Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers took a chance on the controversial striker Mario Balotelli and it has not paid off so far. Photograph: Getty Images.

When Brendan Rodgers spoke of the “calculated gamble” he had made in bringing Mario Balotelli to Liverpool, deep in his heart he knew that he was talk(...)

Cesc Fabregas in action during the match between Chelsea and  Arsenal at Stamford Bridge yesterday. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

According to Rio Ferdinand’s autobiography, which was released last week, Alex Ferguson’s favourite word in pre-match team talks was: “CONCENTRATE!” F(...)

 Valencia  announced they have reached an agreement to sign striker Alvaro Negredo on loan from Manchester City with a clause making the deal permanent at the end of the season.  Photograph: Jeff Holmes/PA Wire.

ArsenalPlayers in: Alexis Sánchez (Barcelona, £30m), Mathieu Debuchy (Newcastle, £12m), David Ospina (Nice, undisclosed), Calum Chambers (Southampton,(...)

Queens Park Rangers striker  Loic Remy has joined Chelsea on a four-year deal . Photograph:  Dylan Martinez/Reuters

Striker Loic Remy has joined Chelsea from QPR on a four-year deal, the two clubs have announced.Remy becomes a Blues player after they activated a rel(...)

Mame Biram Diouf of Stoke City scores the only goal of the Premier League game against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Mame Biram Diouf scored a sensational winner as Stoke claimed a shock 1-0 win over champions Manchester City at the Etihad St(...)

Chelsea have agreed to loan  striker Fernando Torres  to AC Milan on a two-year deal. Photograph: Paul Hackett/Reuters

Fernando Torres’s frustrating and underwhelming time as a Chelsea player looks to be nearly over after AC Milan struck a deal to take him on a two-yea(...)

AC Milan are hoping to sign the Chelsea pair Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window.Milan want to bring To(...)

Chelsea’s Marco van Ginkel (left) and Fernando Torres. AC Milan are hoping to acquire the Chelsea pair  before the end of the summer transfer window. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire.

AC Milan are hoping to acquire Chelsea pair Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window. The Rossoneri want to b(...)

Former Real Madrid midfielder Angel di Maria has joined Manchester United for €75 million. Photograph: Javier Lizon / EPA

New Manchester United signing Angel di Maria has denied claims that he wanted to leave Real Madrid this summer. The Argentinian winger completed his (...)

  Angel di Maria of Argentina has joined Manchester United from Real Madrid in a  deal worth €75m.  Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Angel di Maria has been confirmed as a Manchester United player in a €75m British record transfer fee to take the club’s spending to €164m in the summ(...)