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Sport Report: Chelsea ready to rival Man United for 28-year-old attacker
Author: 0 Report: Chelsea ready to rival Man United for 28-year-old attacker

Of course, he would be more expensive too. The Sunday Express have done it again. Not before he's prayed to the poster of Gareth Bale on the opposite wall, though. During that time, he also made his senior debut for Ireland and earned a total of 16 caps. "I never felt a desire from him to leave, so why lose time and energy on that?" Bale signed a new contract with Madrid on 30th October 2016, committing to the club until the end of the 2021/22 season.

Author: 0 Alexis Sanchez will respect my decision: Arsene Wenger

He was given an extended break after playing for Chile at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation and his return was delayed last weekend due to illness. "Every negotiation has to be a little bit secret". "You can not go into the season and think that [you will get into the Champions League by winning the Europa League ]".

Sport Chelsea to pip Man United in the Gareth Bale race
Author: 0 Chelsea to pip Man United in the Gareth Bale race

However, we shouldn't discount Chelsea from the running just yet as the Blues also have the financial firepower needed to sign Bale and the player could be tempted by a return to London. The ex-Spurs forward was initially unwilling to move away from the Spanish capital after renewing his contract previous year to 2022, recently affirming his long-term desires to continually find success with Madrid.

Sport Neymar Sr accuses Barcelona of 'blackmail' over EUR26m loyalty bonus
Author: 0 Neymar Sr accuses Barcelona of 'blackmail' over EUR26m loyalty bonus

Neymar , who could play in PSG's first league match of the season on Saturday, said his price was "not a burden". Not only that, but Barcelona's key players are all the wrong side of 25, and it seems that they aren't being replaced with up and coming stars from the academy either.

Sport Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele close to agreeing personal terms with Barcelona
Author: 0 Borussia Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele close to agreeing personal terms with Barcelona

According to the French publication L 'Equipe , Barcelona have made signing Dembele as a priority in the summer transfer window. Today's reports in France claim Dembele has nearly agreed personal terms with Barcelona . " Barcelona are an fantastic club, every player would like to play there". " I've seen it in the press and it's a great club ", he is quoted as telling Spanish television channel Gol .

Sport German Super Cup: Bayern Defeat Dortmund on Penalties
Author: 0 German Super Cup: Bayern Defeat Dortmund on Penalties

Bayern Munichs Thomas Muller celebrates with the trophy after winning the German Supercup Final. "We have't had much time to get ready, but now we had a little more time to train and I'm very happy that we won the first title", said Lewandowski, who drilled home Bayern's first penalty in the shoot-out.

Sport Muguruza moves into semis in Stanford
Author: 0 Muguruza moves into semis in Stanford

Top seed Muguruza, playing in the first match of the day, eased through her quarter-final 6-1, 6-3 against the fifth seed at Stanford University in California, breaking the 19-year-old Croat five times in a match that lasted barely an hour.

Sport Liverpool to face German side in UEFA Champions League play off
Author: 0 Liverpool to face German side in UEFA Champions League play off

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has welcomed a Champions League clash with Hoffenheim , admitting he felt that he would be heading back to his native Germany in the play-off round. " Hoffenheim is more a village than a city". If Sturridge can maintain his fitness after a period of injury trouble, however, the Anfield hero believes the England worldwide can propel them to their first domestic crown since 1989-90.

Sport Liverpool and Chelsea target Van Dijk should be pushing for transfer - Advocaat
Author: 0 Liverpool and Chelsea target Van Dijk should be pushing for transfer - Advocaat

The Dutch defender has made it clear to the Saints that he wants to leave this summer amid serious interest from Liverpool , while Chelsea are also believed to be keen on snaring the 26-year-old. Van Dijk has established himself as one of the best centre-backs in the Premier League in recent seasons, and despite there being no dire need for reinforcements in that area in Conte's squad, there is no doubt that he would improve our side.

Author: 0 Nisar will not part of new federal cabinet

Asif has earlier served as Minister of Defense, Water and Power. The decision regarding the change in schedule and route was taken after consultation during meeting of PML-N leadership. A recent editorial appearing in the Business Recorder was critical of the PoK Prime Minister and Gilgit-Baltistan Chief Minister, saying that when political parties such as the PML-N have never pursued a proactive policy on Kashmir, making "gratuitous utterances" about the Kashmir question and against ...

Sport Kenny Easley Says 'Black Lives Do Matter' During Hall of Fame Speech
Author: 0 Kenny Easley Says 'Black Lives Do Matter' During Hall of Fame Speech

He also was the NFL's Man of the Year in 2007. "There, it's settled and because I said so". "It was worth every step". "I've never been in a parade, I never won a championship so this is the next best thing". "Please allow me this opportunity and this moment for a very serious message for which I feel very strongly about", said Easley, who went into the Hall as a seniors nominee.

