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Talks Held as Agent Aims to Agree Star's Manchester United Move Talks Held as Agent Aims to Agree Star's Manchester United Move
- August 18, 2017

Perisic has been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford all summer after Jose Mourinho identified him as a prime transfer target but the Red Devils have struggled to agree a deal with Inter. Indeed, United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward is believed to have held more talks with Perisic's agent, Fali Ramadani, in Milan in the hope of finally landing the 28-year-old. (more...)
Rookie Derek Rivers possibly done for season, per report Rookie Derek Rivers possibly done for season, per report
- August 18, 2017

Those tests reinforced the team's initial fear of a season-ending knee injury, according to ESPN . Rivers, 23, was injured on a kickoff coverage drill Wednesday in a joint practice in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., with the Houston Texans . (more...)
Spurs 'agree deal with Ajax for £42m Davinson Sanchez' Spurs 'agree deal with Ajax for £42m Davinson Sanchez'
- August 18, 2017

The 21-year-old is a Colombia worldwide and has signed a six-year contract with Spurs until 2023. And while Keizer believes Sanchez will move on before the closure of the transfer window, the Ajax coach says stars including Kasper Dolberg, Hakim Ziyech and Justin Kluivert will stay. (more...)
Liverpool vs Crystal Palace, Premier League Liverpool vs Crystal Palace, Premier League
- August 18, 2017

I've told them of course, but as a player it is not easy, but it is much too early to really think about this, it is a long season ahead. Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer: "Hopefully the negative impact of the 3-0 loss [to Huddersfield] is gone". (more...)
Rafa Benitez reacts to Mike Ashley's explosive interview on Newcastle's finances Rafa Benitez reacts to Mike Ashley's explosive interview on Newcastle's finances
- August 18, 2017

Against anybody's expectations, Huddersfield have so far had double the next spend of Newcastle United this summer in the transfer market , so how big a factor will that be? It will be tough - it's the best league in the world, some great players, great teams - but we did well in the Championship and now we need to take that through to the Premier League. (more...)
Faulkner, Coulter-Nile recalled in Australia squad for India tour Faulkner, Coulter-Nile recalled in Australia squad for India tour
- August 18, 2017

Meanwhile, Australia have chose to include uncapped all-rounder Hilton Cartwright in their ODI squad , while Jason Behrendorff could make his Twenty20 global debut after being one of the 13 men picked. "We have recently reviewed the progress of Mitchell's right foot injury and the healing process has been slower than we would have liked", team physio David Beakley said in a statement. (more...)
Chris Long Put His Arm Around Malcolm Jenkins During the National Anthem Chris Long Put His Arm Around Malcolm Jenkins During the National Anthem
- August 18, 2017

Brooks, who was not dressed for Thursday's game, was one of a handful of Eagles who joined Jenkins in raising a fist during the anthem last season. "Because when you bring somebody who doesn't have to be a part of [the] conversation making himself vulnerable in front of it, I think when that happens, things will really take a jump". (more...)
Madden NFL 18 Now Available On EA Access Madden NFL 18 Now Available On EA Access
- August 18, 2017

There isn't much variation in this, as most segments of gameplay continue whether or not you succeed or fail. The first is MUT Squads , a cooperative multiplayer Ultimate Team mode; if you are interested in MUT Sqauds, you can check out our interview with its Lead Designer, Patrick Bellanca. (more...)
PSG tell Arsenal to pay £32m for Draxler PSG tell Arsenal to pay £32m for Draxler
- August 18, 2017

Or at the very least they've decided that with the arrival of Neymar and with the club planning further big money signings, Draxler is expendable. He could be available for around £32m. And with the prospect of Monaco hotshot Kylian Mbappe also joining for £160m , the French club's attacking options look pretty much set in stone. Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp knows how to improve players, and he could take Draxler's game to the next level. (more...)
CLOSER? Barcelona working on method of payment for Liverpool ace Coutinho CLOSER? Barcelona working on method of payment for Liverpool ace Coutinho
- August 18, 2017

Premier League side Liverpool have maintained Coutinho is not for sale, while Dortmund suspended Dembele after the Frenchman missed training without permission. Barca, says Sport , accept they must go over €100m to convince Liverpool to sell - and there is hope of an agreement in the coming days. Dembele, meanwhile, is now serving an internal suspension at Borussia Dortmund after skipping training last week in a bid to force through a move to Camp Nou. (more...)
West Brom have rejected bid for defender Evans - Pulis West Brom have rejected bid for defender Evans - Pulis
- August 18, 2017

