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Sports Jose Mourinho told 29-year-old would bring leadership to Man United
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho told 29-year-old would bring leadership to Man United

The player himself also appears open to a new challenge but has not commented on the exit rumours since resuming training at Bayern earlier this month. "It is hard to believe that we finished second". "I would go for Alderweireld, all day long because he is suited to the way United play". "He lifted the trophy".

Sports Yerry Mina? Marco Silva says Everton need defender
Author: 0 Yerry Mina? Marco Silva says Everton need defender

To do that, he will have to secure his position ahead of Baines, who has made more than 400 appearances for Everton since joining the club from Wigan in 2007. And the Portuguese coach will hope his friendship with compatriot Jose Mourinho can help him out. Digne arrived at Goodison Park in an initial £18m deal earlier this week, signing a five-year contract with the Toffees.

Sports Manchester United linked with shock deadline day move for Diego Godin
Author: 0 Manchester United linked with shock deadline day move for Diego Godin

With Godin snubbing the Red Devils, Leicester not willing to budge on their stance with regard to Maguire and Alderweireld's move dependent on Spurs being able to bringing in a replacement before the deadline, a new defender arriving at the Old Trafford before the window closes is starting to look highly improbable.

Sports Chelsea confirm signing Kepa Arrizabalaga on seven-year contract for £71.6m
Author: 0 Chelsea confirm signing Kepa Arrizabalaga on seven-year contract for £71.6m

Real Madrid's plan is that Courtois will be the starting goalkeeper and Lunin his understudy. Chelsea will now reportedly receive a cash fee and midfielder Mateo Kovacic on loan as part of a deal to send Courtois to Real . Seen as a panic purchase by some, Chelsea have addressed a position of need and have now paved the way for Golden Glove victor Thibaut Courtois to finally make his dream move to Real Madrid .

Author: 0 Bernard arrives at Everton to undergo medical

It is unclear however whether Chelsea would be willing to strengthen top four rivals in the shape of Manchester United . Has Marco Silva had a good summer? The Brazil global, who has 14 caps for his country and played in the World Cup four years ago, cost Shakhtar a considerable £40m to sign from Atletico Mineiro in 2013.

Sports Paul Scholes slams former club amid Liverpool and Man City spending
Author: 0 Paul Scholes slams former club amid Liverpool and Man City spending

Fred has been the only main addition to United's starting XI while the likes of Lee Grant and Diogo Dalot only add cover. And Scholes feels United don't have enough quality in their squad to compete with their two main rivals. "Having sold Alexander Mitrovic to Fulham for a fee reported to be in excess of £20m I am slightly surprised that Rafa Benitez does not have a replacement already through the door at St James Park although West Brom's 29-year-old striker Salomon Rondon has been ...

Sports Premier League CEO reveals his dislike for Man City's dominance
Author: 0 Premier League CEO reveals his dislike for Man City's dominance

Manchester United have been linked with yet another defender in the form of Diego Godín . Ahead of the big kickoff this weekend, City's squad is largely the same and has been boosted by Riyad Mahrez's arrival, so which of the chasing pack is best equipped to pose a challenge? Belgium keeper Courtois only had a year left on his deal and has been absent from training this week as he looked to push through a reported £35million move before the transfer window ended for the Blues and their ...

Sports Arsenal near deal to sell Lucas Perez to West Ham
Author: 0 Arsenal near deal to sell Lucas Perez to West Ham

West Ham director of football Mario Husillos added: "He is a very experienced player that Manuel and I both know well from Spain". Alfredo Pedulla claims the Florence outfit are keen on signing the 22-year-old on loan with an option to purchase, with West Ham considering cashing in as Fernandes has fallen down the pecking order following the recent acquisitions.

Sports Arjun Tendulkar bowls to Virat Kohli
Author: 0 Arjun Tendulkar bowls to Virat Kohli

With Pope being a right-handed batsman, England's top six will now only include two left-handed batters - who struggled against the spin of Ravichandran Ashwin - in openers Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings. Kohli added: "From the outside it looks very bad". India legend Sachin Tendulkar had some words of wisdom for Indian cricket team skipper Virat Kohli ahead of the Lord's Test.

