Frank Lampard of Manchester City applauds the crowd at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on January 31, 2015
Result: Frank Lampard scores hat-trick as New York City FC thrash Colorado Rapids
Frank Lampard nets a hat-trick as New York City FC cruise to a 5-1 victory over Colorado Rapids in Saturday's MLS clash at the Yankee Stadium.
A general of view of Molineux during the Sky Bet League One match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Carlisle United at Molineux on May 3, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers sign Portugal international Silvio from Atletico Madrid
Portuguese international defender Silvio completes a move to Wolverhampton Wanderers from Atletico Madrid on a one-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
Rory McIlroy takes a shot during the final round of the US PGA on August 10, 2014
Lightning threat holds up US PGA Championship third round
Bad weather holds up the third round of the US PGA Championship, with the top 10 players who made the cut finding themselves unable to start play.
Sweden's forward and team captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic celebrates after scoring his second goal during the Euro 2016 second leg play-off football match between Denmark and Sweden at Parken stadium in Copenhagen on November 17, 2015
Zlatan Ibrahimovic predicts "very interesting" year at Manchester United
New Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes that the club will have a "very interesting" year and that it has "something big on the go".
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Result: Real Madrid hold off Chelsea to pick up victory in Stateside friendly
Marcelo scores twice for Real Madrid to help his side to a 3-2 victory over Chelsea in front of 105,000 supporters at the Michigan Stadium.
A general view of the Globe Arena during the pre season friendly match between Accrington Stanley and Blackburn Rovers at the Globe Arena on July 16, 2011
Morecambe sign Australia Under-20s goalkeeper Danijel Nizic
Morecambe complete the signing of former Burnley goalkeeper and Australia Under-20 international Danijel Nizic on a two-year deal.
Schalke's midfielder Leroy Sane poses during the team presentation of Schalke 04 on July 17, 2015
Report: Germany winger Leroy Sane having medical at Manchester City
Manchester City are on the verge of signing Germany international Leroy Sane for a fee of £42m after the Schalke 04 winger underwent a medical in England, according to reports.
Adel Taarabt in action for QPR on August 27, 2014
Report: Adel Taarabt on radar of three Serie A clubs
Former Tottenham Hotspur and Queens Park Rangers winger Adel Taarabt is on the radar of Serie A trio Sampdoria, Fiorentina and Pescara, according to reports.
Juventus' forward from Croatia Mario Mandzukic celebrates after scoring during the UEFA Champions League football match Juventus vs Manchester City on November 25, 2015
Report: West Ham United to battle Arsenal, Barcelona for Mario Mandzukic
Barcelona and Arsenal join West Ham United in the race to sign Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic, according to reports.
General views outside Cardiff City stadium before the Barclays Premier League match between Cardiff City and Manchester City at Cardiff City Stadium on August 25, 2013
Cardiff City manager Paul Trollope hopes to make more signings before transfer window shuts
Cardiff City manager Paul Trollope admits that he wants make more signings before the transfer window closes at the end of August.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action during a Sweden training session on March 28, 2016
Result: Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores on debut to help Manchester United to victory
Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney are among the scorers as Manchester United come from behind to thrash Galatasaray 5-2 in Sweden.
Chelsea's Ghanaian defender Baba Rahman runs with the ball diring the UEFA Champions League, group G, football match between Chelsea and Maccabi Tel Aviv at Stamford Bridge in London on September 16, 2015
Report: Chelsea defender Abdul Baba Rahman to join Schalke 04 on loan
Chelsea and Ghana defender Abdul Baba Rahman is set to join Schalke 04 on a season-long loan, according to reports.
Munir El Haddadi of FC Barcelona in action during the pre-season friendly match between FC Barcelona and SSC Napoli on August 6, 2014
Result: Barcelona hit three past Celtic in International Champions Cup fixture
Barcelona begin their pre-season campaign in style as they ease to a 3-1 victory over Celtic in their International Champions Cup fixture in Dublin.
Arsene Wenger looks on prior to the Champions League round-of-16 second leg between Barcelona and Arsenal on March 16, 2016
Arsenal in market for defender following Per Mertesacker injury, confirms Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger admits that he will step up his search for a new centre-half after confirming Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker will miss the rest of the year.
Cristian Daniel Ansaldi (R) of Genoa CFC is challenged by Lorenzo Lollo of Carpi FC during the Serie A match between Genoa CFC and Carpi FC at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on November 29, 2015 in Genoa, Italy.
Argentina full-back Cristian Ansaldi joins Inter Milan from Genoa
Cristian Ansaldi joins Inter Milan from fellow Italian side Genoa in a deal that sees Diego Laxalt go in the opposite direction.
A general view of the Globe Arena taken prior to the npower League Two match between Morecambe and Northampton Town at the Globe Arena on May 7, 2011
Liverpool forward Jack Dunn joins Morecambe on loan
Liverpool academy forward Jack Dunn, 21, joins League Two side Morecambe on a half-season loan deal.
Zinedine Zidane looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between AS Roma and Real Madrid on February 17, 2016
Live Commentary: Real Madrid 3-2 Chelsea - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Real Madrid's 3-2 win over Chelsea, as Los Blancos hold off a late onslaught from their opponents.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action during a Sweden training session on March 28, 2016
Video: Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores on Manchester United debut
Watch as Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores just four minutes into his Manchester United debut.
