It's reported by The Sun that United were actually prepared to shell out £100m for French World Cup victor Varane, but Real Madrid were not interested in selling. Pundit Paul Merson can't believe that stance, and told Sky Sports News (09/08/2018, 15:30) that if he was in charge of Manchester United , he would immediately sell midfielder Paul Pogba and replace him with Dembele, because he is one of the best around - though it's fair to say few United fans would echo those ...
Liverpool FC placed in fourth spot and finished 25 points behind Manchester City , although the Reds knocked the Citizens out of the Champions League thanks to a 5-1 aggregate win in the quarter-finals. "My view is that first of all it is hard for me to believe we finished second", said Mourinho ahead of his side's Premier League opener against Leicester .
United manager Jose Mourinho spoke earlier in the day to say he was not confident about his chances of signing a player today, however, Sky have revealed that United are in for the Atletico Madrid defender. It is understood that the defender is likely to sign a new contract with Los Rojiblancos instead. He has 122 worldwide caps and has scored 8 times for Uruguay.
The 29-year-old has signed a three-year deal with the Hammers, having spent the last two seasons with the Gunners. "I am always aiming as high as I can and if we can put West Ham in the Champions League why not?" West Ham director of football Mario Husillos is confident Perez will prove another valuable addition.
Mina joins Everton on a five-year contract for a fee thought to be in the region of £27m , while Gomes jets in on a season-long loan deal. I believe I will be able to show my best as a player here. Everton begin their Premier League campaign away to Wolves at Molineux on August 11 before they host Southampton on Merseyside a week later on August 18.
As part of that deal, Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic has also joined Chelsea on a season-long loan deal. Yet a downbeat Mourinho has admitted he may not get the defender he listed as his top priority when he submitted his transfer wish-list last May, as he admitted he was growing exhausted of the endless speculation ahead of transfer deadline day.
Kepa may be a relatively unknown name for Chelsea fans and Premier League watchers, but there's a reason that Real Madrid were so eager to move for him just a few months ago. Everton left it late to make their deals, with three new faces confirmed in the final 30 minutes of the window. So what I would like is to win more titles for the club.
Trump tweeted his thoughts Friday (Aug. 3) following CNN's re-airing of Don Lemon's interview with James where he talked about his I Promise School , which helps 240 children with programs dedicated to accelerated learning. The interview aired on CNN on Monday night, but Trump's criticism did not come until Friday night. "Sports has never been something that divides people", Mr.
Crystal Palace are contemplating whether to re-sign Yannick Bolasie , after the attacking midfielder was told by Everton boss Marco Silva that he would not be in his plans for the Premier League season ahead. Zaha has been heavily linked with a move away from Selhurst Park after a standout campaign for Palace last season . " I'm happy here and hopefully I can be here for many years ".
Real Madrid have reportedly threatened to report Internazionale to UEFA about their pursuit of Croatia superstar Luka Modric . Luciano Spalletti has set his sights set on acquiring the Croatian midfielder, who is open to the move, according reports.
Barcelona have reportedly had a series of offers for Willian rejected by Chelsea, but the attacker cleared up the speculation. As a result, Ferdinand - who made over 450 appearance for United - wants Pogba to stay and Spurs defender Toby Alderweireld to come in.
Fekir is believed to be desperate for a new challenge and wants to leave Lyon to take his career to the next level. He has always been considered as one of the finest talents in Ligue 1, and was even entrusted with the captain's armband last summer.
The Belgium international's links to the Spanish giants have increased exponentially following the end of his World Cup duties, having been identified as one of Real's top targets following Cristiano Ronaldo's €100m move to Juventus .
Sen. Menendez directly addressed that comment with his first tweet on Monday night. The title of the three-part series, Shut Up and Dribble , is a not-so-subtle reference to the words used by Fox News host Laura Ingraham in February, when she went on air to denounce the basketball star's criticism of President Donald Trump .
Barcelona are believed to be interested in the 25-year-old, who won the World Cup with France this summer, while Juve are also been linked with their former player. United are aware that it could be a ploy by Pogba's representative to secure him a new contract on the same terms as £500,000-a-week top earner Alexis Sanchez.
The details of why the incident took place have never been made public, but it set-in-motion a insane couple days in Brooklyn that ended up with McGregor spending a night in jail. "It's time to go, so it's time to go", Diaz said. "I don't know why nobody told you guys that". While appearing on Submission Radio , Georges St.
Dorsey has now traded six players since he took over: Coleman, quarterbacks DeShone Kizer, Cody Kessler and Kevin Hogan, defensive tackle Danny Shelton and cornerback Jason McCourty. "I feel like it's important". The video also had a message, probably for his former team and doubters: "I've got some s- to prove". Add it all up, and none of Cleveland's last nine first-round picks have made it to their fifth-year option season.
In the wake of an Ohio State investigation into Urban Meyer's possible knowledge of domestic abuse allegations against a former assistant, during which the decorated coach has been placed on paid administrative leave , a number of Buckeyes fans are showing support for the coach.
