Louis van Gaal: “I play against Chelsea. And not against Jose Mourinho. My team and his team are playing against each other.” Photograph: Getty

Louis van Gaal insists he will not be provoked into a war of words by Jose Mourinho after the Chelsea manager fired the first shots of the season by c(...)

Calum Chambers: glimpses of his talent persuaded Wenger that Chambers should be lured to London. Photograph: PA

The remarkable summer exodus of talent from Southampton is set to continue with Morgan Schneiderlin and Jay Rodriguez close to a reunion with former (...)

Southampton have announced that defender Calum Chambers has joined Arsenal for an undisclosed fee.  Photograph: Chris Ison/PA

Calum Chambers has been assured he will be granted significant opportunities in the Arsenal first-team in the forthcoming season after the England und(...)

Liam Brady: ‘Exhausted? No, no. Watching football sitting in a chair is not a chore. It’s not work’

It is a wonderful thing to be driven around Highbury by Liam Brady. It is the area of London he first came to as a teenager. Now the baby seat for (...)

 Striker Alexis Sanchez has joined  Arsenal from Baracelona. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Alexis Sanchez is ready to tackle the biggest challenge of his football career head on by helping fire Arsenal to success next season. The Chile inter(...)

 Alexis Sanchez having medical at Arsenal. Photograph:  Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Arsenal Striker Alexis Sanchez has agreed to join Arsenal on a long-term contract for an undisclosed fee, the club have announced. The Chile forward h(...)

Alexis Sanchez is understood to have instructed his representatives to tie up negotiations with Arsenal over his move from Barcelona. Photograph:  Jose Coelho/EPA

Arsenal remain confident of pushing through a €38 million deal for Chile winger Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona and expect to complete the signing of Fr(...)

Cesc  Fabregas: “I considered all the other offers very carefully and I firmly believe that Chelsea is the best choice. They match my footballing ambitions with their hunger and desire to win trophies.” Photo:  Nigel French/PA

Cesc Fabregas has joined Chelsea where he will be expected to become a cornerstone of Jose Mourinho’s reconstructed team next season. The Spain midfi(...)

Cesc Fabregas: has endured a tempestuous relationship with Jose Mourinho, with whom he would have to build bridges. Photograph:  David Ramos/Getty Images

JAMIE JACKSON Chelsea have emerged as surprise contenders to lure Cesc Fabregas back to the Premier League after Arsenal indicated that they would no(...)

Arsene Wenger: “We are entering a very exciting period.” Photograph: Anthony Devlin/PA

Arsene Wenger has finally signed a new contract at Arsenal, with his willingness to commit to a three-year deal emphasising the Frenchman’s belief (...)