Loic Remy has revealed the role Kevin-Prince Boateng played in his move to Las Palmas
“He told me about the club, which is like a small family, and he told me to come, I did not know much about Las Palmas but his conversation with him changed my mind.
“I did not come here on vacation, I hope to make a good season and help the team, but the teammates I’m going to have around can also help me.”
Sky Sports pundit Danny Higginbotham believes Chelsea did the right thing in not signing Romelu Lukaku
“Great players go to great clubs – but it does not always necessarily mean they will be a great success. They need to fit the team’s system.
“When Romelu Lukaku was clearly leaving Everton, it was suggested Chelsea were interested.
“But that move made no sense because they would have had to completely change their style of play.
“Lukaku plays on the shoulder of the last defender and pushes defences back.
“It would have been an utter change of identity for Chelsea. If it ain’t broke and all that . . . and they had won the title after all.
“Alvaro Morata is more like Costa in that he tends to drop deep.”
Ross Barkley took to Twitter to clarify reports over him not joining Chelsea
“Contrary to a number of reports in the press, I did not undertake a medical with any club at any point.
“I simply decided that due to my injury, it would be best to make a decision on my future and assess all my options in January when fully fit. Thanks for all of the support.”
Paul Merson felt Arsenal should have made a move to sign Danny Drinkwater
“Arsenal should have bid for Danny Drinkwater rather than let him go to Chelsea. At least he will fight for you. This lot just give up.
“In my day, the dressing room after a performance like that would have been a war zone. You would have had to call the police because there would have been fights everywhere.”