The two Championship stalwarts have been linked with an Elland Road switch.
HITC Sport understands former Leeds boss is ready to take over at League One club.
The young striker was the breakout star at Arsenal last season.
Iceland’s Aron Gunnarsson and Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo exchanged words at full-time.
Blackburn Rovers signed Anthony Stokes earlier today, and Owen Coyle believes the club’s stature will appeal to players.
Italy beat Sweden 1-0 with a late goal from Eder, but Pelle struggled.
The Spurs player looks unlikely, but the Manchester City star looks like a genuine possibility.
In Australia they call it fossicking or noodling. Sometimes it can take decades of scouring the parched outback to secure the odd rare gem – perhaps opal or gold – lying unclaimed in a remote mining settlement such as Coober Pedy. Suddenly English rugby is in a similar situation; after years of fruitless June expeditions there is finally a glint of precious metal visible in the dirt.
Joe Allen has heard all the nicknames before. From “the Welsh Xavi” to “the Welsh Pirlo” and even “the Welsh Jesus”, the Liverpool midfielder has been burdened, complimented and seen as a saviour. Yet the message from the man himself is a simple one. “I’m just an Average Joe,” Allen says, smiling.
In a quiet spot at L’Avenue, one of the pavement cafes on Avenue du Maréchal Joffre, Roy Hodgson could be seen pouring a glass of red with his assistant, Ray Lewington, and going over their first few days in a town where even the lingerie shop, La Rose Noire, has St George flags in the windows.
This was a 7-1 scoreline Brazil could enjoy. Two years after their World Cup capitulation against Germany, Brazil crushed Haiti to move top of Copa América Group B, thanks to a brilliant hat-trick from Philippe Coutinho – his first for the national team.