Welcome to Monday and The Sportsman's live football blog!
You can keep up to date with all the breaking news as we recover from a weekend that featured another Manchester United loss, departures for Dean Smith and Daniel Farke and both Chelsea and Liverpool dropping points. We could well see a managerial appointment today as Eddie Howe watched Newcastle's 1-1 draw with Brighton, while that man Frank Lampard is linked with both Aston Villa and Norwich.
Stick with us for all the latest news.
Eddie Howe has been confirmed as the new Newcastle United boss, but is his CV good or bad? Simon Lillicrap assesses the new boss. Check it out here.
◉ 56 touches into opp. box
◉ 52 passes into opp. box
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“Ousmane has to work a lot, he has the potential to make the different at Barça as world top player. But he needs to be consistent”. 🔴🇫🇷 #FCB
The new Barcelona manager Xavi has responded to being compared to his former boss Pep Guardiola, highlighting his compatriot as the best coach in the world.
"We are worried about injuries. We need to find out what's wrong. Everyone has to be involved, from doctors to physical coaches"
British clubs Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Spurs and Cardiff have all been given the green light to trial safe standing at their grounds.
Former Chelsea and England defender John Terry has labelled West Ham United's Declan Rice as the best holding midfielder in the world.
French giants PSG are reportedly unhappy with Argentina over calling up Lionel Messi for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers amid their injury issues.
Australian footballer Josh Cavallo admits he is 'scared' to play at the Qatar World Cup next year after coming out as gay.
As per David Ornstein, Norwich City's search for a new manager is hotting up and reportedly down to two coaches.