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Mourinho: Three out of four transfers isn't bad Mourinho: Three out of four transfers isn't bad
- August 05, 2017

The Belgium-born Brazil Under-23 global spent last season with relegated Granada in LaLiga, but has now returned to the Red Devils and impressed during pre-season. "To be honest I spoke with him (Conte)", Matic told Sky Sports last September. It's unusual, but I'm still happy'. "I want to continue my development and find a way into the team". (more...)
Chelsea FC Injury Report: Tiemoue Bakayoko, Eden Hazard
- August 05, 2017

The Blues beat off strong competition to lift the trophy for the fifth time in the Premier League era in 2016/17, during Antonio Conte's first season as manager . Making matters worse, Lukaku moved to title rivals Manchester United , while Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has spent over £200 million on new signings. (more...)
Protests erupt as India troops kill Kashmir rebels Protests erupt as India troops kill Kashmir rebels
- August 05, 2017

Another soldier was critically wounded in the attack. "Three militants of LeT outfit were killed today in a gunfight with police and army in Jamia Mohalla, Amargarh locality", a police spokesman said. VOA further states that parts of Kashmir have been administered by nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan since the end of British colonial rule in 1947, but both nations claim the region to themselves in full. (more...)
Mourinho still wants United to sign Perisic Mourinho still wants United to sign Perisic
- August 05, 2017

We both grew up in Belgium. Starting 34 league games, no player under the age 23 created more chances - 50 - or had more assists - three. "He's absolutely good enough to be United's long-term full back". "I know Phil Neville has worked with him and he says he is certainly good enough". "A good squad with different options as we have important players injured for a long time". (more...)
Mo Farah defends 10000m gold in thrilling race Mo Farah defends 10000m gold in thrilling race
- August 05, 2017

No runner has ever achieved that - not Kenenisa Bekele (four, with Olympic and World Championship doubles in 2008-09), not Haile Gebrselassie (six at 10,000m, but no double wins), not Lasse Viren (four at Olympic level in pre-World Championships days), not Emil Zatopek, not Paavo Nurmi. (more...)
Stam demands Manchester United Premier League title bid Stam demands Manchester United Premier League title bid
- August 05, 2017

Italian giants AS Roma have been pursuing Leicester City's want-away player Riyad Mahrez for most of the summer, but may turn their attention to Manchester United's Spanish global Juan Mata should the deal for Mahrez not happen. "The manager has made him his captain a few times (in pre-season) and it's good for him", Fortune told United's official website. I am sure this is one of his own objectives and goals he has set himself. (more...)
Arsene Wenger blasts Neymar transfer fee after world record move Arsene Wenger blasts Neymar transfer fee after world record move
- August 05, 2017

In a news conference to introduce Neymar earlier on Friday, Al-Khelaifi appeared to suggest that the forward had another buyout clause in his new PSG deal, but the chairman confirmed that was not the case, much to his relief. However, until September 1, 2017 ONLY, his clause has been raised to €200m. Having said that, if the Catalans were able to stop rivals Real Madrid , favourites for his signature for some while, taking the Frenchman, maybe the board would be forgiven for ... (more...)
Dick Advocaat urges Southampton to grant Virgil van Dijk move to Liverpool Dick Advocaat urges Southampton to grant Virgil van Dijk move to Liverpool
- August 05, 2017

Dick Advocaat doesn't believe Virgil van Dijk deserves to be criticised for wanting to move to a top club this summer. The Reds have signed Southampton's star players - including Adam Lallana, Dejan Lovren, Nathaniel Clyne and Sadio Mane - in recent years. (more...)
Arsenal want to secure £45 signing before transfer deadline — Sky Sports reporter
- August 05, 2017

The Chilean has one year left on his contract and manager Arsene Wenger insists he will not be sold this summer. Today's edition of L'Equipe reports that City, Liverpool and Barcelona , armed with a €222million warchest following the sale of Neymar to PSG, are interested in the 21-year-old French global. (more...)
Barcelona set to hijack Arsenal's bid for Monaco's Lemar Barcelona set to hijack Arsenal's bid for Monaco's Lemar
- August 05, 2017

Monaco had already confirmed that they had rejected two bids from Arsenal for the 21-year-old during this window, and that they considered him essential to their plans for the upcoming season. The report states that while he has remained calm about his future, Lemar sees Barcelona as a once in a lifetime opportunity and could push for a move to Camp Nou. (more...)
Conte provides Chelsea injury update ahead of Arsenal clash
- August 05, 2017

