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Serie A club Cagliari have abandoned their home ground, Is Arenas, due to safety issues (Associated Press).
Britain's most dedicated fan, 67-year-old Stuart Astill, missed a Nottingham Forest match on Monday for the first time in 40 years. He has seen 1,786 consecutive matches (via Daily Mail).
Pressure is increasing on Sunderland and new manager Paolo Di Canio to clarify his fascist political views (via Daily Telegraph).
Arsenal, Manchester City, Newcastle and Monaco will compete to sign £6 million-rated Marseille defender Nicolas N'Koulou (via talkSPORT).
Manchester United are tracking Benfica midfielder Nemanja Matic, who formerly played for Chelsea (via talkSPORT).
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says he expects goalkeeper Pepe Reina to stay this summer amid rumored interest from Barcelona (via ESPN FC).
Belgian forward Romelu Lukaku will ask Chelsea to loan him out again next season, but instead of West Brom, he wants to join a team playing in Europe (via The Sun).
Manchester City forward Carlos Tevez has been sentenced to community service after pleading guilty to six driving offenses (via ESPN.co.uk).
Napoli's Hugo Campagnaro says he is in talks to join Inter Milan (via Sky Sports).