Petr Cech signs for Arsenal after completing his transfer from fellow Barclays Premier League team Chelsea. Photo: David Price/Arsenal FC

Petr Cech has completed his transfer to Arsenal from the Premier League champions, Chelsea after 11 years and more than 400 appearances for the Stamfo(...)

 West Ham United have completed the signing of France international playmaker Dimitri Payet from Marseille on a five-year contract, the Premier League club announced. Photograph: Getty Images

West Ham United have signed attacking midfielder Dimitri Payet from Olympique de Marseille on a five-year deal for at least £10 million, the club said(...)

Le cabinet de Physique de Bonnier de La Mosson, by Jacques de Lajoue (1734) formerly part of the Russborough House Alfred Beit Foundation has been acquired by Leonard Blavatnik, who is believed to have paid over £500,000 for it.

Britain’s richest man, Ukranian-born billionaire Leonard Blavatnik, is believed to have bought a painting from the Beit Collection at Russborough Hous(...)

 Radamel Falcao (left) could join Chelsea on loan next season. Photograph: EPA

DOMINIC FIFIELD Chelsea’s plans to redevelop Stamford Bridge into a 60,000-seat stadium could see them play their home matches elsewhere for at least (...)

 Firedance, an artwork by dancer Michael Flatley. Flatley is set to enter the global art market with a selling exhibition in London. 3:12

  Michael Flatley, the dancer who has embarked on a new career as a painter, is to offer 25 pictures for sale in London at prices ranging (...)

Chelsea’s John Terry celebrating with the Premier League trophy Photograph: PA

The Champions League may have been dominated by clubs from mainland Europe in recent seasons, but when it comes to money, English football has again c(...)

Roman Abramovich’s loan to Chelsea has now exceeded £1 billion (€1.38 billion) Photograph: Reuters

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich’s loan to the club’s parent company Fordstam has surpassed £1 billion (€1.38 billion), accounts show.The loan to Fordst(...)

 After the 2013 treble Pep Guardiola’s challenge was no longer to take Bayern to the next level, but to maintain the standards set by his suddenly illustrious predecessor. Photograph: Michaela Rehle/Reuters. 1:54

Many neutrals find Chelsea a hard club to like, but one night in May 2012, they were briefly Germany’s second-favourite team. Chelsea were playing Bay(...)

José Mourinho says club’s needs are more important than the player’s desire. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire.

José Mourinho would block Petr Cech from moving to a rival Premier League club, if the decision were up to him. The Chelsea manager said he would ide(...)

Manchester United’s new signing Memphis Depay. Louis van Gaal does not believe the impending arrival will spur on all his current squad. Photograph: Getty Images

NICK AMES Louis van Gaal has admitted some of his Manchester United players will not respond well to the competition provided by the signing of Memph(...)