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Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal target Bordeaux's Malcom as they prepare to sell Chilean

Alexis Sanchez has scored eight goals in 21 appearances for Arsenal this season



Forward Alexis Sanchez will leave Arsenal in January if a suitable offer arrives and a replacement is secured.

It is understood the Gunners hierarchy have privately accepted for some weeks that Sanchez is likely to depart after three and a half years at the club.

Read more: Alexis Sanchez: Arsenal target Bordeaux's Malcom as they prepare to sell Chilean

Man United correct over Sevilla tickets but UEFA must act in fans' interests


For Manchester United fans, who follow club throughout Europe, the cost of ticket prices is a constant concern


Manchester United were correct to act when Sevilla announced a ticket price of £89 for 2,400 travelling fans to attend next month's Champions League round-of-16 first leg, making it the most expensive in United history for a competitive game outside of a final.

(Tickets have been more expensive for preseason games in the United States, but while this writer is not going to defend prices in excess of $100 to watch LA Galaxy's reserves, those are games in isolation.)

Read more: Man United correct over Sevilla tickets but UEFA must act in fans' interests

Chelsea stadium: £1bn Stamford Bridge hit by family dispute

The Crosthwaites' home is dwarfed by what will be Europe's most expensive stadium at £1bn



Little has ever stood between Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and realising his ambitions for the club.

But plans for a £1bn new stadium are being held up by one family over their right to light - and the lack of it shining into their home when the new Stamford Bridge is built.

Read more: Chelsea stadium: £1bn Stamford Bridge hit by family dispute

Copa Del Rey Report: Barcelona 5 Celta Vigo 0 (6-1 agg) - Messi inspires rout as holders book quarter-final spot


Lionel Messi, Jordi Alba, Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic gave Barcelona an emphatic win over Celta Vigo in the Copa del Rey last 16

 

Barcelona cruised into the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey with a 5-0 second-leg rout of Celta Vigo at Camp Nou on Thursday.

A 1-1 draw from the first match in Galicia had left the tie looking open, but a devastating first-half performance from the holders secured their 6-1 aggregate victory.

Read more: Copa Del Rey Report: Barcelona 5 Celta Vigo 0 (6-1 agg) - Messi inspires rout as holders book...

England to play Nigeria and Costa Rica ahead of World Cup

England last played a game in Yorkshire in 2002 when they lost 2-1 to Italy at Elland Road



England will play Nigeria at Wembley and Costa Rica at Elland Road in their final friendly matches ahead of this summer's World Cup.

Nigeria will visit on 2 June while England will face Costa Rica at Leeds United's ground on 7 June.

Read more: England to play Nigeria and Costa Rica ahead of World Cup


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