Steven Gerrard: “I want to be fresh and play at a high level for Liverpool for certainly one more season.” Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Steven Gerrard has backed himself and Liverpool to bounce back from their end-of-season heartbreak last spring and mount a serious title challenge onc(...)

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(...)

Louis van Gaal: “I play against Chelsea. And not against Jose Mourinho. My team and his team are playing against each other.” Photograph: Getty

Louis van Gaal insists he will not be provoked into a war of words by Jose Mourinho after the Chelsea manager fired the first shots of the season by c(...)

Manchester United’s Juan Mata scores past Alessio Romangnoli and goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski of AS Roma during the first half of an International Champions Cup match at Sports Authority Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado. Photograph: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images

Juan Mata has admitted that Louis van Gaal showed his first flash of anger after the goals Manchester United conceded in Saturday’s win over Roma, t(...)

 Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has wasted no time in trying to get under Louis Van Gaal’s skin.  Photograph: Joe Giddens/PA Wire.

Louis van Gaal looks set to speak to Jose Mourinho over his claim that signing Luke Shaw would have “killed” Chelsea. Shaw became the fourth-most exp(...)

Loic Remy: scored 14 goals for Newcastle last season, before dip in form after the sale of Yohan Cabaye. Photograph: Getty Images

Liverpool have taken their summer spending over €100 million – and could go beyond €125 million in the coming days – after agreeing a €25 million fee(...)

Didier Drogba has joined Chelsea as a free agent, with his contract at Galatasaray having expired at the end of last season. Photograph: Rebecca Naden/PA Wire

Didier Drogba has completed an emotional return to Chelsea on a one-year contract, having been sweet-talked by José Mourinho into ignoring offers from(...)

 Didier Drogba has signed for another term with his old club Chelsea. He has agreed a one year deal. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA Wire

Didier Drogba will begin his second spell at Chelsea next season after agreeing a one-year deal with Jose Mourinho’s side. The 36-year-old striker and(...)

Thibaut Courtois, the Atletico Madrid goalkeeper  will challenge Petr Cech for the Blues’ number one jersey this season. Photograph:  Nick Potts/PA Wire

Petr Cech is determined to fight for his place as his decade-long reign as Chelsea’s preferred goalkeeper comes under threat for the first time. Belgi(...)

Robbie Keane of the Los Angeles Galaxy greets Wayne Rooney of Manchester United before the US side’s 7-0 drubbing at the Rose Bowl. Photograph: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images

Ander Herrera is sure Louis van Gaal will do his utmost to keep his Manchester United players grounded after their 7-0 destruction of the Los Angeles (...)