Tottenham manager says Croatian is training hard and must sort his problem out with chairman himself
Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien has suffered a serious injury to his right knee during pre-season training.
New manager put emphasis on the collective when he met his players yesterday, writes Mark Fleming
Daniel Levy, the Tottenham Hotspur chairman, told Croatian midfielder Luka Modric last night that he is not prepared to consider selling him at any price.
Andre Villas-Boas will challenge his players to topple Manchester United when he meets the first-team squad for the first time.
Manager revises his stance on selling midfielder to Premier League rivals, as Clichy completes City move
The situation is not new for Wenger, and in the past the result has always been the same – the board sticks to its guns and the player moves on
United's player-turned-coach criticises philosophy of Wenger, who will reluctantly let Nasri leave if he receives £25m bid
Andre Villas-Boas began his reign as Chelsea manager yesterday by asserting his authority over the powerful figures within the Stamford Bridge dressing room.
Chelsea may believe teen is the next Messi but wonderkids can lose their way. By Mark Fleming
Chelsea are set to appoint former West Bromwich Albion manager Roberto di Matteo as assistant manager to Andre Villas-Boas.
Chelsea may believe teen is the next Messi but prodigies have failed to make grade here in the past
The new Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas moved decisively ahead of Guus Hiddink in the race to take charge at Stamford Bridge when the Dutchman said he wanted to bring Ray Wilkins back as his assistant.
Villas-Boas is still admired on the tiny island where he cut his teeth as a coach. By Mark Fleming
The new Chelsea manager, Andre Villas-Boas, yesterday began his Stamford Bridge reign in markedly different style to his mentor and predecessor Jose Mourinho. "I don't see the game as a one-man show," he said.
Andre Villas-Boas has become the most talked-about manager in world football since agreeing to take charge of Chelsea, but when he started his first job as coach of British Virgin Islands 11 years ago the players could not pronounce his name.