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Manchester CIty’s £44.5m Benjamin Mendy bid rejected by Monaco

Monaco have rejected a £44.5m Manchester City bid for left-back Benjamin Mendy. City are targeting Mendy as their latest big-money full-back after spending more than £50m to make Kyle Walker football's most expensive defender.But sources...

Tom Westley to play first Test for England after being called into squad to...

Tom Westley will earn his first England cap after being called up for the third Test against South Africa at the Kia Oval. Essex batsman Westley will take the No 3 berth in England's order...

Monaco accuse Kylian Mbappe suitors of tapping up teenager

Monaco are considering a complaint to FIFA after accusing "important European clubs" of tapping up Kylian Mbappe. Sky sources say Monaco are concerned about the alleged conduct of Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain but not...

Portsmouth’s Class Shines Through As They Beat Newport In Friendly

It was a memorable night for Newport Football Club as they welcomed Portsmouth to the Isle of Wight in a pre-season friendly. Scroll down for video It's the first time the teams had met for ten...

Leeds Rhinos hooker Rob Burrow to retire at the end of the season

Leeds Rhinos hooker Rob Burrow will retire at the end of the current Betfred Super League season. The 34-year-old has spent his entire career with the Rhinos and made 486 appearances to date since progressing...

The Open: Rory McIlroy upbeat over Royal Birkdale chances

A defiant Rory McIlroy declared "this is a good time to back me" as he bids to bounce back from a poor run of results at The 146th Open. McIlroy's odds have drifted in recent...

Jurgen Klopp jokes about Naby Keita after Liverpool beat Crystal Palace

Jurgen Klopp has laughed off a question about Liverpool's reported £66m offer for Naby Keita, joking "are we in Vegas?". RB Leipzig owner Dietrich Mateschitz has said the club have rejected a bid for Keita...

The Open: Jason Day says patience is key in recovering form at Royal Birkdale

Jason Day has acknowledged he is struggling to rediscover the form that saw him become world No 1 ahead of The Open at Royal Birkdale. The Australian has suffered a disappointing season so far but...

Manchester City close to signing Danilo from Real Madrid

Manchester City are close to signing Real Madrid defender Danilo in a deal worth £26.5m. Chelsea were in talks over a deal for the Brazilian defender, who was second-choice right-back at Real for much of...

Jon Rahm plays down Seve Ballesteros comparison ahead of The Open at Royal Birkdale

Jon Rahm has dismissed comparisons with former golfing great Seve Ballesteros as the in-form Spanish star prepares for The Open. Rahm, a two-time winner this year, has attracted praise for his emergence within the...