Back in the Anfield family: Kenny Dalglish appointed as non-executive director at Liverpool

Liverpool last night announced that they have found a way back into the club for Kenny Dalglish, appointing him as a non-executive board director 17 months after terminating his second period as manager.

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The Gunners are yet to land one of their prime targets

The fantasy life has to end at some point for the Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina. In his case, it may be at Napoli

Pepe Reina clarifies his words over Liverpool exit - insisting he is 'very grateful' to club

Reina joined Napoli on-loan and expressed his disappointment over how the move transpired but he has admitted he is not angry with Liverpool

Scott Parker battles the rainy conditions

Spurs set for pitch battle over Gareth Bale as stars brave Hong Kong quagmire

Real Madrid have increased their spending power ahead of an expected move for Totteham's Gareth Bale by selling Gonzalo Higuain to Napoli for around £35 million.

Jose Reina

Transfer news: Brendan Rodgers confirms Liverpool goalkeeper Jose Reina will join Napoli on loan

The switch follows the arrival of Simon Mignolet at Anfield

Transfer news: Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina set for Rafael Benitez reunion at Napoli

Pepe Reina, the Liverpool goalkeeper, is expected to join Napoli on a season-long loan deal in a bid to stay in contention for Spain’s World Cup squad.

Edinson Cavani

Chelsea yet to agree £49.3m deal with Napoli for Edinson Cavani - but talks set to begin

The west London club have moved ahead of Manchester City and Real Madrid in the hunt for the striker's services

David Moyes

Ex-Everton manager David Moyes planning to do 'two jobs for the next week' as switch to Manchester United begins

The issue of Wayne Rooney's future is his most pressing concern

Theo Walcott restored Arsenal's lead after latching onto a Cazorla cross

Chelsea v Arsenal third place play-off: Petr Cech perplexed by potential for Premier League showdown

The sides could realistically end up level on points, goal difference and goals scored

Jamie Carragher on his biggest regret: 'I wish I'd won the league with Liverpool'

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Ivanovic header seals European glory for Chelsea

Jorge Jesus in full flow during Saturday’s defeat to Porto which is likely to cost Benfica the Portuguese title

Europa League final: Benfica manager Jorge Jesus will cast shadow over Chelsea counterpart Rafael Benitez

Benfica's high-energy coach will dominate touchline with wild ways when side face Chelsea

John Terry is taken off the pitch with an ankle injury during Chelsea's 2-1 victory over Aston Villa

Europa League final: Chelsea coy over fitness of John Terry and Eden Hazard

The pair came off injured in Saturday's match against Aston Villa

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