Charlie Davies #9 of the New England Revolution celebrates his goal in the first half against New York Red Bulls during Leg 2 of the MLS Eastern Conference Final at Gillette Stadium on November 29, 2014
MLS player Charlie Davies diagnosed with cancer
New England Revolution forward Charlie Davies is diagnosed with cancer at the age of 30.
Eden Hazard congratulates little Oscar during the FA Cup game between MK Dons and Chelsea on January 31, 2016
Real Madrid, Chelsea game to be abandoned?
Chelsea and Real Madrid's International Champions Cup fixture could be cancelled at the last minute over fears of flash flooding and lightning.
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Chelsea 'agree deal' for Polish keeper
Chelsea beat off Barcelona to the signing of 16-year-old, 6'5" goalkeeper Marcin Bulka.
N'Golo Kante of Leicester looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Tottenham Hotspur on August 22, 2015
Antonio Conte: "N'Golo Kante is a bit shy"
Chelsea manager Antonio Conte describes N'Golo Kante as "a bit shy" on his first day of training with the Blues.
Diego Costa is unhappy with a missed chance during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Manchester City on April 16, 2016
Atletico Madrid "confident" of signing Diego Costa
Atletico Madrid are thought to be "confident" of completing a deal for Chelsea's Diego Costa "within the next few days".
John Stones of Everton looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park on August 23, 2015
John Stones 'not distracted' by transfer talk
Everton assistant manager Erwin Koeman insists that John Stones is unfazed by speculation linking him with a move to Manchester City.
Joe Root celebrates his century on day two of the third Test between South Africa and England on January 15, 2016
Stuart Broad hails "most complete batsman" Joe Root
Stuart Broad describes England teammate Joe Root as "the most complete batsman" he has ever played with.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic in action during a Sweden training session on March 28, 2016
Live Commentary: Manchester United 5-2 Galatasaray - as it happened
Relive Manchester United's 5-2 victory over Galatasaray as Zlatan Ibrahimovic marks his debut with a goal to help his side to a comfortable win.
Sir Bobby Charlton looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Sunderland at Old Trafford on February 28, 2015
Sir Bobby Charlton joins Twitter
England legend Sir Bobby Charlton joins Twitter to mark the 50th anniversary of the 1966 World Cup win.
Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates with Riyad Mahrez after scoring against Everton on May 7, 2016
Riyad Mahrez 'wants same wage as Jamie Vardy' at Leicester City
Riyad Mahrez reportedly wants pay parity with his teammate Jamie Vardy in order to remain at Leicester City.
Brendan Rodgers manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park on October 4, 2015 in Liverpool, England.
Live Commentary: Celtic 1-3 Barcelona - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Barcelona's 3-1 victory over Celtic in the International Champions Cup.
John Stones of Everton in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park on September 12, 2015
Manchester City 'will not improve' on John Stones offer
Manchester City reportedly tell Everton that £40m is their final offer for the services of defender John Stones.
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Brentford sign Leicester City defender
Brentford complete a one-year loan deal for young Leicester City left-back Callum Elder.
Fabinho celebrates scoring during the Ligue 1 game between PSG and Monaco on March 20, 2016
Manchester United 'closing in on Fabinho'
Manchester United are reportedly close to securing a deal for Brazilian right-back Fabinho.
Adnan Januzaj in action for Manchester United on October 20, 2014
Adnan Januzaj 'requests to leave Manchester United'
Adnan Januzaj reportedly requests to leave Old Trafford following a meeting with Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.
Liverpool Manager Brendan Rodgers gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Manchester United at Anfield on September 01, 2013
Luis Suarez backs Brendan Rodgers for Celtic success
Luis Suarez backs former Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers to succeed at Celtic.
Jese Rodriguez of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring Real's 3rd goal during the La Liga match between Real Madrid CF and Levante UD at estadio Santiago Bernabeu on October 17, 2015
Unai Emery confirms Paris Saint-Germain interest in Jese Rodriguez
Paris Saint-Germain manager Unai Emery confirms that the club are interested in Real Madrid attacker Jese Rodriguez, who has also been linked to Southampton and West Ham.
Timothy Fosu-Mensah and Mousa Dembele in action during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Jose Mourinho explains Timothy Fosu-Mensah absence
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reveals that Timothy Fosu-Mensah missed out on a place in the squad against Galatasaray as he is not 100% fit.
General view of Elland Road Stadium on January 9, 2013
Steve Tappin "committed" to finding Leeds United investment
Businessman and Leeds United fan Steve Tappin reiterates his commitment to finding Chinese investment for the club.
Jese for Real Madrid on January 15, 2015
Real Madrid 'offer Jese Rodriguez to Southampton, West Ham United'
Real Madrid reportedly offer Jese Rodriguez to Southampton and West Ham United for £15m plus add-ons, although they are also demanding a £16.8m buy-back clause.
Chris Coleman leads a Wales training session on March 22, 2016
Wales deny Hull City approach for Chris Coleman
The Welsh FA insists that it has not received an approach from Hull City over the possibility of Chris Coleman becoming the club's new manager.
Claudio Ranieri celebrates at the end of the Premier League game between Watford and Leicester City on March 5, 2016
Claudio Ranieri "happy" with Leicester City squad
Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri insists that he is "happy" with his squad and hints that he will not make any more signings this summer.