Paul Pogba driven to Manchester United training ground for medical

Paul Pogba was today pictured being driven to Manchester United's training base to finalise the last details of his £110million switch. He was pictured in the front passenger seat of a red-and-black Chevrolet after touching down at Manchester airport on a private jet. Pogba's mother Yeo was also pictured (bottom right) arriving in a separate car.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he is scared of retirement

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has admitted he is 'quite scared' of retiring, and doesn't understand how the likes have Sir Alex Ferguson have managed to cope so well with life after football. Wenger has been in charge of the Gunners for almost 20 years, with his contract set to expire at the end of the season. But the 66-year-old does not seem ready to quit quite yet, comparing his love of the sport to an 'addiction'.

The new Premier League season gets underway on Saturday and those expected to challenge for the title have completed their pre-season preparations, if not all of their transfer dealings.

Follow Sportsmail's coverage of the Olympic Games as Great Britain hope to add to their medal haul from day two in Rio. James Guy and Tom Daley feature on day three

Navas is likely to find himself on the periphery with the arrival of Leroy Sane from Schalke while other attacking midfielders are also arriving.

The former Newcastle defender joined the MLS side this summer after his Magpies contract ran out and made an instant impact - just not the type he had hoped for.

The new Premier League season will be underway this time next week and clubs are now very keen to wrap up their transfer business ahead of the big kick-off. 

Phil Neville believes the arrival of Jose Mourinho will make Manchester United the most hated team in the Premier League once again. Mourinho has already transformed the mood.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 17:  Rachel Riley attends the UK Premiere of "Tomorrowland" at Odeon Leicester Square on May 17, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by David M. Benett/WireImage)

Never mind the waiting game surrounding Paul Pogba's £100million move to Manchester United - the real big-money battle is between Sky Sports and BT Sport. Sportsmail provides the details.

Adam Peaty's world record time was historic... the gold medal winner was nearly five secs

Adam Peaty's stunning world record swim to claim 100 metres breaststroke gold in Rio saw him go just under five seconds quicker than Adrian Moorhouse, the last British male to secure Olympic glory in the pool. Peaty, still just 21, produced a series of supreme performances in Brazil, breaking the world record in the heats and then smashing his own time once more in the final.

French gymnast Samir Ait Said, who snapped his leg in horror landing manages to walk

After suffering a gruesome double break that saw his leg go at right-angles after a botched vault landing the Frenchman has been recovering at Vitoria Barra Hospital in Rio. Despite the severity of his injury Ait Said has been pictured looking in high spirits as he makes his first tentative steps on the road to recovery. With his leg in a cast and aided by a Zimmer frame the Frenchman has been walking along the hospital corridors and posing for photos.

JONATHAN MCEVOY IN RIO: Adam Peaty, who said he started life without privilege and hated water as a boy, has become the first British gold medallist of Rio 2016 by destroying his own world record.

Great Britain's Jazz Carlin claimed a silver medal in the women's 400 metres freestyle at the Rio 2016 Olympics. She clocked 4mins 01.23secs to take second place behind Katie Ledecky.

Michael Phelps takes home his 19th gold after winning the men's 4x100m freestyle relay. Meanwhile Katie Ledecky, has broken her own world record to win gold in the Women's 400m freestyle.

Michael Phelps - who holds the world and Olympic records in this event - is back in the pool at for his heat, while Tom Daley is out to better his fourth place in the synchro at London 2012.

Watch all the best of the action from another busy day at the Rio Olympics, as Team GB's swimmers secured Britain's first medals of the games and the women's rugby sevens side reached the last four.

Juan Mata and Jose Mourinho had 'no relationship' at Chelsea... so what next for the

JONNY SINGER: There are few managers who understand symbolic gestures as well as Jose Mourinho.  He knows what quotes will make the back page. He knows what people will say when he leaves the bench early, three points seemingly secure.  And he certainly knows the implications of substituting a player only brought on 26 minutes earlier. So when he handed Juan Mata football's ultimate embarrassment, Manchester United's new manager would have been aware that it would, once again, call into question his relationship with the Spanish playmaker.

Eric Bailly could start the rebuild of Manchester United defence... £30m man stirs

Paul Pogba may be the name on everyone's lips as far as Manchester United are concerned, but another piece of business they have done this summer could turn out to be the most important. It speaks for the state of the transfer market that £30million can be described as a fraction of a fee.

Pogba is expected at United's training ground on Monday, with the Old Trafford club agreeing to pay Juventus £89million, with add-ons and agents' fees taking the deal beyond the £100m mark.

