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England v Barbarians: Elliot Daly to start at full-back, Danny Cipriani on the bench

England v Barbarians: Elliot Daly to start at full-back, Danny Cipriani on the bench

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Friday, May 25, 2018 Elliot Daly will start England's non-cap international against the Barbarians at full-back, with Danny Cipriani having to settle for a place among the replacements. It is Daly's first start in the number 15 jersey, having made all but one of his previous England appearances on the wing, and the selection sees Mike Brown - the usual incumbent in the position - switch to the left wing. Cipriani has been overlooked for a starting role despite his return to the senior England squad, with George Ford preferred at fly-half. The team is co-captained by Ford and Chris Robshaw, and the latter is joined in the back row by Tom Curry, the Sale openside who appears destined to fill the seven jersey for next month's series against Sou...
Transfer report: Chelsea refusing to give up chase for Juventus full-back Alex Sandro

Transfer report: Chelsea refusing to give up chase for Juventus full-back Alex Sandro

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Juventus full-back Alex Sandro is still a target for ChelseaWednesday, October 11, 2017Chelsea are refusing to give up on signing Alex Sandro – even though he is close to agreeing a contract extension at Juventus.The Blues tried hard to land the flying full-back during the summer but Serie A champions Juve managed to keep hold of him.Now they are lining up lucrative new terms for Sandro, who is still under contract until 2020.But he is set to pen an extension until 2022 which would reportedly include an annual post-tax salary of around £4.5million.Despite that, Corriere dello Sport have reported that Chelsea have not given up on luring Sandro to Stamford Bridge and may lodge a formal bid in January.It is suggested they had a £53.75m offer turned down in the summer but they are ready to up