England

Wednesday 29 July 2015

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Laurent Koscielny showed that there is more to centre-backs than merely tackling and heading away clearances by scoring an incredible goal in pre-season training

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The German club have remained adamant that the 24-year-old will not be sold this summer, but Dieter Hecking now admits a bid for the midfielder would not be immediately rejected

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The Portuguese has lashed out at the new Real Madrid boss, but is he genuinely concerned about the Spaniard's potential to eclipse his success or just up to his old tricks?

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The Red Devils captain is confident that Louis van Gaal has a squad in place to be successful in the 2015-16 campaign and says that the new arrivals can provide "an extra gear"

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The England Under-21s international has been near-constantly linked with a move away in recent months and the West Brom manager feels that he has kept his focus well

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The former Stoke City goalkeeper believes that he can do what Petr Cech was unable to and usurp the Belgium international as Jose Mourinho's first choice between the posts

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Villa have agreed a loan deal with Tottenham for the Togo striker, who is set to link up with Tim Sherwood once again, while the Nantes midfielder has rejected Leicester City

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The centre-back suffered a broken nose while scoring against Barcelona and the striker complained of a hamstring problem, but the Blues boss hopes to have both available quickly

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The 26-year-old centre-back, who suffered relegation with Steve Bruce's side last season, has signed a four-year contract with the Baggies to become their second summer arrival

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The Gunners secure the 16-year-old forward, a youth international for Netherlands, with Wim Jonk expressing his disappointment at the Dutch club losing a "great talent"

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The 25-year-old is set to sign for the Nerazzurri from Manchester City and the coach believes he will add a lot to the team's attack

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The Gunners have won four out of four friendlies this summer as they prepare to take on Chelsea in the Community Shield and the manager hopes to harness the confidence gained

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The former Southampton left-back was dogged by fitness problems in his first year at Old Trafford but has featured regularly in pre-season and his manager backs him to impress

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The Chelsea boss has hit back at comments made by the Real Madrid coach's wife, who claimed her husband is always "tidying up" after the Portuguese, in extraordinary fashion

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The Chelsea midfielder spent eight years at the Gunners at the beginning of his career and maintains that his feelings for his former club will never change

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The Chelsea boss had insisted that the Frenchman should "get a calculator" when looking at his side's signings over the last few years but the Arsenal manager refused to bite back