Newcastle United have bolstered their attack with the addition of Japan global Yoshinori Muto. Newcastle's squad have withdrawn co-operation with the media as part of a dispute with the club over bonuses for the upcoming season, Sky sources understand.
Courtois has been a Blues player since 2011, when he signed from Belgian club Genk and was loaned to Atletico Madrid. Willian has been a summer transfer tussle between Manchester United and Barcelona with the Old Trafford club said to be ready to beat the the Spanish champions to his signing.
The English soccer giants are widely reported to have agreed a technical partnership with the German sportswear brand worth UK£50 million (US$64.8 million) per year from the 2019/20 season. "He did really well", Guardiola said . "We have the idea to press", the Italian added. However, with Conte now gone and replaced by Maurizio Sarri , Willian is looking ahead to a sixth season as a Chelsea player.
This is only the fourth time he has been five shots or closer going into the weekend this year, but there are plenty of others around him. "To make that putt on 1 and again on 2 just kind of calmed me and got me going for the day". "We sat down and just said, what are we doing wrong?" "But it is what it is, and on to next week". All he needs to do is ask his good buddy, Jordan Spieth , what it's been like this year.
The India skipper was speaking after England beat his side by 31 runs in a thrilling first Test at Edgbaston . "I don't think it'll be any different for India. He was defensive and crouched in his approach when facing Anderson, while he tricked the likes of Stuart Broad , Adil Rashid and Sam Curran to give himself more room to play.
While Liverpool are being widely praised for getting their transfer business done early, United have been coming under fire from all angles recently as they flounder in the search for new players to close the gap on Man City. Only Man United, in Britain, have paid more than £75m for a player, when they signed Paul Pogba from Juventus for £89m. The Red Devils are still looking to bring in a centre-back to pair up with Eric Bailly for the upcoming season.
I'm not thinking about it, I'm very relaxed about it. But he did not specify who that player would be. "It's important for me to continue with Chelsea ". "My idea is to have two good goalkeepers, the two we have now, Marc and Jasper", he said. He could become the first Premier League manager since David Moyes in 2013 in the same competition to win a trophy in his first game.
Alderweireld has always been manager Jose Mourinho's top target to strengthen the centre of defence, but Daniel Levy's reputation as a tough negotiator, especially with United, has once again proven to be the case. United had balked at Tottenham's incredible £75m demands for the 29-year-old and looked at other options. "It's top secret", Mestre told ESPN FC when asked if United were one of the sides pursuing Mina.
Owens has made the unprecedented move of deciding not to attend the inductions at the Canton shrine. But since the team's last championship, there have been a few players that stand out as Hall of Fame caliber players. But he also thanked the Pats coach for much more than football, which got a huge smile out of the otherwise surly Belichick. Urlacher also singled out his stepfather, Troy Lenard, who was in attendance at the induction ceremony, citing his work ethic and thanking him "for ...
For Manchester City , the game will be a test for a young squad of mainly new faces as the club's main stars rest after the World Cup. But Manchester City can continue the momentum from a season that saw the Citizens become the first team in Premier League history to record 100 points on their way to their first title under Manager Pep Guardiola, as The Independent reported.
Anticipation has reached fever pitch given Woods won the tournament eight times between 1999 and 2013 - the latter being his last worldwide victory. Molinari enjoyed a scheduled holiday after his victory in Scotland and he chose to keep the celebrations low key, getting used to having the Claret Jug in his possession after a busy summer, which has already seen the Italian win the European PGA Championship, The Open and the Quicken Loans National in America.
Woods has done seemingly everything except win to this point in 2018. Details are starting to emerge regarding the high stakes one-on-one matchup between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson . Mickleson saying, "Now, I don't know if he wants a piece of me, but I just think it would be something that would be really fun". A sometimes-contentious relationship between Woods and Mickelson has thawed in recent years.
Willian is due to return to training with Chelsea on Wednesday and he does so after a wave of rumours linking him with a move away from the London based club in the wake of his impressive World Cup. Perhaps the best option would be to find a replacement and accept Madrid's offer. The 25-year-old shot stopper, who has 8 caps for England and was at the World Cup in Russian Federation this summer, has played for Stoke since 2013 and has played 88 times for them.
Claiming an exclusive, the Stardeclare that Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski is Sarri's top transfer target. Pogba is still on holiday after winning the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russian Federation with France, and has been linked with a move away from the Red Devils following a hard 2017/18 campaign under Jose Mourinho at United.
During their interview, James and Lemon toured " I Promise ", a school for at-risk children that James has established in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. "And when they walk through that door, I hope they know that someone cares". I know the trials and tribulations they go through. "Well, in that case, I may (run)", James said.
Jose Mourinho has expressed his frustration that United have not added more player to his squad as yet, with just over a week remaining in the summer transfer window. The treatment of the Frenchman is in stark contrast to Liverpool's German boss Jurgen Klopp publically supported his squad member Nathaniel Clyne, who left the club's own United States tour to prepare for fatherhood.
