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Blunt van Gaal must address needs

The Manchester United manager continues to speak his mind but his squad still has needs, writes Gabriele Marcotti.

8hESPN staff

Drogba seals move to Montreal

The Montreal Impact have completed a deal to sign former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, the MLS club announced on Monday.

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Bell prepares for a make-or-break Test

He is not at an age where the reflexes should have slowed. He does not lack for desire. Yet he has been bowled four times in his last 11 innings and, worryingly, has started to look more fallible in the field, writes George Dobell.

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Edgbaston using cannabis lamps

Head groundsman Gary Barwell, who is preparing his first Ashes surface, is using lights normally used for the cultivation of cannabis in the hope of preparing the perfect pitch.

14hMaurice Hamilton

Hungary: A dramatic grand prix - but not a great one

Maurice Hamilton looks back at the chaotic Hungarian Grand Prix and asks whether a race with so many instances of 'unruly driving' can be considered an F1 classic.

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5hPeter O'Rourke

Spurs set to make Berahino bid

Tottenham are set to firm up their interest in Saido Berahino with a bid for the West Bromwich Albion striker in the next 48 hours.

19hRichard Jolly

Van Gaal: I will retire in 2017

Louis van Gaal has vowed to retire in 2017 and has promised his wife his current contract with Manchester United will be his last.

20hKevin Palmer

PSG deny €120m Ronaldo bid

Paris Saint-Germain have denied making an €120 million bid to sign Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

20hBen Gladwell

Szczesny excited for Roma move

Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has announced on Instagram that he is on his way to Italy to become a Roma player.

1dKevin Palmer

Terry eyes two more years at Chelsea

John Terry believes he has 2 more years left at the top and has admitted he would consider playing for another club after his Chelsea career is over.

2dESPN staff

Mourinho: Rivals buying title

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says that the contenders for the Premier League title are trying to buy silverware.

22hESPN Staff

Zlatan: Di Maria will improve PSG

PSG talisman Ibrahimovic believes that Di Maria -- who is reportedly AWOL after missing his flight to the U.S. -- would be a valuable summer addition.

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Russian FA in denial over racism - FARE

Football Against Racism in Europe wants action from Russian football after Emmanuel Frimpong's two-game ban for reacting to alleged racial abuse.

2dPA Sport

England vs. Scotland in WC quals

England have been drawn against Scotland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Lithuania and Malta in World Cup qualifying Group F.

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Ozil to have best Arsenal season - Wenger

"He had a difficult start but slowly he has won over our fans and feeling the reactions in the crowd, he has their support," Wenger said of Ozil.

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1dESPN Staff

Peacock and Weir happy after Anniversary Games

Paralympic champions Jonnie Peacock and David Weir were both in good spirits despite failing to win on their return to the Olympic Park.