Arsenal hatch cunning transfer plan to boost Mikel Arteta’s squad with clever £43m deal

Arsenal have come in contact with Atletico Madrid star Thomas Partey’s representatives as they are looking to meet his £43million (€50m) release clause. According to Libertad Digital, the Gunners want to move quickly as Atletico are currently holding talks with Thomas’ agent over a new contract that would hike up

AFL goal umpires go back to the future

It's not quite a throwback to the days of white lab coats and wide-brim hats, but AFL goal umpires will operate in a slightly more traditional manner this season. Instead of scurrying back to the middle of the goal line to signal a score, goal umpires can now do so

Mbye injury opens door to round-one bench spot for Tigers’ Reynolds

Wests Tigers co-captain Moses Mbye's knee injury looks set to sideline him for round one but pave the way for teammate Josh Reynolds to nail down a bench spot. Mbye suffered a suspected low-grade medial ligament strain to his right knee during the 20-6 trial win over the New Zealand

NRL offers private briefings to every coach for new rule

The NRL will take the unusual step of offering private education sessions for every coach and skipper to ensure the captain's challenge is not beset with problems in the opening rounds. Just hours after the Australian Rugby League Commission officially endorsed the replay tactic for this season, the NRL wrote

Man City boss Pep Guardiola sent Phil Foden message after Carabao Cup final masterclass

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola needs to start giving Phil Foden meaningful minutes in the Premier League after his brilliant display in the Carabao Cup Final. That’s the opinion of former Celtic striker Chris Sutton. Foden put in a man-of-the-match display at Wembley on Sunday. The teenage midfielder was at

Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua? New champ’s trainer Sugarhill Steward on game-plan for undisputed fight

The mastermind who plotted Deontay Wilder’s downfall, Tyson Fury’s trainer Sugarhill Steward, sizes up a potential fight against Anthony Joshua. But what tactics would Steward and Fury use for the dream undisputed heavyweight championship fight against Joshua? Steward explains the philosophy of his Detroit-based Kronk Gym… Would Fury use the

Man Utd sent Bruno Fernandes Champions League warning by Liverpool hero after Everton draw

Manchester United’s over-reliance on Bruno Fernandes is “worrying”, and the team will struggle to get into the top four or five if they keep relying on him solely for goals. That’s the opinion of Liverpool icon Steve Nicol. United were held to a draw by Everton on Sunday at Goodison

Steven Gerrard explains promise Alfredo Morelos made before Rangers discipline

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has admitted Alfredo Morelos was left out of their Scottish Cup quarter-final defeat to Hearts after returning back late from a trip to Colombia. Gerrard could not hide his despair after the Gers suffered a 1-0 reverse in Edinburgh where Morelos had been a surprise omission