Afternoon Football Report: June 20
Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United, Tottenham and Barcelona news
Hull City have vowed to ruin Jose Mourinho's return to Stamford Bridge after the newly promoted outfit were paired with Chelsea on the opening day of the season.
It will be Hull's first game in the Premier League in over three years, and midfielder David Meyler insists they can upset Chelsea.
Arsenal forward Gervinho has hinted he would be open to joining Marseille during the transfer window.
Gervinho is a reported target for the French club, and says he is flattered to be linked with a move to the Stade Velodrome.
Cesc Fabregas claims he is steadily becoming one of the best players at Barcelona.
The former Arsenal captain believes he is getting better all the time, and has seen his game improve since moving to the Camp Nou.
Manchester City face a possible reunion with former striker Mario Balotelli during pre-season.
City will play AC Milan in the semi-final of the Audi Cup in Munich next month.
Tottenham are reported to have placed Porto forward Jackson Martinez at the top of their transfer wish list.
Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas wants to recruit another goalscorer before the deadline, and may raid his former club to do so.
Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa was on target for Japan on Wednesday night, but could not prevent them from falling to defeat against Italy.
Kagawa put Japan 2-0 up in their Confederations Cup encounter, but Italy fought back to claim a 4-3 victory.