Manchester United are considering a move to finally sign Lazio’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as they attempt to rescue what has become a frustrating transfer window.
Chelsea could find out this week if they have a realistic chance of signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Barcelona. The club have been prioritising their interest in defender Wesley Fofana, who they remain in dialogue with Leicester City over, and midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who is yet to inform Barcelona that he wants to leave.
World Rugby has no plans to investigate claims that Italy legend Martin Castrogiovanni was ineligible to play Test rugby for the Azzurri as no formal complaint has been made.
Lancashire members aim to force through a vote at a special general meeting to block the club from supporting a reduction in the County Championship programme – unless they give their consent – as resistance to any shrinking of fixtures intensifies.
Golf legend Gary Player has become embroiled in a feud with his estranged son Marc, accusing him of selling the nine-time major winner’s memorabilia without permission.