Here are the latest stories for Wednesday.
MANCITY: Schalke general manager Christian Heidel has said Leroy Sane has made it clear to the club he wants to leave this summer. Sane, 20, is a target of Manchester City and reports indicate that Schalke is close to sealing a deal that would see Sane join Pep Guardiola’s team.
NIGERIA: The Nigeria Football Federation says former Paris Saint-Germain manager Paul Le Guen has turned down a contract to become the new national team coach.
MAN UNITED: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has opted for a mixture of youth and experience in his 25-man squad for the preseason China tour, with the travelling party being announced on Tuesday morning ahead of flying out in the afternoon. Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not be involved.
PORTUGAL: European Championship-winning coach Fernando Santos has committed his future to Portugal for another four years.
CHEALSEA: Antonio Conte has insisted that Diego Costa is of”fundamental importance” to Chelsea while rejecting reports that he could rejoin Atletico Madrid.
LIVERPOOL: Jurgen Klopp has said he and the team “still suffer” from Liverpool’s 3-1 Europa League final loss to Sevilla in May, but he was quick to add that everyone is ready to move on.
JUVENTUS: Paul Pogba has told Juventus he wants to leave the club to join Manchester United, according to multiple reports in Italy.
FIFA: Ex-Chelsea striker Demba Ba has no intention of retiring early from football despite suffering a horrific leg break.
LEICESTER: Premier League champions Leicester City began their preseason campaign with a 2-1 win over Oxford United.
– Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri has said he expects Riyad Mahrez to stay with the club ahead of the Foxes’ Premier League title defence in 2016-17.
MLS: Orlando City has hired former New York City FC coach Jason Kreis as its new head coach.