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Summary

  1. Sevilla claim to have sold captain Vicente Iborra to Leicester
  2. Newcastle sign Florian Lejeune for reported £8.7m
  3. Reports: Arsenal on brink of signing £43m Lacazette
  4. British & Irish Lions unwind in Queenstown
  5. Best of social media

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By Mike Henson and Libby Dawes

All times stated are UK

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I am afraid that is all from Sportsday today - it's been fun.

You can still follow everything from SW19 on our live page or on BBC One now.

To all celebrating American Independence Day with some chilli cheese fries, quarter-pounder with cheese and macaroni cheese this evening, (American's love putting cheese on stuff), enjoy...

Join us tomorrow for more Wimbledon and hopefully more football transfer news.

...If you survive the indigestion tonight...

Federer through to second round after another injury on Centre Court

Wimbledon 2017

People paying for tickets on Wimbledon's Centre Court today may be feeling a little irked...

That's two of the three matches today over before time, as Roger Federer's opponent, Alexandr Dolgopolov is forced to retire with an ankle problem.

Shame.

Hey ho... on Feds goes...

Mesut Ozil doesn't look to be moving any time soon...

The Arsenal midfielder had been rumoured to be looking for a move away from the Premier League but his latest tween suggests otherwise.

...Unless he is throwing the media off the scent?

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Chelsea striker Abraham signs new deal, then joins Swansea on loan

Football

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Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has signed a new five-year contract at Stamford Bridge and joined Swansea City on a season-long loan deal.

The 19-year-old will link up with Swans boss Paul Clement, who worked as Blues coach from 2007 to 2011.

Abraham scored 26 goals in 48 games on loan at Championship side Bristol City last season.

He also netted once in four games as England's under-21s reached the semi-finals of the European Championship.

Rooney 'intrigued' by prospect of Everton reunion

Football

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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is "intrigued" by the prospect of re-joining boyhood club Everton as the Goodison Park side step up their pursuit of the 31-year-old according to the Times.

"The situation has been discussed over the past week and the clubs have also been talking about Romelu Lukaku, who is wanted by both United and Chelsea," writes Paul Joyce.

Tomic's extraordinary admission - complete with grin...

Wimbledon 2017

Australian "bad boy" Bernard Tomic says he felt "bored" during his straight-set defeat by Mischa Zverev in the first round at Wimbledon, before debating with a journalist whether he would donate his tournament prize money to charity...

A very strange moment in the Wimbledon interview room.

The Lord of Frodsham is back

Football

Voilà c est fait je serai joueur du @yverdonsport cette saison ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️

Voilà c est fait je serai joueur du @yverdonsport cette saison ⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️⚽️

Former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse has returned to football at the age of 35, signing a contract with Swiss third-tier side Yverdon Sport.

Cisse announced his retirement back in October 2015.

End of the Tour for Cav?

The Times chief sports writer Matt Dickinson has tweeted a picture of Mark Cavendish up and about after a nasty crash...

Good news.

Follow the latest with our Tour de France live here.

Mark Cavendish up and about but bearing wounds of terrifying crash into barriers at full gas

Mark Cavendish up and about but bearing wounds of terrifying crash into barriers at full gas

Chaos in Tour de France stage four's sprint finish

Road Cycling

There has been a bad looking crash in the closing stages of the Tour de France involving Britain's Mark Cavendish.

We will bring you the latest when we can...

All we know now is Frenchman Arnaud Demare has won stage four and Team Sky's Geraint Thomas retains the yellow jersey.

Burnley £8m Assombalonga bid turned

Football

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Burnley have had an £8m bid for 24-year-old Nottingham Forest striker Britt Assombalonga turned down according to the Daily Mail.

Clarets boss Sean Dyche previously worked with Assombalonga at Watford and is expecting to lose Andre Gray as the forward enters the final year of his contract at Turf Moor.

Djokovic reaches second round after Klizan retires

Wimbledon 2017

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Former champion Novak Djokovic needed just 40 minutes to reach the second round at Wimbledon after Martin Klizan retired in the second set.

Djokovic, the second seed, led 6-3 2-0 when the Slovakian approached the net and called it a day.

The Serb goes on to face Czech Adam Pavlasek in the second round on Thursday.

