Ronald Koeman brings his Southampton team into Europa League action tonight. Photograph: Christopher Lee/Getty Images

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has said his squad will take time to gel this season after a busy transfer window that saw a number of key players (...)

 Vincent Kompany scores  Manchester City’s  third goal during the  Premier League match against  West Brom  at The Hawthorns. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images

West Brom 0 Manchester City 3 These are only the embryonic stages of the new Premier League season so perhaps there should be a note of caution attach(...)

Rickie Lambert will undergo a medical at West Bromwich Albion as he looks to move from Liverpool where he failed to live up to expectations. Photo: Andrew Powell/Getty Images

West Brom have completed the signing of Rickie Lambert on a two-year-contract after swiftly concluding negotiations for the Liverpool striker. It’s un(...)

Rickie Lambert struggled to win place in Brendan Rodgers’s side. Photograph: Getty Images.

Rickie Lambert is expected to finalise a move from Liverpool to West Bromwich Albion in the next few days although the clubs have yet to agree a fee f(...)

Tony Pulis and James McClean have spoken about his national anthem snub. Photograph: Alex Menendez/Getty Images

West Brom manager Tony Pulis has told James McClean that he must protect his reputation after his snub of the English national anthem. McClean (...)

Liverpool have reached an agreement with Aston Villa for striker Christian Benteke. Photograph: PA

Liverpool have reached an agreement with Aston Villa over the payment terms for the €46.8m transfer of Christian Benteke. A bid to trigger the Belgiu(...)

Liverpool have agreed a fee with Southampton for Nathaniel Clyne. Photograph: PA

Liverpool have agreed a £12.5m (€17.5m) deal for the Southampton right-back Nathaniel Clyne and the player is set to become the club’s sixth signing o(...)

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(...)

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho  leads the applause after Liverpool captain is substituted during the Premier League football match  at Stamford Bridge. Photo:   Ian Kington/AFP

Chelsea 1 Liverpool 1For Liverpool the game is up. An afternoon which had begun with the visitors lining up in a guard of honour for the newly crowned(...)

English Premier League side Manchester United have agreed to sign PSV Eindhoven’s 21-year-old Dutch forward Memphis Depay. Photo: Jaspher Ruhe/AP

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge is likely to be out until at least September as he recovers from a hip operation.The 25-year-old England internatio(...)