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Zlatan Ibrahimovic lifts Man United to win in Paul Pogba's debut

Zlatan Ibrahimovic lifts Man United to win in Paul Pogba's debut

Zlatan Ibrahimovic refused to share his Old Trafford spotlight with Paul Pogba, scoring in each half as Manchester United brushed aside Southampton 2-0 in the first of the Premier League's new Friday night attractions.

Riyad Mahrez signs new Leicester City contract after Arsenal transfer talk

Riyad Mahrez signs new Leicester City contract after Arsenal transfer talk

Leicester City have announced that winger Riyad Mahrez has signed a new four-year contract with the Premier League champions.

Diego Costa's late winner helps Chelsea defeat West Ham in opener

Diego Costa's late winner helps Chelsea defeat West Ham in opener

Diego Costa's late goal helped Chelsea defeat West Ham 2-1 and made Antonio Conte a winner in his debut as manager at Stamford Bridge on Monday.

Philippe Coutinho inspires Liverpool to victory at Arsenal

Philippe Coutinho inspires Liverpool to victory at Arsenal

Liverpool came from behind to begin their Premier League season with victory in a seven-goal thriller against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores as Man United win at Bournemouth

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores as Man United win at Bournemouth

Zlatan Ibrahomovic scored on his Premier League debut as Jose Mourinho's tenure got off to a fine start with a 3-1 win away at Bournemouth.

McNair own goal gets Guardiola off hook as City reign starts with win

McNair own goal gets Guardiola off hook as City reign starts with win

Paddy McNair scored a late own goal on his debut for Sunderland to give Pep Guardiola a 2-1 win in his first match as Manchester City boss.

Erik Lamela saves draw for Spurs vs. Everton, Stekelenburg saves

Erik Lamela saves draw for Spurs vs. Everton, Stekelenburg saves

Everton impressed in their first Premier League game under Ronald Koeman but had new goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg to thank late on as they drew 1-1 at home with Tottenham.

Leicester begin Premier League title defence with defeat against Hull

Leicester begin Premier League title defence with defeat against Hull

Premier League champions Leicester were stunned as they kicked off the defence of their title with a 2-1 defeat against newly promoted Hull, who had only 13 fit senior players, at the KC Stadium.

Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri signs new four-year contract

Leicester City boss Claudio Ranieri signs new four-year contract

Claudio Ranieri has signed a new contract with Leicester City until 2020. Ranieri, who penned a three-year deal when he replaced Nigel Pearson as manager last summer, led Leicester to the Premier League title in his first season in charge.

Paul Pogba on Manchester United return: I came to finish what I started

Paul Pogba on Manchester United return: I came to finish what I started

Paul Pogba has called his long-awaited return to Manchester United "destiny," and acknowledged that he is back to finish what he started at the club.

Paul Pogba completes record transfer to Manchester United from Juventus

Paul Pogba completes record transfer to Manchester United from Juventus

Manchester United have secured the long-awaited signing of midfielder Paul Pogba from Juventus for a world-record fee.

Arsenal rally to beat Man City with goals from Alex Iwobi, Theo Walcott

Arsenal rally to beat Man City with goals from Alex Iwobi, Theo Walcott

Theo Walcott boosted his confidence by scoring the decisive goal for Arsenal in a 3-2 victory over Manchester City on Sunday in their final preseason warmup ahead of the new season.

Zlatan fires winner as United beat Leicester to win Community Shield

Zlatan fires winner as United beat Leicester to win Community Shield

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's late header gave Manchester United a 2-1 win over Leicester City in the Community Shield at Wembley.

Chelsea see off Werder Bremen, Liverpool thrashed by Mainz

Chelsea see off Werder Bremen, Liverpool thrashed by Mainz

Chelsea recorded a 4-2 friendly win over Werder Bremen in Gothenburg, Sweden.

Liverpool dominate Barcelona in ICC win at Wembley

Liverpool dominate Barcelona in ICC win at Wembley

Liverpool showed just how useful their work has been in Jurgen Klopp's first summer as manager with a ruthless 4-0 victory over European giants Barcelona in the International Champions Cup at Wembley on Saturday.

Tottenham demolish Inter Milan in friendly in Oslo

Tottenham demolish Inter Milan in friendly in Oslo

Tottenham Hotspur's Premier League preparations stepped up a gear as goals from Harry Kane, Erik Lamela, Dele Alli, Vincent Janssen and Shayon Harrison helped them to an emphatic 6-1 win over Inter Milan in Oslo.

Fernando Llorente completes move to Swansea

Fernando Llorente completes move to Swansea

Swansea have signed Spanish striker Fernando Llorente from Sevilla.

