Big money signings equal big money gambles

How many of the top ten most expensive British transfers have gone on to be a success at their clubs?

Who was your Premier League player of the week?

Three players out from the wilderness make up this week’s five star performers – but as Chelsea and Manchester City emphasize their championship credentials, Tottenham continue their impressive start, and Arsenal fight back against Everton, which player had the best weekend?

Manchester City 3 – 1 Liverpool – Champions reign supreme over last season’s runners up

For all the impressive commitment and dynamism of Liverpool in the opening phases of the game, Manchester City’s superior physicality, together with their ruthless efficiency in converting their chances led them to a comfortable victory in this early season clash between last season’s top two.

The ten factors that drive transfer fees in football

What really drives how much a player is worth in the transfer market?

Sergio Aguero signs new deal at City

Manchester City look to build for the long term with new contracts

Why Diego Costa could be the most important signing this summer

Have Chelsea bagged the most important transfer of the summer?

The myth of the ‘British Premium’

New analysis shows that Premier League clubs do not pay more for “British” talent

Man City in 2014/15 – Mangala can help push European ambitions

Can Pellegrini retain Manchester City’s crown in 2014/15?

Which Premier League clubs are most addicted to buying and selling players?

Is it possible to compete in the Premier League without regularly trading players?

Can mid-table clubs progress in the Premier League?

Are mid-table Premier League teams trapped in no man’s land?