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#Premier League

# premier-league - Sunday 11 August, 2019

Manchester City 'a sportswashing instrument,' and more of the week's best sportswriting

Also featuring a fascinating piece on the unique craft of the hurley maker.

# premier-league - Saturday 10 August, 2019

Kane's late double saves Spurs from opening game stumble

Newly-promoted Aston Villa were unable to hold on for a point in north London.

Irish-influenced Blades bag late point on PL return as Brighton and Burnley enjoy strong starts

Chris Wilder included four Irish internationals in his starting XI at Bournemouth.

Sterling hat-trick helps champions to five-goal rout of West Ham

Pep Guardiola’s City started the defence of their title with an almighty bang in London.

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Mourinho joins Sky Sports as Premier League pundit - and his first job is an interesting one

United’s season opener against Chelsea will be the setting for Jose Mourinho’s first appearance.

Last night was a prime example of why the Premier League is becoming harder to watch

Liverpool outclassed Norwich in the season’s opening fixture.

Alisson injury 'doesn't look too good'

Adrian had to replace the number one in the first half, while Jurgen Klopp also made reference to Caoimhin Kelleher.

# premier-league - Friday 9 August, 2019

'I don't need to flex my muscles' - Lampard denies Luiz sale was a power play

The Brazilian penned a deal with Arsenal shortly before the Premier League transfer window closed.

Riyad Mahrez cleared to face West Ham after passing drugs test

The winger was left out of City’s squad for the Community Shield against Liverpool last Sunday as they awaited medical documentation.

Liverpool hammer Norwich in Premier League opener

Mo Salah, Divock Origi and Virgil Van Dijk were among the scorers.

Blow for Liverpool as goalkeeper Alisson hobbles off against Norwich

The Brazilian was injured while taking a goal-kick during the opening game of the Premier League season.

As it happened: Liverpool v Norwich, Premier League

Liverpool faced Norwich in the opening game of the season.

Manchester City sign Japanese forward

J.League side Gamba Osaka have confirmed the departure of Ryotaro Meshino.

Lampard: Solskjaer criticism has been harsh

Chelsea boss backed his Man United counterpart ahead of Sunday’s Premier League clash.

Arsenal pair to miss Premier League opener after 'further security incidents'

Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac were last month caught up in an attempted car-jacking in north London.

'I can't say he's jubilant or delighted. The outcome he wanted was to be sold'

Wilfried Zaha is ready to face Everton this weekend, despite seeing a move to the Toffees fall through.

Worst signing? Surprise package? Our writers' Premier League predictions

We also consider who will finish in the top four and which sides will be relegated.

'I'm delighted with the three we've signed' - Solskjaer defends transfer policy after backlash

Solskjaer is happy with his squad after signing Daniel James, Aaron Wan-Bissaka and Harry Maguire.

# premier-league - Thursday 8 August, 2019

The winners and losers of Premier League summer transfer window

With the market having closed on Thursday in England, a look at the biggest success stories and failures.

Tottenham sign Real Betis midfielder on loan with view to a €60 million transfer

Meanwhile, Ryan Sessegnon has also joined the club from Fulham.

Watford secure club-record €35 million signing

Ismaila Sarr arrives from Rennes on a five-year deal.

Celtic full-back Tierney secures £25m switch to Arsenal

The Scottish international arrives at the Gunners on a long-term deal.

Inter complete record-breaking capture of Lukaku to end transfer saga

The Belgian striker has left Manchester United for Serie A.

Spurs close in on €60m Lo Celso and €27m Sessegnon, but Dybala deal looks dead

Tottenham are looking to wrap up a couple of transfers in the final hours of the window.

'Unprofessionalism is contagious' - Neville criticises Lukaku ahead of expected Man United departure

The former Red Devils defender has suggested that the right decision is being taken by the Old Trafford outfit.

Philippe Coutinho set for Barcelona stay after Miami win over Napoli

The former Liverpool forward has distanced himself from a move to Tottenham.

West Ham secure the services of Swiss international striker Ajeti

The 22-year-old, who joins from FC Basel, has signed a four-year deal at the London club.

Arsenal agree fee for Luiz, Celtic's Tierney having a medical

The defensive pair look set to join the Gunners before the transfer window shuts later today.

# premier-league - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Ireland international James McCarthy completes Crystal Palace move

The midfielder leaves Everton after six years there.

Romelu Lukaku on the verge of Man United exit

A deadline-day move to Inter Milan is looking increasingly likely.

Man United legend Ferdinand backs Harry Maguire to thrive

The world’s most expensive defender is under pressure to succeed at Old Trafford.

Arsenal agree deal for Tierney, closing in on Luiz - reports

A double swoop could see the Gunners’ defence considerably strengthened ahead of the new season.

Coleman's spot under threat as Everton sign Monaco right-back on season-long loan

The World Cup winner completed his medical at Goodison Park on Wednesday evening.

Manchester City confirm Cancelo-Danilo swap in €65m deal

The deal was completed on Wednesday evening.

West Ham and Ireland midfielder Cullen to spend the season in the Championship

The 23-year-old is back at Charlton Athletic.

'I did not disrespect Arsenal,' says Koscielny after transfer row

‘You should be ashamed for the way you’ve left the club after nine years,’ tweeted former Arsenal striker Ian Wright.

Watford complete signing of former Man United and Arsenal striker Welbeck

The 28-year-old joins the Hornets on a three-year deal.

Out-of-favour Ireland midfielder McCarthy on the verge of Crystal Palace move

The 28-year-old is set to leave the Toffees after six years at Goodison Park.

Man City and Juve set to complete player-plus-cash deal

Danilo will leave the Premier League champions, with Portuguese full-back Joao Cancelo arriving in his place.

# premier-league - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Liverpool winger Wilson joins Bournemouth on loan despite impressing in pre-season

The Welshman scored 16 goals in 43 league games for Derby last season.