Sports NCAA To Allow 'Elite' Prospects To Hire Agents
Author: 0 NCAA To Allow 'Elite' Prospects To Hire Agents

Players will be eligible to hire an agent after "any basketball season", so long as they request an evaluation from the NBA undergraduate advisory committee, according to Charania. University presidents and chancellors will also now be personally resposible for their athletics programs abiding by the NCAA's rules. There will also be longer postseason bans, head coach suspensions and increased recruiting restrictions for college coaches who break the rules.

Sports Chase Elliott wins at Watkins Glen, his first Cup victory
Author: 0 Chase Elliott wins at Watkins Glen, his first Cup victory

Justin Allgaier was third, followed by Justin Haley and Aric Almirola . Chase Elliott has won the NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen, holding off Martin Truex Jr in a scintillating finish. The 1988 Cup champion and two-time Daytona 500 victor will drive the GMS Racing Chevrolet Camaro, for the team his son Chase has made several appearances for this year after regular driver Spencer Gallagher was hit with a drug ban .

Sports Alan Shearer And Ian Wright Make Their Premier League Predictions
Author: 0 Alan Shearer And Ian Wright Make Their Premier League Predictions

However, the three pundits who did not pick City - Ian Wright , Ruud Gullit and Martin Keown - all predict that Liverpool will win the Premier League in 2018-19. The Gunners's current deal with Puma expires next year and the Mail says they will sign an agreement with adidas that will be worth £60m a season over five years.

Sports PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '18: Facts about final major of the year
Author: 0 PGA CHAMPIONSHIP '18: Facts about final major of the year

And a lot of stretching. But‚ like his compatriots‚ he is only one good round away from rediscovering the form and game that has made him a top 15 player in the world in the past. Kostis should know. He helped his own son, who had a similar procedure in nearly the exact same place in his lower back, make the same kind of adjustments to his swing.

Sports Stokes 'behaved like a bully' towards two gay men
Author: 0 Stokes 'behaved like a bully' towards two gay men

Spure told the court. Stokes, the England cricketer who is standing trial for affray alongside Ryan Ali and Ryan Hale, was also described as feeling "vulnerable and frightened" as the incident unfolded and claimed that, having seen at least one bottle used in the brawl, feared his opponents had "demonstrated a willingness to use weapons in attacking people".

Sports Georgia Hall's dreams come true after famous Women's British Open triumph
Author: 0 Georgia Hall's dreams come true after famous Women's British Open triumph

Apart from her lone hiccup, Phatlum continued her relentless accuracy off the tee and into the green, carding a composed three-under-par 69 at Royal Lytham & St. Hall also wowed the fans at Centurion in May alongside Charley Hull, the pair reaching the quarter-finals of the GolfSixes and earning a 1-1 draw with their male English counterparts Eddie Pepperell and Matt Wallace.

Sports The Stands : James Anderson's painful golf swing
Author: 0 The Stands : James Anderson's painful golf swing

Anderson later confirmed that the ball did hit him in the face. Anderson, who bats left-handed but plays golf with his right, found himself in the trees with a pretty tricky lie, and what happened next was just unfortunate. Indian skipper Virat Kohli's brilliant batting display went in vain as England defeated India by 31 runs in the opening Test of the ongoing five-match series at the Edgbaston Cricket Ground on Saturday.

Sports Just how hot are the Red Sox?
Author: 0 Just how hot are the Red Sox?

But J.D. Martinez knocked a two-run single off closer Aroldis Chapman and a Miguel Andujar fielding error with two outs tied the game up. With 52 games remaining after Sunday, the Yankees would have to go on an unlikely tear, as well as have the Red Sox plummet.

Sports Bayer Leverkusen's Leon Bailey: 'Concrete interest' from other clubs
Author: 0 Bayer Leverkusen's Leon Bailey: 'Concrete interest' from other clubs

We'll have to wait and see how things develop over the coming days but the report suggests that it will cost the likes of Liverpool or Chelsea £40m to tempt Leverkusen in to a sale this summer. "If a club wants me, my management and Bayer 04 will take care of it". "He has got special abilities, he is incredibly fast and great at dribbling", he told Goal .