I'm not sure the other sides can do that. While Costa's lack of discipline on and off the pitch was frustrating for both Conte and Mourinho, he was central to Chelsea's title victories in 2015 and 2017 and scored 52 goals in 89 league appearances in his three years in London . (more...)
Chelsea agree €25m deal to sign winger Chelsea agree €25m deal to sign winger
- August 05, 2017

United are also looking to further strengthen their options at the back and the Independent claim a deal to sign Paris Saint-Germain's Serge Aurier could be done if the price is right. The Croatian winger was lethal in the final third last season scoring 11 goals in Serie A alongside eight assists. Manchester United have done some smart business this summer - especially the signing of Lukaku from under the nose of rivals Chelsea - but this would have been the cherry on top. (more...)
Leonardo Jardim Insists Kylian Mbappe, Thomas Lemar And Fabinho Are All Focused Leonardo Jardim Insists Kylian Mbappe, Thomas Lemar And Fabinho Are All Focused
- August 05, 2017

He featured in 34 league games and directly contributed in 20 goals (9 goals and 11 assists) as Monaco won the title. Arsenal need reinforcements out wide, especially with contract rebel Alexis Sanchez all but set to bid adieu to Emirates. (more...)
Chelsea boss Conte scoffs at Hazard to Barcelona rumours Chelsea boss Conte scoffs at Hazard to Barcelona rumours
- August 05, 2017

The lawyer added that the Spanish global feels that his client has been unfairly treated as he learned that he was no longer in the plans of Chelsea via a text message sent by Conte in June. But, for sure, we want to play a really good game". "The situation is very clear and is always the same". Former Juventus and Italy boss Conte was asked about Neymar's £200million move to Paris St Germain. (more...)
UW football ranked seventh in preseason coaches poll UW football ranked seventh in preseason coaches poll
- August 05, 2017

It's the third time in Chris Petersen's four seasons on Montlake that UW has been ranked in the preseason poll. Alabama is ranked No. 1, followed by Ohio State, Florida State, USC and Clemson in the top 5. Kansas State will start the season as a top 25 team. K-State finished the 2016 season just outside the top 25 following a victory over Texas A&M in the Texas Bowl. (more...)
´Bit dead´ Halep beats the heat, Petkovic bounces Bouchard ´Bit dead´ Halep beats the heat, Petkovic bounces Bouchard
- August 05, 2017

Halep dropped the first set in 28 minutes, losing her serve in the second game and never forcing a break point against her South American foe. Halep, who captured her 15th career WTA title in May at Madrid, is scheduled to defend her title next week at Toronto. (more...)
Adam Hadwin tied for fifth at WGC Bridgestone Invitational Adam Hadwin tied for fifth at WGC Bridgestone Invitational
- August 05, 2017

Adding a second round 69 to his opening 67 has the four-time major victor just three off the pace and he will be the favourite for many with 36 holes to play. Despite ideal drives, all of over 300 yards, at the first, third, fourth, sixth and eighth, he failed to muster any realistic birdie chances and had to settle for five pars, leading to a front nine of 35 which could have been a lot better. (more...)
Jose Mourinho Sends Transfer Message to Ed Woodward Jose Mourinho Sends Transfer Message to Ed Woodward
- August 05, 2017

On Sunday, Nemanja Matic became Mourinho's third signing of the summer, following Swedish center back Victor Lindelof and Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku to Old Trafford . United have so far been frustrated in their efforts to prise winger Ivan Perisic away from Internazionale, whose head coach Luciano Spalletti ruled out selling the Croatian last weekend. (more...)
Alvaro Morata rejected Spurs move because of Harry Kane, claims Mauricio Pochettino Alvaro Morata rejected Spurs move because of Harry Kane, claims Mauricio Pochettino
- August 05, 2017

Reports have claimed that Tottenham are looking to bring Everton's Ross Barkley into the fold, but as of yet there has been no real movement regarding the England global. There are some concerns for Tottenham , however. Owen has predicted each of Chelsea, Manchester City, Liverpool and Manchester United to finish in the top four next season, meaning Tottenham are the only side he believes will drop out. (more...)
Manchester United should challenge for title suggest Jaap Stam Manchester United should challenge for title suggest Jaap Stam
- August 05, 2017

But the Reds boss, speaking after his side beat Sampdoria 2-1 in Dublin in a pre-season friendly, is concerned how the staggering figure will affect future transfers. Matic, who turned 29 on Tuesday, won two Premier League titles in his second stint with Chelsea , having been offloaded to Portuguese giants Benfica in 2011 during his first spell with the club under Mourinho. (more...)
Mitchell Swepson named in Australia test squad Mitchell Swepson named in Australia test squad
- August 05, 2017

