Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny has refused to go on their pre-season tour of America.
The French defender is being linked with a move to Bordeaux.
Koscielny's heading into the last year of his contract at Arsenal.
It's being reported that Steve Bruce is in talks with Newcastle over the vacant manager's role.
Former Newcastle manager Sam Allardyce says he turned down the chance to return to Saint James Park.
In Europa League qualifying this evening.
Shamrock Rovers play Brann in Norway at 6pm.
At 7.45, St Patrick's Athletic play Norkopping (PRON: Nor-shopping) at Richmond Park.
Cork City play Luxembourg side Progres Niederkorn at Turner's Cross.
There were games last night in the EMS Copiers senior football league in Divisions 2, 3 and 4
St. Kevins 0-9 Rathangan 0-5
Raheens 2-9 Clogherinkoe 1-10
Raheens lead on 21 points from Castledermot on 18, Clogherinkoe 14.
Rathangan stay bottom on 2 points.
Kilcullen 2-6 Rathcoffey 0-7
Monasterevan 2-13 Nurney 1-4
Ballymore Eustace 0-21 Allenwood 0-10
Sallins, with a game in hand, lead on 19 poinnts from Monasterevin 18 and Nurney 16
Rathcoffey are bottom on 3 points.
Robertstown 5-12 Cappagh 0-9
Caragh with a game in hand lead on 20 points, Robertstown have 19, Rheban 18, also with a game in hand on Robertstown.
Haven Hire Intermediate Hurling Championship at 8 o’clock
Group A Moorefield V Ardclough in Kill2
Coill Dubh V St. Laurence's in Naas
St. Columba V Kilcock in Maynooth
It's ladies singles semi finals day at Wimbledon.
Romania's Simona Halep and Elina Svitolina of Ukraine.
Seven time champion Serena Williams plays Barbora Strycova .
At the Scottish Open, Padraig Harrington had an opening 4 under 67, four shots behind leader Andy Sullivan.
Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell tee off in the afternoon
Today’s racing is in Leopardstown from 5.50.