Villa claim deserved win over lacklustre Tottenham

Aston Villa increased the pressure on Tottenham manager Antonio Conte with victory at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium. An error by goalkeeper Hugo Lloris in his first game back since the World Cup allowed Emiliano Buendia to score before Douglas Luiz doubled the lead. A lacklustre Spurs, who fell out of the Premier League top four on Saturday, have now won only two of their past seven matches.

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PSG to face Bayern Munich in Champions League Last 16

European heavyweights PSG and Bayern Munich have been drawn against each other in the Champions League Last 16 while Liverpool will face Real Madrid in a repeat of last season’s final. Elsewhere Chelsea will face Borussia Dortmund with Man City taking on RB Leipzig

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Antonio Conte dismisses rumours of return to Juventus

Tottenham head coach Antonio Conte says reports linking him with a return to Juventus are “disrespectful” and “incredible”, and insists he is happy at Spurs.According to reports in Italy Conte is open to replacing under-pressure Juve boss Massimiliano Allegri, who potentially faces the sack with the Old Lady struggling in Serie A with just two wins in seven games this season.

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Tottenham complete signing of Richarlison from Everton

Tottenham have completed the signing of Everton forward Richarlison in a deal worth £60m, with the Brazilian signing a five-year contract at Spurs. A deal was struck between the sides, with the north London side paying an initial £50m with a further £10m in add-ons.

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Jermain Defoe announces retirement from football

Jermain Defoe has announced his retirement from professional football at the age of 39. Former West Ham and Tottenham striker Defoe had been playing for Sunderland, after returning to the club where he spent two-and-a-half seasons between 2015 and 2017, in January. His contract there was due to run until the end of the season.

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