Jose Mourinho

Champions League: Jose Mourinho confident Chelsea will escape group despite defeat to Basle

The Blues were stunned at home to the Swiss side

Coutinho picked up the injury in the 2-2 draw with Swansea

Liverpool confirms midfielder Philippe Coutinho has been ruled out until the end of October as he requires shoulder surgery in the wake of the 2-2 draw with Swansea

Coutinho was fouled by Swans captain Ashley Williams, forcing him to go off and he will have a procedure to have his AC joint stabilised

Ryan McLaughlin has been denied a European role by Uefa

Comment: Brilliant NextGen series sadly sidelined in favour of Uefa Youth Cup

Ryan McLaughlin has been denied a European role by Uefa

<p><strong>1. Samuel Eto’o (Chelsea, v Everton, Saturday)</strong></p>
<p>At 32 Eto’o, after titles galore with Barcelona and Internazionale, arrives in England for what is presumably a last hurrah. He has spent two seasons banking millions in the relative obscurity of Anzhi Makhachkala but Jose Mourinho clearly believes he retains the sharpness that enabled him to score in two victorious Champions League finals.</p>

Out to impress: Samuel Eto’o, Mesut Ozil and Marouane Fellaini - 10 deadline-day debut boys to watch in the Premier League

The re-start of the Premier League will see many new faces - while there are a couple of major signings abroad due to make their debut

Arrival of Samuel Eto'o talked up by Chelsea captain John Terry

The striker has joined on a one-year deal

Roy Hodgson still targeting triumph at 2014 World Cup in Brazil

FA chairman Greg Dyke says winning in Rio is unrealistic

Stephen Ireland

Transfer news: Stoke City complete loan deal for Aston Villa midfielder Stephen Ireland

The midfielder has been a disappointment ever since he burst onto the scene at Manchester City

Indyplus Video: Gareth Bale's greatest goals for Tottenham and Wales

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Gareth Bale's progress at Spurs has surprised many people

Video: Gareth Bale's greatest goals for Tottenham and Wales

As the Wales international completes his move away from White Hart Lane - we take a look back at the moments that convinced Real Madrid to break the world record transfer fee

Marko Arnautovic

Transfer news: Marko Arnautovic joins Stoke from Werder Bremen

The striker has signed a four-year deal

Samuel Eto'o

Samuel Eto'o targets trophies with Chelsea after agreeing one-year contract

The Cameroon striker joins from Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala

The Sport Matrix: Friday 30 August 2013

Everton turn down second joint bid for Baines and Fellaini

Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata had been a target for Arsenal and Tottenham
Samuel Eto'o scored 36 goals in 73 appearances for Anzhi

Transfer news: Samuel Eto’o says final goodbyes at Anzhi before completing deal with Chelsea - reports

Reports in Russia claim deal could be finalised as soon as today

Mario Balotelli reacts to abuse from Roma fans

Mario Balotelli invites fans abuse because he is a 'troublemaker' claims the mayor of Verona

However, Flavio Tosi believes punishing sets of fans who are found guilty of racial chanting is the right thing to do ahead of Verona's return to the Serie A

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