But the decision to keep him at home is considered precautionary ahead of the Ashes series in November. CA said the soreness is in a similar spot to where he has previously suffered stress fractures. Australia squad: Steven Smith (capt), David Warner (vice-capt), Ashton Agar, Hilton Cartwright, Pat Cummins, Peter Handscomb, Matthew Wade (wk), Josh Hazlewood, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Glenn Maxwell, Matt Renshaw, Mitchell Swepson , Jackson Bird. (more...)
Kylian Mbappe 'decides to leave Monaco', as Barcelona make contact Kylian Mbappe 'decides to leave Monaco', as Barcelona make contact
- August 05, 2017

The suitors from La Liga face an anxious wait after the starlet valued at £178 million was substituted on 74 minutes with an apparent knee injury and was replaced by Allan Saint-Maximin. This is where Manchester United come in. Falcao, who started up top alongside Mbappe, could be on his way out, with AC Milan eyeing the Colombian striker. (more...)
Lemar Wants Arsenal Move As Monaco Eye His Replacement Lemar Wants Arsenal Move As Monaco Eye His Replacement
- August 05, 2017

L'Equipe claim that the midfielder wants a move to Arsene Wenger's side this summer and a deal is not yet off the table as Monaco are looking at bolstering their options on the flanks. "The difficulty is to bring top-level players in because you pay a huge amount of money for very normal players at the moment", Wenger told Arsenal's official website. (more...)
£50m Arsenal target wants to link up with Wenger this summer £50m Arsenal target wants to link up with Wenger this summer
- August 05, 2017

But, there is set to be a huge twist in the tale, with AS Monaco about to table a £45 million bid for Alexis Sanchez - a move that could well work in Arsenal's favour as well. According to the rum, our mill Arsenal have made three bids for the winger of increasing value but all have been dismissed out of hand, so is Wenger going to have to accept that he might not get his man? That fact, allied to the new offer from Arsenal , suggests that Sanchez will remain at the Emirates this ... (more...)
Chris Sale 'mapped out' to pitch in all three remaining Yankees series Chris Sale 'mapped out' to pitch in all three remaining Yankees series
- August 05, 2017

White Sox outfielder Willy Garcia suffered a broken jaw in his frightening collision with teammate Yoan Moncada earlier this week and will miss at least a month. Boston got to Gonzalez right away with four runs and four hits, including Devers' three-run homer to center. Struggling hitters Xander Bogaerts and Mitch Moreland were dropped to seventh and eighth, respectively. (more...)
Novo Nordisk A/S (NVO) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub
- August 05, 2017

About 185,977 shares traded. It has outperformed by 13.86% the S&P500. Novo Nordisk A S Adr now has $83.10B valuation. Accern also gave news stories about the company an impact score of 46.7248602078798 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. (more...)
Chelsea v Arsenal: Three matches which shaped their 2016/17 campaigns
- August 05, 2017

Arsenal fans will be hoping that Lacazette will be able to help fire the Gunners to a Premier League title challenge next season. Danny Welbeck has urged Arsenal to continue the momentum created by last season's FA Cup success against Chelsea by beating the Blues in the Community Shield on Sunday. (more...)
Jardim backs Mbappe to fire ahead of title defence
- August 05, 2017

His replacement, Allan Saint-Maximin, set up fellow substitute Guido Carrillo to test Lafont in stoppage time as the champions settled for a narrow victory in an exciting start to their title defence. "Like every year, we will try to rely on a blend of talent and experience and we've been implementing this in our recruitment", Vasilyev added. To compensate for Bakayoko's loss, Monaco has hired Youri Tielemans from Anderlecht, while Terence Kongolo has been recruited for defensive purposes. (more...)
Quinton Fortune: Manchester United have to win the Premier League this season Quinton Fortune: Manchester United have to win the Premier League this season
- August 05, 2017

And Conte hinted that a similar scenario had panned out with Matic this summer with an abrupt response to a question about Matic. We have a small squad. It's a hard, difficult topic and for sure it's impressive. It's an impressive amount of money, £200m. But if PSG is able to do this, why not? Mourinho said, as quoted by the Independent: "The squad is good and, as I told a few months ago, I was hoping for four players to improve the squad". (more...)
Manchester United 2017/18 season preview: Will Utd be Premier League title contenders? Manchester United 2017/18 season preview: Will Utd be Premier League title contenders?
- August 05, 2017

The Serbia global signed a three-year contract with an option for a further 12 months and played the opening 45 minutes on Wednesday, featuring at the base of United's midfield as they beat Sampdoria 2-1. I can not wait to meet my new team-mates and to start training with them. Ironically Lukaku's deal nearly put a spike in Matic's transfer to United as Chelsea had ear-marked the striker as their number one target and were not best pleased when he was snatched from underneath their noses. (more...)