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Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade. Pic: Clive Gee/ EMPICS Sport

Stalemate for O’s at Gateshead

Pre-season friendly: Gateshead 0 Leyton Orient 0

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Erik Lamela scored twice against Toronto

Davies makes Spurs debut but Lamela steals the show in victory over Toronto

Ben Davies made his Tottenham debut but Erik Lamela stole the show as Mauricio Pochettino’s side beat Jermain Defoe and his Toronto team-mates 3-2 in their second pre-season friendly.

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Morgan Schneiderlin. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Spurs transfer round-up: Vorm and Davies sign as Pochettino promises more with Costa, Schneiderlin and Lukaku linked

Tottenham have made their first two signings as Maurico Pochettino prepares his squad for the new season.

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Cesc Fabregas. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Chelsea transfer round-up: Fabregas explains Arsenal snub, Wolves target speaks, Shaw explains Manchester United move

It has been a busy summer for Chelsea so far and things don’t seem to be easing up as Jose Mourinho prepares his squad for the new season.

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Jackson Martinez. (Photo by Christopher Lee/Getty Images)

Arsenal transfer round-up: Gunners sign ‘new Xavi’, Martinez agent speaks out, Schneiderlin prefers Spurs

It has been a busy summer for Arsenal so far and things don’t seem to be easing up as Arsene Wenger prepares his squad for the new season.

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Daggers hit Great Wakering for six

Pre-season friendly: Great Wakering Rovers 2 Dagenham & Redbridge 6

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Romelu Lukaku. (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku training with Anderlecht as Spurs and Everton hover

Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku, who has been wanted by Tottenham and Everton, is training with his former club Anderlecht this week in a bid to hit the ground running when he links up with Chelsea at the end of this month.

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Ledley King. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Tottenham legend handed new role at Spurs

Former Tottenham captain Ledley King has been given a part-time coaching role with the club’s Under-18 team.

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Ben Davies in action for Swansea City

No surprise to see new left-back at Spurs - but was a goalkeeper a priority?

Spurs correspondent Ben Pearce discusses the club’s transfer activity as Ben Davies and Michel Vorm arrive from Swansea and Gylfi Sigurdsson departs.

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Ben Davies. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Spurs snap up Swansea duo as midfield man moves to the Liberty

Tottenham have confirmed the signings of Ben Davies and Michel Vorm for undisclosed fees from Swansea as Gylfi Sigurdsson moves in the opposite direction.

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West Ham forward Mauro Zarate  (Photo by Simon Watts/Getty Images)

West Ham boss lauds new boy despite more pre-season disappointment

West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has heaped praise on goalscorer Mauro Zarate despite the Hammers going down to defeat in New Zealand.

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Juventus striker Carlos Tevez  (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

West Ham legend rules out Premier League return

Carlos Tevez insists he never thought about following Antonio Conte out of Juventus - even if his old foe Roberto Mancini had been appointed as their new head coach.

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Diego Costa. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Transfer Replay: Chelsea new boy makes promise and Arsenal sign the ‘new Xavi’

It has been another busy day at London24 HQ thanks to some serious transfer news consistantly breaking during the day.

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Jackson Martinez. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

Arsenal target Jackson Martinez’s agent speaks out on transfer rumours

Peppino Tirri, the agent of Arsenal target Jackson Martinez, has revealed that AC Milan and Roma have been interested in the striker.

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QPR's Charlie Austin

QPR star Charlie Austin keen to link up with Adel Taarabt

EXCLUSIVE: Charlie Austin has dismissed speculation linking him with a move away from Loftus Road.

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Diego Costa. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Chelsea new boy Diego Costa delivers vow to Blues fans

Striker Diego Costa has vowed to do his utmost to deliver trophies for Chelsea.

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Toronto FC's manager Ryan Nelsen

Toronto boss Ryan Nelsen has high hopes for Spurs but admits friendly isn’t ideal

Toronto boss Ryan Nelsen has high hopes for his former club Tottenham – but he admits this is not the best time to be playing a friendly against the Lilywhites.

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Fraizer Campbell. (Photo by Richard Sellers/Getty Images)

Crystal Palace and Leicester have bids accepted for Cardiff ace

Crystal Palace and Leicester are embroiled in a straight fight for Cardiff City’s Frazier Campbell.

