Barcelona are set to consider a summer swoop for Alexandre Lacazette if Antoine Griezmann rejects them for a second year in a row. The Atletico Madrid star has long been a target for Barca but chose to stay put last year. His £151million release clause will drop to £91m on July 1, and Barca will be interested if he opts to

Eight clubs are in Gallagher Premiership action this weekend, with Newcastle knowing that a defeat against Gloucester would see them relegated. Northampton take on Worcester, while Saracens are likely to send out a shadow line-up against Exeter. Elsewhere, Bath face Wasps. Here, Sportsmail has provided a guide ahead of a weekend of Gallagher Premiership action. GLOUCESTER V

Manchester United have ‘made contact’ with Lyon as they step up their pursuit of striker Moussa Dembele. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is desperate to shake up his misfiring strike force this summer and the 22-year-old French striker is one name being considered. Dembele only moved from Celtic to Lyon last summer but has enjoyed a prolific season,

No-one has spanned the recent triumphs and tribulations of Charlton Athletic like Chris Solly. The right-back has experienced a 101-point, 30-win League One title-winning season in 2011-12, successive 5-0, then 6-0 humiliations away from home in their dismal relegation campaign from the Championship, fan protests involving balls, pigs and crisp packets thrown on to The

Gautam Gambhir has hit back at Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi for some of the comments made in his autobiography “Game Changer”. Gautam Gambhir, former India cricketer, has hit back at Pakistan cricketer Shahid Afridi for some of the comments made in his autobiography “Game Changer”. Shahid Afridi, in his autobiography, accused the former India opener of

Nearing the end of another disappointing campaign, RCB head coach Gary Kirsten has agreed with the need for “structural changes” to turn the fortunes around of the Bengaluru-based franchise, which has under-performed in the IPL – particularly in the last three seasons, including this one, and failed to make the playoffs in each of them.

Everton boss Marco Silva has not been surprised by Burnley securing their Premier League place despite the Toffees’ thumping win at Turf Moor earlier this season. Sean Dyche’s side were left three points adrift of safety when they slumped to 5-1 defeat by Everton on Boxing Day but they experienced an upturn in results in the new year. The visitors

MS Dhoni’s brilliance behind the stumps came to the fore once again the match against the Delhi Capitals. Mahendra Singh Dhoni is lightning quick behind the stumps and the veteran wicket-keeper batsman said it is a skill which he has developed from tennis ball cricket. Talking about his super quick stumpings, Dhoni said, “I think

The Liverpool forward played well but Barcelona’s magician wrote his name all over another Champions League semi-final There was a moment at the end of this game – like so many other Lionel Messi moments – that you felt like pulling out of the air, taking home and keeping on a constant loop in the front of