Sport Red Card Costs Lions Their Chance At First Super Rugby Title
Author: 0 Red Card Costs Lions Their Chance At First Super Rugby Title

Having made the 19-hour flight from New Zealand the Crusaders needed to score early and often to put themselves in a position to withstand the inevitable Lions last-quarter comeback. They deserve their success and the plaudits of their supporters, many of whom will no doubt flock to Christchurch airport to welcome them arrive home.

Sport Pablo Sandoval hitting cleanup in return to SF Giants
Author: 0 Pablo Sandoval hitting cleanup in return to SF Giants

In three years with the Red Sox , Sandoval played in just 162 games, with 126 of those coming during his first season with the team. Since then, it's been completely downhill for both Sandoval and the Giants . To say Sandoval's career in Boston was a disaster would be an understatement. In 12 minor-league games, Sandoval went 8-for-38 (.211) with a homer.

Sport Watch Terrell Davis receive his Hall of Fame gold jacket
Author: 0 Watch Terrell Davis receive his Hall of Fame gold jacket

Over the years, the oft-honored, critically acclaimed " SNF " series has been the home of numerous NFL's most memorable moments while becoming a TV ratings hit. Easley was the NFL's 1984 Defensive Player of the Year and was selected to the 1980s NFL All-Decade Team. Jones, president and general manager of the Cowboys, bought the team in 1989 for $140 million.

Sport Monaco join the race to sign Alexis Sanchez
Author: 0 Monaco join the race to sign Alexis Sanchez

Refusal to pen new deals with current clubs seems to be the trend this summer window, with several prominent footballers choosing not to renew their contracts. The French Champions have had an exodus of players this summer, with Tiemoue Bakayoko joining Chelsea , while Benjamin Mendy and Bernardo Silva moved to Manchester City .

Sport Chris Christie: At least I didn't dump nachos on Cubs fan
Author: 0 Chris Christie: At least I didn't dump nachos on Cubs fan

On Wednesday, the governor said that he let the fan, Brad Joseph , off lightly. " I didn't dump the nachos on him or anything, which was an option", Christie told reporters at an event in Trenton, New Jersey, according to the Star-Ledger.

Sport Steelers extend Coach Tomlin's contract through 2020
Author: 0 Steelers extend Coach Tomlin's contract through 2020

Even though Le'Veon Bell and the team failed to agree on a deal prior to the franchise tag deadline, the team has executed everything perfectly this offseason. He finished off by mentioning that his focus was on the upcoming season and that his ultimate aim was to "bring a seventh Super Bowl championship" back to Pittsburgh.

Sport Cubs' Russell on 10-day disabled list with strained foot
Author: 0 Cubs' Russell on 10-day disabled list with strained foot

The 38-year-old has allowed two runs or fewer in each outing and won at Milwaukee last time out, allowing two runs and five hits over six innings. That leaves the team with two options: send him back out for another start next week in Anaheim or send him to the bullpen to continue working to improve the command of his pitches.

Sport Braves rookie Ozzie Albies hits first career home run
Author: 0 Braves rookie Ozzie Albies hits first career home run

Los Angeles are 19-7 in the last 26 meetings. "I never imagined I'd play on the same team as him", Maeda said of his Japanese compatriot who is scheduled to make his debut with the Dodgers on Friday. "It's a big milestone for a player". Newcomb walked two straight after a pair of singles, forcing in the run. Atlanta's only run off Wood came in the first when Freddie Freeman singled and scored on Tyler Flowers' double to the center-field wall.

Author: 0 Jets waive WR Bruce Ellington after failed physical

With limited spots on the 49ers' roster, the team must've decided it was best to part ways with the SC product. "Bruce had done a good job with us", 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said on Thursday. Even before the hamstring injury, Ellington had battled injuries in each of his first two years after the 49ers selected him in the fourth round of the 2014 draft.

Sport Mo Farah defends his 10000m title
Author: 0 Mo Farah defends his 10000m title

The Briton clocked 26 minutes 49.51 seconds, the world's fastest time in 2017, in what proved perhaps the hardest-earned of all his magnificent triumphs as he protected his six-year unbeaten streak in major championships. 'I've got a few cuts and bruises, perhaps I will need a few stitches, I need to recover and get ready - I've got enough days. Farah, who will retire from the track later this month, now turns his attention to next Saturday's 5,000m final as he bids to claim one last final ...

Sport Russell Knox one shot off the lead in Akron
Author: 0 Russell Knox one shot off the lead in Akron

Open Champion Jordan Spieth will tee it up, so too US Open victor Brooks Koepka and Masters champion Sergio Garcia . "I feel refreshed and typically that's not the case after a major like that". Spieth won by three shots at Royal Birkdale, but he was almost undone by an errant drive on the 13th hole that hit a spectator on the head and bounded over a dune.

