Carlton heading for North London?

Carlton Cole is set to complete a £2m move to Tottenham, according to today’s Sun.

Andiry Shevchenko has pulled out of the Ukraine’s World Cup warm-up match against Costa Rica on Saturday. The AC Milan striker has returned to Italy to receive further treatment on a knee injury he picked up in a Serie A game against Parma earlier this month. He has suggested that he will make an announcement about his future before the end of this week.

The Premier League is currently considering its response to a new report calling for a salary cap and a limit on the number of foreign players. The report, commissioned by UEFA and the European Union, suggests that “sports in general and football in particular are not in good health”.