Paul Merson states his prediction for Man United v West Ham

Manchester City's Spanish midfielder David Silva celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Manchester City at St James Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne north east England

Getty Images

Zlatan Ibrahimovic got 17 as part of 28 in all competitions before his campaign was ended early by a knee ligament injury.

The club resisted the temptation to fire legendary manager Arsene Wenger, giving him a two-year contract extension instead, but despite the new deal and positives from last season, Wenger's seat is red-hot.

And during Mourinho's first pre-match press conference of the 2017/18 Premier League season, he explained where things now stood between Ibrahimovic and United.

"He's injured, he needs time to recover", added Mourinho. What we had was midfielders, wingers, scoring, central defenders scoring goals at set pieces.

Conte criticises Chelsea players for loss of composure
The game between Swansea and Southampton had no goals, while Wayne Rooney bagged the victor as Everton saw off Stoke City 1-0. By the beginning of the season Chelsea football club is clearly not in optimal condition.

Another player sent out on loan by Chelsea, the 22-year-old Loftus-Cheek looks sure to get plenty more first-team action at Palace either in central midfield or in the No. 10 role behind the striker.

That's all for now, we'll be back around 2:30PM (UK time) to round-up on the day's events so far and get stuck into the 3PM fixtures!

"It's going to be emotional to be in my old house against my old club, of course".

Centre-backs Eric Bailly and Phil Jones return to the Manchester United squad for West Ham's visit to Old Trafford on Sunday, after being suspended for Tuesday's Super Cup defeat by Real.

Amazon Advises Against Using Brand of Solar Eclipse Glasses on Site
The last coast-to-coast eclipse was in 1918, and after this one, the next won't come until 2045. On March 7, 1970, the path of totality ran up the east coast of the United States.

"I will just go with everything I have to try to win every match we play". A When we won our first EPL title in 2005, it finally felt like it was the beginning of a new era of success for the club.

Deji's brother shared his photo on Twitter and revealed that won't be the kid's last medal as he hopes to win more in his football career.

Ibrahimovic has continued his rehabilitation at United's training ground and has even stuck around to help out some of the younger Red Devils players during preseason, according to midfielder Paul Pogba. Maybe it will take another season for the squad to mature together before challenging for "Ol' Big Ears" again.

The former Blues striker told the Daily Mail: "Conte has said that he wants to avoid a "Mourinho season". Chelsea, without European football, were able to run away with the title, as Leicester managed to do the season before. Everton's Merseyside rivals Liverpool have a tricky start to the campaign at Watford, who are under new manager Marco Silva after the Portuguese joined the London club having failed to keep Hull City in the top flight last season.

Fomer Phillie Ryan Howard signs minor-league deal with Rockies
He'd been slumping badly for a couple years, and one point, a Phillies columnist begged him to hang up the cleats for good . Throughout his career, Howard has blasted 382 home runs and drove in 1,194 runs at the major league level.

Latest News