Rudy Gestede is set for a medical at Aston Villa after a £6m fee was agreed with Blackburn, according to Sky sources.
All the best football stories from Thursday's papers, with Man Utd ditching plans to sign £85m-rated Cristiano Ronaldo.
Manchester United's defensive vulnerabilities were highlighted as Paris St Germain won 2-0 in Chicago.
Anthony Crolla has been granted an immediate rematch against WBA world light champion Darleys Perez.
Callum Wilson has signed a new four-year contract with Premier League newcomers Bournemouth.
Laurent Blanc claims Paris St Germain are close to completing the signing of Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria.
England enjoyed a dream day to start the third Ashes Test, bowling out Australia for just 136 at Edgbaston.
Dedryck Boyata's late header gave Celtic a 1-0 win over Qarabag in the first leg of their Champions League third qualifier.
Tom Daley and Rebecca Gallantree won a brilliant gold for Great Britain at the World Aquatics Championships in Kazan.
Michel Platini has been given the firm backing of the FA after formally declaring he is to run for the FIFA presidency.
Everton have reportedly rejected an improved bid of £25million from Chelsea for centre-half John Stones.
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Tommy Coyle will look to defeat local rival Luke Campbell this Saturday in a hometown clash, with pride, glory and title hopes at stake.
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Nathan Lyon told Ian Ward that he was surprised at how the pitch played out on day one of the third Ashes Test.
All the best photos from the third day of the Qatar Goodwood Festival, featuring the Goodwood Cup.
A visual hole-by-hole tour of Whistling Straits, host venue for the 2015 PGA Championship in August.
All the best photos from the second day at the Qatar Goodwood Festival, featuring the Sussex Stakes