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Wenger criticizes Sanchez for United move Wenger criticizes Sanchez for United move
- January 23, 2018

The club trumped Manchester City to the signing of the player, which in itself was a statement of intent that the Premier League race is not a forgone conclusion like many thought it would be. "United are very direct and that's why Alexis's power, technique and speed will be a huge boost for Mourinho's team". The Chilean will earn a reported £500,000 a week at Manchester United , having turned down an approach from Manchester City . (more...)
'Superstar' Sanchez the right fit for Manchester United - Giggs 'Superstar' Sanchez the right fit for Manchester United - Giggs
- January 23, 2018

Mourinho also lavished praise on new signing Sanchez. Perhaps hoping to become instrumental in Jose Mourinho's plans, Sanchez is seen sitting behind a piano wearing the famous number seven shirt previously worn by legendary names George Best, Bryan Robson, David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo. (more...)
Carvalhal: Liverpool are F1 automotive caught in rush hour site visitors Carvalhal: Liverpool are F1 automotive caught in rush hour site visitors
- January 23, 2018

The 28-year-old was in obvious pain as blood poured from his nose, prompting hasty treatment from medical staff so he could continue to play on in Swansea's efforts to keep out Liverpool's unsafe attack following the Reds' stunning 4-3 victory against runaway leaders Manchester City a week earlier. (more...)
Chicharito wants out of West Ham Chicharito wants out of West Ham
- January 23, 2018

The Daily Telegraph reported that Carroll is devastated by the setback, with Chelsea turning elsewhere in their search for a new striker after news of his injury broke. "It could be a few weeks or it could be more than a month, I don't know, we need to wait for the scan". West Ham United have suffered a triple injury blow, with Andy Carroll , Manuel Lanzini and Marko Arnautovic l all ruled out of action. (more...)
Unexpected QF: Chung ousts Djokovic; Sandgren upsets Thiem Unexpected QF: Chung ousts Djokovic; Sandgren upsets Thiem
- January 23, 2018

During the points, it was as if he were staring into a tennis mirror, as Hyeon Chung, his 21-year-old opponent from South Korea, rebooted points from extreme body positions and transformed defence into offence in ways that were eerily similar to Djokovic at his best. (more...)
Alexis Sanchez to Man Utd Alexis Sanchez to Man Utd
- January 23, 2018

Last week ex-Arsenal defender Martin Keown had branded Sanchez "the biggest mercenary in football", while Keown's old team-mate Ian Wright claimed he had "clocked off" in December. "The golden destiny of Alexis ", said daily newspaper La Tercera. Mkhitaryan agreed terms with Arsenal after a frustrating spell at Old Trafford , where he failed to meet expectations having joined in July 2016. (more...)
West Virginia vs TCU basketball West Virginia vs TCU basketball
- January 23, 2018

Konate leads in rebounds with 8.0 while Carters tops in assists with 6.4 per game. (13.1 ppg, 3.1 rpg, 3.5 apg, 1.5 spg), and Lamont West (11.4 ppg, 5.3 rpg). A 9-1 run from TCU that included back-to-back three-pointers from Shawn Olden gave the Horned Frogs a commanding 57-40 with 9:47 left to play. Defensively, TCU is allowing their opponents to an average of 46.4% shooting from the field. (more...)
Emerson, Dzeko in £53 million Chelsea move Emerson, Dzeko in £53 million Chelsea move
- January 23, 2018

The Serie A champions have again resisted interest in Alex Sandro, as they did in the last transfer window, while Paris Saint-Germain are also considering a move for the Brazil worldwide at the end of the season. Left-back Palmieri has already agreed a contract with the champions and is set to provide competition for Marcos Alonso. We'll have to wait and see whether Chelsea manage to get this double deal over the line but I think Dzeko in particular would be a superb signing for the Blues if ... (more...)
Thunder finishing games, responding to runs to erase early-season trouble point Thunder finishing games, responding to runs to erase early-season trouble point
- January 23, 2018

They told me he needed 25 to go over 30,000. I have no idea what conversations have been going on. I've been trying to stay as laser-sharp as I can to keep my guys ready to go out and play. Since LeBron James' return home, January is a challenging month for the Cleveland Cavaliers and it is no different during the 2017-18 National Basketball Association season. (more...)
Trail Blazers among teams interested in DeAndre Jordan Trail Blazers among teams interested in DeAndre Jordan
- January 23, 2018

