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Arsene Wenger wants to slim down Arsenal squad ahead of signings

Arsene Wenger wants to slim down his Arsenal squad before making any further additions.

Mo Farah triumphed in his final track race in Britain before switching to the marathon (David Davies/PA)

Mo Farah triumphs in final British track meeting in Birmingham

Sir Mo Farah triumphed at the Diamond League in Birmingham as he signed off with his final track race in Britain.

Henrik Stenson kisses the trophy after winning the Wyndham Championship (Chuck Burton/AP)

Henrik Stenson claims Wyndham Championship title after flying finish

Henrik Stenson birdied four of the last six holes as he won the Wyndham Championship by one shot with a closing round of 64.

Manchester City take on Everton in the Monday night game (Gareth Fuller/PA)

Guardiola warns Manchester City squad to fight for right to play

Pep Guardiola is offering no guarantees of a place to any of his expensively-assembled Manchester City squad.

Huddersfield Town are joint top of the Premier League (Danny Lawson/PA)

Five things we learned from the Premier League this weekend

Manchester United, West Brom and Huddersfield maintained their perfect starts to the new season as promoted duo Newcastle and Brighton both failed to open their accounts at the second attempt.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic proves his fitness to a possible new deal at Old Trafford (Martin Rickett/PA)

Zlatan Ibrahimovic appears to have put knee problem behind him

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is keen to prove he is fighting fit following his knee injury.

Nemanja Matic believes Manchester United will handle pressure situations this season (Richard Sellers/PA)

Manchester United ready to cope with pressure – Nemanja Matic

Nemanja Matic says Manchester United are ready to handle pressure situations after a convincing start to their Premier League campaign.

Toby Flood could be switching allegiance (David Davies/PA)

Toby Flood considering playing for Germany

Former England fly-half Toby Flood is considering switching allegiance to play for Germany.

Steve McClaren is back in football (Tim Goode/PA)

Steve McClaren returns to football with Maccabi Tel Aviv role

Former England boss Steve McClaren has joined Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv as a coaching consultant.

Tottenham fans during the 2-1 defeat by Chelsea at Wembley ( Steven Paston/PA)

Mauricio Pochettino: Wembley was not the problem in Spurs’ defeat

Mauricio Pochettino insisted Tottenham’s temporary Wembley home was not a factor in Sunday’s 2-1 Premier League loss to Chelsea.

Annika Sorenstam is to step down as Europe's Solheim Cup captain (Charlie Neibergall/AP)

Annika Sorenstam rules out continuing as Europe’s Solheim Cup captain

Annika Sorenstam ruled out continuing as captain of the Europe team after they lost the Solheim Cup to the United States.

Marcos Alonso scored both Chelsea goals in a 2-1 win over Tottenham (Steven Paston/PA)

Marcos Alonso double sees champions Chelsea sink Tottenham

Chelsea responded from the humiliating opening to their title defence by extending Tottenham’s Wembley woe with a 2-1 victory in the first Premier League clash at the national stadium.

Stuart Broad took three second-innings West Indies wickets (David Davies/PA)

Stuart Broad overtakes Sir Ian Botham as England hammer West Indies

Stuart Broad lent a famous hand as England took a remarkable 19 wickets on day three of this country’s inaugural floodlit Test to inflict a crushing innings-and-209-run defeat on hapless West Indies at Edgbaston.

Manchester City may activate the release clause of Barcelona star Lionel Messi (Manu Fernandez/AP)

Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Barcelona have already seen one of their star name players leave in a world-record transfer deal against their will, and it could be about to happen again.

Huddersfield's Aaron Mooy opened the scoring against Newcastle (Danny Lawson/PA)

Huddersfield defeat Newcastle to maintain winning Premier League start

Aaron Mooy’s fine second-half strike maintained Huddersfield’s dream Premier League start as they beat Newcastle 1-0 in their first top flight home game in 45 years.

Eric Bailly, right, celebrates scoring with Romelu Lukaku (Nick Potts/PA)

Manchester United hit four to sink sorry Swansea

Manchester United signalled their Premier League title intent by claiming another convincing 4-0 victory at Swansea.

Antonio Conte shows his delight as Chelsea score late to beat Tottenham at Wembley (Steven Paston/PA)

Chelsea’s battling spirit cheers Antonio Conte as they beat Tottenham at Wembley

Head coach Antonio Conte lauded his “fighters” after Chelsea extended Tottenham’s Wembley woe with a 2-1 Premier League win.

Chris Froome improved his standing in the Vuelta (PA Wire)

Chris Froome improves Vuelta standing as Adam Blythe finishes third

Adam Blythe finished third on a windy second stage of the Vuelta a Espana as fellow Briton Chris Froome improved his overall standing.

Stuart Broad has moved to second in the list of England Test wicket takers (David Davies/PA)

Chris Broad hails son Stuart after he eclipses Sir Ian Botham

Chris Broad hailed the “monumental achievement” of son Stuart after he overtook Sir Ian Botham to climb into second place in England’s all-time list of Test wicket-takers.

Jese celebrates scoring on his Stoke debut (Dave Thompson/Empics)

Jese Rodriguez scores on Stoke debut to down Arsenal

Jese Rodriguez struck a superb debut winner as Stoke held on for a 1-0 victory over Arsenal in the Premier League.

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