The Manchester United striker came up against Payet in the French league last season and admits he was always aware of the midfielder's class.
Reports today have suggested some of Arsenal's British talent could leave the club this summer.
Everton-owned youngster Shani Tarashaj played against Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy last month.
The 21-year-old has been attracting interest from a handful of Premier League sides.
The former Gunners striker thinks Tottenham have improved while Arsenal have stood still.
The Swindon Town player should have been given more time at former club Leeds United.
Jermaine Jenas has had his say on Sunderland's fight against relegation.
Rangers and Celtic go head-to-head in the Scottish Cup this weekend.
The Toffees boss insists that there is no problem with the relationship between himself and supporters.
Wolverhampton Wanderers' new sponsorship announcement has not gone down well.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers are currently trailing Celtic by 30 points in the Scottish Premiership standings.
Tottenham Hotspur's Kyle Walker recently said that Mauricio Pochettino's training sessions are easier than last season.
The 17-year-old is reportedly on his way to Everton as Steve Walsh attempts to delve into the South American market.
Should West Ham offer Carlos Tevez an audacious rescue opportunity?
The Liverpool player looks set to leave in the close season and Newcastle United's manager knows him well.
Gonzalo Rodriguez has shone against Tottenham in the past and is a free agent this summer.
The bonus reductions primarily affected senior bankers and traders, as the pool for junior employees increased in a bid to retain talent,
Everton bid for Franck Kessie last month but he is determined to sign for Manchester United.
Aston Villa are currently in 17th place in the Championship table, after a poor run of form.
Tottenham Hotspur defender Kyle Walker made reference to his earlier comments.
Credit Suisse needs to strengthen its board of directors after the bank disclosed almost $1bn of writedowns linked to illiquid positions, David Herro, chief investment officer at Harris Associates, told Finanz und Wirtschaft.
Just five start-ups surpassed a $1 billion valuation in the first quarter of 2016 as venture capitalists held tight to new cash, according to a new report.
BNY Mellon's activist board member on Tuesday praised the bank's financial progress and the leadership of Chief Executive Gerald Hassell, even as the company's stock is down about 12% over the past year and lagging the benchmark S&P 500 Index.