August 23, 2014
The Spain international continued a fine start up front for the Blues while Didier Drogba came on to make his return to the club in a comfortable win at Stamford Bridge
Everton play host to Arsenal at Goodison Park and hope that the friendly Toffee confines are the difference maker again after last season's strong 3-0 victory over Arsene Wenger's side in April.
Chelsea started their campaign off the right way with an impressive 1-3 dispatching of Burnley at Turf Moor on Monday as new signings Cesc Fabregas and Diego Costa both showed great signs of things to come for the Blues.
August 22, 2014
The Croatia striker scored after just two minutes and his goal proved enough to see off Carlo Ancelotti's side at the Vicente Calderon
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The 24-year-old is set to undergo a medical ahead of his €20m move from AC Milan on Friday and the Reds boss insists he has no apprehensions over the striker's behaviour
The Brazil international, who has only just recovered from a back problem, will be out of action for an indefinite period of time after sustaining an ankle sprain in training
Manchester United could move for Sami Khedira after Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti revealed the Germany international has turned down the offer of a new contract at the club.
August 21, 2014
Reports this week had suggested a possible swap deal involving the 23-year-old and the Spaniard, but Renzo Contratto does not think it likely that his client will move to England
The Madrid coach has confirmed that the winger has told the club he wants to leave amid ongoing reports linking him with Manchester United
Liverpool are set to offer Monaco €15 million to take Radamel Falcao on loan, with an automatic purchase clause of €50m at the end of the season.
August 20, 2014
The Argentina international has joined the Old Trafford outfit for a reported €20 million deal that saw Nani move in the other direction
The Gunners are keen to sign the midfielder, but the move has been complicated by Sporting's €35m valuation of the player and third-party ownership
Sporting have confirmed that their former winger will return to Portugal, while the Argentina international becomes the Red Devils' third major signing of the summer
August 19, 2014
The Wales international was dismissed in the final moments of the clash in Istanbul but the Turkish side could not capitalise on his dismissal and had to share the spoils