez looks to turn corner
PETE JENSON: Jese Rodriguez is one of the best strikers to come out of Real Madrid's youth academy since Raul. Mark Hughes and Stoke might be just the combination that saves him. [More]
Southampton warn Liverpool and Chelsea off Virgil van Dijk
Southampton chairman Ralph Krueger is adamant that Virgil van Dijk is 'not for sale in this window' as keeping the defender is 'the statement we need to make' at this juncture amid interest from Liverpool. [More]
MailOnline's European Super League Fantasy Football tips
It is just two days until MailOnline's European Super League Fantasy Football game kicks off, but there's still time to pick your trusted XI, and Sportsmail are here to help. [More]
Cristiano Ronaldo loses appeal against ban for pushing ref
The Spanish Football Federation has ratified its decision to suspend Cristiano Ronaldo for five matches. The Real Madrid superstar will miss the second leg of the Super Cup against Barcelona. [More]
Transfer news LIVE: Updates from Premier League and Europe
With the summer transfer window just over two weeks away from closing, teams from the Premier League and across Europe are making one last push to bring in their required targets. [More]
Ronald Koeman confirms Gylfi Sigurdsson has had medical
The Icelandic star has been linked with the Merseyside club all summer and now the last piece of the puzzle appears to be in place as his move draws ever nearer. [More]
Man City star Ilkay Gundogan will not rush back to action
Manchester City star Ilkay Gundogan insists he will not be rushing back to Premier League action, despite finally making his long awaited comeback for Pep Guardiola's side during a friendly at Girona. [More]
Man United and Chelsea target Sergi Roberto is staying
Manchester United and Chelsea have been dealt a blow in their pursuits for Sergi Roberto, after Barcelona revealed how important the player is set to be for them this season. [More]
West Ham goalkeeper Joe Hart gets new armband tattoo done
West Ham goalkeeper Joe Hart has got some new ink and it's very similar to Paulo Dybala's. Hart becomes the latest footballer to bear an armband tattoo with 6 others having similar. [More]
Arjen Robben: No one more important than Terry at Chelsea
Arjen Robben has revealed 'no one was more important' in the Chelsea dressing room than captain John Terry during his three-season spell at Stamford Bridge between 2004 and 2007. [More]
Brighton new boy Jose Izquierdo granted work permit
Brighton's record signing Jose Izquierdo has been granted a work permit by the Football Association. Izquierdo last week agreed terms on a switch to the Premier League from Club Brugge. [More]
PSG's Blaise Matuidi arrives at Juventus to complete deal
Blaise Matuidi has become the latest star to join Juventus with the club confirming his arrival in Turin to put the final touches on an £18million move from Paris Saint-Germain. [More]
Fulham sign Liverpool forward Sheyi Ojo on year-long loan
Fulham have signed Liverpool forward Sheyi Ojo on a season-long loan. The 20-year-old could make his debut in the Cottagers' clash against Sheffield Wednesday on Saturday. [More]
Real Madrid vs Barcelona: Things to look for in Super Cup
With Real Madrid 3-1 up on Barcelona from the first leg you might think the second leg will be an uneventful formality. But when has that ever been the case between these two teams? [More]
Liverpool's Coutinho one of the best in world, say Can
Liverpool would be losing 'one of the best players in the world' if Barcelona target Philippe Coutinho moves to the Nou Camp this summer, according to Reds midfielder Emre Can. [More]
Luis Fernandez appointed head of youth academy at PSG
Luis Fernandez has been appointed head of Paris Saint-Germain's youth academy, bringing him back to the club he captained and coached. Fernandez played 237 games for PSG. [More]
Manchester United stars stop for autographs at training
The squad were in a particularly embracing mood at Carrington on Wednesday as fans were treated to autographs and the odd selfie with their favourite United superstars. [More]
Man Utd's Michael Carrick will bide his team this season
Michael Carrick is philosophical rather than frustrated as the midfielder waits to make his first competitive appearance as Manchester United captain. [More]
AC Milan striker Carlos Bacca joins Villarreal on loan