The Trail Blazers have reportedly engaged with the Clippers in trade talks regarding DeAndre Jordan . He is now averaging 23.4 points (career high), 2.5 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.1 steals in under 33 minutes a game for the Clippers . 8 seed out West, there's less incentive to move him. As to where both Cleveland and Milwaukee boast the necessary assets to add Jordan in a trade, the Blazers don't really have much to offer Los Angeles. (more...)
Sanchez joins Man Utd, Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal Sanchez joins Man Utd, Mkhitaryan joins Arsenal
- January 23, 2018

Fears expressed in some quarters that the impending move of Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United and its financial obligations might breed some sort of disaffection is beginning to play out. Many fans and pundits have done their best to speculate where the 29-year-old will fit in, with the club well-stocked in his natural left-wing position. (more...)
Tom Brady playing through injury no big deal to Bill Belichick Tom Brady playing through injury no big deal to Bill Belichick
- January 23, 2018

They say many will still be heading out to Minneapolis for the Super Bowl . The first step to that will be beating the Jacksonville Jaguars in the AFC Championship game Sunday at 3 p.m.at Gillette Stadium. But Foles played solid for Philadelphia, which was a 3-point underdog in a 15-10 upset. But if he's denied a fifth when the Patriots take on the Eagles on February 4, and if fellow quarterback Nick Foles doesn't win the award, either, who leads the pack? James White ... (more...)
Sergio Aguero hat-trick guides Manchester City past Newcastle United Sergio Aguero hat-trick guides Manchester City past Newcastle United
- January 23, 2018

It was Messi-esque in its brilliance and Pep Guardiola was full of praise for the young German. " United losing there was a surprise for us but to be honest everyone who watched the game could see Bristol City played well", Zinchenko added. (more...)
Britain's Edmund beats Dimitrov to reach semis Britain's Edmund beats Dimitrov to reach semis
- January 23, 2018

Edmund came from behind to beat Seppi in four sets in Melbourne on Sunday, claiming a 6-7 (4-7) 7-5 6-2 6-3 victory over the Italian. He is sure to face more top-10 opposition Thursday in either Rafael Nadal or Marin Cilic . He might have broken for 3-1 had he gone to the net instead of hung back but it did not prove costly as Dimitrov served his seventh double fault to hand the break to Edmund in the eighth game. (more...)
Arsenal execs noticed in Germany for Aubameyang talks Arsenal execs noticed in Germany for Aubameyang talks
- January 23, 2018

Arsenal have stepped up the pursuit of the striker after finalising the swap deal with Manchester United involving Alexis Sanchez and Aubameyang's former Dortmund team-mate Henrikh Mkhitaryan . Aubameyang trained hard alongside Dortmund's reserves for an hour on Saturday. Giroud is believed to be willing to move to Germany as he targets more first-team action ahead of the World Cup, with his chances likely to be limited further by Aubameyang's arrival. (more...)
The 20 richest football clubs in the world The 20 richest football clubs in the world
- January 23, 2018

Crystal Palace, West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City were among the 30 richest, with Bournemouth, whose stadium has a 11,464 capacity, the world's 28th richest club, owing to being in the English top flight for only the second season in their history. (more...)
Confirmed: Alexis Sanchez to Man Utd and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal Confirmed: Alexis Sanchez to Man Utd and Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Arsenal
- January 23, 2018

United are second in the domestic standings, 12 points behind Manchester City , and will hope Sanchez can help them cut the gap on their neighbours whilst also helping them progress in the Champions League, where they face Sevilla in the last 16. (more...)
Sandgren knocks out Thiem, reaches Australian Open quarters Sandgren knocks out Thiem, reaches Australian Open quarters
- January 23, 2018

Open. If you watch a news channel, you wouldn't then say that person who is watching the news channel thinks everything that news channel puts out. "I don't think that any kind of engagement in that way dictates that you then are right in there with that particular person". (more...)
Sean Payton is rooting for the Vikings with his checkbook Sean Payton is rooting for the Vikings with his checkbook
- January 23, 2018

Payton, in particular, angered Vikings fans by mocking their famous "Skol" chant late in the game, something that came back to bite him when Stefon Diggs hauled in the game-winning touchdown on the final play. Morstead raised more than $100,000 for the Children's Hospital, a big chunk coming from Minnesota Vikings fans , who rewarded Morstead for his toughness. (more...)
Arsenal locked in talks over Lucas Moura deal after Spurs bid Arsenal locked in talks over Lucas Moura deal after Spurs bid
- January 23, 2018

Moura has previously hinted that he expects to leave for a move to the Premier League and the Brazil global told L'Equipe he is "gutted" at being frozen out by the French giants. "With my speed and technique, I could perform well there", he said. Lucas is keen to leave PSG in search of regular first-team football this month and the Ligue 1 leaders are open to letting the Brazilian move on. (more...)

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