The Spain international has been selected ahead of Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard, with the club skipper on the subs' bench
Tyson Fury’s hopes of an imminent all-British world heavyweight title clash with Anthony Joshua have been dashed.
Ben Ainslie’s BAR came out on top in the series of preparatory races held around the world in 2016 - but the real test begins on Friday in Bermuda.
Roy Hodgson would be interested in speaking to Crystal Palace if he is approached over their manager’s job following Sam Allardyce’s decision to quit and retire from football.
Lewis Hamilton's hopes of victory may rest on Monaco's weather, while Ferrari look to extend their dominance in the principality.
Ernesto Valverde is unwilling to say if Barcelona have approached him, although he does admit that a number of clubs are interested.
Ajax are hoping for an upset against Manchester United in the Europa League final, and teenage sensation Kasper Dolberg is likely play a key role in success.
Hull City defender Alex Bruce was informed that he was being released from the club at the end of the season via Twitter, before replying to the Tigers’ official account.
Lionel Messi has failed in his appeal against his suspended 21-month prison sentence having been found guilty of tax fraud last year. Picture this: Footballers who have been sent to jail
Alex Ferguson's praise of Arsene Wenger has pleased the Arsenal boss, who cannot see himself matching his old rival's 26 years at one club.
Former Manchester United defender Phil Neville thinks the club's homegrown stars will be particularly hard hit by the attack in the city.
The 17th stage of the 100th Giro d'Italia was the first victory since two years for Pierre Rolland (Cannondale-Drapac).
Chelsea have confirmed that Sunday's victory parade has been cancelled in the wake of the terrorist attack in Manchester.
22 years after Danny Blind and Patrick Kluivert graced the pitch in Ajax's shock Champions League win over Milan, the two famous names will face off in Stockholm tonight.