Manchester United sign £31m Benfica defender Victor Lindelof

Manchester United have completed the signing of defender Victor Lindelof from Benfica for £31m. Lindelof, who has won 12 caps for Sweden, becomes United’s most expensive defender, overtaking the £29.1m paid for Rio Ferdinand in 2002. “I’m thrilled,” said Lindelof, who joins on a four-year contract with an option for a fifth year. “I have…

Synchronised Pakistan trample England to reach final

Fifties from Azhar Ali and Fakhar Zaman after unarguably Pakistan’s finest performance with the ball in Champions Trophy 2017 helped Sarfraz Ahmed’s side to a crushing eight-wicket defeat of hosts England, and hence the passage to the final, on Wednesday (June 14). Sarfraz started the day with the bold move of opting to bowl first…