Seven-time champion Roger Federer will play Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov later on Tuesday.

Sunderland closing in on Everton youngsters

Football

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Galloway made five appearances on loan at West Brom last season

Sky Sports reporter Keith Downie reports that Sunderland are preparing for life in the Championship by raiding around the fringes of Everton's squad.

Defenders Brendan Galloway, 21, and Tyias Browning, 23, are apparently loan signings while 31-year-old winger Aiden McGeady, who spent last year on loan at Preston, is a possible permanent addition.

BREAKING: Sunderland on the verge of a double-signing from Everton. Defenders Brendan Galloway & Tyias Browning en route for medicals.

Sunderland are also in advanced negotiations with Everton's Aiden McGeady. Galloway & Browning closer to completion, though.

Liverpool 'interested in Nice's Dalbert'

Football

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Nice left-back Henrique Dalbert is a target for Liverpool according to Mercato365 via Sportwitness.

The 23-year-old Brazilian was a key part of Lucien Favre's side last season, appearing 33 times in the team's surge to third in Ligue 1.

He cost the French side just £2m last summer from Vitoria in Portugal, but Nice are set to demand about £26m to let him leave.

The player has already agreed a five-year contract with Inter Milan apparently, but the Italian side are not close to meeting that asking price.

Samir Nasri due back at Man City on Monday

Football

Simon Stone

BBC Sport

Samir Nasri is expected to report for training with the rest of his Manchester City team-mates on Monday.

Nasri spent last season on loan with Seville and in December got involved in a bizarre argument with a Los Angeles-based medical clinic, in which it was claimed he was given an intravenous drip.

The quantity it was suggested had been administered were greater than those permitted, leading to Uefa to investigate.

However, as there has been no conclusion to the case, Nasri is free to play, meaning he should be reporting for duty when City return to training a week before they head to the United States for a three-match tour featuring matches against Manchester United, Real Madrid and Tottenham.

BreakingLacazette has medical at Arsenal

Football

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Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette is having a medical at Arsenal before the Gunners complete their record transfer deal.

The club had an initial bid for the 26-year-old France international rejected, but talks continued.

Lacazette's move is expected to surpass the £42.4m Arsenal paid Real Madrid for Mesut Ozil in 2013.

Under-20s World Cup winner pens beautiful note to England kitman...

Football

England's Under-20's goal keeper Freddie Woodman has hand-written a note to the kitman Pat Frost, thanking him for his contribution to the team's success.

What a classy young man.

You can have all the medals in the world but this beats winning more than anything else...thank you @41Woodman41

You can have all the medals in the world but this beats winning more than anything else...thank you @41Woodman41

Ker-ching - the inflating transfer market

Football

Simon Stone

BBC Sport

Manchester United could pocket £7.5m from Michael Keane's move to Everton from Burnley thanks to the 25% sell-on clause they negotiated when the defender left them in 2015.

That figure is more than the actual transfer fees United received in the same year for Javier Hernandez's move to Bayer Leverkusen (£7.3m) and Jonny Evans' exit for West Brom (£6m).

Both were established internationals when they left Old Trafford. Keane has played once for England.

BreakingDone deal: Ince signs for Huddersfield

Football

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No surprises here. It's been on the cards...

Huddersfield Town have signed Derby County winger Tom Ince for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.

The 25-year-old joined the Rams for £4.75m in July 2015 after a successful loan spell.

The former England Under-21 international has previously played in the Premier League for Crystal Palace and Hull City.

"He scores goals, creates them for others and is always a threat when he's on the pitch," boss David Wagner said.

Outstanding eyesight from the line judge...

Kyle Edmund challenges an out call only for Hawkeye for rule the ball out by the finest of margins in his match against Alex Ward.

The line judge should be a sniper with vision like this...

Have you ever seen a closer call?

Kerber struggles to victory over qualifier Falconi

Wimbledon 2017: Kerber 6-4 6-4 Falconi

Kerber 6-4 6-4 Falconi
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Angelique Kerber avoided an early upset as the world number one overcame a spirited battle by American qualifier Irina Falconi to reach the second round of Wimbledon.

Kerber, who reached last year's final, has struggled for form in 2017 and lost in the first round of the French Open.

The German was again not at her best against world number 103 Falconi but eventually came through 6-4 6-4.

