French international Dmitri Payet joined West Ham for €14.5 million from Marseille. Photograph: Getty

The astonishing amount of money spent in this summer 2015 transfer window by the two Manchester clubs on three particular players has lent the impress(...)

Crystal Palaces defender Joel Ward heads home the winning goal against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. Photograph: Ian Kington/AFP

Chelsea 1 Crystal Palace 2 In the end there were examples all over the pitch. Linger on former Republic of Ireland international Damien Delaney, once(...)

Crystal Palace’s French midfielder Yohan Cabaye passes the ball during the English Premier League football match against Arsenal earlier this month. Photograph: Getty Images

Crystal Palace midfielder Yohan Cabaye said none of the top Premier League sides were interested in signing him this summer after he decided to return(...)

John Terry: Chelsea’s long-serving captain  struggled at Manchester City last weekend and was substituted  at half-time by manager Jose Mourinho. Photograph: Carl Recine/Livepic/Reuters

1 A test of City’s mettle: Manchester City’s 3-0 victory over Chelsea was a statement performance. The message was received loud and clear by José (...)

Crystal Palace’s Irish defender Damien Delaney  reacts after diverting a header by Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez into his own net at Selhurst Park. Photograph: Getty Images

Crystal Palace 1 Arsenal 2 Arsène Wenger will hope normal service has been resumed. Embarrassed by West Ham United on the opening weekend, his team va(...)

Southampton striker  Shane Long gets above Newcastle’s Daryl Janmaat to head home the equalising goal during the   Premier League match at  St James’ Park. Photograph: Nigel Roddis/Getty Images

Newcastle 2 Southampton 2 At the final whistle Steve McClaren strode out to the centre circle to applaud his new public. The politely understated way (...)

Connor Wickham: player has signed a five-year deal with Crystal Palace. Photograph: Richard Sellers/PA Wire

Crystal Palace have signed Sunderland striker Connor Wickham on a five-year deal for what they said was an undisclosed fee. The London club are believ(...)

Yohan Cabaye has been reunited with former Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew at Crystal Palce. Photograph: Ian Horrocks/Getty Images

Crystal Palace have announced the signing of France international midfielder Yohan Cabaye from Paris St Germain. The former Newcastle man will again l(...)

 Yohan Cabaye is expected to join Alan Pardew at Crystal Palace. The two previously worked together at  Newcastle. Photograph: Ian Horrocks/Newcastle United via Getty Images

Crystal Palace have reached agreement in principle with Paris Saint-Germain over the purchase of Yohan Cabaye, with the France international expected (...)

Chelsea have agreed a season-long loan deal for Radamel Falcao with Monaco. Photograph: Epa

Chelsea have agreed a financial package in principle with Monaco to secure Radamel Falcao on a season-long loan, in a move that could have an impact u(...)