SPORT | IN BRIEF

Gourlay outlines stadium need
FOOTBALL: Chelsea chief executive Ron Gourlay has warned the club could struggle to compete in Europe unless they move to a new stadium. He said: “We have corporate hospitality that is second to none and 30,000 season ticket holders. But we have a stadium slightly larger than 40,000 which drops to 38,000 on Champions League nights.”

Sarries sign Wigan’s Tomkins
RUGBY UNION: Wigan centre Joel Tomkins, 24, has completed his switch from league to union by signing a four-year deal with Saracens in a move that has cost the Premiership champions a reported £250,000.