Jose Mourinho: If the Chelsea manager bought the title last year he bought it for loose change as Costa and Fabregas arrived for a net spend of €7 million. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP

You can generally tell when Jose Mourinho feels a little antsy about life in general. As a basic rule any time you actually notice him – talking, g(...)

Chelsea’s Gary Cahill is congratulated by teammates as he pauses on the ground with a bloody nose after scoring during the second half of an International Champions Cup soccer match in Washington. Photograph: Carolyn Kaster/AP

Chelsea striker Diego Costa and defender Gary Cahill will be fit to play against Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday, manager Jose Mo(...)

Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have both signed new long-term deals at Arsenal. Photo: Steve Bardens/Getty Images

Theo Walcott and Santi Cazorla have signed new long-term contracts at Arsenal. Walcott put pen to paper on Thursday afternoon on a four-year deal whic(...)

Diego Costa headed straight down the tunnel when he was substituted in Chelsea’s 2-2 draw with Barcelona in Washington. Photograph: Getty

Any manager worth his salt will argue that only a fool would delve too much into how a side performs before the real action starts. Yet as Jose Mourin(...)

Cesc Fàbregas showing his appreciation for Arsenal fans at the Emirates last season when Chelsea played their London rivals. Photograph: Julian Finney/Getty Images

Cesc Fàbregas is steeling himself for a hostile reaction from Arsenal fans when Chelsea take on his former club in the Community Shield on Sunday. Th(...)

Chelsea have sold Brazilian full-back to Atletico Madrid just a year after he made the move from Madrid to Stamford Bridge. Photo: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images

Chelsea have sold defender Filipe Luis back to Atletico Madrid, the Premier League club announced on their website. The 29-year-old Brazilian, a £16mi(...)

Chelsea manager José Mourinho gives no interviews while he is on his holidays. Photograph: Getty.

José Mourinho has begun the mind games before the Premier League season by taking aim at Manuel Pellegrini and Arsène Wenger. The Chelsea manager que(...)

Dutch winger Ibrahim Afellay is Stoke City’s latest signing. Photograph: Getty Images

Stoke City have announced the signing of the former Barcelona winger Ibrahim Afellay. The 29-year-old has signed a two-year contract with the Premier (...)

Shaun Wright-Phillips has joined his younger brother Bradley in the MLS. Photograph: Getty Images

New York Red Bulls have announced the signing of former England international Shaun Wright-Phillips, who will link up with his younger brother Bradley(...)

Head of Fifa sponsor Visa, Charlie Scharf, has launched a stinging attack on Sepp Blatter. Photograph: Getty 1:54

The head of leading Fifa sponsor Visa has delivered a stinging attack on Sepp Blatter claiming there can be no meaningful reforms until he leaves as p(...)