Dembele jets off to Finland for surgery

Ousmane Dembele has travelled to Finland to undergo surgery on his hamstring, Barcelona have confirmed. The France international tore part of a tendon in his left thigh during the 2-1 LaLiga victory at Getafe on Saturday. Barca announced the following day that Dembele would require an operation and will be out of action for up

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Conte trusts Christensen to stand-in for David Luiz for key Chelsea triple-header

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte is confident Andreas Christensen is capable of replacing the suspended David Luiz for a key triple-header that includes a clash with title rivals Manchester City. David Luiz received his first-ever Premier League red card with three minutes remaining of Sunday’s 0-0 home draw against rivals Arsenal for a high challenge on

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Wayne Rooney gets two-year driving ban, 12-month community order for drunk-driving

Everton striker Wayne Rooney has been given a two-year driving ban and a 12-month community order after admitting a charge of drink-driving. The former England captain pleaded guilty at Stockport Magistrates court on Monday. Rooney, who reportedly expects to be fined two weeks’ wages by his club, must complete 100 hours of unpaid work as

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