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# premier-league - Friday 18 September, 2020

Can a familiar face bail out Mourinho and Spurs?

Gareth Bale is set to re-join the North London club.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains tight-lipped on pursuit of Dortmund's Sancho

The 20-year-old England international has been in the Old Trafford giants’ crosshairs all summer.

Tottenham could face Chelsea, Liverpool handed tricky tie in Carabao Cup fourth round

The draw was made prior to next week’s third-round ties in order to give clubs and broadcasters maximum time to prepare.

# premier-league - Thursday 17 September, 2020

Tottenham survive big scare in Europa League

Spurs named a strong team in Bulgaria but were facing an embarrassing loss.

Liverpool agree fee with Bayern Munich for Thiago Alcantara - report

The Premier League champions will pay €30 million for the Spanish midfielder’s services.

# premier-league - Wednesday 16 September, 2020

Ireland striker Hogan leaves Aston Villa for four-year deal at Birmingham City

The 28-year-old had an unhappy spell at Villa Park following his 2017 move from Brentford.

Wolves back Ireland U21 playmaker Connor Ronan with new four-year deal

The talented midfielder is spending the 2020-21 season on loan with Swiss club Grasshoppers.

Arsenal goalkeeper Martinez moves to Aston Villa for a reported €21m

The Argentine stopper has signed a four-year deal after agreeing to leave the Gunners.

# premier-league - Tuesday 15 September, 2020

West Brom sign ex-Chelsea defender from Zenit

Branislav Ivanovic arrives at the Hawthorns on a free transfer.

# premier-league - Monday 14 September, 2020

Chelsea's new star man expects to be fit for Liverpool

Timo Werner marked his Premier League debut by winning a penalty.

€130 million worth of new talent on show as 20-year-old's moment of magic inspires Chelsea win

A fine strike from Reece James helped down Brighton.

Impressive Wolves begin Premier League campaign with comfortable victory

Nuno Espírito Santo’s side got the better of Sheffield United this evening.

From Willian to Allan – 5 players who shone as the Premier League returned

Gabriel, Willian, Salah, Harrison and Allan all impressed.

Quiz: How well do you remember the 2017-18 Premier League season?

Man City won the title, breaking several records along the way, while Arsene Wenger left Arsenal.

# premier-league - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Lampard: Klopp criticism of Chelsea spending is 'amusing'

The Chelsea boss pointed out the level of investment in the Liverpool team.

Jose Mourinho blames pre-season disrupted by coronavirus for opening defeat

The Spurs boss was also deeply unimpressed with the officiating in today’s 1-0 loss to Everton.

Dominic Calvert-Lewin gives Everton winning start at Tottenham

Matt Doherty and Seamus Coleman were both involved as Spurs began the season with a defeat at home.

Dubliner O'Shea makes Premier League debut but West Brom easily beaten by Leicester

Jamie Vardy scored a brace of penalties in a 3-0 win for the Foxes.

'It’s only the press that says I’m not happy' - Lacazette wants Arsenal stay amid Atletico Madrid links

Yesterday saw the Frenchman score the first goal of the 2020/21 Premier League season.

Greenwood forced to apologise after laughing gas footage emerges

Man United’s youngster was sent home from England duty after breaching Covid-19 rules last week.

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'The numbers tell the story' - Klopp hails impact of 'special' Salah after opening day hat-trick

The reigning Premier League champions had to dig deep to claim a 4-3 win over Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds.

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'I want to prove people wrong' - The ex-Liverpool youngster embarking on a new challenge in Ireland

Adam Hammill, who also played in the Premier League with Wolves, on his recent move to the SSE Airtricity League.

# premier-league - Saturday 12 September, 2020

Hendrick shines on Newcastle debut as West Ham hit unwanted record

They’re not Saudi-owned, but there is optimism in Newcastle as two debutants opened their account.

Late drama sees Liverpool prevail in 7-goal thriller

Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds made a memorable start to life in the Premier League.

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As it happened: Liverpool v Leeds, Premier League

Liverpool faced Leeds as both sides began their campaign.

Zaha strike gives Palace opening day win over Saints

The Ivorian international converted an excellent Andros Townsend cross to give his side an early advantage.

New signings impress as Arsenal begin Premier League campaign with a bang

The Gunners were too good for Fulham in today’s early clash.

Premier League preview: Liverpool look vulnerable but are City, United or Chelsea good enough to catch them?

Get ready for today’s big kick-off with our bumper Premier League preview.

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6 young Irish players to watch in England this season

We take a look at six young Irish players who might make the breakthrough at club level this season.

# premier-league - Friday 11 September, 2020

'The squad balance is not ideal' - Arteta expects further signings at Arsenal

The manager also told fans to be “relaxed” over the prospect of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signing a new contract.

Worst signing? Top four? Our writers' Premier League predictions

Can Liverpool retain their title, plus which teams will get relegated?

# premier-league - Thursday 10 September, 2020

Will Jose Mourinho's conservatism impede Matt Doherty? Graeme Souness doesn't think so

The Sky Sports pundit also believes Liverpool are favourites to win this year’s Premier League.

Premier League players to switch Black Lives Matter to No Room For Racism slogan

The league will promot its own anti-discrimination campaign instead.

Bielsa announces new Leeds deal ahead of Premier League opener against Liverpool

The Argentine coach and his newly-promoted side take on the champions at Anfield on Saturday evening.

Premier League is not immune from cost of pandemic, says CEO

The UK government is reviewing the 1 October date for the return of spectators to sports venues amid a rise in coronavirus cases.

# premier-league - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Ireland forward Robinson joins West Brom as Burke moves to Blades in exchange deal

The 25-year-old spent the second half of last season on loan at The Hawthorns, helping the Baggies clinch Premier League promotion.

Villa smash transfer record with €30m purchase of Brentford striker Watkins

The 24-year-old is reunited with manager Dean Smith after signing a five-year deal.

Newcastle bring in Northern Ireland full-back Lewis for a reported €16.5m

Steve Bruce is delighted to add the 22-year-old to his squad after agreeing a deal with Norwich City.

Everton complete new-look midfield by signing Frenchman Doucoure

The 27-year-old arrives at Goodison Park from relegated Watford, following moves for Allan and James Rodriguez.

# premier-league - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

Manchester United unveil divisive new third kit

In a magnificent bit of understatement, adidas say the kit “is surprising.”