From the back pages, June 18: Poyet doesn’t have a case to answer!

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Gus Poyet’s bitter row with Brighton has taken another twist after the League Manager’s Association blasted the club for its handling of what they call ‘unfounded charges’. (Daily Mail)

Australia’s troubled summer continued at the Kia Oval, where they were knocked out of the Champions Trophy with a 20-run defeat to semi-finalists Sri Lanka. (The Mirror)

JUSTIN ROSE ended the 43-year wait for an English US Open champion after winning his dramatic last-round duel with Phil Mickelson. (The Express)

DAVID LUIZ has opened the door on a big-money move to Paris Saint-Germain. The Chelsea star has openly admitted he is interested in joining PSG’s band of Brazilians this summer. (The Sun)

Cristiano Ronaldo is privately being urged to wait 18 months before making his last big move in football – a strategy which could place him within financial reach of Manchester United. (The Independent)

Isco has confirmed that Real Madrid and Manchester City have made offers to buy him and said he will decide his future after Spain’s European Under 21 Championship final against Italy on Tuesday. The 21-year-old midfielder helped Málaga reach the last eight of the Champions League last season and has caught the eye at the summer tournament in Israel. (The Guardian)

If there was any doubt as to the scale of the ambition of Shane Williams and Christian Wade to maintain the Lions’ unbeaten start to the tour to Australia, it was dispelled yesterday. Despite being in the country less than 48 hours, the master wing and his apprentice, who have a difference between them of 14 years in age and 90 caps, will be pressed immediately into action against the Brumbies today. (The Times)