Day: June 7, 2018

Liverpool want Nabil Fekir deal done before World Cup

Liverpool are pushing to get a deal done to sign Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir before he departs for the World Cup with France, Sky sources understand. There is no deal yet in place between the relevant parties, but Liverpool are expected to try to finalise an agreement before Saturday. Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has ruled […]

Lionel Messi wants Neymar or Antoine Griezmann at Barcelona

Lionel Messi says he would “love it” if Neymar returned to Barcelona, and believes Antoine Griezmann would make a great team-mate too. Brazil international Neymar left the Nou Camp last summer and joined Paris St-Germain for a world record fee of £200m. But less than a year on, there is increasing uncertainty over the striker’s […]

Eusebio takes charge at Girona after Pablo Machin’s departure

La Liga side Girona have appointed Eusebio Sacristan as their new head coach. The 54-year-old former Barcelona and Spain midfielder has signed a two-year contract and will be presented on Friday, the Catalan club announced in a statement. He replaces Pablo Machin, who led Girona to a 10th-place finish in La Liga before stepping down […]

New England Patriots’ Julian Edelman ‘facing four-game PED ban’

New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman is facing a four-game suspension for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing substances, according to reports. The suspension is reportedly under appeal. Edelman has never tested positive before despite “hundreds of tests”, according to ESPN. Edelman missed all of last season after tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in […]

Who would you select in a combined England-South Africa team?

Select your combined England-South Africa XV ahead of Saturday’s clash at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, live on Sky Sports Action and Main Event.. Eddie Jones has handed 20-year-old second row Nick Isiekwe his first England start in Saturday’s first Test, with Brad Shields named on the bench and Elliot Daly at full-back. The Boks have […]