What constitutes a rivalry and how do you manufacture one? Major League Soccer has probably pondered that question rather extensively over the past year or so, in preparation for this season’s induction of the New York derby.
Handed a surprise start versus Southampton, Gabriel Obertan was quick to impress.
The 16-year-old West Ham starlet has impressed - but the former midfielder has warned against over-hyping the teenager.
The former Blackburn striker got off to a dream start, with the winning goal on Premier League debut.
Celtic are prioritising the league over any other competition.
The new West Ham defender impressed against Premier League title contenders Arsenal this weekend.
The Serbian striker gave a committed cameo performance at St James's Park in the draw with Southampton.
Dick Advocaat saw his side get off to the worst possible start after a collapse at the King Power Stadium.
The Argentine took time to settle at the Etihad but has since gone on to thrive at Manchester City under Manuel Pellegrini.
The Tottenham forward has once again been linked with a move to Old Trafford, but the move is as unlikely as any proposed this summer.
Brazil crashed out of the World Cup with a 7-1 defeat to Germany, and former Chelsea star David Luiz has admitted they fell far short of what should be considered acceptable.
Serie A side Fiorentina are lining up a move for Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta, reports in Italy claim.
Manchester United have completed three signings so far this summer and let six players go and whilst the Red Devils are undergoing improvement works, they need to sign experience over youth.