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(...)

Uefa insist they have “strengthened” the FFP regulations but such a claim is hard to square with the fact Manchester City’s net spend this transfer window is €165 million (€227 million). Photograph: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

Arsène Wenger is the only Premier League manager who regularly issues big-picture bulletins on the state of the game. Last week, the man who did mo(...)

Aleksandar Mitrovic’s red card after 16 minutes left Newcastle with an uphill battle against Arsenal. Photograph: Getty

Newcastle United 0 Arsenal 1 Fabricio Coloccini’s own goal handed Arsenal a hard-fought victory at Newcastle after controversial striker Aleksandar Mi(...)

 Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium. Photograph: Clive Mason/Getty Images

Manager Brendan Rodgers hailed the return of Liverpool’s high-intensity pressing after the club’s third clean sheet in a row during Monday’s 0-0 dr(...)

Liverpool striker Christian Benteke gets his shot away despite the challenge  of  Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal during the Premier League match  at the Emirates. Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP

Arsenal 0 Liverpool 0 This was Arsenal at their most bewildering. They were startlingly poor for so long Liverpool will have to consider this result a(...)

Pedro had attracted interest from Manchester United before signing for Chelsea from Barcelona. He scored on his Premier League debut for the London side against West Brom. Photograph: EPA.

Twenty minutes into his Premier League debut, Pedro accepted a pass from Eden Hazard, dodged to his left and tried a quick low shot at goal through th(...)

Chelsea manager José Mourinho told press conference after Sunday’s 3-0 defeat the result was “fake”, the goals “out of context”, and taking off John Terry at half-time “just a decision”. Photograh: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

José Mourinho’s post-match remarks were delivered in a detached disbelieving tone that made it sound as though he regarded Chelsea’s 3-0 defeat to (...)

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(...)

Arsene Wenger: “He is an important player for us and the fact that he is not available is a bit of a concern.” Photo:  Julian Finney/Getty Images

Arsène Wenger has expressed unease over the prolonged and complicated knee injury of Danny Welbeck. The England forward has been out of action since t(...)

Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro and head physio Jon Fearn leave the bench to treat Chelsea’s Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard. Photograph: Getty Images

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes football clubs are stronger when they demonstrate unity on the bench and on the field in the wake of friction a(...)