Manchester United closing in on deal for Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro

Manchester United are closing in on the big-money signing of Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro, the PA news agency understands. Erik ten Hag’s side have been looking to reinforce their midfield all summer and a deal worth an initial 60million euros (£50.7m) is close for the Brazil international. The fee for Casemiro could rise to 70m … Read more

‘Plenty more to come’ from West Ham signing Gianluca Scamacca

Gianluca Scamacca has been backed to score “plenty more” after opening his West Ham account as the Hammers began their latest European campaign with a 3-1 win over Danish club Viborg. Italy striker Scamacca, David Moyes’ marquee summer signing from Sassuolo, netted a first-half header on his full debut in the Europa Conference League qualifying … Read more

‘Ronaldo shouldn’t be at Man Utd but has nowhere to go’

Cristiano Ronaldo rejoined Manchester United in 2021 Cristiano Ronaldo doesn’t have an obvious next destination as he considers his Manchester United future, according to the BBC Radio 5 Live Euro Leagues podcast team. Julien Laurens, Guillem Balague and Raphael Honigstein have been considering Ronaldo’s future – with the prolific forward having made it no secret … Read more

West Ham vs Brighton: How to watch on TV live stream, kick-off time, team news & predictions

West Ham United welcome Brighton to the London Stadium in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon. The east London outfit is the only Premier League team without a point or even a goal at this premature stage of the season. Brighton failed to find the net against Newcastle last weekend, registering their 22nd 0-0 draw … Read more

Hearts boss Robbie Neilson: We have a chance when we go back to Tynecastle

Hearts manager Robbie Neilson hailed his players for coming through a rocky period in Switzerland and setting up a chance to reach the Europa League. Lawrence Shankland gave Hearts the lead from the penalty spot midway through the first half of their Europa League play-off first leg against Zurich but the hosts were ahead inside … Read more

Manchester City 6-0 Tomiris-Turan: Player ratings as City progress in Champions League

Manchester City set up an enticing, winner takes all Champions League qualifier with Real Madrid as they ran out 6-0 winners over Tomiris-Turan on Thursday evening to take a step closer to the competition’s group stages. A first half brace from Bunny Shaw plus goals from Lauren Hemp, Vicky Losada, Deyna Castellanos and an Aytaj … Read more

GB’s McColgan wins bronze as Heyward takes silver

Great Britain’s Eilish McColgan won bronze in the 5,000m as Jake Heyward took silver in the 1500m at the European Championships in Munich. Jazmin Sawyers also won a dramatic long jump bronze with her final leap. McColgan’s second medal of the games saw her finish behind Germany’s Konstanze Klosterhalfen and Turkey’s 10,000m champion Yasemin Can. … Read more

Gianluca Scamacca opens West Ham account in qualifying win over Viborg

Gianluca Scamacca scored his first West Ham goal as the Hammers began their latest European campaign with a 3-1 win over Danish club Viborg. Italy striker Scamacca, David Moyes’ marquee summer signing from Sassuolo, netted a first-half header on his full debut. Jarrod Bowen added a second after the break and although Viborg pulled one … Read more