Sports quotes of the week: Amir Khan, Paul Pogba and Nick Kyrgios
“In order to get through this, we have to take the positives out of the way we played the game.
“In my opinion, and in a lot of other people’s opinion who probably know the game, we are on the right track in terms of the way we play the game.
“All we have got to do now is iron out these discipline situations, and also make sure we take our chances. Simple as that really.”
England Under-21s manager Aidy Boothroyd offered an interesting assessment after his side, one of the favourites, were knocked out of the European Championships after losing their first two matches.
“England has the flattest wickets. I feel England is the most difficult place for a bowler. There is usually no help.
“You feel that the ball will swing in cloudy conditions, but it doesn’t swing or seam so you rely on your accuracy.”
India’s Jasprit Bumrah spoke about the difficulties facing bowlers during the Cricket World Cup in England.
“It couldn’t have been further out. What are you doing? The ball was this far out on the second serve. I’m going.
“I’m not going to give 100 percent when I’ve got linesmen rigging the game; I don’t want to play.”
Nick Kyrgios (pictured), the controversial tennis star, didn’t react well when a decision went against him at Queen’s. He received a heavy fine.
“Let’s see how I feel in this fight. If I don’t feel like myself, I’ll probably just call it a day.
“If things didn’t go the right way or I don’t feel good I know myself I would hang up the gloves right away.”
Amir Khan indicated retirement might not be far off ahead of his fight against Neeraj Goyat on July 12.
“I have never seen so much determination on the part of a club to hire a coach. Winning continuously is always hard and Juventus have an obligation to always win. This is the crowning achievement of a long career.”
Maurizio Sarri cut a delighted figure as he was unveiled as the new Juventus manager.