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Anthony Martial to Tottenham Anthony Martial to Tottenham
- August 12, 2017

Details of the bid for the forward are still unclear, although RMC Sport have claimed United have already rejected it. The 21-year-old enjoyed an excellent first season in the Premier League after he moved from Monaco to United in 2015, but his playing time decreased sharply last season. (more...)
Michigan's Brad Keselowski gets 'chills' winning first career pole at MIS
- August 12, 2017

After all, he started in 12th place and won last year's second MI race for his first career Cup Series victory. Over the past seven races, he has just two finishes inside the top 22, and he is now on a streak of three consecutive finishes of 23rd place or lower. (more...)
Red Sox place Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day disabled list Red Sox place Dustin Pedroia on the 10-day disabled list
- August 12, 2017

Sure enough, the next morning we find out that Pedroia is heading back to the DL. The 2008 American League MVP was activated from the DL on Tuesday and served as the designated hitter that day against the Tampa Bay Rays, but was left off the line up the following game. (more...)
Conte criticises Chelsea players for loss of composure
- August 12, 2017

After this red card we lost our composure", the Italian told reporters. "We must pay attention and try to keep our heads the rest of the game". "We tried until the end to reach a good result against Burnley - it was a pity because our fight in the second half was very good". (more...)
Wu wins 30-hole match, reaches US Women's Amateur semis Wu wins 30-hole match, reaches US Women's Amateur semis
- August 12, 2017

The 12 extra holes made the quarterfinal battle the longest in USGA history. Not only was the match historic for its length, it had arguably the most "vagaries of match play" moment you'll ever see. It was already an impressive week for her. "He reads the lines pretty well, and he tells me, 'You can make it, ' and gives me confidence", Wu said. (more...)
National Hockey League team condemns white supremacists using its logo National Hockey League team condemns white supremacists using its logo
- August 12, 2017

As of Saturday afternoon, the group was using the altered Red Wings logo as its Twitter avatar. The Detroit Red Wings were forced to release a statement dissociating themselves from a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va., after a group of demonstrators were seen using the team's logo. (more...)
Conte desperate to improve Chelsea squad Conte desperate to improve Chelsea squad
- August 12, 2017

The Spurs had the best goal differential in the English Premier League last season at +60 but fell short of Chelsea by seven points with a 26-4-8 record. "It's hard to judge young players only from training sessions". "Matic was very important and sometimes you could look past him at other players like [N'Golo] Kante, Hazard, who catch the eye, but he played a very positionally disciplined role for Chelsea with the way they go forward". (more...)
Broncos' Derek Wolfe carted off practice field with injury Broncos' Derek Wolfe carted off practice field with injury
- August 12, 2017

He was replaced on the roster by rookie defensive lineman Nelson Adams of Mississippi State. He's been Denver's best defensive lineman over the last two seasons and has recorded 191 tackles and 22.5 sacks in his career. Others such as Minnesota's Bishop Sankey and Miami's Raekwon McMillan also suffered season-ending knee injuries on Thursday alone. Winn was caught under the pile on a Bears run in the first quarter of the Broncos' exhibition game in Chicago. (more...)
Pogba reveals trophies Manchester United are targeting this season
- August 12, 2017

Mexico forward Hernández scored 59 goals in 158 appearances during a five-year stint at Manchester United between 2010 and 2015 before leaving for German side Bayer Leverkusen. But if you compare our preparation between the two pre-seasons, you'll see the Club are very well prepared for this season. "He's settled in the team like he was there for the whole of pre-season". (more...)
Crespo tips Man United to win Premier League
- August 12, 2017

Again they are starting to play that brand of football that we know Jose Mourinho does and in Jose's second season now, I think they will finish in top-four - they will do well. Antonio Valencia should start at right-back with Matteo Darmian moving out to left-back as Luke Shaw continues to work his way back to full fitness. (more...)
Wenger 'relieved' Giroud has chose to stay
- August 12, 2017

Arsene Wenger opted to use a three-man defence but Arsenal were poor at the back, conceding three times. "That's not making any excuses because when subs go on, they are given jobs and I expect them to pass on information", he told Sky Sports . (more...)
Pep Guardiola wants Sergio Busquets from Barcelona
- August 12, 2017

