Arsenal will take on Ludogorets Razgrad away from home in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Ross Barkley scored Everton's second goal during their 2-0 victory over West Ham United.
As if the Revierderby wasn’t claustrophobic enough, Saturday night at the Signal Iduna Park only served to squash the warring neighbours closer together.
As Pep Guardiola took his seat for another round of questions about what it was like to face Barcelona again, whether this time it might be any different and if it was true Lionel Messi was superhuman, an event of a very different nature was taking place a few miles away at the club Manchester City always measure themselves against first.
Sunderland defender Lamine Kone has been nowhere near as good as he was last season.
Olivier Giroud hopes to stake a claim for greater involvement at Arsenal by impressing on his first start of the season against Ludogorets Razgrad on Tuesday. The France international is convinced his “turn will come” after a slow start to his campaign.
One of Ronald Koeman’s first acts as the Everton manager in June was the calculated risk of a phone call to Romelu Lukaku. You’re going nowhere, was the gist of the conversation with the striker with undisguised ambitions of Champions League football. Koeman got his calculations correct.
Stoke City made easy work of Swansea City on Monday night to climb up the Premier League table.
Manchester United should battle Liverpool for Geoffrey Kondogbia.