Lunchtime Sports Update


James McGee is one win away from reaching the main draw of the Australian Open.

The Dubliner beat his French opponent Vincent Millot 6-2 , 6-4 this morning in their second round qualifier.


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says claims Mesut Ozil will only stay at the club if he does too, are an exaggeration.

The midfielder will return from illness for tomorrow’s Premier League trip to Swansea, after missing the last three matches.

Recent reports claimed he won’t extend his deal – which expires next summer – while Wenger’s future is up in the air.

The Arsenal boss is out of contract at the end of the season.

Chelsea’s Antonio Conte has been named Premier League manager of the month for December.

He’s the first person to win the award for three successive months.

The Premier League leaders won 13 straight top-flight games across that time.

Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic has been named player of the month.

Manchester United have reportedly rejected a bid from French club Lyon for Memphis Depay.

The Dutch winger’s played just eight minutes of first-team football since the end of October.

United boss Jose Mourinho recently said he would sell him if a good offer came in.