Southampton’s Italian striker Graziano Pellè  tries an overhead kick against Norwich City at St Mary’s Stadium. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP Photo/Getty Images

Southampton 3 Norwich 0 Southampton needed this. After the disappointment of their Europa League exit and the general sense that they were fighting bo(...)

John Terry: Chelsea’s long-serving captain  struggled at Manchester City last weekend and was substituted  at half-time by manager Jose Mourinho. Photograph: Carl Recine/Livepic/Reuters

1 A test of City’s mettle: Manchester City’s 3-0 victory over Chelsea was a statement performance. The message was received loud and clear by José (...)

 Pedro Rodriguez: won three Champions League titles and five La Liga titles in a glorious spell at the Camp Nou.  Photograph:   AFP/Getty

José Mourinho has been granted his wish of a grand statement signing, with Chelsea confirming yesterday afternoon they had completed the capture of P(...)

Martin O’Neill says talks with Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish were fruitful. Photograph: Inpho

Martin O’Neill expects Jack Grealish to make clear his international intentions within a matter of weeks after having met with the player, his father,(...)

West Bromwich Albion have rejected a bid from Tottenham Hotspur for Saido Berahino. Photograph: Getty

Tottenham Hotspur have had an €25.5m bid for the striker Saido Berahino rejected by West Bromwich Albion. Spurs are desperate for forward reinforcemen(...)

Mame Biram Diouf scored in the 83rd minute to steal Stoke City a point against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane. Photograph: Reuters

Tottenham Hotspur 2 Stoke City 2 Mame Biram Diouf headed home a late equaliser as Tottenham threw away a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at home to S(...)

Hugo Lloris in action for Tottenham against Manchester United last season: the Frenchman was kept on the bench last weekend when his side lost 1-0 at Old Trafford. Photograph: Oli Scarff/AFP

Mauricio Pochettino has appointed Hugo Lloris as his captain at Tottenham Hotspur and the manager is happy rather than worried about the interest Man(...)

 Southampton have announced the signing of Chelsea midfielder Oriol Romeu on a three-year contract. Photograph: Nick Potts/PA

Southampton midfielder Oriol Romeu says manager Ronald Koeman was a key factor in his decision to join the Saints from Chelsea on a three-year deal. (...)

Tottenham Hotspur remain adamant they won’t be selling striker Harry Kane to Manchester United. Photograph: AFP

Tottenham Hotspur remain adamant that they will not sell Harry Kane to Manchester United or any other club this summer. Daniel Levy, the Tottenham cha(...)

Wayne Rooney and Memphis Depay celebrate after Kyle Walker’s own goal gave Manchester United the lead against Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford. Photograph: Getty

Manchester United 1 Tottenham Hotspur 0 David de Gea watched from the stands as Manchester United kicked off the Premier League season with a narrow y(...)