Experienced new Italian owners will tap scouting network to bring loan talent to Vicarage Road
Watford's potential takeover by the Pozzo family is now off, according to current owner Laurence Bassini.
The Pozzo family, the owners of the Serie A club Udinese and the Spanish club Granada, have agreed "in principle" to buy Watford.
It is one of the signings of the Premier League era, one that ranks up there with the acquisition of Thierry Henry by Arsenal or Roy Keane by Manchester United. For all the money that has been thrown around by Roman Abramovich in the last nine years, Chelsea have probably never spent a better £11m than that which they paid for Frank Lampard almost exactly 11 years ago.
Shock decision by owner Tony Fernandes ends veteran's reign following slide to 17th in the table
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard and £35million record signing Andy Carroll both returned to pre-season training alongside one player who was back at Melwood for the first time in almost a year.
Sam Allardyce has a plan for West Ham now he has arrived at the Championship club as manager. This involves promotion back to the Premier League, at the first attempt if possible but certainly before moving to the Olympic Stadium in 2014. Then it is a question of challenging for honours and qualifying for Europe.
Birmingham are stepping up their attempts to appoint a quickfire replacement for Alex McLeish, who will be unveiled as Aston Villa's new manager today.
West Ham's board made a host of errors – from hiring Grant to signing McCarthy – that led to their demise
Avram Grant's future at West Ham may continue to be the subject of intense speculation, but the Israeli remains fully focused on dragging his side off the bottom of the Barclays Premier League.
Karren Brady insists there is no "finger on the button" at West Ham for manager Avram Grant despite the club's precarious position at the bottom of the Premier League.
Chelsea are on the lookout for a new assistant manager following the sudden departure of Carlo Ancelotti's right-hand man Ray Wilkins.
West Ham captain Scott Parker claims that the lure of Champions League football was never strong enough to tempt him to leave Upton Park.
West Ham captain Scott Parker has ended speculation about his future by signing a new contract until the end of the 2013-14 season.
Villa caretaker manager says midfielder 'is in right frame of mind' to face West Ham despite impending City deal
Fulham's pursuit of Martin Jol continues to be frustrated by Ajax's refusal to discuss compensation for the release of their manager.