Van Gaal defends Rooney form

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has staunchly defended the form of Wayne Rooney, after the striker was widely criticised. - Football365 | Premier League News

Line-ups: Liverpool unchanged from Stoke victory, Firmino on the bench

LIVERPOOL name an unchanged starting 11 for tonight's Premier League match against newly promoted Bournemouth. - Daily Star | Football Feed

Man City captain Vincent Kompany hails perfect preparation after thrashing Chelsea

VINCENT KOMPANY is refusing to get carried away by Manchester City's thrashing of Chelsea. - Daily Star | Football Feed

Man City transfer news: Nicolas Otamendi nears £28.5m move to Etihad – but Elaquim Mangala going nowhere

Transfer news: Argentina defender has flown to Manchester for talks and could be unveiled as latest summer signing this week before Everton trip - Premier League - Football - The Telegraph: Transfer news, fixtures and match reports

Liverpool transfer rumours and news: ‘Asier Illarramendi joining is an inevitability’

Liverpool transfer rumours: Real Madrid midfielder expected to arrive at Anfield this month - Premier League - Football - The Telegraph: Transfer news, fixtures and match reports

Man United Transfer News: Juventus eye midfield ace, ex-Arsenal man pens deal, Ramos truth

STARSPORT brings you the latest transfer news and gossip from Manchester United. - Daily Star | Football Feed

Manchester United thwarted in Sergio Ramos transfer bid

United's summer-long pursuit of Spain international defender ends in disappointment as he signs new Real Madrid contract - Premier League - Football - The Telegraph: Transfer news, fixtures and match reports

Premier League review: Oliver Giroud excels, the Saido Berahino saga and give the title to Manchester City now!

Premier League review: Olivier Giroud's flat-track record, jumping to conclusions about the title, why Berahino to Spurs will be the transfer of the summer and Alan Tyers's Off The Ball. - Premier League - Football - The Telegraph: Trans

Done Deal: Former Liverpool international star completes surprise transfer

BRADFORD CITY have announced the signing of ex-Liverpool goalkeeper Brad Jones on a free transfer. - Daily Star | Football Feed

Thompson: Coutinho’s time to shine

Liverpool legend Phil Thompson has called for Philippe Coutinho to step up to "star status" for the Reds. - Football365 | Premier League News

Premier League team of the weekend – by Harry Redknapp

Who does our new columnist include in his team of the weekend? Unsurprisingly, Manchester City dominate... - Premier League - Football - The Telegraph: Transfer news, fixtures and match reports

Chelsea desperately need some medical attention before their problems become terminal

IS THERE a doctor in the house for Jose Mourinho and his off-colour champions? - Daily Star | Football Feed

Rodgers: Lovren can be Liverpool regular

Brendan Rodgers believes Dejan Lovren's renewed confidence will see the Croatian become a regular in LIverpool's defence this season. - Football365 | Premier League News

Liverpool on the verge of huge signing with £16m midfield star set to replace Brazilian

LIVERPOOL are reportedly set to complete the signing of Asier Illarramendi from Real Madrid. - Daily Star | Football Feed

Transfer News: Shock Man Utd free switch, Benzema agrees Arsenal move, Terry Chelsea exit

STARSPORT bring you the latest transfer news and gossip from across the world. - Daily Star | Football Feed

Everton transfer news: Roberto Martinez plots move for Andriy Yarmolenko

Dynamo Kiev's Ukraine international midfielder a target for Everton manager - Premier League - Football - The Telegraph: Transfer news, fixtures and match reports

This could be the beginning of the end for Chelsea star John Terry – Robbie Savage

ROBBIE SAVAGE reckons John Terry's career could be on the brink of being over. - Daily Star | Football Feed

Jose Mourinho slams Chelsea defence and insists he was right to substitute John Terry

JOSE MOURINHO last night slammed his Chelsea defence and insisted he was right to haul off skipper John Terry. - Daily Star | Football Feed

Liverpool vs Bournemouth: Sean O’Driscoll recalls testing financial times outside of the ‘Premier League bubble’

Liverpool's assistant manager knows how far Bournemouth have come when they travel to Liverpool on Monday night - Premier League - Football - The Telegraph: Transfer news, fixtures and match reports

Yohan Cabaye failed to shine against Arsenal, but Crystal Palace have a gem

Frenchman will have to get used to scrapping after swapping Paris for south London, writes Alan Smith - Premier League - Football - The Telegraph: Transfer news, fixtures and match reports

Man Utd Transfer News: Otamendi deal announced today, Pedro next week, keeper exit

STARSPORT bring you the latest news coming out of Old Trafford. - Daily Star | Football Feed

16 Conclusions: Manchester City 3-0 Chelsea

A victory for Manchester City and karma to heap more pressure on Jose Mourinho. Praise for Aguero, Fernandinho, Kolarov and Sagna, less so for the Carneiro exposé... - Football365 | Premier League News

Man City 3 Chelsea 0: The Citizens stun Jose Mourinho’s men at the Etihad

TWO games in and champions Chelsea are already a team in crisis. - Daily Star | Football Feed

Manchester City vs Chelsea: City’s precious blend of poetry and power is back and they are a sight to behold

Paul Hayward: City's destruction of Chelsea was in another universe. Here was proof that a team of City's talent can stop buses being parked if the resolve and energy are there - Premier League - Football - The Telegraph: Transfer news,

Done Deal: Chelsea confirm defender signing after Man City defeat

CHELSEA have agreed a deal for Augsburg left-back Baba Rahman. - Daily Star | Football Feed