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Juventus plan assault on Europe's top teams with Pogba and Joao Felix top targets

Juventus plan assault on Europe's top teams with Pogba and Joao Felix top targets

Billed by Tuttosport as 'the relaunch' of their bid for European success, Juventus are reported to have planned a massive summer of spending, in which they will target some huge names.

Napoli ultras call for Maurizio Sarri return and Chelsea fans joke 'take him'

Napoli ultras call for Maurizio Sarri return and Chelsea fans joke 'take him'

Some Chelsea fans have offered to fly Maurizio Sarri back to Italy after Napoli supporters unfurled a banner calling on their former manager to return to the club. Napoli lost 2-1 to Atalanta on Monday.

Amateur James Cahill extends lead over Ronnie O'Sullivan in Crucible shock

Amateur James Cahill extends lead over Ronnie O'Sullivan in Crucible shock

Amateur James Cahill remains on course for one of the all-time great sporting shocks at the Crucible as he took a 8-6 lead over world No 1 and five-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan.

Mido reveals Roy Keane took him to Pizza Express in awkward meeting in 2007

Mido reveals Roy Keane took him to Pizza Express in awkward meeting in 2007

Mido revealed the story of a bizarre encounter with Roy Keane when the Irishman was Sunderland manager in the summer of 2007. The now retired Egyptian striker was contemplating a move.

Man Utd's summer shopping list: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants Declan Rice, Saul Niguez and Joao Felix

Man Utd's summer shopping list: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants Declan Rice, Saul Niguez and Joao Felix

The Manchester United boss was always plotting to strengthen in some areas but is now more determined than ever to overhaul his squad following their recent slump in form.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tells misfiring Manchester United squad that some players will leave

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tells misfiring Manchester United squad that some players will leave

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists he is still the right man to turn Manchester United around but accepts that some of his players have no future at Old Trafford.

Celtic legend Billy McNeill dies aged 79 - the first British man ever to lift the European Cup

Celtic legend Billy McNeill dies aged 79 - the first British man ever to lift the European Cup

McNeill, who made over 800 appearances for the Scottish giants and also managed the club across two spells, had been suffering dementia for a number of years.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warns his players about Man City's dirty tricks and tactical fouls

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer warns his players about Man City's dirty tricks and tactical fouls

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned his players to be ready for Manchester City's dirty tricks and tactical fouling in the Old Trafford derby on Wednesday night.

De Gea, Pogba and Lukaku 'to consider Man United futures' if club miss out on Champions League

De Gea, Pogba and Lukaku 'to consider Man United futures' if club miss out on Champions League

Following the 4-0 drubbing by Everton on Sunday, United are now left with an uphill battle to secure a place in the top four this season.

Who's to blame for Manchester United's failings? Try the rotten players

Who's to blame for Manchester United's failings? Try the rotten players

MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: It is not for want of a director of football that Manchester United were four kilometres short of Everton across 45 minutes on Sunday.

Forgotten man Riyad Mahrez threatens to quit Manchester City

Forgotten man Riyad Mahrez threatens to quit Manchester City

The £60million summer capture has been an unused substitute in each of City's last three games at a crucial stage of the campaign.

Anthony Joshua hits out at Jarrell Miller for failing THREE drugs tests

Anthony Joshua hits out at Jarrell Miller for failing THREE drugs tests

Joshua and Miller were set to go toe to toe at Madison Square Garden on June 1 but the American failed three drugs test, testing positive for GW1516, HGH and EPO.

Billy McNeill, the Lisbon Lion who kickstarted the glory years, was hard as teak and world class

Billy McNeill, the Lisbon Lion who kickstarted the glory years, was hard as teak and world class

OBITUARY: Celtic and Scotland will never see another Billy McNeill. His statistics were remarkable. He played 790 times for Celtic, winning nine titles, seven Scottish Cups and six League Cups.

Chelsea fans fume as the Blues fail capitalise in race for top four after Burnley draw

Chelsea fans fume as the Blues fail capitalise in race for top four after Burnley draw

Chelsea supporters were left fuming following the Blues' disappointing result with Burnley on Monday evening that saw them fail to solidify their place in the top four.

Kelly Cates gets her revenge on Sky pundits Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher

Kelly Cates gets her revenge on Sky pundits Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher

Kelly Cates exacted some sweet revenge over Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville by walking away from the pair during live television coverage, turning her back on them.

Sterling calls for nine-point deduction as punishment for racist abuse

Sterling calls for nine-point deduction as punishment for racist abuse

Sterling described football's racism problem as 'deep' and 'nowhere near being sorted', and believes the organisations that run the game are not doing nearly enough to try to fix it.

Maurizio Sarri lost his cool after being called 's*** Italian' by Burnley backroom team

Maurizio Sarri lost his cool after being called 's*** Italian' by Burnley backroom team

A number of individuals on Burnley's bench repeatedly shouted 's*** Italian' at Chelsea head coach Maurizio Sarri, sparking the touchline brawl that marred Monday night's 2-2 draw.

