Relying on injury comebacks and a frontline that struggled last season, AFCON on the horizon and Andy Robertson injured... Liverpool are in danger of getting left behind with just one summer signing and Man City, United and Chelsea all strengthening
MARTIN SAMUEL: How has it taken so long for Harry Kane and Nuno Espirito Santo to sit down and talk about the future? If the striker is going to Man City let's get on with it... this pattern of chaos and uncertainty is stunting Tottenham's growth
Roma closing in on £34m deal for Tammy Abraham as Chelsea look to offload out-of-favour striker on loan with an option to buy... with Blues preferring permanent sale to offset £98m purchase of Romelu Lukaku
Romelu Lukaku STILL has a point to prove despite total fees of £291m set to make him the most expensive player of all-time... his £98m Chelsea return will see Belgian star aim to prove his Premier League doubters wrong once and for all
Liverpool romp to victory against Osasuna as Takumi Minamino and a Roberto Firmino double ensure impressive end to pre-season... while the jubilant Anfield crowd get a first glimpse of new £36m man Ibrahima Konate - and Jordan Henderson is back too
Jack Grealish admits he cried after leaving Villa and likens his emotions to Lionel Messi's Barcelona press conference as he is unveiled in front of Man City fans for the first time... but now he's targeting immediate Champions League glory under Pep!
John Stones agrees HUGE £250,000 per week deal to stay at Man City until 2026 as England centre back completes comeback from Etihad outcast to one of Pep Guardiola's key men
Best of ENEMIES to new PSG team-mates? Sergio Ramos has been sent off TWICE for swiping out at Lionel Messi and also caught him with his elbow during their heated El Clasico battles.. but now they could sensationally link up in Paris!
Andy Robertson eases Liverpool fans' worries by confirming his scan results 'suggest nothing too major' after he limped off in friendly against Athletic Bilbao... but defender reveals 'ligament damage' will keep him out of action for at least a few weeks
Granit Xhaka looked on the verge of leaving Arsenal but after his move to Roma broke down the midfielder could have a key part to play for Mikel Arteta... especially with Thomas Partey injured
Aston Martin appeal REJECTED by FIA as Sebastian Vettel's disqualification from second place at Hungarian GP is upheld after fuel infringement
Transfer News LIVE: PSG fans wait for Lionel Messi, Roma try their luck for Tammy Abraham... plus the latest on Harry Kane and all the big-money deals still to come as the new season nears
Keep calm and carry on winning... that's the secret to success for Team GB hero Jason Kenny - but what next for Britain's most decorated Olympian after he won his ninth medal - and SEVENTH gold - in Tokyo?
All systems Mo! Emergency call for Ali to step in as all-rounder for England as Chris Silverwood confirms he will discuss his inclusion with captain Joe Root after stunning form for Birmingham Phoenix in the Hundred
Bayern Munich CONFIRM they will try to sign Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund ahead of Chelsea, Man City, Real Madrid and Co... and chief Hasan Salihamidzic says they'd have to be 'AMATEURS' not to chase £68m star
Romelu Lukaku arrives at Milan's Linate airport for flight to London as he closes in on £98m return to Chelsea... just hours after he was spotted leaving clinic having completed the first part of his medical - seemingly holding his new shirt in the car!
Premier League fans set to face random spot-checks for their Covid-19 status at stadiums when the season kicks-off this weekend, as clubs try to limit the spread of the virus
DALEY THOMPSON: The best Olympic Games ever for Team GB? It was certainly right up there... everyone is talking about Tokyo and we all now think we're experts on the niche sports
We proved all the doubters wrong, says British Olympic Association chief Sir Hugh Robertson after Team GB matched their London 2012 haul with a huge 65 medals at Tokyo 2020... and now it's all eyes on Paris!
FIVE TO WATCH IN PARIS: B-Girl Terra could star as breakdancing makes its debut, Andrea Spendolini-Sirieix - daughter of First Dates star Fred - will be back... and Matt Richards will be eyeing individual glory in the pool
From studying pandemics to help deal with Covid to learning youth squad management through east African runners... how Brentford's odd couple of co-directors Phil Giles and Rasmus Ankersen have taken Bees to the Premier League
'The baby's doing a lot better': Tyson Fury reveals newborn Athena is 'off the ventilator' as he shares clip cradling baby daughter from hospital after announcing she was in intensive care
Harry Kane IS available to face Manchester City, the club who want to sign him, says Tottenham boss Nuno Espirito Santo... with striker still in contention despite being in quarantine
THAT Diego Maradona-esque goal against Getafe, his dribble in the Champions League against Real Madrid, and humiliating Jerome Boateng - Lionel Messi has scored some stunning goals for Barcelona... but which make the top 10?