The Czech striker marked his first senior run-out in 19 months with a goal as Villa began their pre-season with a 3-1 defeat to Fulham in Portugal.
Leeds United manager Uwe Rosler has explained he's already noticed some tired players in the club's pre-season schedule.
Andy Brassell, an expert on European football, has suggested a flaw that he's seen developing in Swiss star Xherdan Shaqiri.
Phil Thompson has advice for Manchester City after their agreement to sign Raheem Sterling from Liverpool.
Former Scotland striker Andy Gray stressed a difficulty facing Brendan Rodgers next season.
Arsenal fans want action from Arsene Wenger after missing out on Morgan Schneiderlin to Manchester United.
A round up of news stories this morning related to Arsenal.
A round up of news stories this morning related to Tottenham Hotspur.
Thomas Muller has given his reaction to Bastian Schweinsteiger's transfer to Manchester United.
The Newcastle United boss can help remove the stain of the former manager's reign from the club's reputation.
Liverpool suffered a painful 3-0 defeat yesterday evening at the hands of European champions Real Madrid.
Arsenal recorded a vital Champions League win on Wednesday night, scoring twice in the final two minutes to beat Anderlecht.
Following Mario Balotelli's half-time shirt swap we look at five other controversial swaps; Liverpool, Chelsea, Manchester United and Arsenal feature.