Rafael Benitez and Jose Mourinho: “I think she needs to occupy her time, and if she takes care of her husband’s diet she will have less time to speak about me,” said Mourinho.   Photo: Gareth Copley/PA

Falcao on loan and Asmir Begovic, recognises that the market for young, English talent remains inflated(...)

Everton’s John Stones has attracted the attention of Chelsea and Manchester United. Photograph:  Andrew Milligan/PA

(...) for young, English talent remains inflated. The Chelsea manager said last week: “It is the market and(...)

UEFA president Michel Platini wants to succeed Sepp Blatter (left) as the head of Fifa. Photograph: Marcus Brandt/EPA

Michel Platini has been given the firm backing of the English Football Association after formally(...)

  Robbie Brady has joined Norwich City from Hull City on a deal believed to be worth €10m. Photograph: Daniel Hambury/PA

Norwich have announced the signing of Republic of Ireland international winger Robbie Brady for a deal believed to be around €10 million. Brady has le(...)

Diego Costa headed straight down the tunnel when he was substituted in Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Barcelona in Washington. Photograph: Getty

(...), the English champions produced their most fluent, fluid display so far. The dip of vibrancy which(...)

Sometimes it gets out of hand and the teams start fighting, or as the TV commentators say, ‘passions run high’. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

(...) mumbling only to myself. How could you translate that in plain English? In fairness, he’s from Madrid and(...)

Arsène Wenger believes Petr Cech can become a better goalkeeper at Arsenal. Photograph:  John Sibley/Reuters

Arsène Wenger has recommended that José Mourinho check the “real statistics” if he wants to scrutinise Arsenal’s transfer policy, citing his record(...)

Cesc Fàbregas showing his appreciation for Arsenal fans at the Emirates last season when Chelsea played their London rivals. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Cesc Fàbregas is steeling himself for a hostile reaction from Arsenal fans when Chelsea take on his former club in the Community Shield on Sunday. Th(...)

Chelsea have sold Brazilian full-back to Atletico Madrid just a year after he made the move from Madrid to Stamford Bridge. Photo: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Chelsea have sold defender Filipe Luis back to Atletico Madrid, the Premier League club announced on their website. The 29-year-old Brazilian, a £16mi(...)

Michael Carrick of Manchester United protects the ball from Sergio Busquets of FC Barcelona during an International Champions Cup match at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California on Saturday. Photo: Josh Edelson/Getty Images

Michael Carrick has no qualms about fighting Bastian Schweinsteiger and Moran Schneiderlin for a place in the Manchester United first team this season(...)