Jose Mourinho: Chelsea are not at the top because of an easy run, they are there because their rounded squad has been improved due to  astute buys by a  superb manager.

On August 16th Alexis Sanchez, all €40 million of him, made his Arsenal debut in a 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace. Twelve weeks later, the man who bo(...)

Seamus Coleman scores Everton’s second goal during the  Europa League Group H match against VFL Wolfsburg. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images.

Everton 4 Wolfsburg 1 Everton made a successful return to European football with a 4-1 victory over Wolfsburg at Goodison Park last night.Manager Ro(...)

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 Diego Costa celebrates scoring his side’s first goal  during a pre-season friendly at Stamford Bridge The club are pinning their Premier League title hopes hopes on  the former Atletico Madrid man hitting  the back of the net regularl in the season ahead. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA

Given a ball has not been kicked and around 500 players are yet to appear in any of the 380 Premier League matches that will unfold across the next 10(...)

Romelu Lukaku has signed a five-year deal with Everton after €35m move from Chelsea. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

Romelu Lukaku said he harboured no regrets or resentment over his time at Chelsea after making what Roberto Martinez described as “a real football sta(...)

Tim Howard reacts after Belgium’s Kevin De Bruyne scored the opening goal in Salvador.

Beaten but unbowed, the USA exited the World Cup after losing to Belgium last night, their disappointment to be going home offset by optimism for the(...)

United States players react after Belgium’s Kevin De Bruyne (not pictured) scored his side’s first goal in extra-time of the World Cup Round of 16 at Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador. Photograph: Ruben Sprich/Reuters

Belgium 2 USA 1 (after extra-time, 0-0 after 90 mins)Another dramatic night ended in extra-time with goals by Kevin De Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku giving(...)

Diego Costa: is expected to join Chelsea after the Champions League final on May 24th.

Chelsea hope to conclude the signing of Diego Costa from Atlético Madrid immediately after the Spanish club’s participation in the Champions League fi(...)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger  during the defaet to Everton at   Goodison Park. Photograph: Peter Powell / EPA

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is “100 per cent determined” to maintain their fight to remain in the top four but knows his side have to start p(...)

Everton’s Romelu Lukaku (left) scores past Newcastle United’s goalkeeper Tim Krull at St James’s Park. Photograph: Nigel Roddis / Reuters

Tottenham Hotspur have inquired about signing Romelu Lukaku from Chelsea in the summer transfer window. Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke (...)