Manchester United ended up a disappointing sixth overall in 2016-17. Despite making such significant investments, Guardiola claimed City have actually saved money by getting the majority of their transfer business done earlier in the close season. (more...)
Jamie Carragher and Jamie Redknapp get into argument over Virgil van Dijk
- August 12, 2017

The former England defender questioned whether Klopp had worked on defensive issues that were apparent last season and claims Southampton star Virgil van Dijk, who is linked with a move to Anfield, would not fix the problem. "I think they need a leader, though", the retired midfielder argued . And with Jurgen Klopp 's side continuing to showcase their ineptitude in defending set-pieces as they opened the 2017/18 campaign with a 3-3 draw at Watford , the need to sign the Dutchman was ... (more...)
It's hard to replace Lukaku, Everton Boss Koeman says It's hard to replace Lukaku, Everton Boss Koeman says
- August 12, 2017

Mark Hughes has also revealed Saido Berahino is in great shape and could start. Ramiro Funes Mori, Yannick Bolasie and Seamus Coleman are long-term absentees while James McCarthy and Aaron Lennon are not yet match fit. For Stoke, Hughes must do without Stephen Ireland (broken leg) and Ibrahim Afellay (knee) for the trip to Goodison Park. The striker looks to have the physicality and keen eye for goal to thrive in the Premier League , but does he have the right mentality? ... (more...)
Klopp warns Barca over Messi's release clause Klopp warns Barca over Messi's release clause
- August 12, 2017

PSG's capture of Neymar is meant to turn the Ligue 1 side, who finished second behind Monaco in Ligue 1 last season, into genuine contenders to win the Champions League, but Klopp stressed there is more to the sport than signing star players. (more...)
Arsenal score two late goals for comeback win vs. Leicester City
- August 12, 2017

Club record signing Alexandre Lacazette gave Arsenal an early lead on his league debut before Shinji Okazaki and Jamie Vardy put Leicester ahead. "Leicester had three shots on target and scored three goals, so that shows you how efficient they were, but overall I must say if you look at that from a neutral point of view, for the first game it was a top-quality match". (more...)
Arsenal beat Leicester in 7-goal thriller
- August 12, 2017

Giroud is in his prime, at the top of his game. Even if the thrilling attacks were aided by such fragile defending. Without Ozil and Sanchez I don't see Arsenal's new No. Before completing a half-hour of the season, Arsenal was trailing. "We all know Jamie Vardy's attributes". How quickly optimism faded as Arsenal's enduring defensive flaws were exposed so soon. (more...)
Danny Rose 'fined £130000' by Tottenham Hotspur Danny Rose 'fined £130000' by Tottenham Hotspur
- August 12, 2017

That situation killed me! Moreover, having players like Eric Dier, Dele Alli, and Kane, who have been constantly linked with a move to one giant or another, doesn't help the plight of the London based outfit. Rose apologised for his comments in a statement released shortly before Spurs' press conference to preview Sunday's Premier League match against Newcastle. (more...)
Chelsea step up pursuit of Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater Chelsea step up pursuit of Leicester City's Danny Drinkwater
- August 12, 2017

There have been widespread reports in the British media in recent days suggesting that the Blues are keen on luring the England worldwide to Stamford Bridge following the sale of Nemanja Matic to Manchester United last week. I have always answered this question, not only once but twice, three times'. Regarding their interest, it seems that is likely to die down now that they're on the verge of re-signing Marten de Roon, also a defensive midfielder, from Middlesbrough. (more...)
Opening-day woe for Leicester
- August 12, 2017

Substitute Olivier Giroud scored a late victor as Arsenal staged a dramatic fightback to kick off the new Premier League season with a pulsating 4-3 victory against Leicester City on Friday night. The goal also continued Lacazette's phenomenal record in the first game of top-flight seasons over recent years - one he might need to add to after Leicester forwards Shinji Okazaki and Jamie Vardy turned the game on its head. (more...)
Top 25 Manchester City players of the Premier League era - #19 Top 25 Manchester City players of the Premier League era - #19
- August 12, 2017