Kerber will next play either Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens or Japan's Misaki Doi.

'Why I watch illegal football streams'

Football

Speaking to 5 live's Jim Taylor, 'Dave' - not his real name - explained why he uses a legally-bought Kodi box to illegally watch Premier League football.

The Premier League said: "Fans should know that these pre-loaded boxes enable pirate broadcasts of Premier League football, and other popular content, and are illegal."

A football fan explains why he watches Premier League football illegally.

The All Blacks don't lose very often, especially in New Zealand...

Rugby Union

Chris Jones

BBC 5 live rugby union reporter in New Zealand

Saturday's defeat was their first loss at home in seven years - and their first to the British and Irish Lions in 24.

And while they were beaten by Ireland as recently as November, that was in the relative anonymity of the American city of Chicago, not in their own backyard.

The Kiwi public is loyal, but expectant. The All Blacks are meant to win, even with 14 men.

So how have they reacted to defeat?

Find out here...

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Peaty and Guy join swimmers union against Fina

Swimming

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British swimmers Adam Peaty and James Guy have been named in the newly formed Global Association of Professional Swimmers.

The union has 30 members so far and was set up to give swimmers a voice against the sport's governing body, Fina.

It was announced by Hungary's triple Olympic gold medallist Katinka Hosszu, who described planned new rule changes as "destructive".

She said she now expected "Fina will give us a seat at the table".

Dickson out for 318

Cricket

Kent opener Sean Dickson's marathon innings at Beckenham has finally come to an end.

The 25-year-old made the county's second-highest first-class score - falling short of Bill Ashdown's 332 set more than 80 years ago.

He faced 408 balls, hitting 31 fours and three sixes taking Kent to 645-4 against Northants.

Put your feet up for a bit pal!

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Mourinho unhappy with lack of summer transfer business

Football

Simon Stone

BBC Sport

While Arsenal and Chelsea seem to be busy working on deals, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been left unimpressed by the club's lack of summer transfer dealings.

After United's Europa League final win against Ajax on 24 May, Mourinho said he had given executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward a list of transfer targets.

Senior United figures spoke privately about signing three or four players.

There could be developments later this week, but so far the only new signing has been 22-year-old defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica for £31m.

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Rudiger set for £36m move to Chelsea - reports

Football

Daily Mirror

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Chelsea are ready to enter the transfer-market fray.

The Daily Mirror report that Antonio Conte has landed his first major signing of the summer, with Roma defender Antonio Rudiger to join in a deal worth a potential £36m.

The 24-year-old Germany international is heading to Stamford Bridge despite late interest from Manchester City.

Palace switch sights from Sakho to Sanchez?

Football

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Crystal Palace, who apparently have been put off a deal for Mamadou Sakho by Liverpool's refusal to lower their £30m asking price, have turned their attention to Ajax's Colombian centre-back Davinson Sanchez, 21, according to Sport.

However Ajax's director of football Marc Overmars told Telesport this morning that Sanchez won't leave Amsterdam for less than £35m with Real Madrid, Barcelona and Inter Milan all interested.

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Ross Jacobs ☕️: Got to be the names. Need more franchise names in the Premier Leagues. 'The Spurs Whites', 'The Man City Moneymen', 'The Arsenal Fourths'...

.......sips tea.......

Bournemouth snap up winger Mahoney

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Bournemouth have signed winger Connor Mahoney on a four-year deal after his contract expired at Blackburn Rovers.

Mahoney, 20, had been expected to join Nottingham Forest but will initially join the Cherries' under-23 squad.

Lacazette en route already at London Colney

Football

Stand by your keyboards Arsenal fans.

According to the Daily Telegraph's Jason Burt, Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette is incoming and an announcement could be soon.

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Alexandre Lacazette is at Arsenal's training ground to complete move from Lyon. Announcement should be soon.

Dickson approaching 300

Cricket

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Kent opener Sean Dickson could be on for some records after lunch - the 25-year-old has gone to the interval on 294 not out.

He would become the second Kent batsman to reach a triple century if he gets there - William Ashdown scored two in the 1930s including the county's highest score of 332.

Kevin Pietersen was the last man to score 300 in the County Championship against Leicestershire in 2015, KP went on to make an unbeaten 355.