Oscar brace helps Chelsea beat AC Milan to finish off U.S. tour in style

Oscar brace helps Chelsea beat AC Milan to finish off U.S. tour in style

Chelsea came away 3-1 winners over AC Milan, as an Oscar brace helped Antonio Conte's team end their U.S. tour with a convincing result.

Man United and Everton play to 0-0 draw in Wayne Rooney testimonial

Man United and Everton play to 0-0 draw in Wayne Rooney testimonial

Wayne Rooney's goal-scoring feats over the past 12 years were celebrated as he enjoyed a testimonial against Everton for charity, but Manchester United failed to deliver similar deeds as the game at Old Trafford ended in a 0-0 draw.

Manchester City seal Gabriel Jesus signing from Palmeiras

Manchester City seal Gabriel Jesus signing from Palmeiras

Manchester City have completed the signing of Palmeiras forward Gabriel Jesus for a reported £27 million.

Manchester City complete signing of Leroy Sane from Schalke

Manchester City complete signing of Leroy Sane from Schalke

Manchester City have signed Germany international Leroy Sane from Schalke for an undisclosed fee.

Mohamed Salah, Edin Dzeko on target as Liverpool lose to AS Roma

Mohamed Salah, Edin Dzeko on target as Liverpool lose to AS Roma

Goals from Mohamed Salah and Edin Dzeko handed Roma a 2-1 win over Liverpool in Missouri on Monday night.

Divock Origi, Roberto Firmino help Liverpool to ICC win over AC Milan

Divock Origi, Roberto Firmino help Liverpool to ICC win over AC Milan

A patient Liverpool were made to work hard for a 2-0 win over AC Milan in the International Champions Cup on Saturday.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores as Man United overcome Galatasaray

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores as Man United overcome Galatasaray

Zlatan Ibrahimovic made a dream start to his Manchester United career by scoring acrobatically in just the fourth-minute of his debut as they won 5-2 against Galatasaray in Gothenburg with Wayne Rooney netting twice.

Chuba Akpom scores late winner as MLS All-Stars fall to Arsenal in ASG

Chuba Akpom scores late winner as MLS All-Stars fall to Arsenal in ASG

Chuba Akpom scored a late winner as Arsenal defeated the MLS 2-1 in the 2016 MLS All-Star Game in San Jose, California on Thursday.

Man United agree to €120m fee to sign Paul Pogba from Juventus - sources

Man United agree to €120m fee to sign Paul Pogba from Juventus - sources

Manchester United have agreed to pay Juventus' €120 million (£101.3m) asking price for Paul Pogba, and are now hoping to come to an agreement over the final fees in order to clinch the deal by this weekend.

Man City beat Borussia Dortmund 6-5 on penalties in ICC

Man City beat Borussia Dortmund 6-5 on penalties in ICC

Sergio Aguero scored the first goal of the new Pep Guardiola era but he needed penalties to see his first win as Manchester City beat Borussia Dortmund in the International Champions Cup.

Ten-man Chelsea edge past Liverpool in ICC

Ten-man Chelsea edge past Liverpool in ICC

Liverpool suffered their first loss of preseason as they were beaten 1-0 by 10-man Chelsea at the Rose Bowl in the International Champions Cup.

Juventus exploit Tottenham errors to win Melbourne warm-up

Juventus exploit Tottenham errors to win Melbourne warm-up

Tottenham Hotspur's preseason trip to Australia started with a 2-1 defeat to Juventus in the International Champions Cup, despite a spirited second half performance in a chilly Melbourne.

Lyon reject €35m Arsenal bid for France forward Alexandre Lacazette

Lyon reject €35m Arsenal bid for France forward Alexandre Lacazette

Lyon have announced that they have rejected an Arsenal bid for striker Alexandre Lacazette and have insisted that their star striker is not for sale.

Tottenham need last-minute winner to edge past Fulham
Fulham 1 - 2 Tottenham

Tottenham need last-minute winner to edge past Fulham

Harry Winks proved an unlikely Tottenham Hotspur hero with a last-gasp winner in his side's 2-1 Premier League victory at lowly Fulham after a nightmare afternoon for Fernando Llorente.

Manchester City cruise against Huddersfield, reduce Liverpool's lead at top
Huddersfield 0 - 3 Manchester City

Manchester City cruise against Huddersfield, reduce Liverpool's lead at top

Manchester City barely got out of second gear as they easily beat bottom club Huddersfield Town to close the gap on leaders Liverpool to four points.

Arsenal beat Chelsea to revive hopes of top four finish
Arsenal 2 - 0 Chelsea

Arsenal beat Chelsea to revive hopes of top four finish

Arsenal revived their hopes of a top-four finish with first-half goals by Alexandre Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny securing a comfortable 2-0 derby win at home to Chelsea on Saturday.

