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Ayew absence tempered by Payet’s return

Andre Ayew is set to be out for four months so misses Sunday’s home game against Bournemouth but Dimitri Payet should return. Summer signing Ayew is unlikely to play again this year due to his untimely thigh injury but boss Slaven Bilic is expected to bring Payet back into his starting line-up after the France

Leeds re-sign Sunderland’s Bridcutt

Liam Bridcutt featured in 24 Championship games for Leeds last season, starting in 23 of them Leeds United have re-signed Sunderland midfielder Liam Bridcutt on a two-year deal for an undisclosed fee. Bridcutt made 27 appearances for Leeds last season after joining the Championship club on loan in November. The 27-year-old signed for Sunderland from

Norwich in talks with Spurs’ Pritchard

Alex Pritchard made only three appearances for West Brom during a loan spell last season Norwich City are in talks to sign Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Alex Pritchard, reports BBC Radio Norfolk. Pritchard, a former England Under-21 international, has made two senior appearances for Spurs. He has scored a total of 20 goals in 100 matches

Video: Watch Everton striker Romelu Lukaku’s opening goal as Belgium beat Norway in final Euro 2016 warm-up match

Belgium survived a scare in their final friendly before the start of the Euro 2016 finals. The Red Devils beat Norway 3-2 in Brussells, as Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard and Laurent Ciman secured the victory. Everton striker Lukaku got the ball rolling after just two minutes and 33 seconds, his fourth goal in as many appearances for

Eva Carneiro settles claim over Chelsea dismissal

Chelsea and Jose Mourinho have reached a settlement with ex-team doctor Eva Carneiro, on confidential terms, over her claims that she was constructively dismissed by the club and victimised its former manager. Dr Carneiro had brought the claim at an employment tribunal, accusing Mourinho of victimisation and discrimination. She was due to begin giving evidence today but

Swansea City to tour USA pre-season

Swansea City toured USA pre-season in 2012 and 2014. Swansea City will play two matches against American teams on a pre-season tour to the USA in July. Francesco Guidolin’s team will be in the US from 7 July to 17 July and play games on 13 July (TBC) and 16 July against Richmond Kickers who