Monday, 28 July 2014

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The 35-year-old was unveiling as QPR's latest signing on Monday but insists he could have extended his Old Trafford contract if the Welshman was appointed as permanent manager

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A few eyebrows may be raised at Arsene Wenger's willingness to spend so big on the 19-year-old but he offers technical ability, athleticism and versatility beyond his years

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The striker was closing in on a move to Anfield only for the club to pull the plug, with Brendan Rodgers vague on why, but the QPR boss insists there must be other reasons

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The striker struggled with fitness last season, making just two starts in the league after arriving from Fiorentina, but scored twice in a 5-1 pre-season rout of AC Milan on Sunday

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The 36-year-old has returned to Stamford Bridge one a one-year deal after leaving in 2012 and the manager, who bought him to the club in 10 years ago, is thrilled with his comeback

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The 22-year-old is the subject of interest from around England but Boro boss Aitor Karanka's personal relationship with Jose Mourinho has put his club in pole position

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The club have scored just one goal in two pre-season friendlies since the striker's move to Barcelona, but the manager is excited by the likes of Raheem Sterling and Lazar Markovic

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The League One side had rejected multiple bids for the defender, with the Tigers giving up on their pursuit, but have been given hope after the player indicated he wanted to leave

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The Brazilian right-back is expected to play as a right wing-back in Louis van Gaal's 3-4-1-2 system next season, but has been forced to return to Carrington with a groin problem

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The former centre-back has previously claimed he was prevented from captaining England due to the colour of his skin and is disappointed by the lack of support for his opinions

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The Belgium international is happy that his performances for Tottenham have caught the attention of the Catalan giants, but stressed no transfer is in motion yet

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The Czech Republic goalkeeper insists he is relishing the challenge of competing alongside the 22-year-old, who has been hugely impressive in his three seasons at Atletico Madrid

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West Brom coach Alan Irvine is the early favourite, but a number of managers will be hoping to avoid a slow start and the pressure from chairmen that comes with it

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The Gunners midfielder has earned his place in our showcase of the 50 top players on the planet on Monday - but which stars from the English top flight will join him?

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Stevan Jovetic was part of a depleted squad that has made a real statement in the US and has given Pellegrini the best kind of selection headache ahead of the new campaign

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The £28 million summer signing from Athletic Bilbao has made a promising start to his Red Devils career, impressing in pre-season victories over LA Galaxy and Roma

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Liverpool abandoned their pursuit of the Frenchman over medical concerns, but the Northern Irishman insists he will not compromise his high standards in the search for a striker