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Sport Batshuayi set to end Valencia loan spell
Author: 0 Batshuayi set to end Valencia loan spell

For the good of the player and the club, we are looking for a solution". After becoming a maligned figure last season, the striker was loaned to Borussia Dortmund in January where he scored nine goals in 14 appearances. The French club are on the verge of signing Cesc Fabregas from Chelsea with a three and a half year deal agreed with the player and the transfer agreed with the selling club.

Sport JUST IN: Chelsea reject €45m bid plus Malcom from Barcelona
Author: 0 JUST IN: Chelsea reject €45m bid plus Malcom from Barcelona

The Toffees clearly have a good working relationship with Barca, having brought Lucas Digne, Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes in from the Nou Camp over the summer and they should take full advantage of that with Malcom . Willian is in his 30's and has not been in the best of form under new manager Maurizio Sarri . The deal would see Malcom go the other way. Moreover, Willian has just 18 months left on his contract.

Sport Andy Murray to face Bautista Agut in Australian Open first round
Author: 0 Andy Murray to face Bautista Agut in Australian Open first round

Now seeded 16th, Williams was drawn into the same section Thursday as No. 1-ranked Simona Halep , the runner-up here a year ago. Defending champion Roger Federer takes on Denis Istomin in round one and is in the same half of the draw as Rafael Nadal , who faces Australian James Duckworth .

Sport Hudson-Odoi tells Chelsea he wants Bayern move
Author: 0 Hudson-Odoi tells Chelsea he wants Bayern move

The offer meets Chelsea's valuation of Hudson-Odoi , Sky Sports News understands, and does not include a buy-back clause. "He is ready for the Premier League", said Maruizio Sarri. "To stay here is better for him", Sarri said. Speaking after Tuesday's first-leg defeat to Tottenham in the EFL Cup semi-finals, Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri insisted Hudson-Odoi had not been distracted by the speculation.

Sport EPL: Kane keeps Tottenham in title hunt with Cardiff romp
Author: 0 EPL: Kane keeps Tottenham in title hunt with Cardiff romp

As indicated by statistics provided by Transfermarkt , that goal proved to be momentous for Kane , as Cardiff were the only side he had never previously managed to score against in the Premier League . "The league should enforce they play at Wembley now for the rest of the season". Hoilett brought a first save out of Hugo Lloris when Spurs allowed Paterson's cross to bounce in the box and he climbed above Trippier at the back post.

Sport Raiders hire new general manager, ESPN reports
Author: 0 Raiders hire new general manager, ESPN reports

Mike Mayock said Sunday afternoon that he has interviewed to fill the Raiders' personnel executive vacancy created after Reggie McKenzie was sacked. A defensive back at Boston College, Mayock played for the New York Giants in 1982 and 1983. Oakland ranked last in points allowed and had the second-worst points differential in the NFL.

Sport Moses Set To Get Chelsea Recall For Crystal Palace Clash
Author: 0 Moses Set To Get Chelsea Recall For Crystal Palace Clash

Hazard has repeatedly been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge in recent months. Attack: Pedro has been ruled out for ten days with a hamstring injury that he picked up against Watford in midweek while Callum Hudson-Odoi has also been ruled out of Chelsea's trip to Palace.

Sport Wayne Rooney dreams of Manchester United managerial role
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney dreams of Manchester United managerial role

Luke Shaw said Manchester United's demolition of Cardiff City is how the Premier League giants are "expected to play", though the left-back insisted Jose Mourinho's efforts should not be forgotten. "At times [under Mourinho] it didn't happen". "The goals we scored were just magnificent". "I think in games before we have had a lot of chances that maybe could have ended up in the back of the net, but we didn't take our chances.

Sport Wayne Rooney claims Virgil van Dijk has turned Liverpool into title challengers
Author: 0 Wayne Rooney claims Virgil van Dijk has turned Liverpool into title challengers

He said: "If you want to do the headline "Klopp says we need 105 points to win the title" then do it". Klopp claimed this week that the only team that can stop Guardiola's men from defending their title are City themselves. He needed to save from Romain Saiss and Matt Doherty in a first half where Wolves put the visitors under pressure. He can pass the ball, Calm as you like, He's Virgil Van Dijk , Virgil Van Dijk! "It was clear that the whole game would be hard", Klopp said to BBC ...

Sport I get my coaching style from Fergie - Solskjaer
Author: 0 I get my coaching style from Fergie - Solskjaer

Solskjaer begins his United reign away to Cardiff - whom he coached in 2014 - on Saturday at the end of a hectic week at the Old Trafford club. "I don't get it". Guardiola's side travel to Leicester City on Boxing Day and he said his players will train at the Etihad Campus on Christmas Day before travelling down to the East Midlands.

Sport Solskjaer gives Manchester United players a clean slate to prove themselves
Author: 0 Solskjaer gives Manchester United players a clean slate to prove themselves

Former striker Solskjaer's immediate focus will be three points at Cardiff , who he managed for eight months in 2014 but could not keep them in the top flight before being sacked at the start of the following campaign. I didn't understand early on that he'd been my mentor. I get my managerial style from him. The most obvious topic came up next and it was about Solskjaer's winning goal in stoppage time that won United the 1999 Champions League final and the club's only treble in the process.

