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,(...)

Mame Biram Diouf of Stoke City scores the only goal of the Premier League game against Manchester City at Etihad Stadium. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Premier League round-up: Mame Biram Diouf scored a sensational winner as Stoke claimed a shock 1-0 win over champions Manchester City at the Etihad St(...)

Crystal Palace new manager Neil Warnock is back for asecond stint at the club and wants to sign Wilfred Zaha on a season long loan deal. Photograph: Neil Everitt/PA Wire.

Neil Warnock hopes to complete the season-long loan deal to bring Wilfried Zaha back to Crystal Palace.Warnock expects his first signing in his secon(...)

An aerial view of Michigan Stadium during the Guinness International Champions Cup match between Real Madrid and Manchester United. Photograph: Leon Halip/Getty Images

Manchester United 3 Real Madrid 1: Louis van Gaal claimed his biggest scalp of pre-season as Manchester United beat European champions Real Madrid to (...)

 Antonio Sanabria (right) of AS Roma passes the ball past Luke Shaw (Manchester United). Shaw has been told by Louis van Gaal to get fit. Photograph: Bob Pearson/Epa

Manchester United have had to devise a special training programme to get Luke Shaw in shape for the start of the season.Shaw had a fortnight off afte(...)

 Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire.

A new era will begin in the early hours of Thursday morning when Louis van Gaal takes to the dugout as Manchester United manager for the first time.A(...)

Wigan Athletic’s Chris McCann celebrates his goal during the  match at the Cardiff City Stadium. Photograph: PA Wire.

Cardiff 1 Wigan 2 Wigan kept their dream of winning a second success(...)

Cardiff City manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer celebrates his side’s victory against Norwich with Craig Bellamy. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

If Cardiff City stay in the Premier League this year their supporters should probably write a song for Norwich striker Gary Hooper. On Saturday, they (...)

Kevin Mirallas of Everton celebrates scoring the winner against Aston Villa with Gareth Barry. Photograph:  Malcolm Couzens Getty Images

Late goals from Steven Naismith and Kevin Mirallas helped Everton bounce back from their Merseyside derby drubbing with a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa(...)

Dimitar Berbatov’s colourful eight-year Premier League career came to a close as he left Fulham to join Ligue 1 title challengers Monaco on loan until the end of the season.

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers believes his current squad is strong enough to challenge for the Barclays Premier League title despite suffering transf(...)