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Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Aston Villa

10th August 2019, 19:44

Harry Kane scored a late brace as Tottenham eventually came from behind to overhaul plucky Aston Villa 3-1.

Derby County

Rooney to ditch MLS for England return

6th August 2019, 14:40

Derby have completed the signing of Wayne Rooney from DC United on an 18-month deal from January 2020.

Arsenal

Emery hopeful Pepe will face Newcastle

6th August 2019, 09:35

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is hopeful record buy Nicolas Pepe will be involved against Newcastle but he won't rush the forward.

Arsenal

Luiz looking to take Gunners back into the elite

19th August 2019, 06:58

David Luiz is determined to help Arsenal rise to the top once again after taking the difficult decision to leave Chelsea this summer.

Chelsea

Lampard expecting patience as wait for first win continues

19th August 2019, 05:58

Frank Lampard expects everyone to remain patient with Chelsea’s current situation after they were held to a 1-1 draw against Leicester City on Sunday afternoon.

Manchester United

Solskjaer rules out Pogba leaving before Euro deadline

19th August 2019, 05:28

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains confident that Paul Pogba will stay at Manchester United beyond the closure of the European transfer window.

Chelsea

Chelsea 1-1 Leicester City

18th August 2019, 18:55

Chelsea were held to a 1-1 draw against Leicester City in Frank Lampard’s first home game in charge at Stamford Bridge.

Match Previews

Wolverhampton Wanderers v Manchester United

18th August 2019, 18:35

Wolves go in search of a third consecutive home win over Manchester United, when the pair meet at Molineux on Monday evening.

Crystal Palace

Sheffield United 1-0 Crystal Palace

18th August 2019, 16:55

John Lundstram scored the only goal of the game as Premier League new boys Sheffield United edged out Crystal Palace 1-0 at Bramall Lane.

Bordeaux

Bordeaux not interested in Ntcham deal

18th August 2019, 16:53

Bordeaux have reportedly rejected the chance to sign Celtic midfielder Olivier Ntcham this summer as they seek more experience.

PSV Eindhoven

PSV rebuffed English interest in Bergwijn

18th August 2019, 15:53

Reports have suggested PSV turned down three offers for winger Steven Bergwijn from English clubs before the transfer deadline.

Spal

Lazio new boy Lazzari facing injury absence

18th August 2019, 14:53

Lazio new boy Manuel Lazzari reportedly fractured a metacarpal bone in his right hand and is facing up to a month on the sidelines.

Aston Villa

Costly mistakes must go – Grealish

18th August 2019, 14:23

Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has stressed the importance of cutting out mistakes after back-to-back defeats.

Juventus

Can Sarri deliver another Scudetto for Juve?

18th August 2019, 14:23

Juventus begin the quest to win a ninth straight Serie A title next week when the new season gets underway.

Atletico Madrid

Rodrigo’s Valencia departure ‘cancelled’

18th August 2019, 14:23

Valencia have confirmed that a deal to take forward Rodrigo Moreno to La Liga rivals Atletico Madrid has now been "cancelled".

Napoli

Lozano close to Naples switch

18th August 2019, 14:23

Napoli are on the verge of completing a deal for PSV forward Hirving Lozano, reports claim.

Arsenal

Auba up for the fight

18th August 2019, 14:23

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is certain Arsenal have what it takes to fight for a spot in the top four this season.

Heerenveen

Frankfurt close in on Dost transfer deal

18th August 2019, 13:53

Eintracht Frankfurt are on the verge of securing a deal for Sporting Lisbon's Dutch striker Bas Dost.

Barcelona

Catalans suffer Suarez blow

18th August 2019, 13:53

Barcelona will be without Luis Suarez until September after the club confirmed the forward has picked up a calf injury.

Millwall

Harris hails brave Lions after Owls win

18th August 2019, 13:23

Neil Harris hailed the character of his Millwall side after they played more than half the match with 10 men to grind out a 1-0 win against Sheffield Wednesday.

Blackburn Rovers

Mowbray says Rovers worthy of three points over old club Boro

18th August 2019, 12:53

Tony Mowbray accepts Blackburn’s win at Middlesbrough may not have been pleasing on the eye but felt they deserved the three points.

Leeds United

Bielsa salutes Bamford as Leeds march on

18th August 2019, 11:53

Marcelo Bielsa hailed the performance of Patrick Bamford and says Leeds fully deserved their 2-0 win over Wigan Athletic.

Everton

Silva says fortress Goodison key to Toffees progress

18th August 2019, 09:53

Marco Silva says it is crucial Everton continue to make Goodison Park a fortress after they wrapped up a 1-0 win over Watford on Saturday afternoon.

Liverpool

Southampton 1-2 Liverpool

18th August 2019, 09:47

Liverpool maintained their winning start to the new Premier League season with a slender 2-1 win against Southampton at St Mary’s.

Aston Villa

Aston Villa 1-2 Bournemouth

18th August 2019, 09:44

Aston Villa have started the new season with back-to-back defeats after Bournemouth claimed a 2-1 triumph at Villa Park on Saturday.

