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How the big five will line up
How the big five will line up Soccer Saturday

How the big five will line up

Our experts predict how United, City, Arsenal, Chelsea and Liverpool will line-up this season.

Soccer Saturday shouts Soccer Saturday

Soccer Saturday shouts

See who Jeff, Le Tiss, Merse, Thommo and Charlie and tipping for the top - and the drop - this season.

Walsh's City XI Soccer Saturday

Walsh's City XI

Soccer Saturday's Paul Walsh picks Man City's best XI - and says it will be very similar to last term.

Paul's predictions Soccer Saturday

Paul's predictions

Paul Walsh salutes Chelsea's signing of Cesc but says Aston Villa's lack of signings puts them in peril.

Who should Roy pick? Soccer Saturday

Who should Roy pick?

The Soccer Saturday boys pick their England v Italy team. Disagree? Use our team selector to pick yours.

Who'll rule the world? Soccer Saturday

Who'll rule the world?

Who will win the World Cup? Who will be the surprise side? The Soccer Saturday panel have their say.

Ones to watch Soccer Saturday

Ones to watch

Ronaldo? Messi? Willian? The Soccer Saturday panel debate the players to watch in Brazil...

World Cup memories Soccer Saturday

World Cup memories

The Soccer Saturday panel share the best World Cup players and matches they've ever seen.

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Live transfer updates

Man Utd agree deal for Daley Blind, Loic Remy set for Chelsea talks, while Liverpool's Daniel Agger is linked with Brondby.

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Louis van Gaal continues to wait for his first win as Manchester United manager following a 0-0 draw away to Burnley.

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Features

Tottenham's Erik Lamela ready for Premier League lift off

Tottenham's Erik Lamela ready for Premier League lift off

Everyone agreed that Tottenham had acquired some fine players in the summer of 2013, but the notorious line that Spurs sold Elvis to buy the Beatles soon became a source of embarrassment. Not least because that cast young Erik Lamela as John Lennon, the most celebrated of the lot.

Analysis: Everton's signing of Samuel Eto'o can be significant on and off the pitch for Roberto Martinez's side

Analysis: Everton's signing of Samuel Eto'o can be significant on and off the pitch for Roberto Martinez's side

Saturday’s opponents Chelsea might have expected Everton’s Romelu Lukaku to come back to haunt them, but Jose Mourinho surely thought he’d seen the back of Samuel Eto’o. Instead he’s back in the Premier League and eyeing another challenge in his remarkable career.

Mario Balotelli's track record on the pitch makes him a gamble worth taking for Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool

Mario Balotelli's track record on the pitch makes him a gamble worth taking for Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool

When it comes to the art of signing players, few did it better than Brian Clough and Peter Taylor. In the latter’s book With Clough by Taylor he explained some of the science behind it in detailing how Nottingham Forest actively sought to buy players they perceived to have personal problems.