Petr Cech owes his move to Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, who has allowed him to join the club of his choosing, even a rival. Photograph: Mark Kolbe/Getty Images

Petr Cech is on the verge of completing his protracted £11 million (€15.5 million) transfer to Arsenal from Chelsea, having undertaken his medical yes(...)

Tottenham are poised to sign Burnley’s Kieran Tripper in a deal worth €4.9 million. Photograph: PA

Mauricio Pochettino is primed to make Burnley’s Kieran Trippier his second signing of the summer. The Tottenham Hotspur manager is also interested in (...)

Petr Cech could leave Chelsea in search of regular football, with Arsenal potential suitors. Photograph: Reuters

Arsenal The three most obvious positions where Arsenal require an upgrade are goalkeeper, centre-forward and defensive midfielder. In goal Wojc(...)

Leicester City’s Leonardo Ulloa celebrates his goal against Swansea. Photo: Ryan Browne/PA Wire

Premier League round-up: Leonardo Ulloa grabbed his first Premier League goal since St Stephen’s Day Day as Leicester climbed off the bottom of the ta(...)

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois  reacts after Dusan Tadic converts from the penalty spot for  Southampton in the Premier League game at Stamford Bridge. Photograph:   Clive Rose/Getty Images

Chelsea 1 Southampton 1This was the third time Chelsea have dropped points out of their last four home games but when the initial disappointment subsi(...)

Raheem Sterling scored Liverpool’s second in their 2-1 win over Southampton at St Mary’s. (Photograph: Reuters / John Sibley)

Southampton 0 Liverpool 2The Liverpool revival has propelled them to the cusp of the Champions League places. This was a hugely significant victory, a(...)

Daniel Sturridge is expected to return to the Liverpool team for the first time since August for their Premier League meeting with West Ham at Anfield. Photograph:   Alex Livesey/Getty Images

SATURDAY Hull (18) v Newcastle (11), 12.45pm - Live BT Sports 1 Hull should welcome back strikers Nikica Jelavic and Abel Hernandez. The duo (...)

 Shane Long could miss up to six weeks for Southampton after he fractured ribs in the FA Cup defeat to Crystal Palace. Photograph:  Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Republic of Ireland forward Shane Long faces up to six weeks on the sidelines at Southampton after he fractured a couple of ribs.The 28-year-old forw(...)

Southampton’s Dutch manager Ronald Koeman congratulates defender Ryan Bertrand after the victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Nigel Adkins was not happy. His team had lost 2-0 on Merseyside and he had an issue with one of his best young forwards whose head, Adkins explained, (...)

Shane Long (second from left) is congratulated by his Southampton team-mates after opening the scoring in the FA Cup third-round replay against Ipswich Town at   Portman Road. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Ipswich 0 Southampton 1Having produced what several experts described as the perfect away performance to beat Manchester United in the Premier League (...)