by | August 16, 2018 | 13:32

Manchester City's Kevin De Bruyne faces a spell on the sidelines after suffering a knee injury in training, the English Premier League club has confirmed. "Obviously it's a big loss but we've got more than enough cover". De Bruyne had just returned to training August 6 after helping Belgium to the semifinals of the World Cup in Russian Federation.

by | August 16, 2018 | 13:11

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has given his former club little chance to challenge for the Premier League title this season, and said Jose Mourinho's men seemed confused on the pitch in their league-opening 2-0 victory against Leicester on Friday.

by | August 15, 2018 | 23:51

I don't think they will be too forgiving. "I still felt this was a game in which we had more than enough to win but you have to defend better than we did". However, the Turkish media, in particular , are remaining bullish in their claims that the player himself is determined to move back to Galatasaray, where he has already played two loan spells, in 15/16 and just last season.

by | August 15, 2018 | 21:35

Mourinho is under increased pressure to deliver success to United this season after failing to win a trophy at Old Trafford last term. Pogba rejoined United from Juventus in 2016 for a then-world record £90m but despite an impressive start back in England , he was heavily criticised on several occasion last season.

by | August 14, 2018 | 22:43

Stokes, of Stockton Road, Castle Eden, Durham, and Ali, of Forest Road, Bristol, each denied a charge of affray. Mr Stokes, 27, has been cleared by a jury. The jury retired earlier on Tuesday to consider their verdict. "As soon as I see Mr Ali swing the bottle and physically hit them that's when I took the decision to get involved", Stokes said.

by | August 13, 2018 | 20:25

And we deserved to lose", he said. You have to counter the conditions as and when they come to you. England all-rounder Chris Woakes celebrates his maiden test ton as India are trounced at Lord's. India captain Virat Kohli batted with a lower back pain in the second Test against England but is confident of regaining full fitness ahead of the next game starting in Nottingham on 18 August.

by | August 13, 2018 | 19:13

Koepka hit a 4-iron to 6 feet on the 248-yard 16th hole to set up birdie and take a two-shot cushion into the final two holes. That putt slid just past. A man in the crowd left of the ninth fairway-where Woods had to take a drop off a cart path-told others around him, "Come on, this is Tiger Woods here, let's give him some room".

by | August 13, 2018 | 18:59

Arsenal have displayed an interesting shape off the ball with Ramsey in the centre on top, Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan either side of him in a narrow 4-3-3. "The way we won is so important for us, for our confidence, now we move forward". Leno had widely been expected to be Arsenal's first-choice keeper this season following his £22m arrival from Bayer Leverkusen, but Emery was pleased with what he saw from veteran Cech .

by | August 11, 2018 | 22:04

He got seven carries in Washington's preseason debut after Kelley and Guice were done for the night, totaling 31 yards. An MRI showed much worse - a torn ACL . Samaje Perine: "Bounce back bout to be insane!" The former LSU star was fourth on the Redskins' depth chart at running back, but was expected to have a significant role this season.

by | August 11, 2018 | 22:04

Pogba resisted the pleas of Sanchez to take the spot-kick and after a prolonged stuttering run up, dispatched his shot into the top corner giving Kasper Schmeichel no chance to repeat his penalty saving heroics at the World Cup for Denmark.

by | August 11, 2018 | 19:02

But manager Mauricio Pochettino insisted he is happy with his squad after tying down the likes of Harry Kane , Christian Eriksen and Son Heung-min to new contracts. The highest-profile deal at that stage was midfielder Mateo Kovacic joining Chelsea on loan from Real Madrid - with goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois going the other way permanently .

by | August 10, 2018 | 15:39

Asked to confirm that he is expecting no movement at all on Thursday, Mourinho added: "The information I have is no". United's boss, about to begin his third season at the helm at Old Trafford, has cut a disgruntled figure during the summer, apparently unhappy with the club's transfer window activity.

by | August 10, 2018 | 15:40

And according to The Times , Mourinho is fuming with Raiola's actions. Jamie Vardy did reunite with the team early as did Harry Maguire and all the players who served their national teams. "We have a very good squad, with very good players and it is very hard to add players to that", he said. "One lie repeated 1,000 times is still a lie, but the perception of the people is that it's true but it's still a lie".

by | August 10, 2018 | 14:57

Talking about the ongoing Test series, India lost the 1st Test at Edgbaston by 31 runs. Neither team have named their final XI, although 20-year-old batsman Ollie Pope will make his England debut. India were the last Asian opponents whom England beat at Lord's in a Test back in 2011. However, the English weather dramatically changed on Thursday morning and continuous drizzle forced the officials to abandon the first day's play.

by | August 10, 2018 | 14:04

Only four hours to the end. "Of course it's hard to understand for people in football that Tottenham didn't sign or sell players but sometimes in football you need to behave differently". "If we are happy with our squad and can not improve our squad, sometimes it's better to keep our squad together". Indeed, the Daily Star claimed that Steve Bruce's side were now preparing an offer to more than double Grealish's wages, with his current pay packet standing at £20,000 a week.

by | August 07, 2018 | 20:43

Real Madrid close out their ICC campaign against Roma on Tuesday before facing local rivals Atletico in the UEFA Super Cup on August 15. Inter even made a bid for the midfielder. It is also reported by the Spanish newspaper that the agreement would see Modric spent two years in China with Jiangsu Suning - who share the same owners as Inter - to see him paid €60m (£53.5m) in total over the next six years of his career.

by | August 07, 2018 | 17:18

Newcastle said last week that they had reached an agreement with the Bundesliga club for the transfer. I am confident we can do it. "My obligation is to try to improve the squad as much as I can until the last day". Switzerland global defender Fabian Schar has the makings of a £3m bargain while Ki Sung-Yeung looks an astute free transfer. Benitez is particularly frustrated at Newcastle's failure to meet Rondón's £16.5mn release clause but the striker is almost 29 and Ashley does not like ...

by | August 06, 2018 | 13:31

The Chelsea power brokers will decide whether or not to pursue an 11th-hour move for Zaha. Everton were interested in signing the Ivory Coast global earlier this summer but Zaha was reluctant to move north again after his failed stint at Manchester United a few years ago, so the Toffees signed Richarlison from Watford instead.

by | August 06, 2018 | 12:58

Despite praising some of his fledgling players ahead of Friday's opening Premier League game against Leicester City , Mourinho also indicated that he wants more strength in depth ahead of the new campaign before the transfer window shuts on Thursday.

by | August 06, 2018 | 11:54

The potential transfer is a major boost for Mourinho and United following a frustrating summer that has seen them make only one major signing, with Fred coming in for £53m from Shakhtar Donetsk. And Catalan newspaper Sport say Everton have now agreed a deal to sign the 23-year-old defender. The towering defender is regarded as one of the best in his position in the Premier League, despite going through a hard 2018-19 season.