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Ibrahimovic in talks to pen new Manchester United deal
- August 11, 2017

Mourinho had previously opened the door to the former Barcelona and Ajax striker playing for the club again, and confirmed on Friday that talks have taken place with the player. He thinks he can do more. We'll improve the team and try to be at that level, to constantly be improving. "I'm happy with the effort the club made and happy the club managed to do 75 per cent of the work before the Premier League starts". (more...)
Liverpool Release Coutinho Statement Amid Barca Links
- August 11, 2017

Has Coutinho really submitted a transfer request? Sadio Mane should take his place in the front three after recovering from a knee injury that he sustained towards the end of last season while Roberto Firmino will lead the line up front. (more...)
Liverpool say Coutinho 'definitively' not for sale
- August 11, 2017

His link-up with Coutinho for his goal against Leicester City, in particular, is sure to have Liverpool fans buzzing with excitement. They started the season well, from August to December playing very exciting football and sitting in the top four. (more...)
Predicted Liverpool lineup v Watford: Trent Alexander-Arnold to start
- August 11, 2017

The Reds have been relatively quiet in the market, with Dominic Solanke and Andrew Robertson the only arrivals following Mohamed Salah's move, which Roma confirmed as a club-record deal that could reach €50million. "He needs games ", he said of Ings, who sustained a serious knee injury last November. "The Doc told me he was not 100 per cent so we left him at home, but he was part of all sessions and was all good". (more...)
Dolby Atmos hits Sky Q tomorrow with Arsenal vs Leicester
- August 11, 2017

Watch the Premier League launch live from 8am to 11am on Wednesday and tune in to the Friday Night Football curtain-raiser - Arsenal v Leicester - on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event . They can also jump to key moments, which are highlighted in the progress bar at the bottom of the screen. Also incoming next week Sky Q's feature to turn your TV into Ultra HD wallpaper with 12 attractive moving scenes from around the world via their TVs, including sunset ... (more...)
Eagles trade Jordan Matthews to Buffalo for CB Eagles trade Jordan Matthews to Buffalo for CB
- August 11, 2017

In 46 career games, Matthews has 225 catches for nearly 2,700 yards and 19 touchdowns. He was a second-round pick (No. 42 overall) in the 2014 draft. Darby, a former second-round pick of the Bills, had two solid seasons for Buffalo, but was seen as an ideal match for a man-cover scheme. While neither Jeffery nor Smith's contracts have the players in the team's long-term plans, two draftees in Mack Hollins and Shelton Gibson did make the wide receivers room extremely competitive and cramped. (more...)
Montreal Masters: Nadal stunned by teenager Shapovalov Montreal Masters: Nadal stunned by teenager Shapovalov
- August 11, 2017

Canadian Milos Raonic suffered an early exit, the sixth seed losing 6-4 6-4 to Adrien Mannarino, but 18-year-old wild card Denis Shapovalov gave the home crowd something to cheer. With the win, Federer has also extended his impressive ATP Head-to-Head advantage over Ferrer to 17-0. The talented German claimed a 6-4 6-3 win over Kyrgios, who was hampered by his troublesome hip throughout. (more...)
Bills trade Watkins to Rams for CB Gaines & 2nd round pick Bills trade Watkins to Rams for CB Gaines & 2nd round pick
- August 11, 2017

Matthews had been something of a disappointment for the Eagles after coming in a second-round pick at the 2014 NFL Draft. In flashes, he looked explosive, but he just couldn't stay healthy. Gaines, 25, has been the starting right cornerback for the Rams since he was a rookie in 2014. In three seasons with the Bills, Watkins had 153 catches, for 2,459 yards and 17 touchdowns. (more...)
'I'm not looking for sympathy', says Antonio Conte regarding Chelsea's squad size 'I'm not looking for sympathy', says Antonio Conte regarding Chelsea's squad size
- August 11, 2017

We have to face every game in the right way". "It's the start of the Premier League and it's very important for us. But we must be ready, we must be ready to try to do our best tomorrow". "I got only two pre-season games , played only 15 official minutes and missed a penalty and they are already killing me; so I know what is ahead of me". (more...)
Transfer seeking Mahrez to start and HURT Arsenal? Transfer seeking Mahrez to start and HURT Arsenal?
- August 11, 2017