Sports Eleider Alvarez Scores Huge Upset, KOs Sergey Kovalev on HBO
Author: 0 Eleider Alvarez Scores Huge Upset, KOs Sergey Kovalev on HBO

Bivol cruised to a decision victory in a fight many have prematurely labelled a "snoozefest". Alvarez started to show some true power in the third, forcing Kovalev to feel his full force. When Ward retired and vacated his titles last fall, Kovalev regained one of his old belts in his first fight back by knocking out Vyacheslav Shabranskyy in the second round in November.

Sports Paul Pogba sends text to team-mates amid Barcelona speculation
Author: 0 Paul Pogba sends text to team-mates amid Barcelona speculation

According to the Mirror , Manchester United are the latest team to enter the race for Dembele - alongside the Gunners. It's not a great time to be a Manchester United fan as manager Jose Mourinho has been causing some kind of irritation and uneasiness at the club.

Sports Astros place RHP McCullers on DL with elbow discomfort
Author: 0 Astros place RHP McCullers on DL with elbow discomfort

He declined to provide specifics about what led to his May 8 arrest in Toronto, citing an ongoing legal matter. McCullers left Saturday's 14-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the bottom of the fifth inning and will be evaluated later on Sunday.

Sports Ollie Pope ready to emulate England team mate Sam Curran
Author: 0 Ollie Pope ready to emulate England team mate Sam Curran

Coach Trevor Bayliss echoed England captain Joe Root's glowing praise for 20-year-old all-rounder Curran, although he acknowledged Stokes will be missed when England try to consolidate the 1-0 lead they earned so brilliantly in a thrilling series opener at Edgbaston.

Sports Arsenal's Stan Kroenke to buy out Alisher Usmanov for sole ownership
Author: 0 Arsenal's Stan Kroenke to buy out Alisher Usmanov for sole ownership

Arsenal's second-biggest shareholder, Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov , has reportedly agreed to the deal, meaning the takeover should go through easily. It's like you or I buying a house, taking out a mortgage, if you maintain those payments against those loans or however you borrowed then it is not a problem.

Sports Derek McInnes: 'Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos deserved red card'
Author: 0 Derek McInnes: 'Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos deserved red card'

Aberdeen didn't have any idea against us. Rangers appointed Gerrard as manager earlier this summer with the Liverpool legend brought in to end their wait for the Scottish Premiership title. "The onus was on us to try and find answers", McInnes told the BBC. If we had that little bit of quality in that final pass, we would have got another goal, maybe two or three.

Sports Del Potro, Fognini advances to Mifel Open final
Author: 0 Del Potro, Fognini advances to Mifel Open final

Fognini broke Del Potro twice in the opening set and twice in the second, while dropping his own serve just once throughout. Strong returning and some risky shots helped the Italian edge ahead with a one-set lead, before he took two breaks of serve in the second to close out the match 6-4 6-2.

Author: 0 Kroenke set to buyout Usmanov in £1.8 billion Arsenal deal

Stan Kroenke, who owns 67% of Arsenal FC, has made an offer to buy the remainder of the club. "This news marks a terrible day for Arsenal Football Club", said the AST's official statement . "The most awful part of this announcement is the news that Kroenke plans to forcibly purchase the shares held by Arsenal fans", the Trust said. It also said that Kroenke would be able to " implement detrimental actions ", including " pay [ing] management fees and dividends without any check or ...

Sports Luka Modric To Stay At Real Madrid, Confirms Manager Julen Lopetegui
Author: 0 Luka Modric To Stay At Real Madrid, Confirms Manager Julen Lopetegui

Recall that Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez , had stated that any club that is interested in buying Modric , must pay his €750million (£670m/$870m) release clause. Real are yet to replace Cristiano Ronaldo following his £105m move to Juventus, but Lopetegui is confident the club will cope without the five-time Ballon d'Or victor.

Sports Barcelona rope in midfielder Arturo Vidal
Author: 0 Barcelona rope in midfielder Arturo Vidal

Ecstatic to join the club, Vidal thanked Bayern Munich for providing him with an opportunity to play for Barcelona . He leaves Camp Nou having won two La Liga titles and three Copa del Rey crowns. Guardiola coached Vidal for one season during his time at Bayern Munich , handing the former Juventus star 47 starts in the 2015-16 season. "He's always led the big games and we could always trust him", Rummenigge said.