Afternoon Report: May 9

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Roy Hodgson will name his Euro 2012 squad next Wednesday as preparations for the this summer's championships in Poland and Ukraine get underway.

John Terry will reportedly be omitted by Hodgson, while Andy Carroll could be called up in light of his recent impressive performances for Liverpool.

A defiant Steve Kean has again insisted that he will not quit Blackburn Rovers despite a poor season that has ended in the club's relegation to the Championship.

Elsewhere, Athletico Madrid and Athletic Bilbao clash in the Europa League final tonight, with Bilbao looking for their first European trophy.


In today's transfer news, Tottenham have reportedly beaten Arsenal and Manchester United to the signing of Ajax defender Jan Vertonghen. (Goal)

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has conceded that he hopes one day to return to Barcelona and end his career at Camp Nou. (The Guardian)

And finally, Arsenal could make a move for Swansea goalkeeper Michel Vorm after the Dutchman's impressive season for the Welsh side. (Daily Mail)


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