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Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli looks to repeat heroics against Chelsea

Dele Alli knows just how big an occasion Sunday’s Wembley meeting with Chelsea is for Tottenham as he looks to replicate his heroics from last season.

Pep Guardiola played alongside Ronald Koeman at Barcelona (Manu Fernandez/AP)

Pep Guardiola won’t change tactics for Manchester City’s visit of Everton

Pep Guardiola has no intention of changing his tactics to throw rival boss Ronald Koeman when Manchester City host Everton on Monday.

Liverpool have rejected an improved bid of £113m for Philippe Coutinho (Dave Howarth/PA)

Liverpool reject improved Barcelona bid for Coutinho

Liverpool have rejected a third bid from Barcelona for wantaway playmaker Philippe Coutinho.

West Brom have rejected an offer from Manchester City for defender Jonny Evans ( Nick Potts/PA )

Pulis confirms City bid for Evans rejected but adds every player has a price

Tony Pulis confirmed West Brom have rejected a bid from Manchester City for Jonny Evans.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho believes his former club Chelsea will be the team to beat this season (Niall Carson/PA)

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho: Chelsea remain the team to beat

Jose Mourinho believes former club Chelsea remain Premier League favourites despite Antonio Conte struggling in some areas, the ongoing Diego Costa debacle and their chastening opening-weekend defeat.

Mathew Pillans kept his nerve to bowl a superb final over to guide Leicestershire to a crucial win (Steve Paston/EMPICS Sport)

Quarter-final line-up secured after thrilling final day of T20 Blast

A thrilling final day in the group stages of the NatWest t20 Blast saw the quarter-final line-up decided as Derbyshire, Birmingham and Leicestershire all won to join Nottinghamshire as the North Group qualifiers.

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte insists Diego Costa "is in the past" (Richard Sellers/Empics)

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte laughs off Diego Costa ‘criminal’ claims

Chelsea head coach Antonio Conte has laughed off Diego Costa’s suggestion that he has been treated like “a criminal” and says the striker is in “the past”.

Cristie Kerr, left, and Lexi Thompson celebrate fourball success (Charlie Neibergall/AP)

United States complete clean sweep to dominate Solheim Cup

The United States completed a sweep of the afternoon fourball matches to move into a dominant position over Europe in the Solheim Cup after the opening day’s play in Des Moines.

The British number one battled hard (John Minchillo/AP)

Johanna Konta falls to Simona Halep in quarter-finals in Cincinnati

Johanna Konta is out of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati after losing her quarter-final against second seed Simona Halep 6-4 7-6 (7/1) on Friday night.

Davinson Sanchez has joined Tottenham from Ajax for a reported club-record £42 million (Mike Egerton/Empics)

Tottenham capture Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez for club-record fee

Tottenham’s long wait for a summer signing ended with the announcement of a move for Ajax defender Davinson Sanchez subject to a medical and the granting of a work permit.

England declared as soon as Alastair Cook's innings of 243 came to an end (Nick Potts/PA)

Alastair Cook’s 243 gives England complete control at Edgbaston

Alastair Cook’s chanceless Edgbaston vigil ended at last on 243 but still maintained England’s dominant position on a rain-shortened second day of the first Investec Test against West Indies.

The IBF and WBA heavyweight champion had been expected to defend his titles in November (Jonathan Brady/PA)

In video: Joshua admits ‘massive’ disappointment over Klitschko retirement

Anthony Joshua has revealed the “massive” sense of disappointment he felt when Wladimir Klitschko announced his retirement and ended their plans for a rematch in Las Vegas.

Manchester City prospect Patrick Roberts expected to make Celtic loan return (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Manchester City prospect Patrick Roberts expected to make Celtic loan return

Patrick Roberts is edging towards a return to Celtic on a season-long loan, Press Association Sport understands.

Andy Murray could play at the US Open after being a doubt because of a hip injury (Joe Toth/PA)

Andy Murray heading to New York to step up US Open preparations

Andy Murray will travel to New York later on Friday to step up his US Open preparations.

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was saddened by Barcelona terror attack (Martin Rickett/PA)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola saddened by Barcelona terror attack

Former Barcelona captain and coach Pep Guardiola has spoken of his sorrow following Thursday’s terrorist attack in his home city.

A fan encroaches onto the pitch during the Everton-Hajduk Split  Europa League tie (Nigel French/PA)

One man detained for pitch encroachment following Everton-Hajduk Split match

Merseyside Police detained one man as trouble flared during Thursday night’s Europa League play-off between Everton and Hajduk Split at Goodison Park.

Jose Mourinho accepts Manchester United are unlikely to sign a winger before the end of August (Niall Carson/PA)

Manchester United boss Mourinho ready to abandon plans to bring in wide player

Jose Mourinho accepts Manchester United are now unlikely to sign the wide man he had hoped for this summer.

Barcelona's players and coaching staff held a minute's silence before training on Friday in tribute to the victims of the terror attack in the city ( Francisco Seco/AP)

Barcelona players and coaching staff pay tribute to terror attack victims

Barcelona’s players and coaching staff held a minute’s silence before training on Friday in tribute to the victims of the terror attack in the city.

Gabriel leaves Arsenal for Valencia challenge (Adam Davy/PA)

Gabriel leaves Arsenal for Valencia challenge

Valencia have signed defender Gabriel from Arsenal on a five-year deal.

Spurs will be playing at Wembley Stadium (PA)

Premier League talking points ahead of the second round of action

The new Premier League season continues with the second round of fixtures this weekend. Here we look at some talking points.

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