Sakho lay-off is Hammer blow
WEST HAM fear striker Diafra Sakho will be out for eight weeks with a thigh injury. The Senegal forward limped off during the draw with West Brom on Sunday and left Upton Park using a crutch. He is having a scan today.
EMMANUEL ADEBAYOR is returning to England to sort out his future after leaving Tottenham in September. The 31-year-old would like to stay in the capital — Chelsea and Watford have been linked to the Togo striker.
BIRMINGHAM manager Gary Rowett is discussing a new contract. CHESTERFIELD will talk to Mark Cooper about their vacant manager’s job.
LIONEL MESSI, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo make up the final shortlist for the FIFA Ballon d’Or. England Women’s coach Mark Sampson is on a shortlist of three for world coach of the year.