Mesut Ozil has told Arsenal’s rising stars Joe Willock and Reiss Nelson to keep believing in their own ability as Unai Emery’s squad look to maintain an impressive start to the new campaign.
Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has joined Turkish side Trabzonspor on a three-year deal.
Former Premier League official Neil Swarbrick believes it is too early to consider altering the way match-going supporters are kept informed about video assistant referee decisions.
Pundit Ian Holloway has moved to clarify his comments over Brexit and the new handball law, calling for referees’ discussions to be broadcast as they are in rugby.
Defiant Neil Lennon has launched a bullish defence of his under-fire side as he insisted criticism aimed at Celtic has bordered on “hysteria”.
Liverpool will not budge on their stance over Ryan Kent and the winger will not be allowed to join Rangers on loan.
Accrington owner Andy Holt has blamed the football authorities for the financial crisis that has engulfed the club’s neighbours and League One rivals Bolton and Bury.