Sport Luis Suarez shirts go on sale in Barcelona

Images have surfaced on social media of shirts being sold in Barcelona with the Liverpool striker's name on the back

Arsène Wenger is unlikely to rush for signings in the next two weeks

Arsène Wenger moves to placate fans who call for end to era of Arsenal austerity

Gunners manager at pains to insist he would love to spend but is after quality signings

Michael Laudrup (above) has kept Michu and made astute deals
Arsene Wenger has attempted to calm frustrations over Arsenal's lack of transfers this summer

Transfer news: Arsene Wenger stresses it's 'quality over quantity' as he attempts to calm Arsenal transfer worries

The Gunners are yet to make a significant signing on the eve of the new Premier League season

Mark Hughes

Mark Hughes predicts Stoke City will score more goals this season

The former QPR boss replaced Tony Pulis over the summer

Spurs signings from left, Nacer Chadli, Roberto Soldado, Etienne Capoue, Paulinho. Arsenal's sole signing this summer has been Yaya Sanogo, far right

Analysis: The new Premier League season will only really start when all the transfer deals are done

Premier League in transfer limbo while big names are still agitating for moves

The Sport Matrix: Friday 16 August 2013

Spurs accept Bale will be out until end of August

Brendan Rodgers doesn't want to talk about Luis Suarez again until the striker is available for selection

Transfer news: Brendan Rodgers tired of Luis Suarez transfer saga - and will not discuss Arsenal target until 10-match ban expires

Suarez's current ban lasts until the end of September but captain Steven Gerrard's comments suggest Suarez could still leave the club this summer

The Sport Matrix: Thursday 15 August 2013

Dream debut for Lambert as England scrape past Scots

Luis Suarez in action for Uruguay

Transfer news: Arsenal hopes reignited after Luis Suarez denies saying he wants to stay at Liverpool

The striker goes full-circle after appearing to make U-turn earlier today

Willian could be the subject of a move to either Liverpool of Tottenham

Transfer news: Liverpool turn attention to Anzhi star Willian after Diego Costa rejects Anfield switch

Costa has agreed a contract extension with Atletico Madrid forcing the Reds to switch targets amid speculation they could make a £35m bid for Brazilian playmaker

The Sport Matrix: Tuesday 13 August 2013

Carragher: block foreign imports to our academy sides

Luis Suarez, Luiz Gustavo and Arsene Wenger

Transfer news: Arsene Wenger admits it is important to bring in new players before the transfer window shuts

Gunners' boss is yet to make a significant signing despite pursuit of Luis Suarez and Luiz Gustavo

Jamie Carragher and Luis Suarez are pictured together on the final day of the 2012/13 Premier League season

Transfer news: Luis Suarez reasons for Arsenal switch is "laughable" claims former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher

Anfield legend has condemned his former team-mate and says that the Uruguayan should be showing more loyalty to the club that stood by him for years

Arsenal drawn against Turkish side Fenerbahce in Champions League play-off

Gunners are looking to reach their 15th consecutive appearance in the group stages while Celtic will face Shakhter Karagandy

The Sport Matrix: Friday 9 August 2013

Furyk revels in calm before the storm

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