Several changes have been made at the club during the summer, but Newcastle are still looking for their first point of the new season.
Diawara's agent confirms Villa's offer but gives little away.
Steaua Bucharest officials were left red-faced after a prank organised by supporters of their arch rivals Dinamo Bucharest appeared to sabotage their pre-match display before the Champions League qualifier against Manchester City.
The Owls full-back had a night to forget in Staffordshire.
Leeds United manager Garry Monk wouldn't be drawn on reports linking Pontus Jansson with the club.
Sir Chris Hoy has tipped Jason Kenny to add to his tally of gold medals after the 28-year-old from Bolton equalled his British record of six by winning the keirin.
Jack Laugher has gained GB’s 50th medal of the Rio Olympics after securing silver in the men’s 3m springboard. Having collected GB’s first-ever diving gold in the synchronised 3m springboard in company with Chris Mears, Laugher again produced his best form when it mattered to finish second behind China’s outstanding Cao Yuan.
Rangers could be on the verge of signing Joleon Lescott.
The midfielder is one of eight new signings at Newcastle this summer.
When Gary Antuanne Russell lost his light middleweight quarter-final to Uzbekistan’s Fazliddin Gaibnazarov in a split-decision on Tuesday afternoon boos poured down from the US contingent.