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Arsenal forward Lucas Perez hands in transfer request? Arsenal forward Lucas Perez hands in transfer request?
- August 06, 2017

According to various media sources, the 28-year-old has handed in an official transfer request as he looks to force his way out of the club, and keep himself in contention for the Spainish national team ahead of next summer's World Cup. "I've spoken a lot with Monchi and he's confirmed it to me". "Monchi was very clear with me, they are not seeking strikers". He has been linked with a return to Deportivo La Coruna , as well as to Premier League returnees, Newcastle United . (more...)
Jurgen Klopp sends open message to Liverpool fans about Philippe Coutinho Jurgen Klopp sends open message to Liverpool fans about Philippe Coutinho
- August 06, 2017

It had been reported that the now world's most expensive player had wanted Coutinho to join him at PSG, but he has instead opted to replace his good friend - who he has played with for Brazil since they were 14 - at Barcelona. James Milner was used as a full-back last season but the re-emergence of Alberto Moreno has allowed Milner to shine in his preferred midfield position which Klopp considers a new signing, giving him more depth in that position. (more...)
Not Perisic - Man United transfer target's club already negotiating Not Perisic - Man United transfer target's club already negotiating
- August 06, 2017

Spanish newspaper Marca , as quoted by the Daily Star , is reporting that Real Madrid have offered Bale to Manchester United in a £90m deal in the summer transfer window . How does Bale compare to Mbappe and Isco? Moreover, Los Blancos are also in the pursuit of teen sensation Kylian Mbappe , and that further clusters any parity on Bale's involvement in the upcoming season. (more...)
Ángel Nieto has died Ángel Nieto has died
- August 06, 2017

Spanish motor cycling champion Angel Nieto died late on Thursday evening as the effect of head injuries suffered when he fell off a quad bike on the island of Ibiza just over a week ago. At the age of 17, Nieto took part in his first world championship race in 1964, scoring a fifth place that he would repeat in two races in 1965 and 1966. (more...)
Wenger has backing of Arsenal board to keep Sanchez
- August 06, 2017

The 28-year-old was due to resume training with his Arsenal team-mates on Sunday, but he was unable to fly back to London until Tuesday after going down with the flu. "The transparency of society is very pushy, but we have to resist a little bit, as much as we can". Let us know in the comments section below. Arsene Wenger says he would have signed every player at Arsenal to a 20-year deal if contract length impacted form. (more...)
Gareth Bale 'assured of Real Madrid future' Gareth Bale 'assured of Real Madrid future'
- August 06, 2017

The 26 year old Spanish No. 1 goalkeeper has been linked to a return to the Spanish capital and was agonisingly close to joining Real, though a deal couldn't be reached as a result of paper work gaffe on deadline day August 2015. 9. Is he worth the price tag they are putting on him? Bale has been highly successful during his time at the Bernabeu, although many Spaniards would disagree with you. (more...)
England set to take big lead against South Africa
- August 06, 2017

However, an European Central Bank statement issued Friday said no approach for Gibson had yet been received, while leaving the door ajar for a move when the series-ending fourth Test is finished. South Africa were 220 for nine in reply to England's first innings score of 362, a deficit of 142 runs, at stumps on Day Two of the fourth Test at Old Trafford on Saturday. (more...)
Gallery: Bayern Celebrate Super Cup Triumph Over Aubameyang's Dortmund Gallery: Bayern Celebrate Super Cup Triumph Over Aubameyang's Dortmund
- August 06, 2017

Carlo Ancelotti's men had a bad start as they gifted Dortmund an early lead when Spanish global Javi Martinez's awful first touch paved the way for Pulisic, who simply made a darting run forward and made it 1-0 for the hosts in the 12th minute of the game. (more...)
Crusaders great as they grab Super title eight Crusaders great as they grab Super title eight
- August 06, 2017

His team's victory also saw the 42 year-old become the first person in Super Rugby to win the tournament as both a player and coach. The Lions are still waiting for their first title, having now been losing finalists twice running. They made light of the travel and the altitude at Ellis Park this morning, but were helped enormously by the red card to Lions flanker Kwagga Smith two minutes before halftime. (more...)
Muguruza continues imperious form, rolls past Konjuh into final four — WTA Stanford Muguruza continues imperious form, rolls past Konjuh into final four — WTA Stanford
- August 06, 2017

