England will field a new-look midfield on Sunday after head coach Eddie Jones dropped Jonathan Joseph, the Bath outside centre, from his 24-man squad to face Italy at Twickenham. Joseph’s void is set to be filled by Elliot Daly. The Wasps back has
Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has signed a new long-term contract at the club. Lallana, 27, has reportedly penned a new three-year contract, with the option to extend that by a further year, worth £110,000 (€130,000) a week. The former Southampton star, who has scored seven goals and provided seven assists for Liverpool in the Premier League this season, paid tribute to manager Jurgen Klopp, with his sights set on future success playing under the German on Merseyside. "I'm very proud and feel quite humbled by the show of faith from the club and the manager in particular," he told liverpoolfc.com. "Signing for a club like Liverpool is obviously a big thing – but to re-sign shows you've obviously
Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has urged Jose Mourinho to offer Michael Carrick a new one-year contract at Old Trafford. Speaking to Goal, Scholes said Carrick's ability to control games from midfield would benefit any team and added that his vast experience would be an asset to United next season. Carrick, 35, has made 11 Premier League appearances for United this season. His Old Trafford contract expires in the summer. The England international was offered a one-year extension of his contract by Mourinho last summer in one of the Portuguese coach's first decisions after replacing Louis van Gaal at United last summer. "He's definitely worth another year, Michael," Scholes said.