West Ham United

Brighton 1-1 West Ham

18th August 2019, 09:43

West Ham picked up their first point of the new Premier League season after holding Brighton to a 1-1 draw at the Amex Stadium.

Liverpool

Klopp backs Adrian after Saints clanger

18th August 2019, 09:21

Jurgen Klopp jumped to the defence of goalkeeper Adrian and says he can be forgiven for his mistake in the win at Southampton.

Manchester City

Guardiola wants VAR consistency as City denied late win

18th August 2019, 08:51

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola bemoaned a lack of consistency after VAR denied his side a last-gasp winner against Tottenham.

Real Madrid

Poch reveals squad fears after Spurs hold City

18th August 2019, 06:51

Mauricio Pochettino has suggested the continuing uncertainty over Christian Eriksen's future at Tottenham is having an impact on his Spurs team.

Manchester United

Solskjaer demanding much more from Martial

17th August 2019, 15:48

Anthony Martial has revealed manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has asked him to take responsibility for more of Manchester United's goals this season.

Ajax

Van de Beek going nowhere

17th August 2019, 15:48

It seems as though Donny van de Beek will not be moving to Real Madrid as both clubs have ruled out the move.

Arsenal

Arsenal 2-1 Burnley

17th August 2019, 14:48

Arsenal made it two wins from two at the start of this Premier League season with a 2-1 victory against Burnley at the Emirates Stadium.

Chelsea

Chelsea demand big money for Zappacosta

17th August 2019, 14:48

Chelsea are understood to be demanding a fee of £23million for Davide Zappacosta amid reports that Serie A side Roma are keen on the Italian right-back.

Watford

Mallorca move close for Watford ace as Nice eye another

17th August 2019, 14:16

Watford striker Juan Camillo 'Cucho' Hernandez is set to sign for newly-promoted La Liga side Real Mallorca, according to reports in Spain.

Athletic Bilbao

Aduriz vows to keep fighting for Bilbao

17th August 2019, 13:46

Athletic Bilbao veteran Aritz Aduriz says he will continue to give his all for the club until he ends his career,

Manchester City

Guardiola expects Sterling and Co to improve

17th August 2019, 12:48

Pep Guardiola claims Raheem Sterling can reach yet another level at the club and wants his other players to improve as well.

Newcastle United

Bruce ready to battle on

17th August 2019, 12:48

Steve Bruce will use his native Geordie grit to try and get through the opening difficult months atter taking over the hotseat at Newcastle.

Hertha Berlin

Lewandowski backs Coutinho to star with Bayern

17th August 2019, 12:46

Robert Lewandowski believes Philippe Coutinho will be an instant hit at Bayern Munich.

Athletic Bilbao

Valverde demands more from Griezmann

17th August 2019, 12:46

Ernesto Valverde says Antoine Griezmann must do more to get involved in games following Barcelona's 1-0 loss at Athletic Bilbao.

Huddersfield Town

Town axe boss after defeat

17th August 2019, 12:46

Manager Jan Siewert has been sacked at Huddersfield Town after managing to secure just one win in seven months.

Manchester City

Pochettino worries over European exits

17th August 2019, 12:16

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says he will not know whether his side can challenge Manchester City this season until the European transfer window closes.

Arsenal

Emery unsure over Arsenal squad

17th August 2019, 10:16

Unai Emery admits he is unsure if his current Arsenal squad is better than what he had at his disposal last season

Liverpool

Transfer window disadvantage for Premier League

17th August 2019, 09:46

Why should managers in England be left restricted by the transfer window closing earlier than the rest of Europe and should they get special dispensation?

Republic of Ireland

McCarthy handed Ireland recall

17th August 2019, 09:00

James McCarthy could make his first Republic of Ireland appearance for almost three years after being named in Mick McCarthy's latest squad.

Liverpool

Farke looks to ease pressure on Canaries

16th August 2019, 20:11

Daniel Farke has attempted to ease the pressure on his players by suggesting that Norwich will be underdogs in every Premier League match this season.

Crystal Palace

Hodgson wary of further Zaha interest

16th August 2019, 20:11

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson admits he is powerless to stop a European club from launching a bid for wantaway star Wilfried Zaha.

Everton

Who should Southgate watch this weekend – Maddison? Keane?

16th August 2019, 20:11

After 83 English qualified players started and 12 more came off the bench in the opening round of Premier League matches, Gareth Southgate has choices to make.

Real Madrid

Zidane makes Bale U-turn

16th August 2019, 19:41

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has made a U-turn on his stance over Wales international forward Gareth Bale.

Sassuolo

Sassuolo set up swoop for Argentina defender

16th August 2019, 19:41

Sassuolo are closing in on a deal to sign Zenit St Petersburg and Argentina defender Emanuel Mamman on loan with a purchase option for next year. 

Swansea City

Cooper wants to keep high-profile duo

16th August 2019, 19:11

Swansea boss Steve Cooper hopes to keep Andre Ayew and Borja Baston at the club for the rest of the season.