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Martial not a Bayern Munich target, Rummenigge confirms


Anthony Martial of Manchester United applauds the crowd after victory in the UEFA Champions League Group B match between Manchester United FC and VfL Wolfsburg at Old Trafford on September 30, 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom. With the Portuguese always in a bad mood during his press conference, Lukaku has defended his manager. It's not easy for Mourinho, when teams are set up defensively against them because then it's when you need imagination, that Paul Pogba and Romelu ... Read More »

Virat Kohli frustrates England with Edgbaston hundred


England are indebted to Sam Curran , whose 63 runs off 65 deliveries helped them to a total that they could at the very least attempt to defend. It was Virat Kohli's 149 that single-handedly took the visitors to 274 in the first innings, and the skipper was left with all to do again in the fourth innings of the match. Read More »

Willian Fails To Report For Chelsea Training Amidst Real Madrid Rumours


Willian trained alone at Cobham on Wednesday afternoon and is expected to be available for Chelsea's clash with Manchester City in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday, though he is unlikely to start. "No more", the Italian said. Probed on whether he thought Willian would stay at Chelsea , Sarri replied, "Yes I do. I am not happy about this situation but before I answer, I would like to speak to him". Read More »

Trump insults LeBron James on Twitter


And sports has never been something that divided people. Mr. Trump also went after Lemon, calling him the "dumbest man on television". "He made Lebron (sic) look smart, which isn't easy to do". "What I've noticed over the past few months. he's kinda used sports to kinda divide us , and that's something that I can't relate to", James said. Read More »

LA-bound LeBron opens school in Akron as part of legacy


Unlike his previous forays into free agency, James didn't waste any time making a decision. LeBron James the basketball player has left Ohio. " We are going to be that groundbreaking school that will be a nationally recognized model for urban and public school excellence ", I Promise principal and Akron native Brandi Davis said. Read More »

Torreira reveals why he chose Number 11 at Arsenal


Those talks have been ongoing for some time and the possibility of Ramsey leaving the club - either in this window or via a pre-contract deal in January. "To get an extended contract is an incredible feeling and I hope I'm doing the Arsenal family proud", Iwobi said. "I think this is for the club and for the player". Read More »

Chelsea's Maurizio Sarri praises Pep Guardiola


Gabriel Jesus has done well to make an impact at Manchester City since arriving in 2017, particularly considering he often has Sergio Aguero to fight with for a place in Pep Guardiola's plans. "We were close but, in the end, Jorginho chose to stay with (former Napoli boss) Maurizio", Guardiola said". "I want players who want to come here". Read More »

Barcelona agree Vidal switch in '30-million-euro deal'


Vidal trained with his Bayern Munich team-mates on Thursday for the last time before making the move to the Spanish champions. Vidal fills a need for Barca , whose coach, Ernesto Valverde, has desired another midfielder since Paulinho was loaned back to Guangzhou Evergrande in July after just one season. Read More »

Luka Modric opens talks with Inter Milan as Arturo Vidal deal stalls


The Real Madrid rumor mill doesn't seem set to stop this summer, with Luka Modric the latest player linked with a move away from the Spanish capital. The Croatia global was named the best player at the 2018 World Cup and has been a vital cog in Real Madrid's midfield as they lifted the Champions League title in each of the past three seasons. Read More »

Virat Kohli battles to terrific ton on fascinating second day


Curran made it a quick triple blow as Dhawan was caught at second slip in the 16th over. They then fought back through Curran and Ben Stokes , but it could have been even better. After he was the last man out with about 30 minutes left of the day, Kohli was given a standing ovation around Edgbaston, with England fans also showing their appreciation of one of cricket's box-office talents. Read More »

Jurgen Klopp reveals when vaunted signing Alisson will make Liverpool debut


Mohamed Salah's clinical finishing in the workout was loudly cheered throughout by the small group of Liverpool supporters observing, as was an attempted bicycle kick from Sadio Mane. Big-money signing Alisson has now arrived to begin pre-season training with his new team-mates, and Kelleher is relishing the opportunity to learn from one of the world's best goalkeepers. Read More »

International News Chelsea boss unhappy with Willian 4 hours ago


Willian , in recent time, has been a subject of heavy interest from the likes of Barcelona and Manchester United . Michy Batshuayi is reportedly set to become a key member of Chelsea's first team under Maurizio Sarri . Asked for an update on the trio, Sarri replied: "Not at this moment, no, because I will see them on Saturday for the first time". "There is no news". Read More »

England All Out For 287 On Day 2


In just his second match at this level, the 20-year-old removed India's top order with a spell of three for eight in eight balls en route to Test-best figures of four for 74 in 17 overs. All-rounder Stokes appeared to surprise Ajinkya Rahane (15) with a sharply lifting delivery that the batsman steered to Jennings, still at third slip. Read More »

Mackenzie McDonald makes rare blunder against Andy Murray at Citi Open


Andy Murray returned with a gritty and determined victory as he battled back from a set down to best Mackenzie McDonald in three sets and will now play Kyle Edmund in the second round of Washington . Murray now has an exciting match in prospect as he goes up against Edmund in the second round . Murray also spoke on working for BBC as a commentator during Wimbledon , and in particular for the quarter-finals match between Juan Martin del Potro and Rafael Nadal: 'It was fun to do ... Read More »

