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,(...)

 Danny Welbeck moves to Arsenal. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

Arsenal sweated until beyond the final minutes of the transfer window to complete a deal to sign Danny Welbeck for £16m (€20,156,800) from Manchester (...)

Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey leaves the field after receiving a red card during the first leg of their Champions League qualifying soccer match against Besiktas at Ataturk Olympic stadium in Istanbul. Photograph:  Murad Sezer/Reuters

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger hit out at the sending off of midfielder Aaron Ramsey as his side battled to a goalless draw with Besiktas in the first(...)

Barcelona’s new signing  Luis Suarez warms up with his team-mates  during a training session  in Sant Joan Despi near Barcelona. Photograph: Gustau Nacarino/Reuters 1:16

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez has expressed his relief at training with new team-mates for the first time, declaring he feels “like a footballer again(...)

Manchester United are lining up a move for  Sporting Lisbon defender Marcos Rojo. Photograph:   Jose Sena Goulao/EPA

Louis van Gaal hopes to sign the Argentina defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon for €20 million and is renewing his interest in Ángel di María af(...)

Arsenal’s Arteta lifts the Community Shield after a 3-0 victory over Manchester City. Photograph: Reuters
Wenger praises players

Arsène Wenger praised his Arsenal players for creating a “positive platform” for the coming season with their 3-0 win against Manchester City in yest(...)

Manchester United face competition from Barcelona for  Belgian defender Thomas Vermalen, with Arsenal preferring to sell abroad and not to a direct rival. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Manchester United have been given the green light to move for Thomas Vermaelen after Arsene Wenger admitted the Arsenal club captain could leave the c(...)

Louis van Gaal: wants Mats Hummels, Daley Blind and Stefan de Vrij among others. Photograph: PA.

Louis van Gaal has been told he is free to break the world transfer record to bring the right player to Manchester United. Last year Real Madrid set (...)

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal and  assistant manager Ryan Giggs  at the club’s  Carrington training complex yesterday. Photograph:  John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images

Louis van Gaal began his first official day as Manchester United manager yesterday by being briefed by his staff, Albert Stuivenberg, Marcel Bout and (...)

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal wants to sign Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal from Juventus, with a fee expected to be around €50 million. Photograph: Lavandeira Jr/EPA

Arturo Vidal is on Louis van Gaal’s radar as a summer transfer target, with the Manchester United manager an admirer of the Juventus midfield enforcer(...)