Manchester United lifted the first trophy of the new season by winning the Community Shield on Sunday against Leicester City, but that might prove to be a negative for the season ahead.

AMITAI WINEHOUSE: Throughout the summer the question never seems to have been whether Leicester City can retain the title they so deservedly won, but instead how badly the defence will go.

Many Manchester United fans would have been pleased to see the back of Louis van Gaal, but Jose Mourinho opted to dedicate his side's Community Shield win to the former United boss.

England rugby stars Dylan Hartley, Mike Brown and Maro Itoje unveil new £90 Canterbury

England rugby fans will have to pay £90 for the latest shirt, revealed on Monday. The Canterbury shirt is the same price as the previous version, but has a differently designed collar - this time a round-neck that is said to 'identify with the heritage of the game' taking inspiration from the first England jersey in 1871. Fans looking for a slightly cheaper version will still have to pay £65 for a replica cotton shirt. 

Sam Allardyce takes a break from England duty as new boss is snapped at Bolton McDonald’s

In his new role as England manager, Sam Allardyce will be keen to make sure his players are at their peak in terms of diet and fitness. No visits to McDonald's then, you'd assume. But for the 61-year-old himself, that rule does not seem to apply, as he was only too happy to pose for a photo when he popped into the Astley Bridge chain at the weekend. In an image posted to the McDonald's Bolton Twitter page, Allardyce smiled from the window of his Range Rover as he passed through the drive-thru for a quick refreshment.

As the summer break draws to a close, and the new Premier League season draws closer, some players know they are entering a crucial period in their careers.

Alberto Moreno has struggled to impress since joining Liverpool from Sevilla in the summer of 2014. He did not start the Anfield side's glamour pre-season friendly against Barcelona.

Grimsby Town director John Fenty has claimed smoke bombs are being smuggled into football grounds disguised as tampons in a bid to get the pyrotechnics past stadium security.

Paris Saint-Germain confirm signing of Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez in deal worth

Paris Saint-Germain have announced the signing of Real Madrid forward Jese Rodriguez in a deal worth £21.2million. The 23-year-old had a year left on his contract at the Bernabeu but has opted to move to Paris, where he signs a five-year deal with the French champions. Both Arsenal and Liverpool had been linked with the versatile frontman, but instead he joins Unai Emery as PSG's fifth signing of the summer.

West Ham sign left-back Arthur Masuaku on a four-year deal from Greek side Olympiacos

Arthur Masuaku has agreed a four-year deal with West Ham. Speaking shortly after West Ham confirmed his signing, Masuaku admitted that playing in the Premier League had been a long-term ambition of his. Masuaku said: 'It is a big honour for me to be part of this club. I was speaking with my agent about some opportunities, but when he told me about West Ham and also the coach, I didn't think twice, so in my mind it was West Ham.

Andy Carroll has finally found the solution to his persistent injury problems - by listening to his other half. The 27-year-old scored twice against Juventus and is intent on staying fit this season.

Hull caretaker manager Mike Phelan looks increasingly likely to lead the club into the Premier League season and has started preparing the team to face Leicester on Saturday.

Sunderland's new centre-back Papy Djilobodji believes he could have proved himself for Chelsea given the chance. David Moyes' signing is out to show what his former club are missing.

Luis Suarez reunited with Liverpool FC stars in brilliant video from Barcelona's trip to

A brilliant behind-the-scenes video has revealed the moment Luis Suarez was reunited with his former Liverpool team-mates at Wembley Stadium on Saturday. Suarez left Anfield for Barcelona in 2014, and came up against his old side for the first time in an International Champions Cup game at the weekend. Although a 4-0 defeat will have left a bitter taste in the Uruguayan's mouth, an access-all-areas video posted to Barcelona's official YouTube channel has told the story of Suarez's memorable day.

Gonzalo Higuain's Juventus debut at West Ham leaves fans questioning the striker's

Chubby Gonzalo Higuain may have been overdoing the celebrations since his big money move to Juventus. The Argentina striker, signed from Napoli for £75million, did not look in the best of shape as he only played the second half of his side's 3-2 win over West Ham in the official unveiling of their new London Stadium. 

LAWRENCE BOOTH EXCLUSIVE: Amir made his return to Test cricket in July, following a five-year ban, and is keen to continue his rehabilitation with a stint in the English domestic game.

Australia spinner Stephen O'Keefe has been fined £5,800 for 'conduct unbecoming of a player' in an incident on Saturday night at a hotel in Manly.

Former South Africa wicketkeeper Thami Tsolekile is among four players banned for a total of almost 40 years as investigations into corruption at the Ram Slam Twenty20 continue.



