Arsene Wenger has promised Arsenal fans that the club will remain active until the end of the transfer window

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Lukas Podolski also on target against Urawa Red Diamonds as winning start to the season continues

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Demba Ba ready to fight for Chelsea place amid competition from Fernando Torres, Romelu Lukaku and possibly Wayne Rooney

Jose Mourinho is currently figuring out his best options in attack

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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho tells Fernando Torres to see competition for places as a challenge

Wayne Rooney could be added to the options in attack

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The striker believes Liverpool are contractually obligated to accept the current bid

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Transfer news: Jose Mourinho 'calm' over pursuit of Wayne Rooney - 10 days after Manchester United rejected bid from Chelsea

Manager says Chelsea is 'happy with what we have' - despite making a big money bid for the England striker

Bertrand Traore

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Romelu Lukaku and Ramires score twice while Eden Hazard, Demba Ba, John Terry and Bertrand Traore also on scoresheet

Frank Lampard

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho reveals he will use Frank Lampard more sparingly this season

Due to his age, the midfielder needs special treatment says the Chelsea boss

Search continues for asylum seekers missing after boat bound for Australia sinks

Tragedy comes days after prime minister changed refugee policy so that people who arrive by boat will no longer be allowed to settle there

Mourinho seems intent on capturing Rooney

Jose Mourinho hints Manchester United risk putting themselves 'under pressure' if they delay Wayne Rooney transfer to Chelsea

Chelsea are preparing an improved bid for the England striker - aware United would sell for around £30m

Ashley Cole

Chelsea defender Ashley Cole opens up about Jose Mourinho during rare appearance in front of the media

Following Chelsea's bid for Wayne Rooney, Cole says the opportunity to work with the 'Special One' is a factor that should be considered

Liverpool fans at the MCG

Liverpool match against Melbourne Victory to be watched by 95,000 as club's popularity shows no signs of abating

The Reds are on a pre-season tour of Australia and Asia

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As the UK was braced for tropical weather with storms on the way, punters decided a bet on an oil explorer in the Bahamas was appropriate yesterday. Bahamas Petroleum gushed as much as 20 per cent in morning trade on news that it had got its licences renewed and extended by the Bahamas Government and the Ministry of the Environment.

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