Paulinho was sold by Tottenham Hotspur last summer.
Newcastle United are on the verge of signing defender Jesus Gamez.
West Ham hope to sign Christian Benteke.
Gareth Bale has praised Wales’s show of “pride and passion” at Euro 2016 and has urged the side to target regular qualification for major tournaments in future after their remarkable campaign was brought to a juddering halt at the semi-final stage by Portugal.
Weird scenes, these.
Two hundred metres before the end of Yuliya Stepanova’s 800m heat she heard a tendon in her foot snap. But after all the travails she has suffered since blowing the whistle on doping in Russian athletics she was not about to surrender to a mere injury.
Jo Pavey’s hopes of becoming the first British female track athlete to compete in five Olympic Games were given a dramatic kiss of life on Wednesday night as she cut through the field with a late charge to finish fifth in the 10,000 metres European Championships final in the Olympic Stadium here.
Leeds United have signed Rob Green.
West Ham United enjoyed a fantastic first season under Slaven Bilic but his coach Julian Dicks explains what put a dampener on things.
Great Britain will have a representative in Thursday’s junior quarter-final matches after Gabriella Taylor recorded an impressive 6-1, 6-1 victory over Switzerland’s Rebeka Masarova in their girls’ last-16 contest.