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Liverpool have completed the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich in a deal which could cost the Reds up to £27 million ($35m).

Liverpool complete Thiago Alcantara signing

Liverpool have completed the signing of Thiago Alcantara from Bayern Munich in a deal which could cost the Reds up to £27 million ($35m).
Liverpool’s Scottish defender Andrew Robertson (L), Liverpool’s Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk (C) and Liverpool’s English midfielder James Milner react after the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield in Liverpool, north west England on July 22, 2020. – Liverpool won the match 5-3. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / POOL / AFP)

Liverpool face Chelsea test as Manchester clubs enter fray

Liverpool faces an early test of their Premier League title defence against Chelsea this weekend as Manchester City and Manchester United launch their quest to be champions.
Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk blamed his side’s Community Shield penalty shootout defeat to Arsenal on their profligate finishing.

Carabao Cup: Liverpool may face Arsenal in fourth round

The winner of Liverpool’s Carabao Cup tie against Lincoln City next Thursday, will face either Arsenal or Leicester in round four of the competition.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is under pressure to deliver a serious Premier League title challenge after a spending spree fuelled by his desire to catch champions Liverpool.

Frank Lampard: We know how to beat Liverpool

Chelsea boss, Frank Lampard, has said they’re capable of beating defending Premier League champions, Liverpool.
Lionel Messi did not take long to get back among the goals with Barcelona, scoring a right-footed beauty in Wednesday's friendly against Girona before later adding a second.

Leo Messi scores screamer on Barca return

Lionel Messi did not take long to get back among the goals with Barcelona, scoring a right-footed beauty in Wednesday's friendly against Girona before later adding a second.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard believes Timo Werner will be fit to play against Liverpool on Sunday.

Timo Werner: Choosing Chelsea over Liverpool was right decision

The Germany international attracted plenty of interest this summer when he decided he was ready to leave RB Leipzig.
Fikayo Tomori wants Chelsea to take their FA Cup campaign seriously and push to win the competition after overcoming Hull City 2-1 away from home in the fourth round.

Rennes want Chelsea to include Fikayo Tomori in Edouard Mendy’s offer

Rennes are pushing Chelsea to include Fikayo Tomori in their offer for Edouard Mendy.
Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen is set for knee surgery today.

Barcelona confident on new deal for Germany goalkeeper

Barcelona are confident of renewing the contract of goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen with president Josep Maria Bartomeu seeing it as a priority before he departs the club next year.
Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is the only African star in the Forbes' list of highest-paid footballers for the year 2020.

Mo Salah ranked as highest-paid African footballer

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah is the only African star in the Forbes' list of highest-paid footballers for the year 2020.
Thiago Silva has joined Chelsea after running down his contract at Paris Saint-Germain.

Gary Neville: Chelsea signing Thiago Silva will struggle

Gary Neville fears Thiago Silva will struggle at Chelsea this season.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he is not interested in having his statue erected by the Meyserside club after delivering their first League title in 30 years.

Jurgen Klopp confirms his plans for life after Liverpool

Klopp, who has been in charge of the Anfield side for five years, previously suggested he would take a break from the game in 2022 before he agreed to a contract extension last December that will keep him at the club until 2024.
Atletico Madrid have offered Diego Costa to a number of clubs, with teams in England, Italy, France and Turkey given the chance to snap up the fiery frontman.

Turkish club target former Chelsea star

Turkish giants Fenerbahce are eyeing up a move for Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa in this transfer window, according to reports.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vowed to become an Arsenal “legend” as the Gunners captain ended speculation over his future by signing a new three-year contract on Tuesday.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vows to become Arsenal ‘legend’ after new contract

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang vowed to become an Arsenal “legend” as the Gunners captain ended speculation over his future by signing a new three-year contract on Tuesday.
Chelsea star Kai Havertz has no fear of taking on champions Liverpool in the Premier League.

Kai ​Havertz: Chelsea can take points from Liverpool

Chelsea star Kai Havertz has no fear of taking on champions Liverpool in the Premier League.
Chelsea star Callum Hudson-Odoi was arrested on Sunday on suspicion of rape following an alleged incident at his west London apartment.

Bayern Munich back in the hunt for Callum Hudson-Odoi

Bayern Munich are once again tracking the progress of Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard believes Timo Werner will be fit to play against Liverpool on Sunday.

Frank Lampard: Timo Werner will be fit for Liverpool

"I was really pleased with Timo, with Timo I know the qualities he's going to bring to the team," Lampard told reporters post-game.
Willian and David Luiz have asked their former Chelsea teammate, Oscar, to join them at Arsenal.

Willian, David Luiz ask ex-Chelsea teammate to join Arsenal

Willian and David Luiz have asked their former Chelsea teammate, Oscar, to join them at Arsenal.
Mason Mount and Declan Rice played five-a-side in London on Sunday. Joe Toth-BPI-Shutterstock

West Ham adamant that Declan Rice is ‘not for sale’ amid Chelsea interest

West Ham are adamant that Declan Rice is ‘not for sale’ despite speculation linking the midfielder with a move to big-spending Chelsea.

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