Sport Carabao Cup semi-finals: Man City face Burton, Tottenham draw Chelsea
Author: 0 Carabao Cup semi-finals: Man City face Burton, Tottenham draw Chelsea

He's already scored six goals so far this season in the Premier League and has a great chance of adding to that tally if he gets a starting role. 'There isn't a best position for Hazard. "Yes, we are (confident)", Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe was quoted by Sky Sports as saying when asked if he felt they were confident of keeping the striker.

Sport Liverpool's masterclass against Manchester United is no shock, says Shaqiri
Author: 0 Liverpool's masterclass against Manchester United is no shock, says Shaqiri

Jurgen Klopp's side are still unbeaten 17 games into the season and a point ahead of reigning champions Manchester City at the summit. I backed City to go all the way at the start of the season and still believe they will do so, despite chinks in their armour being revealed during a group stage defeat to Lyon.

Sport Pochettino Sympathizes With Sacked Mourinho, Dismisses United Job Rumours
Author: 0 Pochettino Sympathizes With Sacked Mourinho, Dismisses United Job Rumours

I think showing emotion is very important. My business is trying to ensure the best job at this club. I suppose, on paper, a draw at United doesn't look too bad but when you reflect, to lead twice, perhaps a better team might have been more clinical and won the game given also United's form and predicament.Huddersfield was a struggle but they got there in the end with a late goal.

Sport Bayern relish 'tough cookie' Liverpool in Champions League last 16
Author: 0 Bayern relish 'tough cookie' Liverpool in Champions League last 16

The first legs will be played on 12/13 and 19/20 February, with the seconds legs set for 5/6 March and 12/13 March. So far, 16 teams have made it through to the knock phase and no team from the same country will face each other, as well as teams that played in the same group.

Sport Masterson named in Liverpool squad to face Man United
Author: 0 Masterson named in Liverpool squad to face Man United

Prizes include, a trip to Old Trafford to watch Man United take on Liverpool in the Premier League , tickets to Ireland's home games in the Six Nations, All Ireland football and hurling final tickets and much more. "I was never interested in the points of Manchester United and I am not today", he said on Friday. Liverpool, for the first time in recent - probably Premier League history - have the single outstanding centre-half in the country - and a goalkeeper that has genuinely plugged ...

Sport Champions League: Liverpool, PSG qualify for Round of 16
Author: 0 Champions League: Liverpool, PSG qualify for Round of 16

Mousa Dembele is close to making his return from an ankle injury but this game will come too soon so he'll once again join Victor Wanyama on the sidelines with the Kenyan global still recovering from a knee injury. In the home games we played, we showed our class. Tottenham held Barcelona 1-1 at Nou Camp with Lucas Moura's late equaliser proving to be decisive with group rivals Inter Milan playing to a 1-1 draw with PSV Eindhoven.

Sport Mourinho urges Pogba to lead by example against Valencia
Author: 0 Mourinho urges Pogba to lead by example against Valencia

Prizes include, a trip to Old Trafford to watch Man United take on Liverpool in the Premier League , tickets to Ireland's home games in the Six Nations, All Ireland football and hurling final tickets and much more. "We have players that need to play, we have players that deserve to play". Let us know in the comments section below. We play with high full-backs and, when you've got full-backs who can attack and defend, it's brilliant.

Sport Bulls players contact union, complain about Jim Boylen
Author: 0 Bulls players contact union, complain about Jim Boylen

According to multiple sources, a group text exchange began with "two or three players" advocating for not even showing up for the rare practice called the day after a set of back-to-back games with another game scheduled Monday. I am disgusted that it has already gotten to this point with Coach Boylen. "It was fun to be back", Portis said. That's my role. I felt good. "But being able to play with my teammates is what I cherish the most".

Sport Hazard to play lone striker role again, according to Sarri
Author: 0 Hazard to play lone striker role again, according to Sarri

Manchester City's defeat to Chelsea had nothing to do with the absence of Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne, according to Pep Guardiola . Liverpool now lead City by a point after Mohamed Salah's hat-trick secured an impressive 4-0 win at Bournemouth .

Author: 0 Kyler Murray, the quintessential Oklahoma Sooners quarterback

This week, he has been named the AP Player of the Year and the Davey O'Brien Award victor, and he hopes to add the Heisman Trophy to his collection Saturday night in NY. The Oakland Athletics took Murray with the ninth pick in the Major League Baseball draft in June. The skinny: Opened the season as the betting favorite for the Heisman despite not starting a game, thanks largely to a performance in the national title game that included the 41-yard winning touchdown pass in overtime.

Sport Australia v India: first Test, day three
Author: 0 Australia v India: first Test, day three

However, Kohli did not fare too well in the ongoing Adelaide Test as he was dismissed for only 3 runs in the first innings by Pat Cummins . But pointing the finger at the batsman alone does a disservice to how well the spinner Ashwin bowled (3/50 from 33 overs) to heap pressure onto the locals.