Donovan Mitchell keeps Utah Jazz alive as they beat James Harden's Houston Rockets to force Game 5

Donovan Mitchell keeps Utah Jazz alive as they beat James Harden's Houston Rockets to force Game 5

Donovan Mitchell scored 19 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter to rally the Utah Jazz to a 107-91 victory over the Houston Rockets in Game 4 of their Western Conference series on Monday night.

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee Bucks rout over Detroit Pistons in NBA play-offs

Giannis Antetokounmpo leads Milwaukee Bucks rout over Detroit Pistons in NBA play-offs

Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 41 points, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Detroit, completing a four-game sweep of the Pistons and advancing to the second round for the first time since 2001.

Barcelona 'set to offer Arturo Vidal contract extension until 2022' 

Barcelona 'set to offer Arturo Vidal contract extension until 2022' 

The 31-year-old midfielder, who moved to the Nou Camp after a successful spell at Bayern Munich, was seen a surprise choice by the Catalan club when he put pen to paper on a three-year-deal.

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler confirmed as new Brisbane Roar boss

Liverpool legend Robbie Fowler confirmed as new Brisbane Roar boss

Robbie Fowler has been named head coach of A-League side Brisbane Roar in his first major managerial role. The former Liverpool striker has agreed to a two-year contract.

Arsene Wenger backs club legend Patrick Vieira to return to Emirates Stadium as manager 

Arsene Wenger backs club legend Patrick Vieira to return to Emirates Stadium as manager 

Arsene Wenger believes that Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira will one day take the reins at the club after labelling his former midfielder 'elegant and authoritative'.

Lawrence Dallaglio slams Billy Vunipola over support for homophobic post by Israel Folau 

Lawrence Dallaglio slams Billy Vunipola over support for homophobic post by Israel Folau 

The Allianz Park outfit booked their place in the Champions Cup final following a 32-16 victory over Munster, in which Vunipola capped off a turbulent week by scoring a try.

David Luiz slams Burnley's negative tactics and accuses them of time-wasting after Chelsea draw

David Luiz slams Burnley's negative tactics and accuses them of time-wasting after Chelsea draw

Maurizio Sarri's side missed a golden opportunity to open a gap on chasing pack Arsenal and Manchester United after being held to a draw at home on Monday night.

Chelsea fan pulls Higuain into her chest to celebrate his goal against Burnley

Chelsea fan pulls Higuain into her chest to celebrate his goal against Burnley

The Argentine thumped home off the underside of the crossbar to give Chelsea a short-lived lead over Burnley at Stamford Bridge on Monday night.

Crystal Palace line up Aston Villa's Jack Grealish to replace £80m Wilfried Zaha

Crystal Palace line up Aston Villa's Jack Grealish to replace £80m Wilfried Zaha

EXCLUSIVE BY ADRIAN KAJUMBA: Crystal Palace have identified Jack Grealish as one player capable of helping fill the attacking void if they lose Wilfried Zaha.

Which Manchester United players could go this Summer after humiliation at Everton?

Which Manchester United players could go this Summer after humiliation at Everton?

Gary Neville has compared the problems in the Man United dressing-room to Japanese knotweed after the club's alarming slump continued with an embarrassing defeat at Everton.

Chelsea 2-2 Burnley: Blues slip up in race for a top-four finish

Chelsea 2-2 Burnley: Blues slip up in race for a top-four finish

MATT BARLOW AT STAMFORD BRIDGE: This was the night when the tension boiled over and Maurizio Sarri finally snapped. Chelsea boss had cut an anxious and agitated figure throughout.

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri 'offended' by insult from Burnley bench

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri 'offended' by insult from Burnley bench

Sarri refused to talk to the press after being sent off during Chelsea's draw with Burnley, with his assistant Zola claiming he was 'offended' by something said from the visitors' bench.

Gary Neville picks out six Manchester United stars letting down the side following Everton humbling 

Gary Neville picks out six Manchester United stars letting down the side following Everton humbling 

Former Manchester United star Gary Neville has identified six players who are letting the team down following the 4-0 defeat away to Everton.

Title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool are in a league of their own

Title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool are in a league of their own

So here comes the moment of truth. We are about to discover whether there is the remotest chink of vulnerability about either of the two gladiators who have traded punches in the title race.

David de Gea wants assurances over transfers before committing to Man United

David de Gea wants assurances over transfers before committing to Man United

The Spanish goalkeeper’s contract is set to expire in summer 2020 and the keeper remains minded to stay at Old Trafford despite the club’s refusal so far to meet his wage demands.

Manchester United in meltdown as angry players row in the dressing room

Manchester United in meltdown as angry players row in the dressing room

EXCLUSIVE BY CHRIS WHEELER: Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer kept his team in the dressing-room for more than half an hour after Sunday's 4-0 hammering at Goodison Park.

