After weeks of protracted negotiations, Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s purchase of 25 per cent of Manchester United for £1.35 billion is finally expected to be completed before Christmas. Assuming the deal does finally go through, it will mark the end of one of football’s longest-running sagas. It will also mark the end of an era for Ineos Grenadiers, Ratcliffe’s cycling team.
World Rugby and Rugby Football Union made the announcement on Monday morning.
Last time Bayern were routed in Frankfurt they won the treble. This time Thomas Tuchel may need to spend in January