Chelsea transfer news: Blow in Alaba race, Palmieri bids invited, Bakayoko asking price lowered
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Preview: Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Friday's Champions League quarter-final between Barcelona and Bayern Munich, including team news and predicted lineups.
Combined XI: Barcelona vs. Bayern Munich
Ahead of Friday's Champions League clash between Barcelona and Bayern Munich, Sports Mole picks a combined XI from both squads.
Everything you need to know about Champions League quarter-finalists LyonFive alternatives to Jadon Sancho for Manchester UnitedPhilippe Coutinho agent opens door to Barcelona stayFriday's Championship transfer talk: Chambers, Fraser, DramehFriday's Premier League transfer talk: Coutinho, Aubameyang, SanchoShirt numbers available to Coutinho at ArsenalCesar Azpilicueta backs Hakim Ziyech and Timo Werner to shine at ChelseaNew Arsenal signing Willian claims Gunners "deserve to shine again"How Arsenal could line up with Philippe Coutinho
Arsenal complete signing of Willian on three-year dealFriday's Arsenal transfer talk: Coutinho, Aubameyang, WillianFriday's Chelsea transfer talk: Havertz, Chilwell, MaguireFriday's Spurs transfer talk: Townsend, Bale, WinksFriday's Liverpool transfer talk: Alcantara, Neymar, MagnoFriday's Man City transfer talk: Winks, Hojbjerg, RonaldoFriday's Man Utd transfer talk: Sancho, Havertz, ChilwellFriday's Real Madrid transfer talk: Ronaldo, Messi, SanchoFriday's Barcelona transfer talk: Coutinho, Aubameyang, Ronaldo
Harlequins welcome Sale as Gallagher Premiership returns after five-month hiatus
Title-chasing Sale are set to give a debut to England centre Manu Tuilagi.
Steve Diamond: 'Season starts now for Sale'
The Sharks are five points behind leaders Exeter.
Australia receive 2027 World Cup bid boost courtesy of dual-awarding systemFive of the best new signings ready to shine in the Gallagher PremiershipBath name Neal Hatley as new head coachChris Robshaw grateful to be back with HarlequinsPat Lam insists Bristol will embrace upcoming challengeFaf de Klerk lavishes praise on Sale Sharks new signing Manu Tuilagi
Alex Goode pens new Saracens deal until 2023Elliot Daly calls on Saracens to build momentum ahead of Heineken Cup clashSteve Diamond wary of "teething problems" as high-flying Sale returnPaul Gustard: 'Harlequins are a different animal post-lockdown'Gallagher Premiership: Five things to look out for as rugby returnsExeter chairman Tony Rowe fearful for future of Premiership clubs without fans
Reigning champion Bianca Andreescu pulls out of US Open
The 20-year-old Canadian beat Serena Williams in straight sets in last year's final.
Novak Djokovic confirms US Open participation despite coronavirus fears
The world number one tested positive for Covid-19 in June.
On this day in 1999 - Steffi Graf announces retirement from tennis at age of 30Coco Gauff stuns No 2 seed Aryna Sabalenka in KentuckySerena Williams relishing clash against sister Venus WilliamsSerena Williams makes winning return to WTA TourJohanna Konta reveals she suffered heart palpitations during Lexington Open loss
Johanna Konta needs medical assistance en route to defeat at Lexington OpenJohanna Konta has safety on her mind as she prepares for US OpenTest triumph and Tyson's trout toast - Saturday's sporting socialSerena Williams announces desire to compete in US OpenElina Svitolina, Kiki Bertens pull out of US Open
Picture of the day: England chase Ashes victory following Andrew Strauss century
England claimed a famous series victory over Australia in 2005.
Sam Curran backs "world-class" James Anderson to perform in second Test
Anderson registered figures of two for 35 on day one.
Australia to begin England tour from end of AugustSam Curran claims James Anderson doubters 'are not very sensible'Old hands steer England into the ascendancy against PakistanJames Anderson makes his mark as dropped catches and rain hamper EnglandJames Anderson strikes early before two dropped catches cost England
Justin Langer advises "zero social media" for young playersSam Curran preferred to Jofra Archer for second Test against PakistanJoe Root backs James Anderson to rediscover his best form with EnglandJoe Root tips James Anderson to star for EnglandMohammad Hafeez in breach of social distancing guidelines
Off The Pitch
Wigan Athletic administrators set August 31 deadline for prospective buyers
Discussions are being held with four bidders regarding a sale.
Mesut Ozil laments "disappointing" Arsenal reaction over Uighur Muslims comments
The 31-year-old is not ready to leave the club yet, though.
