Premier League transfers

With the new football season just around the corner, transfer rumours and deals have started to gather momentum.

Live updates

National

Football fans hope Premier League listens to protesters

Football fans have continued to take to Twitter to share their support for today's "Affordable Football for All" demonstration:

352ad4695225ffe490e00183c0d4dcbd_normal

Fully support the @the_fsf march at Premier League HQ today. Football is becoming a farce and fans are the ones suffering #priceprotest

Nick_normal

I hope the Premier League listen to what fans are saying at the #priceprotest today and stop the decline into a future where fans walk away

Ad8f3bbb74207ba0b84583e9b81883e2_normal

I hope the @the_fsf #priceprotest march makes the @premierleague & @football_league listen to us fans. We make the game what it is afterall

Read: Football fans demand cheaper Premier League tickets

National

Football fans prepare to protest against ticket prices

Photos of football fans preparing to march in the Football Supporters' Federation protest, against the rising cost of season tickets, have appeared on Twitter:

New_fsf-logo-thumb_normal

First few fans and media starting to arrive @the_fsf #priceprotest - come along & join us at Marble Arch 1pm http://t.co/Iqnll1nd5l

Bu_r8opieaat6in
8077bab37ca935a52c8d287246c35656_normal

Liverpool FC and Everton FC fans are today taking part in a protest against football match ticket prices http://t.co/CocPFYXV28

Bu_zqotcyai8uco

Read: Football fans demand cheaper Premier League tickets

Advertisement

Arsenal 'buzzing' after Alexis Sanchez signing

Alexis Sanchez's arrival has left the Arsenal squad "buzzing" ahead of the new campaign, according to defender Carl Jenkinson - with more new signings expected before the Community Shield against Manchester City at Wembley.

Alexis Sanchez. Credit: PA

Arsenal moved swiftly to close out the transfer of Chile forward Sanchez in what is said to be a £30 million deal from Barcelona. Jenkinson believes he can help the FA Cup winners target more success: "He is world class and they are the sort of players you want to see at the club.

"The squad are buzzing as much as the fans, because if you are going to push on as a club and really compete for things, you need to sign top players," Jenkinson said on www.Arsenal.com.

Read more at ITV Football.

Sanchez: Wenger's style of play 'like Chile's team'

Alexis Sanchez has said he is "certainly glad" to be the first Chilean ever to play for Arsenal, after it was announced that the Barcelona player had signed with the club.

Chile international Alexis Sanchez Credit: PA

Speaking to Arsenal.com, Sanchez said: "Arsène Wenger´s style of play is the sort of style the Chilean national team has. Therefore I am used to it. Arsenal plays very well, which fits my style. That's why I moved here.

"I am definitely looking forward to playing there. Every child dreams to play in a ground like Emirates Stadium."

Advertisement

Chamakh signs two-year Crystal Palace deal

Marouane Chamakh has signed a new two-year contract at Crystal Palace, the Barclays Premier League side have announced.

Crystal Palace's Marouane Chamakh. Credit: PA

The 30-year-old Morocco international originally moved to Selhurst Park on a one-year deal last summer after leaving former club Arsenal and went on to become a regular fixture in the Eagles' side as Tony Pulis guided them to Premier League safety.

"My priority is to stay here. The adventure here is not over. We've had a good season and built something really, really strong. I hope that will continue", Chamakh told the official programme.

Find out more at ITV Sport.

Celebrities hail Gunners' signing of Sanchez

Former England cricketer Phil Tufnell was among a host of stars praising Arsenal's signing of Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona. Actor Will Poulter and comedian Alan Davies said they were "so happy" that the Chile international striker had agreed to join the club on a long-term contract.

Fh569se5eexv7kejhgg3_normal

Another day on TMS made even better by the fact #Sanchez is a #gooner. Keep em coming please Arsene...

Pnxhzy3-_normal

SO HAPPY that @arsenal have signed Alexis Sanchez!!! What a signing... GOOOOOOOONERS #AFC

Image_normal

Woke up this morning, looked over at my beautiful wife as she lay there sleeping and thought... Alexis Sanchez! woohoo!

Read: Sanchez signs for Arsenal

Sanchez signs for Arsenal

Alexis Sanchez joins Arsenal from Barcelona. Credit: Arsenal.

Chile international striker Alexis Sanchez has agreed to join Arsenal Football Club on a long-term contract.

Sanchez has just returned from the World Cup in Brazil, where he scored two goals in four appearances.

Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger said: “As many people have seen during the World Cup this summer, Alexis is a fantastic footballer and we are delighted that he is joining us at Arsenal Football Club."

It is expected that Sanchez will make his first Arsenal appearance at the Emirates Cup, which takes place at Emirates Stadium on Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3.

Arsenal close in on Sanchez

Chile's Alexis Sanchez
Chile's Alexis Sanchez Credit: Nick Potts/EMPICS Sport

Arsenal are edging closer to signing 25-year-old Chile striker, Alexis Sanchez.The North London team have put in a £32 million pound bid with Barcelona and are hoping to seal the deal within the next 48 hours.

However, this sale may well be dependent on the Spanish team acquiring Liverpool's top striker, Luis Suarez.

Load more updates

Advertisement

Today's top stories