Arsenal v Chelsea, 1-1 (6-5 pens): 5 talking points

Antonio Rudiger's fifth-minute goal seemed certain to prove the victor at the Aviva Stadium on Wednesday, the Germany worldwide capitalising on poor defending to head home a Cesc Fabregas corner. Especially with Chelsea competing in the Europa League, there should be plenty of opportunities for Hudson-Odoi to get minutes under his belt this coming season. Read More »

Chelsea offer new £290000-a-week contract to N'Golo Kante

New manager Maurizio Sarri sees the 31-time capped French worldwide as a key cog in his side heading into the 2018-19 campaign. However, with just nine days until the end of the transfer window, and Real Madrid also keen on the 29-year-old striker, and Bayern saying he won't be sold in any case, the Blues look to have their work cut out and another season of Alvaro Morata leading the line looms large. Read More »

Ohio State places Meyer on administrative leave

This article has been updated with a statement from Ohio State University. "I eagerly look forward to the resolution of this matter". Courtney Smith says all the coaches wives knew about the 2015 incident, especially that Urban's wife Shelley knew about the abuse that began in 2009. Read More »

Manchester United problems increase with Ander Herrera and Eric Bailly injuries

For Manchester United , Tuesday's match will mark the last leg of a preseason tour throughout the United States that has not made manager Jose Mourinho very happy. "With the fantastic spirit we have in the majority of the players, I repeat, in the majority of the players, we have a fantastic spirit, we go with everything we have to the Premier League". Read More »

Chelsea suffer another huge blow as target is set to jump ship


Chelsea's other signing this summer is veteran England global Rob Green. Who do you think Chelsea should pursue now? "He knows already the philosophy of our coach, so I'm so happy to have this kind of player in our team". David Luiz has showered Chelsea teenager Ethan Ampadu with accolades, calling the academy prospect a "youngster who is already a man". "He's 17, nearly 18 but for me he is already a man playing football , he's great for me to have this opportunity with this youngster ... Read More »

Jose Mourinho’s proposed trip to SeaWorld clearly clashes with Real Madrid game

Martial wants out of United after three years and Mourinho wants to sell the winger, after coming to the conclusion he is not mentally strong enough to play under him. Alexis Sanchez has had six months now to adjust at United, they have Marcus Rashford too. Jose Mourinho is now the bookmakers' favourite - yes, favourite - to become the first Premier League manager to lose his job this season. Read More »

Napoli Make Loan Offer For Man Utd’s Darmian


Napoli were also thought to be in the mix for the former AC Milan and Inter Milan forward, but De Laurentiis has rubbished reports that the 27-year-old could make the move to Naples. But considering his situation, Darmian is keen to leave the club. But we will see what happens because we don't know. However, Maguire is said to be convinced that he will be a Manchester United player by the time the season kicks off on August 10, when ironically, United host Leicester at Old Trafford. Read More »

Willian speaks on Barcelona, Manchester United move


Chelsea have accepted a €75 million bid by their Premier League rivals for the Brazilian worldwide, who is poised to reunite with Jose Mourinho at Old Trafford. We've tailored a potential line-up United fans could see next term with the 29-year-old in their ranks, which also features another rumoured target in Leicester centre-back Harry Maguire. Read More »

Bryce Harper coming to Chicago remains a dream for Cubs fans


Washington has been linked with Marlins catcher J.T. Realmuto this summer, but the team now sits third in the National League East and behind five other teams for the final wild-card spot. In other words, it may not be that the front office "believe [s] in this team", it may instead be that ownership stepped in and forced their hand. Harper is hitting.220 with 62 RBIs this season. Read More »

Jose Mourinho has been positive during Manchester United tour - Lee Grant

The club's inconsistent performances has led Mourinho to express his frustration on multiple occasions throughout the USA tour, including criticising individual players and Manchester United's lack of transfer activity. But asked again in Miami ahead of the game against Real Madrid on Tuesday, Mourinho revealed he is feeling more positive about landing one new player before the start of the new season. Read More »

Sanchez on target as Manchester United edge AC Milan


The 23-year-old will hope to take part in the game against United in MI but if he does not feature, he'll have a chance to prove his fitness in the build-up to the game with Napoli in Dublin on Saturday, August 4th. The German added that he had no concerns over Salah's shoulder injury. A statement on Liverpool's website said: " Nathaniel Clyne has been granted permission by Jurgen Klopp to return home from Liverpool's United States tour early for family reasons". Read More »

Cameron Norrie reaches Atlanta Open semi-finals

Marcos Baghdatis lost to Matthew Ebden 3-6 2-6 as Ryan Harrison made it through to the last four after beating Hyeon Chung 6-7 (3/7) 6-2 7-6 (7/5). Isner's only other losses in the event came in the final to Mardi Fish in 2010 and 2011 and Nick Kyrgios in 2016. Isner, who is ranked No. 9 in the world, will seek his second title of the season and the 14th of his career. Read More »

Kimi Raikkonen: Hungary podium didn't feel like a happy finish


It was a serious dent to Vettel's title-winning chance as Lewis Hamilton took a sensational victory in Germany and retook the lead in driver's championship. Earlier in the season, a mechanic's leg was broken by the Finnish driver's vehicle following an unsafe pit release at the Bahrain GP. In theory, a one-stop strategy should have worked but we had to stop earlier than we had planned to cover Kimi who pitted in the lap before me. Read More »

Mourinho: I'll only sign one of my transfer targets


The 28-year old captained United in their pre-season game against AC Milan but it was nothing more than an occasion to celebrate Darmian playing against his old club. Arsenal and Liverpool players featured far less than their "big six" rivals, and four Premier League clubs did not send a single representative to Russian Federation. Read More »