Justin Langer advises "zero social media" for young playersSky Sports to launch dedicated NFL channelHarry Redknapp signs up Piers Morgan, Gordon Ramsay for new podcastClimate change protesters arrested during British GPDavid Beckham 'in talks with Netflix, Amazon over biopic'Sir Ian Botham to join House of LordsDevelopers confident health passport system can create bio-secure sports venues
Barcelona president reveals £182m lossHenderson, Alexander-Arnold feature in new Show Racism the Red Card videoNew Everton stadium part of Liverpool's coronavirus recovery planArrests made after title celebrations in Liverpool, LeedsChinese broadcaster drops Premier League amid China-UK tensionsTV picks for final day of Premier League confirmedMerseyside Police warn action will be taken against fans who gather at Anfield
Friday's Formula 1 news roundup: Vettel, Stroll, Perez
Here, Sports Mole rounds up the latest Formula 1 news on Friday, August 14.
Ecclestone scolds Stroll over 'pink Mercedes' affair
Former F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone has scolded Lawrence Stroll following his fellow billionaire's comments about the 'pink Mercedes' affair.
Ocon admits not yet back up to speed in F1Alfa Romeo, Haas confirm Hulkenberg talksPerez, Vettel keep F1 driver market alightSainz would welcome Jerez back to F1Red Bull eyeing pole at Spa after 'party mode' ban
Lewis Hamilton not threatened by plans to 'slow him down'Sergio Perez delighted to make F1 return following negative coronavirus testThursday's Formula 1 news roundup: Perez, Hulkenberg, VettelSergio Perez given green light for Spanish Grand Prix following negative coronavirus testFerrari targeting 'second place' in 2021 - Binotto
Thomas Pieters returns to action in impressive style at Celtic Classic
The Belgian became a father during lockdown.
Alex Levy becomes first European Tour player to return positive coronavirus test
The Frenchman has withdrawn from the Celtic Classic.
On this day in 1991: John Daly stuns golf to win US PGA ChampionshipCollin Morikawa "very comfortable" with status as golf's newest starUS PGA Championship: Who are the eight other debutant winners?Collin Morikawa on "cloud nine" after winning US PGA ChampionshipResult: Collin Morikawa surges to thrilling US PGA Championship glory
Tiger Woods takes positives from showing at US PGA ChampionshipDustin Johnson eyes redemption on final day of US PGASluggish start proves costly for Tiger Woods in third round of US PGA ChampionshipTiger Woods pays for sluggish start in third round of US PGA ChampionshipTommy Fleetwood leads three-pronged bid for English success in US PGA Championship
Sam Tomkins pleads for Super League players to adopt stricter lockdown measures
Two matches have been postponed this weekend after six players and two members of Hull's coaching staff tested positive for Covid-19.
Shaun Wane extends England contract amid NRL speculation
The former Wigan coach has yet to oversee a game.
Hull FC, Salford matches postponed due to positive coronavirus testsSix Hull FC players test positive for coronavirusIsrael Folau inspires Catalans to victory over Castleford after refusing to take kneeCatalans Dragons assured travel restrictions will not affect Super League obligationsFour bids have been made for Toronto Wolfpack
Carl Frampton gearing up for world title bout with Jamel Herring
The Irishman has to beat Darren Traynor first this weekend.
Mike Tyson's comeback fight delayed until November 28
The pair had been due to meet on September 12.
Test triumph and Tyson's trout toast - Saturday's sporting socialTommy Fury linked with I'm A CelebrityJuan Mata celebrates Common Goal's third birthday - Tuesday's sporting socialResult: Ted Cheeseman overcomes Sam Eggington to win IBF titleEddie Hearn "wants to make a bang" with launch of 'Matchroom Square Gardens'
On This Day in 2004: Mike Tyson knocked out by British boxer Danny WilliamsEddie Hearn: 'Anthony Joshua ready to fight anywhere, any time'Mike Tyson to make boxing return against Roy Jones JrBilly Joe Saunders sees suspension lifted but fined £15,000Paul Pogba pledges Premier protection as Conor McGregor burns rubber - Thursday's social
Kyren Wilson inches closer towards World Snooker Championship final
Kyren Wilson won 11 of the 16 frames played on Friday to overturn a 6-2 deficit.
Spectators allowed to return to select pilot events from Saturday
The government says 'hard work' to keep coronavirus under control has allowed restrictions to be eased.
Mark Selby leads Ronnie O'Sullivan in World Championship semi-finalKyren Wilson mounts inspired comeback against Anthony McGill in semi finalsMark Selby fights to keep in touch with Ronnie O'SullivanAnthony McGill takes control of semi-final against Kyren WilsonWho should you bet on to win the World Snooker Championship?
Ronnie O'Sullivan compares himself to "fat Maradona" after reaching semi-finalsJudd Trump backs conqueror Kyren Wilson to succeed him as world championCrucible Curse strikes again as Judd Trump becomes latest world champion to fallResult: Defending champion Judd Trump knocked out of World Championship by Kyren WilsonMark Selby feeling back towards his best after booking semi-final spot