Tony Adams is in negotiations with Brondby about becoming their manager. The former Arsenal centre-half, who is the director of football at Gabala in Azerbaijan, is the favourite to take over from the interim coach, Aurelijus Skarbalius, at the end of the season.
The English referee has been picked to officiate the clash between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid.
Normally when a leading player suddenly is missing a coach, candidates move from the shadows to centre stage as if auditioning for a Hollywood movie. But John McEnroe has been unusually quiet this week; perhaps he no longer wants to coach Andy Murray.
Roger Federer, who has just overtaken Andy Murray as world No2 despite injury worries that have restricted him to three matches since the Australian Open in January, could pull out of his third tournament of the season here in Rome on Wednesday.
It’s hard for musicians to make money these days, given the drain of file-sharing and the lousy wages of streaming. But an increasing number of artists have found another way to generate funds: lawsuits against each other.
Gordon Brown has called on Europe to impose collective sanctions on tax havens in a bid to halt the drain of revenue to secretive offshore destinations and to demonstrate to left-leaning voters the progressive case for remaining in the EU.
A gallery of mutants from generations old and new is spread across Marvel’s hyperactive and excitable new X-Men movie, directed by Bryan Singer, which seems to absorb ideas of occult resurgence and mythic confrontation from films like Raiders of the Lost Ark and Star Wars.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini is reportedly interested in becoming Everton manager.
Dozens of MPs’ staff were given nearly £1m in redundancy payments prior to the general election just weeks before returning to another publicly funded job, the expenses watchdog has disclosed.
Roy Hodgson has delayed naming his England squad for Euro 2016 until Monday.