Manchester United extend winning run, close gap on top four
Manchester United 2 - 1 Brighton

Manchester United extend winning run, close gap on top four

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer extended his winning start at Manchester United to eight games in all competitions as Brighton were beaten 2-1 at Old Trafford.

Salah scores two as Speroni howler helps Liverpool beat Crystal Palace
Liverpool 4 - 3 Crystal Palace

Salah scores two as Speroni howler helps Liverpool beat Crystal Palace

Mohamed Salah's two goals helped Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 4-3 at Anfield to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to seven points.

Rashford, De Gea the heroes as Solskjaer keeps perfect United start with win over Tottenham
Tottenham 0 - 1 Man United

Rashford, De Gea the heroes as Solskjaer keeps perfect United start with win over Tottenham

Marcus Rashford's first half goal made it six wins out of six at Manchester United for caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a 1-0 win at Tottenham.

Pedro, Willian strike as Chelsea beat Newcastle to widen gap to Arsenal in top four battle
Chelsea 2 - 1 Newcastle

Pedro, Willian strike as Chelsea beat Newcastle to widen gap to Arsenal in top four battle

Goals from Pedro and Willian earned Chelsea a hard-fought 2-1 win over Newcastle which opened up a six-point gap to fifth-place Arsenal in the battle for a Champions League place.

Salah penalty sees Liverpool past Brighton to move seven points clear of Manchester City
Brighton 0 - 1 Liverpool

Salah penalty sees Liverpool past Brighton to move seven points clear of Manchester City

Liverpool went seven points clear at the top of the Premier League and bounced back from two successive defeats in all competitions after a Mohamed Salah penalty gave them a 1-0 win at Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday.

Arsenal beaten as teenager Declan Rice nets first West Ham goal
West Ham 1 - 0 Arsenal

Arsenal beaten as teenager Declan Rice nets first West Ham goal

Declan Rice scored his first West Ham goal as Arsenal's top four hopes were dented following defeat at the London Stadium

Manchester City hit nine in Carabao Cup demolition of League One Burton
Manchester City 9 - 0 Burton

Manchester City hit nine in Carabao Cup demolition of League One Burton

Manchester City scored nine goals without reply, four from Gabriel Jesus, as League One Burton were swept aside 9-0 in the Carabao Cup semifinal first leg at the Etihad Stadium.

Kane's VAR penalty gives Spurs Carabao Cup semifinal lead over Chelsea
Tottenham 1 - 0 Chelsea

Kane's VAR penalty gives Spurs Carabao Cup semifinal lead over Chelsea

A penalty awarded after a VAR review and converted by Harry Kane was enough to give Tottenham a narrow 1-0 lead after the first leg of their Carabao Cup semifinal against Chelsea at Wembley.

Jimenez, Neves strike as Wolves bounce Liverpool from FA Cup
Wolverhampton Wanderers 2 - 1 Liverpool

Jimenez, Neves strike as Wolves bounce Liverpool from FA Cup

Premier League leaders Liverpool paid the price for fielding a weakened side as they were knocked out in the third round of the FA Cup following a 2-1 defeat by Wolverhampton Wanderers on Monday.

Sterling, De Bruyne star as Man City sweep past Rotherham in FA Cup
Man City 7 - 0 Rotherham

Sterling, De Bruyne star as Man City sweep past Rotherham in FA Cup

Manchester City cruised into the fourth round of the FA Cup with a routine 7-0 victory over Championship strugglers Rotherham at the Etihad.

Arsenal teen Willock scores two in FA Cup win against Blackpool
Blackpool 0 - 3 Arsenal

Arsenal teen Willock scores two in FA Cup win against Blackpool

Joe Willock's two first-half goals sent Arsenal on their way to an easy 3-0 win against Blackpool in the FA Cup third round on Saturday night.

Llorente scores hat trick as Tottenham thrash Tranmere Rovers in FA Cup
Tranmere Rovers 0 - 7 Tottenham

Llorente scores hat trick as Tottenham thrash Tranmere Rovers in FA Cup

Tottenham's Fernando Llorente scored a hat trick as they chalked up their record competitive away win with a 7-0 thrashing of fourth-tier Tranmere Rovers in the opening game of the FA Cup third round at Prenton Park on Friday.

Sergio Aguero, Leroy Sane help Manchester City close gap on Liverpool
Manchester City 2 - 1 Liverpool

Sergio Aguero, Leroy Sane help Manchester City close gap on Liverpool

Leroy Sane struck the winner as Manchester City beat Liverpool 2-1 in a gripping Premier League clash on Thursday, inflicting the first loss of the season on Jurgen Klopp's side and cutting their lead at the top to four points.

