Moments after Usain Bolt had clinched his eighth Olympic title with much the same ease as his other seven, he smiled serenely into the cameras and hollered: “Number one!” Once again, he had proven that he was the greatest sprinter in history. But, perhaps for the first time, there was something else: a sense that as he approaches his 30th birthday on Sunday, he is not quite able to hit the very highest notes as he once did.
Paul Merson tips West Brom to give Everton a stern test.
Tottenham Hotspur are still in the market for new signings, according to Mauricio Pochettino.
West Ham drew 1-1 with Astra Giurgiu in the Europa League last night.
Wigan take on Nottingham Forest this weekend in the Championship
Leeds United will face Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship this weekend.
Tottenham are opening their season at White Hart Lane with a London derby on Saturday.
The defender made his debut in the midweek win over Reading.
Tottenham club captain Hugo Lloris will miss the game through injury.
Jose Mourinho has said that record signing Paul Pogba will play "some minutes" of Friday night's clash with Southampton.