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Strong winds cause cancellation of Rio 2016 Olympics rowing schedule  

MIKE DICKSON IN RIO: The second day of Olympic rowing descended into farce as 'dramatic' winds forced racing to be postponed for 24 hours. The crosswinds whipped up such treacherous waves over the mid-section of the course at the Rodrigo de Freitas Lagoon that two boats capsized during early morning training runs, and after several delays the organisers called it off at 10.30am. There are now fears of a severe backlog of races building up over the next few days with the gusting conditions expected to be unpredictable until at least the middle of the week. 

The Williams sisters entered Sunday's match with a 15-0 career record in the Olympics, winning the gold medal in women's doubles every time they entered the event - in 2000, 2008 and 2012.

MATT LAWTON IN RIO: How a medal here in Rio would have felt around her neck, awkward or otherwise, Lizzie Armitstead will never know.

It was the strangest sensation. Watching a British athlete, body on the line and going all out for gold, and yet wanting someone, anyone, to cross the line first.

Chris Boardman leads criticism of Rio organisers, claiming road race was unsafe as

Chris Boardman accused the Olympic organisers of designing a dangerous course after the leader of the women's road race was taken to intensive care with concussion and three cracked bones in her spine after a horror crash yesterday. Annemiek van Vleuten appeared to be racing to gold after leading over the final climb and dropping American Mara Abbott on the treacherous descent some six miles from the finish. But the Dutchwoman became a victim of the same dangerous hairpins that claimed the two leaders of the men's road race the previous day, with former Tour de France winner Vincenzo Nibali left nursing a double fracture of the collarbone. Aussie Richie Porte also broke a shoulder blade.

Novak Djokovic in tears after losing to Juan Martin del Potro at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

World No 1 Novak Djokovic crashed out of the Olympic men's singles in the first round on Sunday, losing in straight sets to Argentina's Juan Martin Del Potro. Djokovic, who also lost to Del Potro in the bronze medal play-off in London in 2012, had no answer to the power of the 2009 US Open champion, who sealed a 7-6, 7-6 victory in almost two and a half hours.

Brazil fans boo own team after Neymar and Co fail to beat Iraq in Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Brazil's fans jeered their own team and saved their applause for Iraq after the two sides drew 0-0 in their Olympic clash in Brasilia. The host nation, who have never won Olympic gold, failed to secure three points in Group A for the second consecutive game after an opening-day draw with South Africa. The result leaves Brazil tied for second place and they require a victory over Denmark on Wednesday in Salvador to advance and avoid another huge embarrassment at home, two years after the 7-1 loss to Germany in the World Cup semi-finals.

Juan Martin del Potro may have swept aside the challenge of Novak Djokovic - but he almost didn't make it to court. The Argentinian found himself stuck in a lift in the Olympic village.

JEFF POWELL IN RIO: The Olympic legend is brimming with stories of weird and wonderful journeys to the Games but the path of one Thai boxer from prison to Rio is among the most extraordinary.


MARTHA KELNER IN RIO: Max Whitlock and Louis Smith are poised to battle for Britain's first Olympics gymnastics gold medal in the pommel horse on Friday.

Tom Daley will be hoping to improve on his fourth place finish in the synchro at London 2012 -and add to his bronze medal from the solo event four years ago - with Dan Goodfellow in the 10m platform final.

RIATH-AL-SAMARRAI IN RIO: With a swagger, a side-step and an almighty slap for two significant rivals, Team GB moved within touching distance of an Olympic medal on Sunday night.

CHARLES SALE IN RIO: Serious concern about the safety of the temporary seats at the Olympic Stadium, where the track and field programme starts on Friday, has been expressed by officials.

CRAIG HOPE: The Otley Cycle Club huddled around a laptop and television in support of local heroine Lizzie Armitstead.

MIKE DICKSON IN RIO: His singles gold medal chances being massively enhanced by Novak Djokovic's exit was scant consolation for Andy Murray after his family exit from the doubles.

Lawrence Okolie, the London boxer who shed more than six stones to get down to heavyweight, takes part in the first really big fight of the Rio Olympics this Monday night.

Arsenal 3-2 Manchester City: Gabriel injury mars victory as Alex Iwobi, Theo Walcott and

ARSENAL 3-2 MANCHESTER CITY - SAMI MOKBEL IN GOTHENBURG: Theo Walcott changed the course of this match. Is he doing the same with his Arsenal career? In more ways than one he was the hero here in Gothenburg. On the pitch he scored one and made another to help his team come back from a goal down to beat Manchester City in their final pre-season encounter. And then he stole the hearts of the Swedish crowd, posing for a selfie with an infant pitch invader in the closing stages.