Author: 0 Chelsea vs Arsenal Preview

Arsenal beat Chelsea in our last appearance at Wembley in the FA Cup Final (I guess that's not a real trophy either according to some "fans") and if we can do it again I for one will be very very happy! The Premier League champions will meet the FA Cup holders at Wembley this weekend in the traditional curtain-raiser for the new season.

Sport Oklahoma QB Chris Robison Dismissed from Program for Violating Team Rules
Author: 0 Oklahoma QB Chris Robison Dismissed from Program for Violating Team Rules

A native of Mesquite, Texas, Robison was an early-enrollee with the Sooners, arriving on campus in January. A four-star member of the Sooners' 2017 recruiting class, Robison was rated as the No. There had been little said or reported about Robison's situation since the incident occurred in early April. Robison wasn't counted on to play right away at Oklahoma.

Author: 0 Antonio Conte responds to directly to reports Chelsea star could join Barcelona

The manager's decision came after the player was sent home from Chelsea's pre-season tour of the Far East following his controversial posts on social media that caused uproar in China. Asked on Friday how he would respond to a big-money offer for Hazard, Conte told reporters: "We are trying to buy the players, not to sell them. We must have patience and then to try to improve our team, our squad".

Author: 0 FA Community Shield: Arsenal vs Chelsea

The English champions have alternated between victory and defeat in their last six matches at Wembley, cumulating in May's unexpected FA Cup final loss preventing Conte from doing the double in his first season in charge. Moses was sent off in May, in the FA Cup final against Arsenal for a second bookable offence. "I will always play a team that has a good chance to win the next game", Wenger added.

Author: 0 Chelsea must sign more players, says manager Antonio Conte

Alexis Sanchez staying at Arsenal for another year was something fans thought they wouldn't see as the player's transfer saga continues to take a twist almost every day. Arsenal's record signing Alexandre Lacazette , the £52.7m signing from Lyon, is set to start. It has previously been claimed that Monaco could ask for as much as £80m for Lemar, though Arsenal have also been rumoured as setting a similar asking price for Sanchez, though it's unclear if that was for Premier ...

Sport Australia replace James Pattinson for Bangladesh tour; Jackson Bird recalled
Author: 0 Australia replace James Pattinson for Bangladesh tour; Jackson Bird recalled

His withdrawal is precautionary, with the quick's preparation still targeted for the Ashes this summer. Uncapped leg-spinner Mitchell Swepson has been added to Australia's squad for its two-Test tour of Bangladesh . However, Swepson got a nod ahead of Bird. Australia had always meant to name an extra bowler at a later date to replace the injured Mitchell Starc.

Sport Elon Musk may build Hyperloop himself, startups be damned
Author: 0 Elon Musk may build Hyperloop himself, startups be damned

Musk recently reported having "verbal approval" from the federal government for their first hyperloop project and he encouraged the public, especially on the east coast in cities on the NY to Washington DC route, to reach out to their local representative in support of the project.

Sport Indian troops kill 3 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight
Author: 0 Indian troops kill 3 militants in Indian-controlled Kashmir gunfight

Abid, the other slain militant was enrolled as a 2nd year student at Islamia College Srinagar . "He was a second-year commerce student". The protesting students raised pro-freedom and anti-India slogans. India-administered Kashmir has seen a violent secessionist movement since the mid-1980s, leaving more than 44,000 militants, security forces personnel and civilians dead.

Sport Yuki Bhambri bows out of Citi Open in Washington DC
Author: 0 Yuki Bhambri bows out of Citi Open in Washington DC

Fifth seed Alexander Zverev , of Germany, saw off Russia's Daniil Medvedev 6-2 6-4 and will face second seed Kei Nishikori in the other semi. After taking out defending champion Gael Monfils in the second round, Bhambri produced a successful encore to beat Argentine Guido Pella 6-7 (5-8) 6-3 6-1 and set up a quarter-final encounter with Anderson.

Sport Burnley pre-season match ABANDONED at half-time on police advice
Author: 0 Burnley pre-season match ABANDONED at half-time on police advice

Burnley Express sports editor Chris Boden, reporting on the game, kept fans updated via Twitter as to what was happening. Burnley's Premier League campaign begins against reigning champions Chelsea . 5, 2017. Travelling fans are said to have surged towards Burnley supporters in the Cricket Field Stand. " That was pretty early, the police were in the referee's room, called me, went through the procedure, and obviously we fully support the police's decision ".

Sport Jaap Stam: Title always the aim for Manchester United
Author: 0 Jaap Stam: Title always the aim for Manchester United

And former Red Devils striker Owen thinks his old club will be a force to be reckoned with under Mourinho this season. However, things have been different for Pogba this time around. "Paul looks very strong and very calm". This season, hopefully he'll score loads of goals and it's about him taking that leadership role. He has got to take responsibility and I am sure he relishes that.