From the Back Pages, June 18: Man Utd make enquiry for Chelsea target during David De Gea negotiations

From the back pages
From the back pages

MANCHESTER UNITED have used the David De Gea negations with Real Madrid to ask about the availability of defender Raphael Varane. (The Express)

Manchester City have made an increased offer for Raheem Sterling as they continue their attempts to strike a deal for the England winger. (The Times)

Leicester City have sacked three of their players — including manager Nigel Pearson’s son — after a video emerged of them taking part in an orgy in Bangkok in which a local woman was racially abuse. (Daily Mail)

Lizzie Armitstead has been forced to abandon this week’s Aviva Women’s Tour after being rushed to hospital following a heavy crash at the ­climax to her victory on stage one. (The Telegraph)

Hundreds from Joe Root and Eoin Morgan helped England cruise to victory by seven wickets, registering their highest ever successful run chase. (The Guardian)

Laura Robson has not been included in the first set of Wimbledon wildcards announced this morning. (The Mirror)

Premier League fixtures 2015-16 released: Manchester United vs Tottenham on opening weekend as champions Chelsea face Swansea. (The Independent)

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