Man United beat Newcastle as Solskjaer matches Busby with fourth win in four
Newcastle 0 - 2 Man United

Man United beat Newcastle as Solskjaer matches Busby with fourth win in four

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's Midas touch at Manchester United continued at St James' Park as goals from Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford earned the caretaker manager a fourth successive win on Wednesday.

Chelsea start Alvaro Morata, slump to home draw against Southampton
Chelsea 0 - 0 Southampton

Chelsea start Alvaro Morata, slump to home draw against Southampton

Chelsea struggled to break down a resolute Southampton as both sides settled for a 0-0 Premier League draw at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday.

Chelsea sign Pulisic from Dortmund for €64m, loan U.S. star back until summer
Chelsea news

Chelsea sign Pulisic from Dortmund for €64m, loan U.S. star back until summer

helsea have signed Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund for €64 million and have loaned the United States international back to the Bundesliga club ahead of him moving to the Premier League in the summer.

Arsenal thrash Fulham to close gap on Chelsea to two points
Arsenal 4 - 1 Fulham

Arsenal thrash Fulham to close gap on Chelsea to two points

Arsenal returned to winning ways on Tuesday with a 4-1 victory over struggling Fulham at the Emirates Stadium that moves them within two points of fourth-placed Chelsea.

Tottenham bounce back from defeat with comfortable win at Cardiff
Cardiff 0 - 3 Tottenham

Tottenham bounce back from defeat with comfortable win at Cardiff

Tottenham moved back into second place in the Premier League, six points behind leaders Liverpool, after cruising to a 3-0 win at lowly Cardiff City on Tuesday.

Eden Hazard scores twice as Chelsea beat Watford, back into top four
Watford 1 - 2 Chelsea

Eden Hazard scores twice as Chelsea beat Watford, back into top four

Eden Hazard took his goal tally for Chelsea to triple figures, scoring twice in a 2-1 win at Watford on Wednesday as the Blues stayed fourth in the Premier League.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on target but Arsenal held by Brighton
Brighton 1 - 1 Arsenal

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on target but Arsenal held by Brighton

Brighton & Hove Albion came from a goal down to draw 1-1 with Arsenal in the Premier League on Wednesday and arrest a run of three straight defeats.

Liverpool go six clear after Newcastle thrashing at Anfield
Liverpool 4 - 0 Newcastle

Liverpool go six clear after Newcastle thrashing at Anfield

Liverpool treated their fans to some Christmas cheer with a 4-0 thrashing of Newcastle United at Anfield on Wednesday, extending their lead at the top of the table.

Man City slip to third as Leicester win through Ricardo Pereira stunner
Leicester City 2 - 1 Man City

Man City slip to third as Leicester win through Ricardo Pereira stunner

Manchester City slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat by Leicester City on Wednesday as Ricardo Pereira's superb late strike condemned the champions to a second successive Premier League loss.

Paul Pogba double gives Ole Gunnar Solskjaer winning Old Trafford debut
Manchester United 3 - 1 Huddersfield

Paul Pogba double gives Ole Gunnar Solskjaer winning Old Trafford debut

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continued his dream start as Manchester United caretaker manager with a 3-1 Premier League win over Huddersfield on his Old Trafford debut in the dugout on Wednesday.

Tottenham hammer Bournemouth as Son Heung-Min nets double
Tottenham 5 - 0 Bournemouth

Tottenham hammer Bournemouth as Son Heung-Min nets double

Tottenham Hotspur delivered a Boxing Day knockout to Bournemouth with a 5-0 win in the Premier League on Wednesday to move them up to second in the standings.

Tottenham two points off Manchester City after emphatic win at Everton
Everton 2 - 6 Tottenham

Tottenham two points off Manchester City after emphatic win at Everton

Tottenham moved to within two points of second place Manchester City after coming from behind to earn a 6-2 victory at Everton.

Manchester United win in style in first game since Jose Mourinho sacking
Cardiff 1 - 5 Manchester United

Manchester United win in style in first game since Jose Mourinho sacking

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer enjoyed the perfect start to life as Manchester United manager with an emphatic 5-1 victory away at former club Cardiff -- the first time they had scored five since Sir Alex Ferguson's last match in charge in 2013.

Jamie Vardy strike earns Leicester narrow win at Chelsea
Chelsea 0 - 1 Leicester

Jamie Vardy strike earns Leicester narrow win at Chelsea

Jamie Vardy's well-taken breakaway goal earned Leicester a 1-0 win at Chelsea on Saturday to ease the pressure on coach Claude Puel and inflict the hosts' first home Premier League defeat of the season.