Greg Rutherford believes he is in the best shape of his career and the Olympic long jump champion is thriving under the pressure of being the bookmakers’ favourite for the Rio Games.
The Magpies are preparing for a season in the Championship.
The 25-year-old was in sensational form for the Scottish Premiership side this past campaign.
Hugo Lloris comments from last week should re-assure fans about his future, amid reports about his contract.
Leeds could appoint a new manager this week, according to reports.
Gary Neville has admitted the perception of Roy Hodgson’s tenure as England manager will be determined by the team’s performance at Euro 2016, but remains convinced the current setup’s “excellent” work and long-term vision warrant a contract extension beyond the finals.
The France striker Karim Benzema has claimed that the national team manager, Didier Deschamps, “bowed to the pressure of a racist part of France” when agreeing to leave him out of the squad for Euro 2016.
Liverpool defender Joe Gomez is reportedly a target for Celtic.