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Summary

  1. Louis van Gaal sacked as Manchester United manager
  2. Jose Mourinho set to replace Van Gaal as Utd boss
  3. Vote: 53% of readers say Mourinho is not the right man for Man Utd
  4. Get involved: Mourinho to Man Utd? Your thoughts #bbcsportsday

Live Reporting

By Jamie Lillywhite, Michael Emons and Matt Davis

All times stated are UK

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  1. Joe Root

    This week's sport on the BBC includes the London Anniversary Games, England v Pakistan Test cricket and the Hungarian Grand Prix.

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  2. Good night

    What a day.

    Just to recap, Manchester United have sacked Louis van Gaal, with former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho set to be named as his replacement.

    All we are missing is the official confirmation from the club, which was expected today.

    You can listen to continuing reaction on Radio 5 live from 19:00 with former international Pat Nevin and Trevor Sinclair.

    And the BBC Sport website will have all the latest news as we get it.

    van gaal
  3. Edmund's steady start

    Tennis

    Britain's Kyle Edmund is in French Open first round action against Nikoloz Basilashvili.

    It's the early stages and the match is going with serve so far.

    Fellow Brit Naomi Broady is also out on court for her match against Coco Vandeweghe.

    You can follow live text coverage of both matches here.

  4. What's the Mata?

    While the world waits for Manchester United to release a statement...

    Here is Juan Mata enjoying a coffee in Manchester this afternoon.

    Juan Mata
  5. 5 live Sport

    Monday, 19:00 BST

    BBC Radio 5 Live

    Tonight's 5 live Sport with Mark Chapman from 19:00 BST features the very latest on Manchester United, discussed by former internationals Pat Nevin and Trevor Sinclair, plus Sunday Times football correspondent Jonathan Norcroft

  6. Man Utd sack Van Gaal

    Football

    The Times'  deputy football correspondent has news of Louis van Gaal's compensation package...

    And the Times' chief sports reporter Martyn Ziegler adds some more figures to the equation...

  7. Man Utd sack Van Gaal

    As we have already told you, Louis van Gaal has left Carrington, Manchester United's training ground.

    And here he is waving as he left earlier.

    Louis van Gaal
  8. Watson books Rio place

    Tennis

    Not only is Heather Watson through to the next round of the French Open, but the Brit has done  enough to secure qualification for the Rio Olympics this summer.

    Watson will now face 13th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova of Russia in the next round in Paris.

    You can follow live coverage of the French Open, including all the reaction to Watson's win here.

    heather watson
  9. Man Utd sack Van Gaal

    Wondering what on earth is going on at Old Trafford today? Well here is a succinct summary of all the day's goings on.

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    Video caption: Man United players aware of Van Gall sacking
  10. Man Utd sack Van Gaal

    Just a reminder that Manchester United have not tweeted in six hours, since news broke of Louis van Gaal's sacking.

    This was the club's last tweet....we await confirmation from Old Trafford.

  11. Man Utd sack Van Gaal

    Football

    Could we finally be getting a statement from Manchester United?

  12. Watson through in Paris

    Tennis

    Britain's Heather Watson has beaten Nicole Gibbs 5-7 6-2 6-2 to progress to the second round of the French Open.

  13. Van Gaal's greatest hits

    Louis van Gaal kept everyone entertained during his time as Manchester United manager.

    Here are some of his greatest moments...

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    Video caption: Louis van Gaal leaves: Funniest moments from former Man Utd man
  14. McIlroy's Olympic participation in doubt

    Golf

    Rory McIlroy says he could turn down the chance to play at the Olympics because of the Zika virus in Brazil.

    The world number three from Northern Ireland is "monitoring" the spread of the virus, which is linked to brain deformities in newborn babies.

    He said: "There's going to be a point in the next couple of years where we're (with fiancee Erica Stoll) going to have to think about starting a family. Right now I'm ready to go but I don't want anything to affect that."

    Asked if there was a chance he might not go to Rio, McIlroy, replied: "Yeah." But he added: "Right now I am going and looking forward to it."

  15. Watson rallies in Paris

    Tennis

    BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

    Britain's Heather Watson wins the first three games in the resumption of her match with Nicole Gibbs, and is now 4-2 up in the deciding set at Roland Garros.

    Commentary on 5 live sports extra.

  16. County cricket latest

    Derbyshire v Kent

  17. Mourinho on the move?

    Football

    Jose Mourinho's house
  18. Watson on court

    Tennis

    BBC Radio 5 live sports extra

    Britain's Heather Watson is about to resume her first-round match 7-5 2-6 2-1 behind against American Nicole Gibbs and you can hear it live on sports extra.

  19. Celtic has to win in style - Rodgers

    Football

    New manager Brendan Rodgers reveals he has followed Celtic since he first watched a friendly in 1984 when he was 11 and believes his side can improve on their recent European performances.

    "You look at Porto, Benfica those sorts of teams do well in their own league and go on and make a good fist of it in Europe," says Rodgers.

    "I understand the values and expectations here. It is not just winning. Celtic has been brought up to win with a certain style. We have players with great attitudes and I can't wait to get working with the players."

  20. Goetze rules out move

    Football

    Bayern Munich attacking midfielder Mario Goetze, linked with a big money move to Liverpool, has insisted he will not play for any other club next season and is committed to reaching full fitness in preparation for Carlo Ancelotti's arrival as manager. 

    "I look forward to the new season in Munich and will do everything possible to be in top shape for my first training session under Carlo Ancelotti," Goetze, who joined Bayern in 2013 from rivals Dortmund, told German newspaper Bild. 

    Mario Goetze