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Interview: Team England diver Chris Mears


Sports Mole talks to Team England diver Chris Mears ahead of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Arsene Wenger: 'Olivier Giroud did not want to leave Arsenal'


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claims that Olivier Giroud was reluctant to leave the club and join Chelsea during the January transfer window.

Real Madrid 'want Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford'


Real Madrid are reportedly considering whether to launch an offer for Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford during the summer transfer window.

Reading announce Paul Clement appointment


Championship side Reading announce that Paul Clement has been appointed as the club's new manager.

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Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak: 'My future remains unclear'


Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak suggests that he does not know whether he will remain with the La Liga giants past the end of the season.

Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan: 'I'm close to my best form'


Manchester City midfielder Ilkay Gundogan says that he is close to regaining his best form having overcome a serious knee injury.


Max Meyer cancels Schalke 04 talks


Schalke 04 president Clemens Tonnies reveals that a meeting regarding a new deal for Max Meyer was cancelled, with the midfielder still a target for Premier League clubs.


Report: Alexis Sanchez disliked by Manchester United teammates


Alexis Sanchez is in the bad books of his Manchester United teammates due to his poor work rate and indifferent attitude on and off the pitch, according to a report.

Nottingham Forest locked in legal battle against former owner Fawaz Al Hasawi


Solicitors acting on behalf of Nottingham Forest confirm that the Reds are embroiled in a legal row with former owner Fawaz Al Hasawi over unpaid money.


Netherlands skipper Virgil van Dijk hoping to learn from Jordan Henderson


Virgil van Dijk says that he is excited to captain the Netherlands for the first time, and intends to take inspiration from Liverpool teammate Jordan Henderson.

Lazio 'preparing summer swoop for Southampton forward Manolo Gabbiadini'


Lazio are reportedly considering a move for out-of-favour Southampton forward Manolo Gabbiadini this summer.

Jordan Pickford to start in goal against Netherlands


Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford is given the nod by Gareth Southgate to start the friendly with Netherlands at the Amsterdam ArenA.


Manchester United agree to terminate Zlatan Ibrahimovic contract


Manchester United agree to terminate Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's contract three months early.

Arsenal to move for Amiens youngster Tanguy Ndombele?


A report claims that Arsenal have shown an interest in £14m-rated midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, who has impressed during his season-long loan at Ligue 1 club Lyon.

Report: Erik Pieters fined two weeks' wages for breaking curfew


A report claims that Erik Pieters has been docked two weeks' wages, worth around £70,000, for breaking a club curfew last weekend.


Harry Maguire: 'Harry Kane probably best striker in world'


England centre-back Harry Maguire acknowledges the importance of having a fully fit Harry Kane available in time for the World Cup finals.

Florentino Perez plays down Cristiano Ronaldo to China links


Florentino Perez reiterates that Cristiano Ronaldo has not asked to leave Real Madrid, having once again been linked with a move away in recent days.


Premier League announces rearranged fixtures


The Premier League announces an updated fixture schedule with games needing to be rearranged due to FA Cup and European commitments.


Live Commentary: China 0-6 Wales - as it happened


Relive Sports Mole's live text coverage of Wales's 6-0 win over China in Nanning, as Ryan Giggs marked his first game in charge of the Dragons in style.

Result: Gareth Bale makes Wales history in Ryan Giggs's first game in charge


Gareth Bale becomes Wales's all-time leading goalscorer by netting a hat-trick in the Dragons' resounding 6-0 win over China in Nanning.

Thursday, Mar 22

Liverpool planning fresh Anfield expansion?


Liverpool are reportedly planning to push forward plans to expand Anfield, with the Merseyside giants looking to take the capacity of their ground to over 60,000.

Liverpool, Manchester City 'monitoring Jack Wilshere'


Liverpool and Manchester City are closely monitoring Jack Wilshere's contract situation at Arsenal, according to a report.

Liverpool 'eye Ramadan Sobhi move'


Liverpool consider a surprise move for Stoke City attacker Ramadan Sobhi, according to a report.

Real Madrid 'accept £113m Gareth Bale bid'


Real Madrid accept a £113m bid from an unnamed Chinese Super League club for Gareth Bale, according to a report.

Wednesday, Mar 21

Emre Can: 'I will be playing for a big club next season'


In-demand midfielder Emre Can refuses to rule out a move to Italy, Germany, Spain or France, as he enters the final weeks of his Liverpool contract.

Alexis Sanchez opens up on early Manchester United 'struggles'


Alexis Sanchez admits that he has struggled to adapt at Manchester United since joining in January and even considered pulling out of international duty with Chile.

Antoine Griezmann sets deadline to decide future


Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann reveals that he will make a decision on his future ahead of the 2018 World Cup.

Manchester United 'concerned about Alexis Sanchez form'


Manchester United are reportedly concerned about Alexis Sanchez's failure to settle in at Old Trafford.

Tuesday, Mar 20

Fiorentina to rename training ground after late captain Davide Astori


Serie A side Fiorentina will rename their training ground after their late captain Davide Astori, who died aged 31 in March.

Liverpool 'will not accept any offers for Mohamed Salah this summer'


Liverpool will reportedly refuse to entertain any offers for Mohamed Salah this summer.

Real Madrid, Barcelona 'interested in £200m Mohamed Salah move'


Spanish giants Real Madrid and Barcelona are reportedly ready to battle for the signature of £200m-rated Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah this summer.

Manchester United 'interested in Aaron Ramsey'


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reportedly identifies Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey as a possible candidate to add more dynamism to his side.

Monday, Mar 19

Manchester United chiefs "frustrated" by Jose Mourinho's treatment of Luke Shaw?


A report claims that high-ranking Manchester United officials are growing increasingly perturbed at the way Jose Mourinho is treating defender Luke Shaw.

Interview: Team England gymnast Max Whitlock


Sports Mole chats to Great Britain's most successful ever Olympic gymnast Max Whitlock ahead of the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast.

Nemanja Matic: "Very difficult" working under Jose Mourinho


Manchester United midfielder hails "special" manager Jose Mourinho, who he believes is the perfect person to get the best out of his players.

Manchester United 'eyeing £70m Marcos Alonso swoop'


Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho reportedly earmarks £70m-rated Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso as a solution to his problems at left-back.

Sunday, Mar 18

Live Commentary: Real Madrid 6-3 Girona - as it happened


Relive Real Madrid's 6-3 win over Girona as Cristiano Ronaldo scores four of the nine goals in a thrilling contest at the Bernabeu.

Antonio Conte: 'Chelsea will fight until the end'


Chelsea manager Antonio Conte says that he always knew Sunday's meeting with Leicester City would be "tough", and now hopes to go all the way in the FA Cup.

Manchester United face Tottenham Hotspur in FA Cup semi-finals


Manchester United face Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea take on Southampton in the FA Cup semi-finals.

Report: Mousa Dembele to open talks with Tottenham Hotspur


A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur ace Mousa Dembele is due to start talks with the club over a new deal, which will see him rewarded with £100,000-a-week wages.