Lifting the Premier League trophy after our game against Blackburn in May 1993 was the best night of my career. Yet Manchester United stole a march on him to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku and while Manchester City have spent over £200 million ($264.8 million, 233.5 million euros), Chelsea seemed to be dawdling. (more...)
Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Jose Mourinho confirms Manchester United talks over January return Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Jose Mourinho confirms Manchester United talks over January return
- August 12, 2017

The former Sweden global was a major part of the Red Devils side that won the Community Shield, EFL Cup and the Europa League last season, scoring 28 goals in 46 appearances for the club. The pair are certainly sparking curiosity among the fans as well as the media. "I am not a hard person to work with, and I understand the reality of the market. (more...)
Barcelona to make improved bid of £110m for Ousmane Dembele? Barcelona to make improved bid of £110m for Ousmane Dembele?
- August 12, 2017

Dembele is allegedly refusing to return to Dortmund until the situation is resolved by all parties, but the German top flight outfit are standing firm over their stroppy star's stance. Neymar quit Barcelona two weeks ago, completing a world record £198m transfer to Paris Saint-Germain, a move which has left the Catalan club's squad short on numbers, especially down the left hand side of their attack. (more...)
Real Madrid: Isco has signed new contract Real Madrid: Isco has signed new contract
- August 12, 2017

Valverde's men completed a flawless pre-season on the field with a fourth straight win by sweeping aside Chapecoense 5-0 on Monday in a match to raise funds for the stricken Brazilian club who lost 19 players and 24 club officials in a plane crash previous year. (more...)
Pep Guardiola hopeful of Ilkay Gundogan return next week
- August 12, 2017

But Toure battled his way back into Guardiola's first team , earning a new contract, and he has been a firm fixture in the Catalan's pre-season plans. "It's going to be a tough game". City have been installed as favourites for the Premier League title after spending heavily on new arrivals, including Benjamin Mendy , Kyle Walker, Bernardo Silva and Danilo, and Toure is expecting a successful season. (more...)
Danny Rose issues apology to Tottenham after questioning Spurs' transfer policy Danny Rose issues apology to Tottenham after questioning Spurs' transfer policy
- August 12, 2017

The moment he apologised, we moved on. It's in the past. Manchester Unted should not target Tottenham Hotspurs Danny Rose despite rumours linking the left-back to the club when they have other priorities to cover. "We will sign like every season at the end, maybe on the last day". Based on a report by Simon Johnson in the Evening Standard , Chelsea are as aware as anybody that our realistic chance at acquiring Danny Rose from Spurs is next to non-existent, but just in case a thing ... (more...)
Oliver Kay: Premier League elite powerless to stop rise of PSG
- August 12, 2017

Manchester City have won each of their last six opening day contests in the Premier League , the best current run in the competition. We didn't have full-backs so we had to buy full-backs. Ederson Moraes insists he's unperturbed by his status as the most expensive goalkeeper in history following his move to Manchester City earlier this summer. (more...)
Javier Hernandez: Javier Hernandez: "Nothing Negative" About His Time at Man United
- August 12, 2017

The Hammers open the new Premier League season with a daunting trip to face Jose Mourinho's side at Old Trafford, live on Sky Sports Premier League HD. It's easy to say I can score 20 goals, or that I have a lot of pressure, or not, or blah, blah, blah. "Speaking is easy, but the most important thing is to prove myself on the pitch". (more...)
West Ham striker Hernandez struggling at facing old club Man Utd
- August 12, 2017

I was living my dream and made that big step, which is not common", Javier Hernandez said. There is nothing negative about going there. "It's going to be emotional to be in my old house against my old club, of course". The Mexico worldwide, nicknamed Chicharito , enjoyed a productive four-year spell at United from 2010, scoring 59 goals in more than 150 appearances as the club won two league titles and reached the 2011 Champions League final. (more...)
Tottenham interested in signing Ajax's Davinson Sanchez Tottenham interested in signing Ajax's Davinson Sanchez
- August 12, 2017

Tottenham are now in talks to sign Ajax centre-back Davinson Sanchez in a mega money deal, according to a recent report. During his first season at the Dutch club the defender made a total of 46 appearances across all competitions where, in addition to displaying regular impressive performances on the backline, he scored six goals and provided two assists. (more...)