You can follow live text and listen to ball-by-ball radio commentary here.

Is Bradley Wiggins going to try and make it as a rower now?

Rowing

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Sir Bradley Wiggins is a five-time Olympic cycling champion, but will the 37-year-old's plans to swap his racing bike for a rowing boat see him reach a sixth Games?

The 2012 Tour de France winner retired from cycling in December 2016 and has taken up rowing in the gym to keep fit.

He first raised the idea of switching sports in his 2012 autobiography My Time, and has now outlined his intent to compete at the British Indoor Rowing Championships in December.

"I might be being a bit delusional, but the times suggest I'm not," he said. "I'm going to see how far I can take it. Maybe a sixth Olympic gold?"

But can he do it? We asked three-time Olympic champion Andrew Triggs Hodge for his thoughts on the matter.

Read what he had to say here...

Ex-F1 driver Robert Kubica to test again for Renault

Formula 1

Andrew Benson

Chief F1 writer

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Robert Kubica is to test again for Renault as he and the team explore whether he could make a comeback to Formula 1 from life-changing injuries.

The 32-year-old Pole has only partial movement in his right arm after a crash in a rally car in February 2011, since when he has not raced on a circuit.

However, he and Renault have maintained contact after an impressive first test back in an F1 car in Valencia in June.

A further test has been scheduled but Renault would not reveal details.

"There is nothing from us whatsoever," a spokesman said when asked about the date and location.

Game and second set - Edmund

*Edmund 4-6 6-3 3-0 Ward

Boooo...

Sorry Edmund fans and family. Sometimes you have to back the underdog.

But it looks like Alex Ward's adrenaline is wearing off and the man ranked over 800 places above him is demonstrating why...

He is two breaks of serve up in the third set.

But more miraculous things have happened in the past at Wimbledon. Why not this?

Come on Wardy!

Ince set for Terriers?

Football

Tom Ince
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Huddersfield are about to land Derby attacker Tom Ince in an £11m club record move according to the Daily Mirror.

The 25-year-old, who is the son of former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul, scored 14 goals in 45 appearances in the Championship last season.

Preston North End set to appoint Alex Neil

Football

Simon Stone

BBC Sport

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Championship club Preston are set to appoint former Norwich and Hamilton boss Alex Neil as their new manager.

Club officials spoke to the Scot, 36, following the departure of Simon Grayson to Sunderland.

Neil has been out of the game since March, when he was sacked by Norwichafter 27 months at Carrow Road.

Previously he had spent two years at Hamilton, guiding the club into the Scottish Premiership in his first full season.

Still time to volunteer for Glasgow 2018

#GetInspired

The end of July is the cut off for anyone wanting to apply to volunteer at next year's multi-sport European Championships in Glasgow.

There are loads of ways you can be part of the event - in media operations, spectator and sport services, travel and transport, cultural liaison and more.

People from all over the UK have already signed up and the organisers are hoping to recruit a total of 3,000 by the end of the month.

Read the full story and find out how to apply here.

Florence - a volunteer for Glasgow 2018
Glasgow 2018

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PaulS: The hot tub overlooking Arizona Diamondbacks' Chase Field would go down well on a 'cold, wet Tuesday at Stoke'!

Arizona Diamondbacks'
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I have done some research and it costs between $4,750 and $7,500 per game to hire. (up to about £5796 per game...)

I'm starting a fund. Anyone got a tenner? Shall we will build one at Twickers...?

Game and first set - Ward

Wimbledon 2017: Edmund 4-6 A. Ward

Game and first set - Ward
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Wow. I bet Kyle Edmund didn't expect this when he walked onto court three just over half an hour ago...

Edmund, ranked 50th in the world is a set down against number 885 and fellow Brit, Alex Ward in the opening round of Wimbledon.

Ward's mother looks absolutely delighted as he wins it 6-4 - there is also an obvious expression of "I can't quite believe it!"...

Well if your mum can't be shocked at how well you are playing, who can?

Watch the second set here.

More on Mahoney...

Football

The 20-year-old winger has joined the Premier League side from Blackburn on a four year deal.

He will initially join the under-23 side but says working with Eddie Howe will be a dream come true.

"To be able to do that day in, day out will get the best out of me".