TP: "We don't want to sell Jonny and we don't need to sell him". Evans has been linked with a move to Manchester City , but Pulis believes the Northern Ireland global is happy at West Brom . Pulis said: "He will have a late fitness test today [Friday]. One thing we don't want to do is play him and then it gets worse and then we lose him", Pulis added. (more...)
Hazard and Bakayoko return in Chelsea friendly against QPR Hazard and Bakayoko return in Chelsea friendly against QPR
- August 18, 2017

Another Chelsea winger, Pedro, remained sidelined at the session with his own ankle problem which kept him out of Saturday's loss to Burnley. Hazard and new Blues signing Tiemoue Bakayoko , only resumed training on Tuesday. The Blues will be without Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas for the London derby following their red cards against the Clarets. Conte's side fought back despite going down to nine men but a debut goal from Alvaro Morata and David Luiz's late effort proved mere consolation. (more...)
How Liverpool should line up against Crystal Palace How Liverpool should line up against Crystal Palace
- August 18, 2017

Everything fine from my side. Manager Jurgen Klopp has opted to use the same starting eleven for both of Liverpool's games this season. "The rule is if you train really well, work hard, everything will be flawless". "New Eagles Coach Frank De Boer must do without Wilfried Zaha through injury against the Reds and it could be a long afternoon for Palace at Anfield". (more...)
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho to Miss Crystal Palace Match With Back Injury Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho to Miss Crystal Palace Match With Back Injury
- August 18, 2017

Daniel - yes I would say. As far as Liverpool's team news is concerned, Sturridge is expected to be ready ( LFC ) for the game and he should return to the starting XI. "To be honest I have nothing to say about his attitude because since he has had a back problem he has obviously not been in training", he said. But when I asked the medical department how he was doing they say "no complaints". (more...)
Solid start for Gangjee at Fiji International Solid start for Gangjee at Fiji International
- August 18, 2017

Kiwi Daniel Pearce is tied for the lead after two rounds at the Fiji International . "Hopefully everything goes my way this year". Starting from the 10, Green fired one eagle and three birdies against a bogey to turn in 32 before reeling nine straight pars on his way home. (more...)
Nadal Defeats Gasquet Again, Tiafoe Upsets Zverev Nadal Defeats Gasquet Again, Tiafoe Upsets Zverev
- August 18, 2017

On a day that had seen the younger USA stars making their mark, it was down to two veritable veterans of the tour to close out the day's play, but not before the rain had its say. "It was important to win the first match after what happened last week in Montreal", Nadal said. The world number 30 saved five break points at 3-3 in second set and clinched victory on his fourth match point. (more...)
Dolphins RB Senorise Perry's 11-yard touchdown Dolphins RB Senorise Perry's 11-yard touchdown
- August 18, 2017

Baltimore quarterback Ryan Mallett passed for one touchdown and 113 yards, and kicker Justin Tucker accounted for three field goals and a recovered fumble to lead the Ravens to a 31-7 victory over the Miami Dolphins on Thursday at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla . (more...)
Dhanush on Vivegam trailer: Ajith Kumar's charisma is mind-blowing Dhanush on Vivegam trailer: Ajith Kumar's charisma is mind-blowing
- August 18, 2017

Ajith's Vivegam is all set to hit screens on August 24. The theatrical trailer has been packed with loads of action episodes which will leave everyone speechless. The picturesque locations and fog-filled landscapes are a treat to sore eyes. Made on a whopping budget of over Rs 100 crore and on a never-seen-before scale, the film is bankrolled by TG Thyagarajan under his banner Sathya Jyothi Films. (more...)
Leicester City tell Chelsea to pay £40m for Danny Drinkwater Leicester City tell Chelsea to pay £40m for Danny Drinkwater
- August 18, 2017

The Italian wants to make additional signings, with Ivan Perisic, Fernando Llorente, Virgil van Dijk, Antonio Candreva and Alex Sandro all listed among his targets. Though he would be interested in a move to Chelsea he is conscious he could end up with a peripheral role as Conte aims to pair Tiemoue Bakayoko with N'Golo Kante as his midfield engine room of choice. (more...)
Everton confirm Gylfi Sigurdsson medical ahead of move Everton confirm Gylfi Sigurdsson medical ahead of move
- August 18, 2017

The 36-year-old has made 628 Premier League appearances in 21 seasons with Aston Villa, Manchester City and Everton . "We lost 25 goals with Lukaku and we need more players than one to get that number of goals". He had an excellent season for the Swans past year, scoring nine goals and registering 13 assists. He will not be ready to make his debut in tonight's Europa League play-off first leg against Croatian outfit Hajduk Split, while Sandro Ramirez is also a doubt through injury. (more...)