The Europa League winners will qualify for the Champions League from the 2015/16 season, UEFA have confirmed.
Jamie Redknapp previews Saturday's Champions League final between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich.
Christian Benteke's agent has distanced the Aston Villa striker with comments suggesting he would force a summer move.
Leon Osman has signed a contract extension which will keep him at Everton until 2015.
Stoke City have rejected a written transfer request from midfielder Steven Nzonzi which was handed in earlier this week.
Bayern Munich look worthy favourites for the Champions League final, but it's likely to be close, says our tipster Andy Schooler.
Manchester United's outgoing chief executive David Gill has been elected to UEFA's executive committee.
Noel Hunt, Ian Harte, Nicky Shorey, Simon Church and Jay Tabb are heading out of Reading this summer.
Four footballers have been cleared of sexually assaulting a 19-year-old woman in a hotel room.
Manchester City are "not worried" by new financial rules and say they are catching up "very fast" with rivals in terms of revenue.