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.
Could Chelsea make moves for Tottenham Hotspur duo Dele Alli and Harry Kane in the January transfer window?
Leeds United won against Derby County in the Championship on Friday evening.
Aston Villa have reportedly made a move to sign Barnsley star Conor Hourihane.
Could West Ham United lose Dimitri Payet in the January transfer window?
Everton are said to be interested in Southampton defender Virgil Van Dijk.
Leeds United were interested in signing Marcus Maddison from Peterborough United last January.
Should Leeds United sign players in the January transfer window?
Tottenham Hotspur won against West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday.
Leeds United won against Derby County in the Championship on Friday.
Villa sold Gestede to Middlesbrough for £6 million earlier this month.
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.