The former Arsenal defender says that he is delighted to have joined Barcelona - as they have the 'world's greatest players.'
Chelsea winger Victor Moses was delighted to make a pre-season appearance for the Blues.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers hailed the "perfect" debut of Dejan Lovren and believes the big-money buy is Jamie Carragher's replacement.
Paul Lambert may have held onto his job at Aston Villa this summer but things aren't exactly shaping up well for a potential turnaround season.
We bring you the latest news from Leeds United, Sheffield United, Huddersfield Town and Sheffield Wednesday.
Despite a 2-0 opening day loss to Nottingham Forest, there are positive signs for the Blackpool faithful.
Chelsea striker Diego Costa is feeling positive ahead of the new season.
Watford stars Troy Deeney and Matej Vydra have been named by Bolton manager Dougie Freedman as the best strikers in the Championship.
Leeds United new boy Souleymane Doukara struggled to make an impact as the Yorkshire side went down 2-0 away at Millwall.
Villarreal have offered Tottenham Hotspur target Mateo Musacchio a new contract to remain with the La Liga outfit.