Unlikely but still possible. Arsene Wenger has charged his new striker, Alexandre Lacazette to be like Zlatan Ibrahimovic when it comes to scoring. Leicester rounded off their pre-season with a 2-1 win over Borussia Mönchengladbach. "He had a scan two days ago and he's out for a while - we don't know if it is two weeks or one more week, but he will not be available", Wenger said at a news conference on Wednesday, ESPNFC reported. (more...)
Slater: Manchester duo poised to challenge Chelsea for title
- August 11, 2017

These new assets were acquired to help form an incredibly talented squad that Mourinho now must bring together to challenge the likes of Chelsea , Tottenham and Manchester City . That was the one that surprised me a little bit. Despite Arsenal seeing the lowest level of price growth in the league, rivals Tottenham have seen prices increase by 4.5% in the a year ago, handing them the bragging rights off the pitch at least. (more...)
Dolphins believe rookie LB Raekwon McMillan has torn ACL Dolphins believe rookie LB Raekwon McMillan has torn ACL
- August 11, 2017

He was expected to start at middle linebacker this season, as he had clearly impressed coaches in training camp, where he has been the starter since day one. McMillan came in on his first National Football League snap on special teams. Koa Misi is out for the season with a major neck injury, and now this. (more...)
Chelsea will miss Chelsea will miss "character and personality" of Diego Costa, admits Gary Cahill
- August 11, 2017

In a certain way, I feel like I owed him something because he was the one who signed me for Juventus , only for him to have to leave. Alvaro Morata has told Marca that he has "the personality" to live up to being Chelsea's club-record signing and answer the critics who he says "are already killing me" by scoring "more than 20 goals ". (more...)
Mourinho says Manchester United still in the market for a winger
- August 11, 2017

Manchester United have spent the biggest transfer fee this summer so far after signing Romelu Lukaku in a £75m deal from Everton following Victor Lindelof's arrival from Benfica. Wenger who is set to kick-start his EPL campaign against Leicester City said: "Do I feel sorry for Chelsea because they do not have enough players?" Chelsea played only three friendlies this summer and they've lost two of them and also failed to win the first piece of silverware as Arsenal beat them in ... (more...)
Michael Owen states his prediction for Watford v Liverpool
- August 11, 2017

Scotland worldwide Andy Robertson, acquired from Hull for £8 million, may be the answer to Liverpool's problems at left-back, while young striker Dominic Solanke arrives from Chelsea with glowing reports of his potential. Liverpool Football Club have announced their 32 player squad list for their double headed Champions League play-off qualifier against Hoffenheim this month. (more...)
Chile's Medel to join Besiktas from Inter Chile's Medel to join Besiktas from Inter
- August 11, 2017

The video reveals new signing Jeremain Lens calling a "middle man" in his attempts to bring Medel into the club. The Turkish giants confirmed they had started talks with Inter Milan for the Chile global and it appears that an agreement has been reached as the midfielder is expected to undergo medical tests during the day. (more...)
Sigurdsson saga will not drag to the end of the window - Clement Sigurdsson saga will not drag to the end of the window - Clement
- August 11, 2017

The Iceland worldwide has not featured for the Swans in pre-season since pulling out of a tour to the United States, and Clement has revealed he will continue to overlook the 27-year-old. "Of course I would like the situation resolved as soon as possible, I've said that quite clearly". "Although this situation has dragged on it has not changed my focus about working with the players". (more...)
Stoke from Bruno Martins Indi from Porto on five-year contract Stoke from Bruno Martins Indi from Porto on five-year contract
- August 11, 2017

Stoke will be up against Wayne Rooney, who is back at his old club, and Hughes believes the former Manchester United striler has made the right move. That is that. Out of respect they came and did that, and we would like to think because of the answer they got they would respect our position'. It is an important signing for us'. (more...)
Joshua did not date my wife | Amir Khan apologises to boxing champion Joshua did not date my wife | Amir Khan apologises to boxing champion
- August 11, 2017

Following Faryal's statement, husband Amir then took the bold decision to tweet her words directly to Anthony Joshua , with something which may or may not be a fairly bad apology which somehow didn't actually include the word "sorry". The relationship was getting unhealthy. "But look", he continued, "I wish her every best for the future and I'm in Dubai at the moment and I'm doing some training and stuff, but I don't want you guys to worry, I am staying strong". (more...)
Conte fires back at Wenger, says Conte fires back at Wenger, says "I don't need your sympathy"
- August 11, 2017

