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Football chief charged over £30m fraud

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Anton Zingarevich, left, bought 51% of shares in Reading FC from former owner Sir John Madejski in 2012, but failed to take over the club by the October 2013 deadline Reading FC’s former majority shareholder has been charged with embezzlement, a Russian media outlet says. Anton Zingarevich was being

Di Matteo ‘honoured’ to get Villa job

Roberto Di Matteo led Chelsea to the FA Cup and Champions League in 2012 but was sacked in November of that year New Aston Villa manager Roberto di Matteo says “it’s a wonderful honour” to take charge at Villa Park. The relegated Premier League club officially announced his appointment on Friday, confirming the news that

Chelsea target Antonio Rudiger plays down talk of Roma exit: ‘I know nothing. I am only focused on Euro 2016’

Roma defender Antonio Rudiger has palmed off questions over his future – amid talk of a £20m bid from Chelsea. New Blues boss Antonio Conte is a huge admirer of the centre-back, 23, and he will put him high on his list of transfer targets when he takes charge at Stamford Bridge after Italy’s Euro

Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, May 30: Higuain ‘open’ to Liverpool move, Arsenal target going nowhere and MORE

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers… Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain wants to leave Serie A outfit Napoli this summer and would be interested in a move to Liverpool, even though they have missed out on European qualification. (Daily Mirror) Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has rubbished claims that Arsenal target Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang,

Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, May 31: Atletico Madrid prepare ‘huge’ Costa bid, Barcelona target Man United star and MORE

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers… Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is preparing a huge bid to bring striker Diego Costa back from Chelsea. (Daily Star) In-demand and out-of-contract striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic could choose to join his former club Malmo ahead of Manchester United this summer. (The Sun) Barcelona are considering a swoop for

Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin in line to replace injured Real Madrid star Dani Carvajal in Spain’s Euro 2016 squad

Hector Bellerin will be included in Spain’s squad for this summer’s European Championship if Dani Carvajal fails to prove his fitness, Vicente del Bosque has confirmed. The Arsenal full-back only made his debut for the reigning champions on Sunday, playing the full 90 minutes of the 3-1 friendly win over Bosnia. Bellerini, orignally named on the standby list