Manchester City players will choose next captain, says Pep Guardiola

Guardiola’s side are in China for their pre-season tourManchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he will let his players choose the Premier League champions’ next captain.Previous skipper Vincent Kompany retired at the end of last season.Midfielder David Silva captained City for Wednesday’s pre-season 4-1 friendly win against West Ham in China but a permanent replacement…

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Tour de France: Thomas De Gendt wins stage eight as Julian Alaphilippe regains yellow jersey

Thomas de Gendt’s epic win was his second stage victory in the TourDefending champion Geraint Thomas lost time to Frenchmen Julian Alaphilippe and Thibaut Pinot after crashing 15km from the end of stage eight of the Tour de France.Belgium’s Thomas de Gendt won after a stage-long breakaway, as France’s Alaphilippe reclaimed the yellow jersey with…

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