Sport Samuel Eto'o celebrates his third goal against Manchester United

How the players fared in the Premier League clash at Stamford Bridge

Arsenal must forget last season says Thomas Vermaelen

Thomas Vermaelen insists Arsenal must forget about their nightmare end to last season if they are to finally deliver a trophy in 2012.

Everton reject £10m Arsenal bid for Phil Jagielka

Everton are determined to hang on to centre-back Phil Jagielka in the face of a bid from Arsenal.

Gervinho praises Arsene Wenger after completing Arsenal move

Ivory Coast international Gervinho is determined to take his game to another level at Arsenal under the guidance of Arsene Wenger.

Arsenal must start season well says Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie believes a strong start is essential to Arsenal's hopes of success next season.

Bolton: potential summer transfer targets

Under Owen Coyle Bolton have become slick, tough opponents for their Premier League rivals but their Scottish manager will be wanting to make additions to keep up the momentum.

Fabregas urged to join Alves in 'business class'

The pressure on Arsenal to sell Cesc Fabregas grew yesterday as one of his prospective team-mates at Barcelona, Dani Alves, called on the club to let the 24-year-old return to the Nou Camp.

Cesc Fabregas speculation cannot be stopped says Johan Djourou

Johan Djourou insists the Arsenal squad cannot concern themselves with whether or not Cesc Fabregas will still be around to lead the club next season.

Owen Coyle expects Andre Villas Boas to be Chelsea success

Owen Coyle is certain new Chelsea boss Andre Villas Boas will be a huge success at Stamford Bridge.

Reluctant Wenger puts £25m price tag on Nasri

Manager revises his stance on selling midfielder to Premier League rivals, as Clichy completes City move

Bolton await 'concrete offers' for Gary Cahill

Bolton manager Owen Coyle has challenged the Premier League's big guns to make a concrete offer for star man Gary Cahill.

Arsenal remain uncertain over futures of Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri

Arsenal are set to kick off pre-season training with questions over the future of captain Cesc Fabregas and contract rebel Samir Nasri still unanswered, while full-back Gael Clichy is on the verge of a £7million move to Manchester City.

Chelsea poised to enter race for Nasri signature

Chelsea are monitoring the situation concerning Arsenal's disenchanted midfielder Samir Nasri, and may compete with Manchester United for his signature should their move for Tottenham Hotspur's Luka Modric fall flat.

Manchester City and Udinese millions apart as bargaining for Sanchez starts

Manchester City's chief executive Garry Cook was unwilling to be dragged into an auction as talks began with Udinese for the Chilean forward Alexis Sanchez yesterday, despite his £25m valuation falling short of the Italian club's expectations.

End of Arsenal trophy drought may spark spree, says Djourou

Johan Djourou is confident Arsenal will go trophy "crazy" when they finally end their quest for silverware - and insists Arsene Wenger remains the right man to take the club forward.

Manchester City target title next season

Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini aims to challenge Manchester United for the title next season and also has his eye on a successful European campaign.

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