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,(...)

Chelsea’s Demba Ba celebrates scoring the winner  against Swansea City. Photograph: Rebecca Naden / Reuters

Swansea City 0 Chelsea 1 The forgotten man of Chelsea is doing a dec(...)

 West Ham manager   Sam Allardyce and Andy Carroll were  certain the club  acted appropriately in  challenging the Football Association’s decision to uphold the England striker’s  three-match suspension. Photograph: Stephen Pond/PA Wire

West Ham striker Andy Carroll will serve a three-match suspension, starting immediately, after an independent arbitration tribunal dismissed a legal (...)

Michael Laudrup is taking legal advice over his sacking by Swansea. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

Michael Laudrup has blasted the manner of his sacking by Swansea and has said he is taking legal advice over the dismissal.The Dane was sacked on Tues(...)

 West Ham’s Andy Carroll (left) gets a red card after a challenge with Swansea’s Chico Flores. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/PA

West Ham’s co-owner David Gold has claimed the club has been forced to take legal action over Andy Carroll’s red card because they have no alternative(...)

West Ham’s Andy Carroll is sent off after a challenge with Swansea’s Chico Flores last Saturday.

Andy Carroll’s thoughts appeared clear after the English FA on Tuesday upheld his red card in West Ham’s Barclays Premier League win over Swansea, and(...)

Andy Carroll makes his way from the pitch after being  sent off for a clash with Chico Flores. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has confirmed the club will appeal Andy Carroll’s dismissal at Upton Park and accused Swansea defender Chico Flores of (...)

Jack Colback scores Sunderland’s third goal past against Newcastle United at St James’ Park. Photograph: Chris Brunskill/Getty Images

Newcastle 0 Sunderland 3: Alan Pardew was left alone to face a furious backlash as Newcastle succumbed to another humbling derby defeat by Sunderla(...)

Tottenham Hotspur manager Tim Sherwood on the sideline at the Liberty Stadium, Swansea. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Tottenham manager Tim Sherwood felt his side were deserving winners over Swansea and believes they could have recorded a more emphatic scoreline in th(...)

Emmanuel Adebayor rolls in his second and Tottenham’s  third against Swansea City.Photograph:  Stu Forster/Getty Images

Swansea City 1 Tottenham 3Emmanuel Adebayor grabbed a brace as Tottenham won 3-1 at the Liberty Stadium to compound Swansea’s relegation fears. The s(...)