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Summary

  1. Get involved - #bbcfootball or text to 81111
  2. Eight Premier League news conferences
  3. Leicester, Man Utd, Man City, Liverpool, Chelsea over lunchtime
  4. Newcastle, West Ham, Crystal Palace later
  5. Premier League returns after international break

Live Reporting

By Libby Dawes

All times stated are UK

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  1. Post update

    Aaaaaand that's all from the Premier League bosses for today...

    Join our fabulous football journalists tomorrow for live texts of all seven fixtures.

    Have a wonderful Friday afternoon and evening.

    Behave. Don't do anything I wouldn't do.

  2. Man City unified in wanting transfer window change

    Man City v Liverpool (1230GMT)

    Simon Stone

    BBC Sport

    Pep Guardiola says he is glad the English transfer window was changed yesterday, yet Manchester City were one of the clubs who voted against the move.

    Chief executive Ferran Soriano would not have voted the way he did without speaking to Guardiola first, so the feeling is both think the transfer window should close before the start of the season.

    However, whilst Pep, as he said in today's press conference, feels the Premier League's move should be followed by the rest of Europe, City feel everyone should change at the same time.

  3. 'If we play as we can we will do well' - de Boer

    Burnely v Crystal Palace (Sun, 13:30 BST)

    Crystal Palace

    de Boer on Mamadou Sakho: "I am delighted to have Mamadou and he was eager to come here and already has had an influence on the grass and in the dressing room."

    de Boer on Burnley: "We know they are a team who have played well and have options as to how to play but if we play as we can we will do well."

  4. Loftus Cheek returns to the squad

    Burnely v Crystal Palace (Sun, 13:30 BST)

    Crystal Palace

    Good news on the injury front after Frank de Boer confirmed Ruben Loftus Cheek will return to the squad for their game at Turf Moor on Sunday.

    James Tomkins and Yohan Cabaye are also available for selection, but the final decision will come after Saturday's training session.

    Frank de Boer on Palace's form: "I have a positive feeling from what I have seen in training this week. We know it takes time & it is a long term project we have here. I want to start seeing the performances I am expecting and once we start getting results it will give us all the confidence we need."

  5. Post update

    Meanwhile, not so far away...

  6. 'I have never felt at games the fans are not behind me' - Bilic

    West Ham v Huddersfield (Mon, 20:00 BST)

    West Ham United

    Bilic on Huddersfield: "They have started really well. They have added good players to their squad and we have to be on our game. Their start has given them a big boost, positive atmosphere in their dressing room and we have to stop it.

    "They are positive. They just go for it and that’s very important in football. The fans have been always great for us, but sometimes they are angry on social media but I have never felt at games they are not behind me."

    Bilic on playing at home: "It’s good to play at home. It's been a long time that we haven’t played there, we will train there tomorrow and Sunday, go into the dressing room to feel it a bit more."

  7. 'I am frustrated but not angry' - Bilic

    West Ham v Huddersfield (Mon, 20:00 BST)

    West Ham United

    Bilic on the transfer window: “There was a lot in the media about the transfer window. We wanted to get some players. There’s no point in talking about players we didn’t get."

    Bilic on William Carvalho: “Of course I am frustrated but I am not angry. I don't know why it didn't happen. I think it was money. It was definitely money. We have been in talks with Lisbon. Whether they are official or not I don't know. I don't do these things. I suggested the player, I wanted the player, we talked to them...it didn't happen because the money was too high."

  8. Hammers injury update

    West Ham v Huddersfield (Mon, 20:00 BST)

    West Ham United

    Let's head to London and to West Ham's news conference with Slaven Bilic...

    Firstly, some injury news to bring you.

    Bilic confirmed Manuel Lanzini is out for the Huddersfield game, and will be for two or three weeks. Edimilson Fernandes is out. Winston Reid is back. And Andy Carroll is 'OK'.

    Phew...

  9. 'It sounded a bad injury but we don’t think so' - Paco

    Swansea v Newcastle (Sun, 16:00 BST)

    Chancel Mbemba

    Paco has some injury and team news...

    “Chancel Mbemba is not too bad but will miss the game. Reading newspapers, it sounded a bad injury but we don’t think so.

    “Mikel Merino and Jonjo Shelvey have been training well. We have a training session tomorrow and after that, we will decide on the team.

    “Dwight Gayle has been training well and will be part of the squad. DeAndre Yedlin is working hard to be ready. He and Florian Lejeune are training fully."

  10. 'Rafa is fine' - assistant manager, Paco

    Swansea v Newcastle (Sun, 16:00 BST)

    Francisco de Miguel

    With Rafa Benitez recovering from an operation, assistant manager Francisco ‘Paco’ de Míguel Moreno spoke to the media.

    Paco: "Rafa is ok. He had a small operation on Monday and he is recovering. He will be fine in a few days. We are still doing the same stuff we do when Rafa is here. It is different when he is here but it is all under control.

