Good morning to all our readers out there, it’s time to check out the latest sports news today Tuesday June 25, 2019
Starting from Winter Olympics…
Italy have won the bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Milan and Cortina have respectively been confirmed as the host for the Winter Olympics and Paralympics in 2026 after winning the bid ahead of Stockholm, Sweden. The Winter Olympics in 2026 will take place from February 6 to February 22 while the Winter Paralympics will hold between February 6 and March 15.
Moving to football now…
Nigeria forward Samuel Kalu has been given the go-ahead to return to the country’s training at the ongoing African Cup of Nations following his problem with dehydration which led to him fainting last week, he’s now in contention to face Guinea on Wednesday.
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has revealed he is aware of Derby’s interest in him to replace Chelsea-bound Frank Lampard but he insisted he is fully focused on the Scottish side.
Manchester United have reopened talks with Crystal Palace over a move for right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka and are set to hold medical for him this week. Palace want £50m up front for the England Under-21 star after having rejected United’s earlier bid of £35m.
Newcastle may be getting ready to team up with Laurent Blanc as Rafa Benitez’s successor at the club following the announcement of Benitez’s departure.
Manchester United star Axel Tuanzebe is set to hold showdown talks with the club over his future in two weeks time.
Arsenal are reportedly interested in Borussia Dortmund star Dan-Axel Zagadou.
Tottenham are also interested in Denmark youngster Andreas Skov Olsen for a £15m fee.
PSG have reportedly approached Manchester United over a Neymar swap deal for Paul Pogba with United thinking the deal will be far too expensive for them.
According to reports, Chelsea’s next boss will decide whether to keep Maurizio Sarri’s assistant Gianfranco Zola or not.
Arsenal have made an improved £18m bid for Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney but they’ve been told they will need to spend at least £25m to sign him.
Real Madrid star Mateo Kovacic who spent last season on loan at Chelsea is yet to be certain over his next destination with Chelsea yet to offer him an extension or a permanent deal.
Manchester United are ready to reignite interest in Borussia Dortmund star Jadon Sancho if they eventually sell Paul Pogba.
According to reports, PSG star Neymar will only be allowed to return to Barcelona if he apologizes to the La Liga side’s fans and accepts a wage cut.
Real Madrid are not ready to accept a bid less than £47.7m for Tottenham target Dani Ceballos.
Arsenal are doing all they can to resist selling midfielder Lucas Torreira to AC Milan.
Arsenal are still very much interested in Belgian star Yannick Carrasco but are yet to contact Chinese side Dalian Yifang over a move for him.
Juventus boss Maurizio Sarri is interested in signing Tottenham full-back Kieran Trippier but will have to lock horns with Napoli.
Real Madrid star James Rodriguez who spent last two seasons on loan at Bayern Munich has revealed he is unsure about his next destination.
Newcastle are still interested in West Brom star Salomon Rondon despite Rafa Benitez’s departure from the club.
Leicester City and Aston Villa are monitoring the progress of Luton Town star James Justin.
Red Bull Salzburg star Dominik Szoboszlai is interested in moving away from the club, Arsenal alongside Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund are interested in him.
West Ham star Javier Hernandez has revealed his interest in leaving the club this summer.
Paris Saint-Germain are interested in signing Sevilla star Pablo Sarabia.
That would be all for today, have a wonderful day ahead.