This is my message. "The situation is clear and I stop". Conte, though, insisted he endorses Chelsea's decision to loan out emerging talent and would not get drawn into a debate about the club's level of success with transfers. Conte was unable to offer an update on his situation. Pedro Rodriguez is out, after injuring his ankle during the Community Shield game against Arsenal last week. (more...)
Spurs unveil new Nike and 'Icon' edition jerseys Spurs unveil new Nike and 'Icon' edition jerseys
- August 11, 2017

The first reaction many had to their new jerseys was "bleh". Though no extreme changes were made to the uniforms, aside from addition of Nike's logo, one modification is a patch located on the side of the shorts abbreviating the city's name. (more...)
Alvaro Morata hits back at critics after Wembley penalty miss Alvaro Morata hits back at critics after Wembley penalty miss
- August 11, 2017

However, after missing a spot kick in Chelsea's 4-1 penalty shoot-out defeat to Arsenal , the 24-year-old has revealed that he is already being attacked by critics in England. Defender Luiz joined talkSPORT at the launch of the new Premier League campaign on Wednesday and seemed upbeat and excited for the season ahead, insisting the team MUST be ready to fight "from the first game until the end". (more...)
Chelsea caused their own problems - Wenger speaks on Conte's squad problems
- August 11, 2017

An inability to break down weaker sides at Old Trafford and a failure to take chances were a huge frustration for Jose Mourinho . We have the best managers in world football in our Premier League. People say it's a once in 100 years, it might be a once in 10 years, it may be a once in five years. The Manchester club have an embarrassing wealth of attackers, but they needed to be better at the back, especially in the goal. (more...)
Blue Jays 4, Yankees 0: Baserunners are made for strandin' Blue Jays 4, Yankees 0: Baserunners are made for strandin'
- August 11, 2017

Numerous commentators say he should be traded, though most doubt the Oilers can find a trading partner. They didn't get blanked once before the All-Star break. The Yankees went 0-for-9 with runners in scoring position and stranded 11. He struck out against Osuna to end the game. Estrada departed following the seventh and Toronto added an insurance run in the bottom of that frame when Jose Bautista launched a home run to left field. (more...)
Jurgen Klopp speaks about transfer plans ahead of the new season
- August 11, 2017

Sturridge picked up a thigh injury whilst scoring in a pre-season friendly against Bayern Munich and Klopp says he will not be risked at the weekend but that the England worldwide will likely be ready for the Champions League qualifier against Hoffenheim next week. (more...)
Darvish scuffles through 5 innings for 8th win Darvish scuffles through 5 innings for 8th win
- August 11, 2017

Well, some admit to being just a little bit nervous. Gio Gonzalez (10-5) allowed one run over seven innings after almost tossing a no-hitter against the Marlins in his previous start. Darvish had a smashing debut with Los Angeles on Friday, scattering three hits and striking out 10 over seven scoreless innings in a victory over the Mets in NY. (more...)
Manchester United not up to the biggest clubs in Europe - Mourinho Manchester United not up to the biggest clubs in Europe - Mourinho
- August 11, 2017

The midfield of Casemiro , Isco , Toni Kroos and Luka Modric dominated proceedings while still looking like they had another gear or two in reserve. "Last year we won trophies". He's been manager for 1 year and seven months. They had a period of dominance in the middle of the first half and we had a period of dominance at middle of the second half. (more...)
Conte: Champions League means Chelsea must sign players
- August 11, 2017

When this review was first drafted after our last game of the season, it was meant to be one fully praising Diego for keeping his antics in check for most of the season, shrugging off the rumours of a bad relationship with Antonio Conte , and leading Chelsea from the front to a second title in three years. (more...)
Pep Guardiola is very grateful for Bernardo Silva Pep Guardiola is very grateful for Bernardo Silva
- August 11, 2017

Still, it wasn't all bad. But things started to unravel after a 2-0 loss to Tottenham at the beginning of October, and a shaky defense consistently set the Citizens back. He's not the most talented player in the squad, but he's got bigger heart than anyone else and it shows in every match, even if that means a hard challenge and a red card or three. (more...)
Nemanja Matic Backs Romelu Lukaku For Strong Season Nemanja Matic Backs Romelu Lukaku For Strong Season
- August 11, 2017

If Mourinho can deliver on this lofty promise, United fans will no doubt hail him as the club's next savior. Premier League champions Chelsea have completed four transfer deals after recruiting Manchester City reserve goalkeeper Willy Caballero, AS Roma's Antonio Rudiger, Monaco's Tiemoue Bakayoko and Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata. (more...)