Reports suggest Gareth Bale is poised to commit his immediate future to Tottenham Hotspur after agreeing improved terms of an estimated £150,000 per week to remain at White Hart Lane despite the club's failure to reach the Champions League. The deal is expected to include a release clause for bids over £50m that can be triggered at the end of next season.
Manchester City stepped up their preparations for their Premier League title defence with a 4-1 victory over MLS champions Sporting Kansas City on Thursday.
Glenn Murray and Jake Gray were on target as Crystal Palace began their US tour with a 2-2 stalemate against Columbus Crew.
Gylfi Sigurdsson has completed his move to Swansea from Tottenham.
Record-signing Erik Lamela scored twice in the first half as Tottenham beat FC Toronto 3-2 in a pre-season friendly.
Argentine club Newell's Old Boys have confirmed the signing of Sunderland striker Ignacio Scocco.
Mauro Zarate scored his first goal for West Ham United in their 2-1 loss to Wellington Phoenix.
Ben Davies and Michel Vorm have both completely their moves from Swansea City to Tottenham Hotspur today according to the Spurs official Twitter feed.
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert has made it clear that defender Ron Vlaar is not for sale.
Felipe Luis made his Chelsea debut in a friendly 1-1 draw against WAC RZ Pellets.
Petr Cech started for the first time since suffering a shoulder injury at the end of the last year.
Southampton are ready to make an improved bid for Celtic goalkeeper Fraser Forster as a replacement for Artur Boruc.