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July 7, 2016 12:19 PM Manchester United chief Ed Woodward enters £100m Paul Pogba negotiations

MANCHESTER UNITED chief executive Ed Woodward has opened negotiations to sign Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba. According to Sky Sports, discussions have taken place in the last 48 hours that could potentially see Pogba arrive as Jose Mourinho's fourth summer signing. The Red Devils are reportedly prepared to dwarf Real Madrid's £85.3m world-record deal for Gareth 17

July 6, 2016 10:45 PM Ronaldo leads Portugal to 2-0 win vs Wales, into Euro final

LYON, France (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo had just propelled Portugal into another European Championship final when he made for Gareth Bale, shared a long conversation with his Real Madrid teammate and gave him a sympathetic hug. The battle of the superstar forwards turned into a one-man show — and, as ever, it was Ronaldo taking center stage. By thumping 26

July 6, 2016 5:31 PM Four key issues that could decide Euro semi-final between Wales and Portugal

It is hard to believe that Cristiano Ronaldo will continue to be as profligate against Wales as he has been at other times in this tournament. One of the joys of watching the Portuguese do his thing for Real Madrid is the calmness he displays in front of goal. You do not score 260 goals in 236 appearances for your club without knowing how to finish and his nonchalance 26

July 6, 2016 12:36 PM Simeone can exit to become Argentina coach

As reveals that Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone put a clause in his contract with the Colchoneros that would allow him to exit the club in case of an offer to become Argentina new coach. The Albiceleste and Tato Martino parted their ways yesterday, after two lost finals in the Copa America, and now they are desperately loooking for a new coach 23

July 5, 2016 11:12 PM Jose Mourinho is on the rebound from Chelsea but the Special One at Manchester United makes for a match made in heaven

It looked such a perfect fit, the only question was why it hadn’t happened earlier. Mourinho and Man U. Man U and Mourinho. Yet there is the irony. By the time this heavenly match was made, both parties were on the rebound. We know where Jose Mourinho would be, ideally, this week. At Chelsea’s Cobham training ground, preparing to defend a second successive 13

July 4, 2016 6:14 AM Griezmann, Pogba and France prove power, as magnificent minnows give way

Iceland can welcome a tenth of its population back. The great retreat across much of the Atlantic was prompted by the highest-scoring game of Euro 2016. Were another country on the receiving end of such a result, it would be called a humiliation. France took a wrecking ball to the side from Reykjavik. Icelanders cracked. Hosts delivered a statement of intent 54

July 1, 2016 12:12 PM Ryan Giggs: Manchester United legend leaving after 29 years at club

Ryan Giggs has ended his 29-year stay at Manchester United by agreeing a settlement with the Old Trafford club. United are expected to release an official statement in the coming days. Giggs, 42, had a year remaining on his contract as assistant manager but new boss Jose Mourinho intends to fill that role with long-time friend Rui Faria. Unable to reach 26

July 1, 2016 8:07 AM Portugal into semi finals without winning a match

After beating Poland on penalties Ronaldo and co become first side to make the semis without a win inside 90 minutes If ever a statistic summed up the negativity on show at Euro 2016 it's the one that reveals Portugal have reached the semi-final without winning a game in normal time. It's the first time in European Championship history that a side has progressed 31

July 1, 2016 7:08 AM Cristiano Ronaldo: My Portugal 'dream' is getting closer after Poland win

Cristiano Ronaldo moved closer to his "dream" of finally landing Portugal a major international title after squeezing past Poland 5-3 on penalties in the first Euro 2016 quarter-final in Marseille on Thursday night. Ronaldo endured a frustrating night in front of goal in his quest to match Michel Platini's record of nine Euros finals goals. Portugal 18

July 1, 2016 5:06 AM Ronaldo's 'dream' still alive after shootout win

Cristiano Ronaldo took his "dream" of an international title another step closer when Portugal beat Poland in a penalty shootout to reach the European Championship semifinals. Robert Lewandowski scored barely 100 seconds into the latest night of Euro 2016 drama before Portugal unleashed the player who many say could lead the country's post-Ronaldo era. Making 22