Manchester City return home from friendly defeat by Arsenal in Sweden

Manchester City arrived back from their 3-2 defeat to Arsenal in Sweden on Monday morning as the countdown to the new Premier League season continued. Goals from strike pair Sergio Aguero and Kelechi Iheanacho were unable to stop City from coming out on the wrong side of the result in Gothenburg, the encounter the final match for Pep Guardiola's side before their top-flight opener at home to Sunderland on Saturday.

Los Angeles Galaxy 2-2 New York Red Bulls: Ashley Cole earns late point

Ashley Cole scored in the dying minutes to earn Los Angeles Galaxy a draw with the New York Red Bulls on Sunday. Gonzalo Veron put the Red Bulls ahead in the 68th minute and Sean Davis looked to have sealed the win six minutes later when he put the visitors 2-0 up.

Ryan Giggs is set to continue his part-time punditry role with ITV in the new season after his 29-year stint with Manchester United came to an end earlier this summer.

Zinedine Zidane has included his 18-year-old son Luca in Real Madrid's preliminary squad for the UEFA Super Cup against Sevilla. Luca joins the squad as the third goalkeeper.

As morale-boosting pre-season friendly wins go, don't come much bigger than a 4-0 victory over Barcelona. Liverpool will now have to learn to cope with high expectations, says Georginio Wijnaldum.

Frank de Boer has taken over as manager of Inter Milan, with the club's Chinese owners axing Roberto Mancini two weeks before the start of the Serie A season.

SAMI MOKBEL: Arsenal are in the midst of a fully-blown defensive crisis ahead of the season-opener against Liverpool after Gabriel was stretchered off against Manchester City.

Scott Brown branded Hearts winger Jamie Walker a cheat after Celtic opened their league account with a pulsating three points at Tynecastle.

Hearts 1-2 Celtic: Scott Sinclair scores winner on debut as Brendan Rodgers' men edge

The best things come to those who wait. Celtic's pursuit of Scott Sinclair lasted a number of weeks, spawned four unsuccessful bids and finished up costing a sum of around £3.5million. In a frantic finale to a pulsating encounter at Tynecastle the chase paid off. The former Aston Villa man had only been on the pitch 23 minutes as a substitute when he calmly tucked a precise Leigh Griffiths cross past Hearts keeper Jack Hamilton. A suited Brendan Rodgers sprinted down the touchline, racing past the Hearts technical area before checking himself. The Northern Irishman changed his tactics late in the game to chase the win. 

Werder Bremen 2-4 Chelsea: Eden Hazard, Oscar, Diego Costa and Pedro goals seal final

Chelsea finish their pre-season friendlies with a 3-2 victory against German side Werder Bremen, before they face London rivals West Ham in their first Premier League game at Stamford Bridge. Conte will have worries defensively but will however be happy with the Blues attacking display.

Sheffield Wednesday 1-0 Aston Villa: Fernando Forestieri strikes late on to seal win

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1-0 ASTON VILLA - JACK GAUGHAN AT HILLSBOROUGH: Old habits die hard. Aston Villa, very much in this game for 85 minutes, succumbed to defensive calamity. The wait for a win goes on. Question marks still linger. The villains were two new signings, Pierluigi Gollini and Tommy Elphick, costing more than £7million between them.

The 27-year-old was a key performer for Sunderland in the second half of last season, after joining from French outfit Lorient, as the Ivorian helped them stay in the Premier League.

The £75million-rated Chelsea target limped out of Everton's friendly 1-0 defeat to Espanyol at Goodison Park after picking up the injury early in the second half before being stitched up.

Stoke City's pre-season ended in defeat on Saturday as Mark Hughes' side slipped to a disappointing 1-0 loss in Germany to Bundesliga club Hamburg.

Toronto striker Sebastian Giovinco

Italian Sebastian Giovinco strengthened his claim to be named the best player of the Major League Soccer season by scoring a hat-trick as Toronto thrashed the New England Revolution 4-1.

Rangers chairman Dave King has laid out a top-two Premiership finish as the minimum requirement for Mark Warburton's side, and also confirmed there remains scope for further signings this month.

German midfielder Emre Can has his eyes fixed on achieving his silverware for Liverpool this season. Jurgen Klopp's compatriot has been impressed by his new team-mates and is still targeting full fitness.

