Former Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has accused Jose Mourinho of 'laughing at everyone' at the Santiago Bernabeu following his appointment as Chelsea manager.

Calderon has branded Mourinho's actions 'grotesque' after he engineered an exit from Madrid before the club had another manager lined up.

Mourinho, meanwhile, insists he bears no grudge against Tottenham manager and former protege Andre Villas-Boas.

Mourinho and Villas-Boas will face each other as managers for the first time next season, and the Spurs boss has the complete respect of the newly appointed Chelsea chief.

Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa is looking to Robin van Persie and Wayne Rooney for inspiration ahead of his second season at Old Trafford.

Kagawa was unhappy with his performances during his first campaign with the club, and wants to emulate the successes of Van Persie and Rooney.

Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis has backed Arsene Wenger to spend big in the transfer market this summer, but insists he will not squander money for the sake of it.

Wenger is set to be backed with £70 million over the coming months, and Gazidis says the Gunners boss is not scared to spend.

Vincent Kompany risked his life by playing for almost an hour with severe facial injuries, according to a prominent sports doctor.

The Belgian defender suffered a broken nose, fractured eye socket and concussion while representing his country, but continued to play on.

Florentino Perez has backed Jose Mourinho's claim Barcelona are only critical of him because he ended their dominance in Spain.

Mourinho has been accused of damaging Spanish football by Andres Iniesta, but Perez has accused Barcelona of being sore losers.

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