The Algerian winger injured his ankle during City's pre-season clash with Bayern Munich last week and the fact that he crumpled in a heap had many fans fearing the worst. Jesus is one of a number of players back in the City reckoning after the World Cup, with Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling the only squad members yet to return to the fold.
You look at the Lakers , and being able to play for a historic franchise, with so much history, you know? "I did my due diligence after the season on the pros and cons on a lot of different teams, including the Cavs, Philadelphia, Houston and Los Angeles", James said .
England were 285 for nine after winning the toss at stumps on the first day of the first Test against India at Edgbaston on Wednesday. Making the most of the two dropped catches by England at 21 and 51, Kohli let out a huge roar in celebration after belting the ball off Ben Stokes for a boundary to bring up his century.
Even though Willian returned to Cobham for training on Wednesday, Sarri was not happy with the situation. Pedro snubbed Manchester United to sign for Chelsea from La Liga giants Barcelona back in the summer of 2015. I don't know. I am not happy about the situation but I would like to talk to him. Sarri also provided an update on Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois - both of whom have been linked with moves to Real Madrid this transfer window.
On July 24, Urban Meyer denied knowing that Zach Smith had been accused of domestic violence in 2015, saying at Big Ten media days, "I was never told about anything". The season starts September 1 with a game against Oregon State in Columbus. The questions confronting Meyer involve whether he vouched too strongly for a coach he's considered family.
The Blues are running out of time to sign the Argentine striker as AC Milan is in a pole position to steal Higuain away from Juventus. The 30-year-old Argentina worldwide is also said to be a target for Serie A rivals AC Milan . Yet ANOTHER blow for Chelsea . We want to keep our best players but not at all costs. Caldara joined Juventus last summer but spent last season on loan with Atalanta.
When it turned into six hours of silence from Ohio State since Brett McMurphy broke the news Wednesday morning, that's when it really started to hit me that there was a legitimate chance Meyer would be fired later in the day. Of course, there was also enough uncertainty that Ohio State didn't come out and immediately absolve Meyer of any blame. Smith was sacked before the Big Ten media days last week.
A tired Whyte climbed off the canvas in the last minute of the 12th round to ensure he triumphed by scores of 113-112, 115-110 and 114-111 to take an important step in what he hopes is a return journey to facing Anthony Joshua . I'll say names, but I know really and truly they come out and go the other way round. He didn't hurt me - I'm English nobody can hurt us. The opening round demonstrated the difficulty Whyte could potentially face against his 26-year-old opponent, whose speed ...
I think that it's possible I'm going to have one. "The players that we have bought one is a goalkeeper cover, another one is a 19-year-old kid". "I don't know how long he will be out for", he said. The International Champions Cup format may undergo some changes next summer as the format has come under scrutiny and criticism from Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho , according to ESPN FC .
It will be a worry for Mourinho who is already short of players after the World Cup in Russian Federation. Mourinho said he will "probably not" have Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford available for the start of the Premier League season.
Vettel's team-mate Kimi Raikkonen was third. The Englishman ruled from start-to-finish with a commanding performance to finish ahead of Sebastian Vettel , extending his lead to 24 points. Vettel, on the other hand, jumped to P3 on the opening lap passing Raikkonen at Turn 2. The contact damaged Bottas' front wing and dropped him to fourth behind Kimi Raikkonen (before dropping to fifth at the finish), but despite the risk of a puncture Vettel emerged without damage.
With that firmly behind him, Lopetegui can now step into the Real Madrid dugout for real and takes on a Manchester United team coached by Jose Mourinho on Tuesday night. "If it's possible it's possible, if not, it's not". "We start the game with nearly half the players who are not even going to belong to our squad on August 9 [transfer deadline day]".
The central defender had a hard relationship with Antonio Conte last season, but the Italian has since moved on, with Sarri now in charge of first-team affairs at the London club. "He does not want me to change as a player". "Play from the back, build from the back, try to help the guys, try to be in line. He knows already the philosophy of our coach, so I'm so happy to have this kind of player in our team".
Welsh rider Geraint Thomas of Britain's Team Sky was crowned the victor of the 2018 Tour de France with Alexander Kristoff (Norway/Emirates) winning the 21st stage sprint on the Champs Elysees in Paris. Thomas was a support rider during Froome's title rides but he became Sky's undisputed leader when Froome cracked in the gruelling 17th stage through the Pyrenees.
Courtois too is refusing to sign a new deal as he enters the final year of his deal, and has also been heavily linked with Real Madrid . And while the European champions are big admirers of the Belgian, new boss Julen Lopetegui feels he already has enough options.
Lewis Hamilton began beautifully from pole position, and drove a sensible race, supported by Mercedes team-mate and fellow front-row starter Valtteri Bottas . 2. The Briton has won five times previously at the Hungaroring, but never in a year in which he has gone on to take the championship. It is considered more favourable to cars with a strong downforce like Red Bull and Ferrari.