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Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news from London24

Transfer Window Live: Arsenal sign ‘new Xavi’, Pochettino update, Palace near deal, Manchester United new boy explains snub

Check out today’s biggest stories below and scroll down to join the transfer discussion with our reporters.

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Thomas Eisfeld.  (Photo by Jamie McDonald/Getty Images)

Arsenal flop joins Fulham

Fulham have signed Arsenal midfielder Thomas Eisfeld for an undisclosed fee.

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Adil Chihi.

Fulham sign Moroccan winger

Fulham have confirmed the signing of Adil Chihi on a 12-month deal.

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Christian Eriksen

Eriksen: Spurs need season of stability - and better results against top teams

Christian Eriksen believes Tottenham need a season of stability with better results against the Premier League’s top sides – and Mauricio Pochettino says he will not be making many changes to the squad.

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. Picture: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Arsenal complete transfer coup to sign ‘new Xavi’

Arsenal have signed Barcelona youngster Georgios Spanoudakis.

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Alou Diarra.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Former West Ham man hits out at Hammers and Sam Allardyce

Alou Diarra has hit out at West Ham, claiming that he has wasted the last two years of his career.

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Harry Lennon, Charlton Athletic. Picture: Tim Parker/EMPICS

Charlton youngster joins Cambridge on loan

Charlton defender Harry Lennon has joined Cambridge United on a six-month loan deal.

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Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford on loan at Derby last season  (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Chelsea youngster vows to fight for first team spot with big name signings

Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford is hoping to stay at Stamford Bridge this season and make an impact in the first team squad.

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Cristian Gamboa challenges Luke Shaw. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Manchester United new boy explains Chelsea snub

Luke Shaw has claimed that Manchester United are the biggest club in the world after signing for the Red Devils.

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Jermain Defoe. (Photo by Sonia Recchia/Getty Images)

Spurs legend reveals how Tottenham squad have taken to Pochettino

Tottenham legend Jermain Defoe has revealed that the Spurs squad are already enamoured with new manager Mauricio Pochettino.

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Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham boss promises fans that new signings are on the way

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has vowed to add new players to his squad ahead of the Premier League season.

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Alex Pritchard. (Photo by Ben Hoskins/Getty Images)

Alex Pritchard reveals Luka Modric advice and Brentford ambitions

Brentford new boy Alex Pritchard has revealed how he was inspired by Luka Modric when he was starting his career.

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Keep up to date with all the latest transfer news from London24

Transfer Window Live: Former Arsenal man reveals why he chose Chelsea and Saints star admits Spurs move favourable

Check out today’s biggest stories below and scroll down to join the transfer discussion with our reporters.

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Douglas Costa. (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Spurs monitoring Douglas Costa situation as playmaker refuses to train with Shakhtar

Tottenham are monitoring the situation at Shaktar Donetsk after target Douglas Costa and five others are refusing to return to Ukraine.

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Michel Vorm. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Swansea goalkeeper Michel Vorm confirms Tottenham switch

Swansea goalkeeper Michel Vorm has appeared to confirm that his move to Tottenham is going ahead.

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Cesc Fabregas.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)

Fabregas: Chelsea was the best place for me

Chelsea new boy Cesc Fabregas has insisted that he has made the right choice in joining the Blues and wants to win every trophy during his time there.

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Mehdi Benatia. (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

Roma boss deals transfer blow to Tottenham, Chelsea and Manchester United

Roma manager Rudi Garcia has ruled out Mehdi Benatia leaving the Italian club this season.

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West Ham new boy Enner Valencia   (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

West Ham confirm fifth summer signing as spending surges beyond £20million

West Ham have signed Ecuador striker Enner Valencia for a fee believed to be around £12million, subject to a work permit.

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Erik Lamela scored twice against Toronto

Davies makes Spurs debut but Lamela steals the show in victory over Toronto

Ben Davies made his Tottenham debut but Erik Lamela stole the show as Mauricio Pochettino’s side beat Jermain Defoe and his Toronto team-mates 3-2 in their second pre-season friendly.

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Leyton Orient manager Russell Slade. Pic: Clive Gee/ EMPICS Sport

Stalemate for O’s at Gateshead

Pre-season friendly: Gateshead 0 Leyton Orient 0

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George Purcell netted in the 2-2 draw with West Ham's development side yesterday. Pic: Gavin Ellis/TGSPHOTO

Purcell nets as Urchins open with Hammers draw

West Ham United development team 2 AFC Hornchurch 2

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