From the Back Pages, June 22: Sergio Ramos to Manchester United: Club pushing to sign unhappy £46.5million defender as they seek ‘swap’ for David de Gea

Manchester United were last night pushing to sign Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos to bolster their central defence and compensate for the likely impending departure of goalkeeper David de Gea to the Bernabeu. (The Independent)

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Manchester United are closing in on a £7.5 million deal for Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger. (The Telegraph)

AC have formally withdrawn from their deal in place with Porto for Jackson Martinez, with the potent Colombian striker heading to Atletico Madrid. (Daily Mail)

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NICO ROSBERG secured back-to-back victories in the Austrian Grand Prix as he beat Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton at the Red Bull Ring. (The Express)

The Matildas won through to the last eight of the Women’s World Cup in stunning style, eliminating Brazil. Kyah Simon’s 80th-minute goal was enough for Australia to cause the tournament’s biggest shock on Sunday in Moncton. (The Guardian)

Charlie Austin transfer: Crystal Palace refusing to pay £15m for the QPR striker. (The Mirror)

With the start of Wimbledon a week away, Andy Murray celebrated winning a fourth Aegon Championships title at London’s Queen’s Club by looking back to his win at the All England Club two years ago and declaring: “I am playing better now than then.” (The Times)

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