Jurgen Klopp insists the Premier League title race will not be solely between Liverpool and Manchester City, and says he sees no advantage in playing before the champions.
Ben Youngs has warned Ireland that Manu Tuilagi is in the shape of his life as England plot to launch the powerful centre on another decisive early raid.
Bury owner Steve Dale has accepted a takeover offer from London-based consortium C&N Sporting Risk.
The transfer window in Spain and Italy closes on September 2 but, as Sky Sports News' chief reporter Bryan Swanson explains, Neymar's future at Paris Saint-Germain may be resolved this weekend.
Alexis Sanchez's potential move to Inter Milan would further weaken Manchester United's striking options, Gabriele Marcotti has told Sky Sports News' Transfer Talk podcast.