Conor McGregor would be dead if we had fought at UFC 196, claims Rafael dos Anjos

Rafael dos Anjos has hit back at Conor McGregor's claim that he would be a two-weight world champion if the Brazilian had not pulled out of their March fight. McGregor, the UFC featherweight champion, was due to face then lightweight champion Dos Anjos before the latter withdrew with an injury.

Jim Furyk cards stunning final round of 58 at the Travelers Championship

They're already calling him 'Mr 58' in America after Jim Furyk became the first man in the history of the PGA Tour to record such a score following an incredible round at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut on Sunday. Almost 40 years after Al Geiberger became the first man to shoot 59, and after an estimated 1.5 million rounds played, the veteran Furyk earned himself a unique place in golf lore with a card featuring one eagle, 11 birdies and seven pars. Not usually the most demonstrative of golfers, Furyk showed just what it meant to him at the end, as he raised his arms in triumph and pumped his fists. 'A small piece of golf history - that's what all golfers dream about,' said the 46 year old. 'All the great rounds by all the great players and now I've got something I can call my own.'

Yair Rodriguez remains unbeaten in UFC with split decision win over Alex Caceres in Salt

Yair Rodriguez's performance in the opening two rounds of his main event showdown with Alex Caceres was enough to convince anyone that he is one of the most outstanding talents on the UFC's books. Yet, as the Salt Lake City headliner kicked on, Caceres crept back into the bout as he closed the distance in the third and fourth and kept 'El Pantera' in boxing range.

England have taken a 2-1 series lead against Pakistan after an excellent display by the bowlers on the fifth day at Edgbaston. Steven Finn, Chris Woakes, Jimmy Anderson and Stuart Broad all starred with the ball.

The Englishman's wait between titles is the longest in European Tour history, while the 431 events since his first triumph surpass the previous high of 276 set by Christy O'Connor Jnr.

Travis Head, one of Yorkshire's form players has been called up to the Australia one-day squad for their series against Sri Lanka. The batsman will be tough to replace as Yorkshire chase a treble.

The Springboks will be concerned at the state of their set-piece ahead of the Rugby Championship as Trevor Nyakane was forced to withdraw from the squad. Lourens Adriaanse is his replacement.

Russell Knox saved par with a 12-foot putt on the final hole to beat favourite Jerry Kelly by a stroke on Sunday in the Travelers Championship.

Michael Bisping will look to defend his UFC belt and exact revenge as he announced a first title defence on home soil. Bisping will fight old foe Dan Henderson in Manchester on October 8.

Sent off a red-hot 1-8 favourite, Caravaggio completed a fourth career success in emphatic fashion, slamming stablemate Courage Under Fire by four imperious lengths.

Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow gives his hottest selections ahead of Monday's meetings at Ayr, Wolverhampton, Ffos Las and Windsor. 

He was a cocky teen with an alcoholic dad  — as Ibrahimovic makes his Manchester United

MAGNUS GERTTEN, CO-DIRECTOR OF BECOMING ZLATAN: I remember the first time I saw Zlatan. It was in the summer of 1999 and I was standing at Malmo's training ground talking to one of the first-team defenders, a rather unsophisticated Swedish player who specialised in kicking the ball into the stands whenever it went near him. He pointed to a young, tall guy standing by himself, kicking the ball. 'That's the new player in the first-team squad. He's the most talented young player I've ever seen. Unfortunately he will not go far. He doesn't have the mental capacity to make it.'

Double Olympic champion Daley Thompson was watching the Rio Games at home in Hove with his two of his children - Alex, 14, and nine-year-old Aaron - on Sunday.

For England to come back and win the Test after trailing by 103 runs on first innings showed incredible character. Alastair Cook can be very proud of his team.

We have watched Pep Guardiola's astonishing success since 2008 with Barcelona and then, since 2013, with Bayern Munich.

With Premier League clubs up and down the country hoping to strengthen their squad and offload dead wood, Sportsmail has every summer move covered with this handy guide.

Wayne Rooney of Manchester United and Vincent Kompany of Manchester City talk as they leave the pitch at half time during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Manchester City at Old Trafford on October 25, 2015 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

As domestic campaigns across Europe prepare to get rolling again with tours and local fixtures across the globe. Here are all the Premier League pre-season fixtures and results.

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - JULY 01:   (MINIMUM FEES APPLY - MINIMUM PRINT/BROADCAST FEE OF 150 GBP, ONLINE FEE OF 75 GBP, OR LOCAL EQUIVALENT) (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE)  Zlatan Ibrahimovic of Manchester United poses after signing for the club at Aon Training Complex on July 1, 2016 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Manchester United will host Southampton in the first Friday night fixture of the new Premier League season as the TV fixtures were revealed.