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Evra sacked by Marseille and banned from European matches until June 2018

Evra has been fined £8,829. Credit: PA

Marseille have sacked defender Patrice Evra after the full-back's ban from all European club matches until June 30, 2018.

Evra's contract with Marseille has been terminated with immediate effect following the French defender's seven-month ban from UEFA competitions.

He has also been fined 10,000 euros (£8,829) after aiming a kick at the head of a supporter last week, UEFA has announced.

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Bafetimbi Gomis leaves Swansea for Marseille on loan

Gomis will get the chance to impress in Ligue 1. Credit: PA

Swansea striker Bafe Gomis has joined Marseille on a season-long loan, the Premier League club has confirmed.

Gomis, 30, who scored seven goals in 35 appearances for Swansea last season, has returned to France to join up with the nine-time Ligue 1 winners.

He is the seventh Swansea player to head out on loan this summer following the departures of Kyle Bartley, Matt Grimes (both Leeds), Ryan Hedges, Liam Shephard (both Yeovil), Josh Vickers (Barnet) and Oliver Davies

Many bars in Marseille's Old Port won't show the game

Many bar owners in the Old Port area of Marseille have said they won't show the game as they don't want a repeat of the violence seen over the past two nights.

Thousands of fans have gathered for England's match against Russia.

Around 70,000 England fans and 20,000 Russians are expected to arrive ahead of the match between the two nations.

ITV News Correspondent Emma Murphy reports from the Old Port in Marseille:

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