    "He has been on the phone as he normally does. We are in touch and we are preparing every single detail for the match together."

  11. Post update

    It's not the usual Spaniard in the press room in Newcastle today....

  12. 'No chance, zero chance' - Guardiola

    Man City v Liverpool (Sat, 12:30 BST)

    Manchester City

    Guardiola on Alexis Sanchez swap deal with Raheem Sterling: "When we started to speak with Arsenal in the last days, they wanted to make a swap with Raz. They talked to me and I said ‘no chance. zero chance. Not one per cent chance we will swap Raz because I trust a lot in him’. 22 years old, English player, there is a lot of room to improve."

    "The only deal we would do was cash. In the end Alexis stayed in Arsenal.

    I don't know what will happen in the winter. Sometimes deals work, sometimes not."

  13. 'I am so happy with the decision they have taken' - Guardiola

    Man City v Liverpool (Sat, 12:30 BST)

    Manchester City

    Guardiola on closing the summer transfer window earlier: "You know my opinion about that. In my time here, I know how the country thinks about tradition.

    "From one side, to move something part of history is difficult but not the other side you are the first one to make an initiative to change something. It’s complicated. I am so happy with the decision they have taken, and Manchester City agree about that. English football is the first, hopefully the rest will follow."

    Guardiola on Javier Tebas' comments regarding financial doping: "I met him yesterday. He was in Manchester. He spoke with chief executive Ferran (Soriano). He clarified why Uefa don't investigate. Maybe Mr Tebas could learn something from the Premier League."

  14. Kompany out with calf injury

    Man City v Liverpool (Sat, 12:30 BST)

    Manchester City

    Vincent Kompany

    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola confirms Vincent Kompany is out of the Liverpool game with a calf problem.

    Guardiola on Kompany: "He has a little problem in his calf. I don't think he will be fit tomorrow. It's not major. I’m sad - I would like him to be fit. He made a huge effort. Our physios worked a lot to take care of him so the last seven, eight, nine games of last season he played without a problem.

    "In pre-season he played 90 minutes for three games no problem at all. Now we start the period where we play every three days and unfortunately we lost him.

    "We have Mangala, we have Tosi so we have other options."

  15. 'Stoke are difficult'

    Stoke v Manchester United (Sat, 17:30 BST)

    Manchester United

    Manchester United have won all three of their Premier League games so far, but Jose Mourinho is expecting the customary tough test away at Stoke.

    "Stoke are difficult [to play against], they are aggressive, they defend with a lot of people, and they are dangerous in set-pieces," he said.

    “It's a stadium that puts a lot of pressure [on] too. So, I think it's going to be difficult again.

    "Hopefully, we can be better than in previous years and win but difficult it is going to be, for sure."

  16. 'We had a successful summer'

    Stoke v Manchester United (Sat, 17:30 BST)

    Manchester United

    Mourinho seems content with his club's business this summer.

    The Red Devils brought in striker Romelu Lukaku, defensive midfielder Nemanja Matic, defender Victor Lindelof and will welcome back forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic once the Swede has recovered from his knee ligament injury.

    Mourinho on United's summer spending: "I was a good market, we were successful, we did it well, we did it on time.

    "So, I think we were quite happy with our market overall."

  17. 'Pereira is not ready to fight'

    Stoke v Manchester United (Sat, 17:30 BST)

    Manchester United

    Andreas Pereira

    Mourinho says he doesn't agree with midfielder Andreas Pereira's decision to join Valencia on a season-long loan.

    Mourinho: "Honestly I don’t think it is the best decision for him, it disappoints me a little bit, as he has potential to be here fighting for a position and opportunities to be a United player.

    "The decision can be considered the decision of a young player that wants to play every weekend but is not ready to fight for something difficult – you have to be ready to fight.

    "I am a bit disappointed he left but okay, it was his decision, he has a long term contract, and we have the option to bring him back on 1st January."

  18. 'Jose the coach is in favour'

    Stoke v Manchester United (Sat, 17:30 BST)

    Manchester United

    Jose Mourinho says he is in favour of the decision to close next summer's transfer window before the 2018-19 season starts - even though Manchester United voted against it.

    "My thoughts are by coach point of view - Jose as head coach - obviously I am in favour of that.

    "Because if I focus just on training process, of course I want to arrive at day one want to have my squad and players, I don’t want to be waiting for late decisions."

  19. Post update

    Everything is a bit blue.

    Let's hear from Jose Mourinho....

  20. Morgan fit to face Chelsea

    Leicester v Chelsea (Sat, 15:00 BST)

    Leicester City

    Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare concludes his news conference with a bit of team news.

    Captain Wes Morgan is fit to face Chelsea, but striker Kelechi Iheanacho is a 'wait and see'.

    Elsewhere, defender Robert Huth and summer signing Vicente Iborra will play for the Under-23s on Monday as they continue their recovery from injury.