Transfer rumours and football news LIVE: Ronaldo scores twice as Manchester United thrash Newcastle, Lukaku brace as Chelsea go top, Arsenal relief after first win of season, Crystal Palace thump Tottenham, Brazil’s Premier League players cleared to play by FIFA

The Premier League is BACK and it’s an amazing weekend in store.

It was a strong international break for England, but all eyes are now on the English top flight and a certain superstar who made a stunning return.

You would have been mad to bet against Cristiano Ronaldo as he prepared for his second Manchester United debut, and he did was CR7 does best as he capped his return with two goals in a big win over Newcastle.

There was good news for Arsenal, too, who claimed their first points of the season with a 1-0 victory over Norwich, thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s second-half goal.

Elsewhere, Brazil’s players have been cleared to play for their Premier League clubs this weekend after the country’s football federation dropped its demand that FIFA impose the five-day rule. Chile, Paraguay and Mexico will follow suit.

In the early game, live on talkSPORT, Arsenal legend and new Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira sealed victory over old rivals Tottenham – his first win as a Premier League boss.

And we’ve got Chelsea vs Aston Villa to come, with LIVE and EXCLUSIVE commentary on talkSPORT.

Follow’s live blog as we bring you all the latest news in football, as well as everything else going on in the World Cup qualifiers.

Premier League results:

  • Crystal Palace 3-0 Tottenham Hotspur – MATCH REPORT
  • Arsenal 1-0 Norwich – MATCH REPORT
  • Brentford 0-1 Brighton
  • Leicester 0-1 Man City
  • Man United 4-1 Newcastle – MATCH REPORT
  • Southampton 0-0 West Ham
  • Watford 0-2 Wolves