MARK CLATTENBURG QUITS THE PREMIER LEAGUE

Mark Clattenburg is to quit his job as a Premier League referee to take up a position in Saudi Arabia.

The 41-year-old is widely considered to be one of the best referees in football, and he took charge of the Euro 2016 final, the Champions League final and the FA Cup final last season.

He is expected to leave his role before the next round of Premier League fixtures which starts on 25 February.

An official announcement is expected later today.

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