Hull 0-3 Sheffield United: The Blades continue in race for promotion

Hull 0-3 Sheffield United: The Blades continue in race for promotion

RICHARD GIBSON AT THE KCOM STADIUM: David McGoldrick cost Sheffield United nothing but proved priceless in steering them to within one more win of a Premier League return.

Benfica wonderkid Joao Felix scores copycat version of Georginio Wijnaldum’s wonderstrike

Benfica wonderkid Joao Felix scores copycat version of Georginio Wijnaldum’s wonderstrike

Benfica starlet Joao Felix scored a superb goal in his side's 6-0 thrashing of Maritimo on Monday night which was a mirror image of Georginio Wijnaldum's goal for Liverpool against Cardiff the previous day.

Amir Khan vows to fight on after defeat by Terence Crawford

Amir Khan vows to fight on after defeat by Terence Crawford

JEFF POWELL IN NEW YORK: Finally, Amir Khan concluded he could not let his two-time world championship career flounder to its end in such a trough of failure and despond.

Callum Hudson-Odoi forced off during Chelsea clash with Burnley with leg injury

Callum Hudson-Odoi forced off during Chelsea clash with Burnley with leg injury

The Englishman, making his fourth consecutive league start, appeared to hurt himself while controlling the ball during the first half. He was replaced by Pedro in the 41st minute.

Juventus prepared to battle Premier League clubs for Ryan Sessegnon

Juventus prepared to battle Premier League clubs for Ryan Sessegnon

Juventus will compete with Tottenham and a number of other clubs for the signing of highly-rated Fulham youngster Ryan Sessegnon this summer.

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger confronts Burnley coach Billy Mercer

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger confronts Burnley coach Billy Mercer

The Chelsea defender had to be held back as he argued with Burnley goalkeeping coach Mercer. Chelsea coaches Massimo Nenci and Paolo Bertelli were also involved as tempers flared

Manchester City 'ready to break their transfer record to land Rodri'

Manchester City 'ready to break their transfer record to land Rodri'

Manchester City look set to break their transfer record this summer for Atletico Madrid midfielder Rodri. Pep Guardiola's side's current record signing is Riyad Mahrez who cost £60million.

Why golf's top women should mix it with the big boys

Why golf's top women should mix it with the big boys

DEREK LAWRENSON - WORLD OF GOLF:This week in Morocco, Europe’s leading men and women will compete in separate tournaments on adjacent golf courses.

Jamaal Lascelles urges Newcastle to give Rafa Benitez what he wants

Jamaal Lascelles urges Newcastle to give Rafa Benitez what he wants

Lascelles says it is the desire to continuously impress Benitez that drives his players on. Newcastle's captain is desperate to see the Spaniard remain in charge next season.

Watford boss Javi Gracia insists he hasn't been trying to calculate how many points will get seventh

Watford boss Javi Gracia insists he hasn't been trying to calculate how many points will get seventh

Javi Gracia says maths was one of his favourite subjects but insists he has not been trying to calculate how many points will equal a seventh-placed finish for Watford.

Ryan Babel indicates he will leave Fulham for the sake of his international future 

Ryan Babel indicates he will leave Fulham for the sake of his international future 

Ryan Babel has strongly indicated he will leave relegated Fulham in the summer for the sake of his international future. Caretaker manager Scott Parker wants to keep the winger.

Manchester United tracking £15m Chelsea full-back Reece James

Manchester United tracking £15m Chelsea full-back Reece James

James, whose sister Lauren is already at United and has helped them win the Women's Championship title, has impressed in the second tier.

MARTIN KEOWN: Burnley produced a monumental performance at Chelsea

MARTIN KEOWN: Burnley produced a monumental performance at Chelsea

MARTIN KEOWN: I don’t think you will see a better defensive display than the one we saw from Burnley at Stamford Bridge. This was a monumental performance from Sean Dyche’s players.

'She can be way better than she is': Katie Boulter's coach says GB star can soar like Johanna Konta

'She can be way better than she is': Katie Boulter's coach says GB star can soar like Johanna Konta

Sitting quietly courtside, away from the frantic GB team bench, Jeremy Bates was the least surprised person in the Copper Box at the way Katie Boulter battled her way to the clinching Fed Cup victory.

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Tuesday, April 23

Robin Goodfellow's racing tips: Best bets for Tuesday, April 23

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow dishes out his tips ahead of Tuesday's meetings at Yarmouth, Sedgefield, Ludlow, Lingfield and Wolverhampton.

Anthony Watson keen to make comeback in Bath's game at Sale Sharks

Anthony Watson keen to make comeback in Bath's game at Sale Sharks

EXCLUSIVE BY NIK SIMON: The 25-year-old has not played a minute of competitive rugby since rupturing his achilles in last year's Six Nations.

Blundering Shkodran Mustafi among Arsenal players that will be put up for sale in summer clearout

Blundering Shkodran Mustafi among Arsenal players that will be put up for sale in summer clearout

Unai Emery, who has impressed the Gunners hierarchy during his first season, has been told he can reinvest a significant amount of any money raised from player sales.

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