Liverpool are believed to have made an offer for Italian legend Alessandro Del Piero. He is a free agent after ending a 19 year career at Juventus .
Australian club Sydney are also chasing Del Piero who says he will make an announcement later today at a press conference in Turin.
Michael Owen has signed for premier side Stoke on a free transfer. The former Manchester United and England striker had been linked with a return to Liverpool but Stoke manager Tony Pulis convinced him to join the Potters.
Andy Murray faces Marin Cilic in the quarter finals of the US Tennis Open at Flushing Meadows.
China lead the medal table at the London 2012 Paralympics with almost double the amount of Great Britain in second place and Russia who lie third.
Christiano Ronaldo is not happy with life at Rea Madrid. The Portuguese international scored twice in Real’s win over Granada at the weekend but did not celebrate the goals, apparently claiming he “was not happy”