Jack Wilshere's loan departure shows that Arsene Wenger is confident in his central midfield options.
This Saturday sees bitter Old Firm rivals Celtic and Rangers face each other for the first time in the Scottish Premiership this season.
From 22-year-old captains to lower league veterans, the second tier is hardly lacking in centre-backs who belong at a higher level.
The striker left the Baggies to join Championship Cardiff City on transfer deadline day.
The Premier League returns this weekend after a short international break.
Rodwell is pleased that certain areas of the side have been strengthened.
Tomorrow's clash between Aston Villa and Nottingham Forest may look like just 7th vs 16th in the Championship, but it is in fact a historic game.
With the Manchester and Glasgow derbies taking the headlines this weekend, we consider what other derbies will grab our attention this season?
Henderson has taken up a deeper role in Liverpool's three opening Premier League games so far.
Sunderland have signed goalkeeper Mika from Boavista following an injury to Vito Mannone.