Sport Tue. 8:26 am: OSU coach Meyer retiring after Rose Bowl
Author: 0 Tue. 8:26 am: OSU coach Meyer retiring after Rose Bowl

At a packed news conference, Meyer explained that the headaches became severe last season during Ohio State's game at Penn State and have become a persistent problem this season. His teams are 186-32 overall for a.853 career winning percentage. Amid the scrutiny on Meyer's program, it also emerged that Zach Smith's treatment of his wife had drawn police scrutiny almost 10 years ago - shortly after Meyer first took him on as a graduate assistant at the University of Florida.

Sport Manchester city star reveals what Mata said to him in Manchester derby
Author: 0 Manchester city star reveals what Mata said to him in Manchester derby

The 21-year-old showed he is made of tough stuff having broken his nose in Saturday's 3-1 home win over Bournemouth. The previous six wins have yielded 22 goals, with Sane scoring four. But the pace and audacity which Jesus displayed in his early months at City are no longer so obvious and he is not the handful he was. I ask all of them the best [performance] of them so if you want to be competitive in all competitions, there is no other option.

Sport Kareem Hunt situation a bad look for NFL
Author: 0 Kareem Hunt situation a bad look for NFL

The website TMZ posted the video on Friday of the violent confrontation between Hunt and Ottinger. Hunt appears to argue with a woman. As for its "investigation" last February, we know now that the league did not even interview Hunt or the woman he pushed and kicked.

Sport Liverpool striker Origi reveals Klopp chat before substitution
Author: 0 Liverpool striker Origi reveals Klopp chat before substitution

Liverpool's win leaves them in second place in the Premier League , just two points behind Pep Guardiola's City after 14 matches. An ecstatic Klopp ran on the pitch to embrace Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson as his side celebrated Origi's goal at the other end of the pitch.

Sport AT&T Stadium in Arlington to host Clemson, Notre Dame for Cotton Bowl
Author: 0 AT&T Stadium in Arlington to host Clemson, Notre Dame for Cotton Bowl

Ed Salmons, vice president of risk at the SuperBook at Westgate in Las Vegas, said Tagovailoa's injury had no impact on the 14-point spread, reasoning that either the Crimson Tide star would play or backup Jalen Hurts would receive enough reps leading up to the game to be prepared against Oklahoma's 111th-ranked defense.

Sport England women fly into Sevens quarter finals
Author: 0 England women fly into Sevens quarter finals

Defending champions Australia ended England's hopes in the quarter-finals of the Dubai Women's Rugby Sevens. Scotland scored on fulltime to close the margin to 21-7. The first came from a chip by Justin Geduld and the second came with trademark speed at the end of the game. Ben O'Donnell scored their second after a lovely show and go, before a great step from Nick Malouf stepped back inside for the third.

Sport Postponed Copa Libertadores final to be played at Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid
Author: 0 Postponed Copa Libertadores final to be played at Bernabéu Stadium in Madrid

The governing body also dismissed Boca's petition to have the second leg called off. Fans of both sides will be given an equal allocation of tickets, meaning no "home" team. But a day later, Boca refused to play again, insisting they would be disadvantaged, and the match was indefinitely postponed. But Madrid won out, with Spain Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez tweeting that the country "is ready to organise the final".

Sport Charlie Nicholas states his prediction for PSG v Liverpool FC
Author: 0 Charlie Nicholas states his prediction for PSG v Liverpool FC

James Milner converted a penalty kick late in the first half to cut the lead in half, but they could not find the equalizer and now have their backs against the wall. Liverpool will look to bounce back from defeat in Paris when they clash with Merseyside rivals Everton in the Premier League on Sunday. Kylian Mbappe tried to square for Edinson Cavani, but the ball broke to Bernat, and the Spaniard swept home his second goal in this season's competition.

Sport Baker Mayfield wants nothing to do with Hue Jackson
Author: 0 Baker Mayfield wants nothing to do with Hue Jackson

Mayfield was upset with comments made about him by ESPN's Damien Woody, who said the QB was acting childish and hypocritical for saying Jackson should not have joined the Bengals' staff after he was sacked last month in Cleveland. "Good try though buddy", Mayfield wrote. First and foremost, of course, both on and off the field, is Mayfield, the Heisman Trophy victor and No. 1 overall draft pick who helped the Browns (4-6-1) end a 25-game road losing skid that was one shy of the National ...

Sport Barcelona can't sign any Liverpool player until 2021
Author: 0 Barcelona can't sign any Liverpool player until 2021

It was a similar story with Luis Suarez, who made the same switch in 2014. The English club were insistent on the clause, of which one season has now passed, meaning Barcelona can not sign Liverpool players for another two seasons. Barca came back in for him in the winter window, breaking up Liverpool's superstar quartet of attackers and, presumably, incurring the $114-million premium.

Sport Emery aims high for Arsenal - And why not?
Author: 0 Emery aims high for Arsenal - And why not?

Emery has made changes defensively, deploying a higher and more aggressive pressing game that has been adopted surprisingly quickly by his players. We want (to finish in the top four) but it's not easy. . "But over time, only technical quality and offensive freedom were taken care of, and the team lost the defensive structure". I respect him a lot, but no matter how much info he gave me, I had to change things.

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