Cristiano Ronaldo. File
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said on Tuesday he was optimistic that goalkeeper David De Gea would sign a new deal to remain at Old Trafford as Manchester United prepared to face old rivals Leeds in Perth.
Teenager Angel Gomes squeezed in the winner 10 minutes from time as Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in an occasionally bad-tempered friendly on Thursday in Shanghai.
Lionel Messi finished with a bloody nose and swollen cheek but Barcelona left unscathed, with one foot in the semi-finals and Manchester United hoping for another Champions League miracle.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) will have an eye both on play-off berths as well as an unstoppable AB de Villiers, when they take on Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match on Wednesday.
Holders Bayern Munich kick off their Champions League defence against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday but a repeat of their quintuple-winning year will be extremely difficult this season, coach Hansi Flick said on Tuesday.
Nicholas Pooran smacked a quick-fire fifty as Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) lived up to their reputation of being giant-killers as they slayed the table-toppers Delhi Capitals (DC) by five wickets to keep their IPL play-off hopes alive on Tuesday.
Zimbabwe’s cricket squad arrived in Pakistan on Tuesday — minus their Indian coach, who had been advised to stay away from the rival South Asian nation. The 20-man Zimbabwe team is competing in a series of one-day internationals