From the Back Pages, July 20: Jose Mourinho insists Cesc Fabregas ‘was not open’ to signing for Arsenal

Manager Jose Mourinho is confident Chelsea have assembled a squad capable of winning the Barclays Premier League next season - but also knows any of the title hopefuls could also easily end up fifth. (The Independent)
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JOSE MOURINHO has warned Chelsea fans that the club will make no more signings this summer. (The Express)

Emre Can lasted just 21 minutes of his Liverpool debut as the post-Luis Suarez era in England started with a whimper. (Daily Mail)

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Liverpool expect to complete the signing of Loic Remy in the next few days after agreeing an £8m deal with QPR for the French striker. Brendan Rodgers hopes the 27-year-old will join his squad during their tour of the USA this week as he continues the process of replacing Luis Suarez. (The Telegraph)

This feels like a Test match of significance – unlike its predecessor. Weather permitting, there should be a win for one side or the other and there may well be consequences, especially for some of the more senior citizens in the England side, most notably Alastair Cook, Matt Prior and Ian Bell. (The Guardian)

New West Brom signing Joleon Lescott is already unsettled - four weeks after joing the club. (The Mirror)

The thunder and lightning forecast never did hit Hoylake today. Instead, Rory McIlroy weathered a storm of a different kind. The Ulsterman takes a six-shot lead going into the final day of the Open at Royal Liverpool, but only after his overnight advantage had been temporarily erased. The title is now his to lose. (The Times)