Sam Allardyce’s first act as England’s new manager was to inform his players that the time has come “to deliver”, with this challenge readily accepted by Wayne Rooney.
Swansea City are keen on signing Leicester City’s Leonardo Ulloa.
The Newcastle United midfielder is waiting on a firm bid from the La Liga giants.
The diminutive attacker returns to La Liga on a season-long loan.
Crystal Palace and Stoke City are keen on West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino.
Paul Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola has insisted he is not concerned with reports that the France midfielder could join Manchester United for a world record transfer fee and refused to confirm if Pogba has asked to leave Juventus.
Wayne Rooney has compared José Mourinho to Sir Alex Ferguson, with Manchester United’s captain relishing working under the Portuguese as he did when the Scot managed the club.
The mayor of Padova has apologised to Keita Baldé after the Lazio striker was the victim of racist monkey chants during a pre-season friendly on Wednesday.
Wayne Rooney is far from England’s biggest problem and there should always be room to remember his achievements, even if they never translated into genuine success at international level.
Ibrox side Glasgow Rangers full-back James Tavernier is reportedly of interest to Mark Warburton at Nottingham Forest.
Leeds United centre-back comments on recent omission.
Leeds United are chasing Newcastle United and Brighton & Hove Albion in the top two Championship spaces.
Chelsea's deal for the Frenchman is not yet complete, however, and Manchester United and Manchester City are also said to be keen.
The solid right-back has been an almost ever present in Burnley's comfortable Premier League campaign while Aston Villa languish in the Championship.
James McCarthy has made just 12 Premier League appearances for Everton so far this season.
'Your move, creep'.
The Belgian forward has fallen as quickly as he rose and the time seems to have passed for him to earn a move to West Brom or Aston Villa.
Sunderland forward Jermain Defoe has a prolific record this season, but one pundit reckons he could still do a job in a decade's time at Celtic.
The Glasgow Rangers midfielder could grow into a vital player once he returns from injury.
It is not often that Usain Bolt is upstaged but on a balmy night in London the fastest man in the world played second fiddle to Laura Muir, a veterinary science student from the University of Glasgow, and Kendra Harrison, a god-fearing hurdler from Tennessee.
Might peace be declared at Mercedes? Let’s sincerely hope not.