Bellis, the hometown favorite, slaughtered the No. 14 player in the world 6-2, 6-0 during Friday night's quarterfinal in a stunning display of tenacity. "I can't really answer that", said Bellis, with a laugh. "I'm feeling really good and happy to be out on the court, playing multiple matches. So it was definitely tough to get into the points". (more...)
Neymar provides pre-match show, with PSG debut put on hold Neymar provides pre-match show, with PSG debut put on hold
- August 06, 2017

There was a festive atmosphere and an nearly casual confidence amongst the PSG players that the goals would come as they wove intricate patterns around the pitch, multiplying the tricks and flicks as Amiens' overworked defenders held on grimly. (more...)
Barcelona launch assault on Ousmane Dembele Barcelona launch assault on Ousmane Dembele
- August 06, 2017

Neymar's departure is not far from being acquired, FC Barcelona is sparing his efforts to find a replacement. According to the French publication L 'Equipe , Barcelona have made signing Dembele as a priority in the summer transfer window. (more...)
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp refuses to rule out further signings Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp refuses to rule out further signings
- August 06, 2017

The result sends Liverpool into their opening Premier League fixture at Watford next weekend on the back of a victory, having suffered their only defeat of pre-season last time out - on penalties to Atletico Madrid in the Audi Cup final. (more...)
Holland Coach Dick Advocaat Urges Southampton To Sell Virgil Van Dijk Holland Coach Dick Advocaat Urges Southampton To Sell Virgil Van Dijk
- August 06, 2017

The Dutch defender was due to leave St Mary's for Anfield earlier in the summer transfer window for £50m, but the Reds were forced to pull out of the signing and publicly apologise to the Saints after they threatened to lodge a complaint with the Premier League over an "illegal approach". (more...)
Did Nawaz Sharif sideline his brother Shahbaz from Pakistan PM post?
- August 06, 2017

Sharif is expected to leave for his hometown Lahore on Wednesday, where preparations have been made to warmly welcome him. First he announced Shahbaz as his successor. "Since Shahbaz has good equation with all MPAs in Punjab and all ongoing development projects are on his finger tips, a larger section of the party is of the view that he should continue delivering in Punjab", Khurram Dastgir told a private TV channel. (more...)
Ex-wife of Jason Taylor suing Hall of Fame inductee Ex-wife of Jason Taylor suing Hall of Fame inductee
- August 06, 2017

The "SNF" on-air team of Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth and Michele Tafoya joined executive producer Fred Gaudelli and director Drew Esocoff at the debut of a new NBC " Sunday Night Football " display in the interactive exhibit gallery at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (more...)
Which Denver Broncos Should Be in the Hall of Fame Next Which Denver Broncos Should Be in the Hall of Fame Next
- August 06, 2017

Davis entered the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday night as one of only seven 2,000-yard rushers and the only player to average more than 130 rushing yards per game (142.5) in the playoffs. He then drew attention to his pastor, Tyrone Armstrong, seated in the audience, who had explained to him an important lesson. "You occupy the mind, the body will follow", Easley said before his teleprompter went out to indicate his time was up, but his message was delivered and met with applause ... (more...)
Giants' Jarrett Parker delivers game-winner in Sandoval's return Giants' Jarrett Parker delivers game-winner in Sandoval's return
- August 06, 2017

Get the best sports content from the web and social in the new B/R app . 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. Kontos, the final member of the Giants' bullpen from their World Series championship team of 2014, said he felt "shock" when informed Saturday morning he had been put on waivers and picked up by the Pittsburgh Pirates. (more...)
Time for Arsenal to forget Lemar and go for Mahrez? Time for Arsenal to forget Lemar and go for Mahrez?
- August 06, 2017

Spanish giants Barcelona have entered the race to sign AS Monaco attacking midfielder Thomas Lemar this summer, according to a report. Arsenal too, have their own "contract rebel" in the form of Alexis Sanchez . Arsene Wenger stated once again this weekend that Alexis is not going anywhere this summer, although didn't say whether he expects the South American ace to extend his current deal, and the offer from Monaco may be tempting. (more...)
Chris Taylor Goes Deep For 13th Home Run of 2017 Chris Taylor Goes Deep For 13th Home Run of 2017
- August 06, 2017

Roberts also thought the left-hander's breaking ball wasn't as sharp as normal. He allowed back-to-back singles before Ozzie Albies collected his first career Major League hit and home run, a three-run shot into left-center field. One inning later, he threw a high fastball to Taylor that soared 402-feet over the centerfield wall for the go-ahead home run. The play of the game came in the bottom of the fifth inning when Wood loaded up the bases with no outs for Brandon Phillips. (more...)