Villarreal have landed Colombian striker Carlos Bacca on loan for the season from AC Milan, replacing the departed Roberto Soldado who joined Fenerbahce last week. [More]
Borussia Dortmund lose Andre Schurrle to thigh injury
Borussia Dortmund winger Andre Schurrle will miss the start of the Bundesliga season later this week after being ruled out for around a month with a thigh muscle injury, the German club said on Wednesday. [More]
Diego Costa on strike: The Premier League stars he joins
Chelsea striker Diego Costa claimed he was prepared to sit out the remaining years of his deal unpaid in Brazil. Sportsmail goes through the most notable cases of Premier League stars on strike. [More]
Dani Alves dons Minnie Mouse and jack Sparrow fancy dress
Dani Alves posted the phrase 'Nuts' with a picture of himself in a Jack Sparrow costume at Disneyland Paris. The term couldn't be more fitting for one of football's exhuberant characters. [More]
Liverpool stars hoping to follow Trent Alexander-Arnold
It was fairytale stuff for Trent Alexander-Arnold, making his Champions League debut for Liverpool at the tender age of 18 and getting among the goals. But who are the next Reds stars? [More]
Man United's Marcos Rojo steps up recovery from injur
The Argentine defender suffered the knee injury in the Europa League against Anderlecht back in April at Old Trafford and he is expected to remain on the sidelines for a while longer. [More]
Real Madrid's Marco Asensio: Spain's star of a generation
PETE JENSON: Nothing about Barcelona’s 3-1 defeat by Real Madrid on Sunday night hurt quite as much as the sight of Marco Asensio skipping clear of Gerard Pique and smashing the third goal. [More]
Tottenham target Davinson Sanchez trains with Ajax
Tottenham target Davinson Sanchez appears to have ended his dispute with Ajax after returning to training on Wednesday amid continued speculation regarding his future. [More]
Jorge Mendes gives Wolves bite but John Terry struggles
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Stoke boast Premier League's most Champions League winners
Stoke City have completed the season-long loan signing of Jese Rodriguez from Paris Saint-Germain, and the Spaniard's arrival has brought with it an unlikely stat. [More]
Arsene Wenger insists Oxlade-Chamberlain will not be sold
Arsene Wenger has backed Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to become one of England's key men after insisting the midfielder will not be sold this summer amid Chelsea interest. [More]
Tyrone Mings thanks Anthony Watson for signed Lions shirt
Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings was evidently chuffed to receive a signed British and Irish Lions shirt from Anthony Watson, but exposed an embarrassing mistake to his Lions team-mates. [More]
Stoke sign winger Jese Rodriguez from PSG on loan
The club posted a video with a nod to a newspaper headline which slammed them for their supposed lack of ambition after the sale of Marko Arnautovic to West Ham earlier this summer. [More]
Fulham forward Sone Aluko wants new deal or a transfer
Sone Aluko is growing increasingly unsettled at Fulham as the club refuses to offer him a new long-term deal or sell him to Reading. 'Multiple bids' have been rejected by the Craven Cottage side. [More]
Newcastle complete £5m signing of Stoke star Joselu
Newcastle have completed a deal for Joselu for a fee in the region of £5million. The 27-year-old forward follows Christian Atsu, Florian Lejeune, Jacob Murphy, Javier Manquillo and Mikel Merino. [More]
Bournemouth v Watford: Win tickets to Premier League match
MailOnline has teamed up with Carling - the official beer and cider partner of the Premier League - to give you the chance to win a pair of tickets to watch Bournemouth v Watford. [More]
Anthony Martial won't leave Manchester United this summer
Anthony Martial's cousin has vowed the striker will not leave Manchester United this summer. The 21-year-old had a notable pre-season and appeared as scored in Sunday's win after coming on as a sub. [More]
Chelsea: Alex Sandro and nine other stars they could sign
The next 16 days are likely to make or break Chelsea’s season…and define Antonio Conte’s future. They hope to add at least three more players to their threadbare squad before August 31st. [More]
Wenger says Alexis Sanchez can leave for free next summer
Arsene Wenger insists that financial implications are not important when it comes to Alexis Sanchez entering the final year of his Arsenal contract. [More]