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West Brom sign Chinese striker Zhang from Vitesse

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The 20-year-old striker will now immediately be loaned out to Bundesliga outfit Werder Bremen for the next two seasons as he would not be granted a work permit to play in England, given the fact that China currently sit outside the current top 50 of the Federation Internationale de Football Association world rankings. Read More »

Ceballos: Real Madrid out to seal deal for Real Betis man today

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And, with news of Ceballos' minimum fee release clause being as low as €15 million, two European heavyweights have been quick to submit offers for the Betis wonderkid. However, Ferrer is adamant that he wants Ceballos to remain at Betis "for many seasons". "We had a nice and respectful conversation". Ceballos' contract at Betis now runs until the summer of 2020 and he has a strong connection with the club having been there for six years. Read More »

One dead and six injured in Toulouse shooting

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A gunman traveling on a motorcycle or a scooter opened fire several times on a place in the neighborhood, according to local media. Citing a source close to the investigation, the Europe1 broadcaster said the shooting is likely linked with settlement of old scores between gangs. Read More »

Keylor Navas determined to remain first choice at Real Madrid

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He said: "No, I haven't called him". I don't get involved in these things. "He is a great player, but the team-mates we have are incredible too. I hope he doesn't go and that he's with us for many years". I focus on what I can do, which is to work, to strive and to try to keep my position in the team. "I just think about working and winning trophies, trying to enjoy the day to day". Read More »

Sevilla claim Leicester have agreed fee for midfielder Vicente Iborra

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A statement on Sevilla's website reads: " Sevilla FC and Leicester City FC have reached an agreement in principle for the transfer of Vicente Iborra ". 'Iborra has always shown an exemplary behavior and has earned the unanimous love and respect of all Sevillians'. Once the player completes a transfer to Leicester City , Sevilla say he'll return to say goodbye to the Spanish club and its supporters. Read More »

NJ Government Shutdown Backlash

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Although the closures forced thousands of tourists to cancel their plans for the holiday weekend, Chris Christie's beach vacation proceeded as planned. Originally , NJ Advance Media had booked a plane for the Fourth of July. "I am sure they will get a Pulitzer for this one", Christie said. "He did not get any sun", Brian Murray said. Read More »

Matuidi, Aurier... La Juventus avance ses pions — PSG

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Un temps cité dans un possible échange avec Juan Cuadrado, le milieu de 30 ans devrait être simplement transféré. Si Raiola n'est pas le représentant du latéral droit parisien, il pourrait jouer le rôle d'intermédiaire entre le PSG et la Vieille Dame. Read More »

Royals' Moustakas to compete in Home Run Derby

ESPN's Buster Olney tweeted the news not long before the Royals were going to face the Mariners in Seattle. He is the first Royals player at the competition since Danny Tartabull in 1991 and just the third overall with Bo Jackson having been the first in 1989. Read More »

Rangers players are no longer allowed to wear green boots

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Of course it is". "It's good to play together and it will definitely have helped the guys for this game". You can not compare it. "We know what to expect now and we think they are going to behave the same way". Fellow summer signing Bruno Alves is not with the squad, having been on Confederations Cup duty with Portugal. With this being one too many for the matchday squad, the Rangers boss has stated that one of the Mexican pair will drop out and watch the game from the stands, while ... Read More »

Angelo Ogbonna: West Ham defender signs five-year deal

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He won an important 2.2 aerial duels a game, a stunning statistic. Ogbonna's new deal is set to keep the 29 year old Italian at the club till 2022. Things have not quite gone to plan for Snodgrass since he sealed a big money move from Hull City last season. Read More »

Canucks sign Sam Gagner to 3-year deal

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Burmistrov amassed 16 points in 49 games with the Coyotes and Jets last season. Vancouver has also been linked to goaltender Anders Nilsson. Michael Del Zotto will be counted on to provide some offensive punch from the back end. 1 goalie job in Vancouver, but the latter probably has the upper hand after spending parts of the last four seasons with the Canadian club. The Canucks have roughly $19.5 million in available salary cap space and are looking to add depth to their roster. Read More »

Manchester United sign 16-year-old striker Largie Ramazani from Charlton

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United's newest addition initially came through the youth ranks at Anderlecht before moving to Charlton, and now he will be hoping to develop his game at United before ultimately staking a claim for a first-team spot. Terreur says the striker has netted a four-year deal with Jose Mourinho's side. The Special One has already landed Victor Lindelof from Benfica and the former Chelsea boss has other targets. Read More »

Manchester United announce ten academy scholars to join Under 18s next season

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McKenna, speaking last week, noted that several Under 18s, including Angel Gomes, would be looking to progress to the Under 23s this year. He is one of 10 youngsters to be added to United's Under-18 squad ahead of the new season. The Serbia global would be likely to find his first-team opportunities to be limited next season should the Blues indeed complete a deal to sign Bakayoko in the coming days. Read More »

Kennedy gets 3rd straight win as Royals beat Mariners 3-1

Moustakas' blast, his 23rd of the season, came on a 1-1 fastball leading off the second inning. Gordon's homer, his fifth, was a rare, broken-bat job that barely cleared the wall - and Haniger's leaping attempt at robbery - in right field. Kennedy worked himself into his only real sticky situation in the bottom of the second, loading the bases on a Danny Valencia single sandwiched between walks to Kyle Seager and former Royal Jarrod Dyson . Read More »

New York Yankees vs

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NATIONALS 3, METS 2: Ryan Raburn drove in the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth and Washington survived another bullpen collapse for a victory at home. Brought over as a pinch-substitute in the last inning, Kevin Pillar has produced a point, in addition to cruising the marble on a single from Barney. Read More »

Darren McFadden's family injured in Little Rock club shooting

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Thanks everyone for checking in and praying for my family. He wrote that he was at home when he got a call from a nephew who had been shot and said "that some of my relatives were among those shot". "We all appreciate your kind words and prayers". McFadden sent out a tweet Monday night at about 9:15 p.m. explaining the situation and asking for privacy for his family and their medical status. Read More »

Sam Travis batting sixth for Red Sox versus Texas

Boston improved to 4-0 on its 10-game road trip. Dustin Pedroia wasn't given the opportunity to drive in another run for the Boston Red Sox in the 11th inning. The three hits allowed are the fewest he has given up in a start this season. Texas is also 1-6 in Darvish's last seven starts and 1-4 in Darvish's last five starts versus the AL East. Read More »

Surgery for Isaiah Thomas considered 'unlikely'

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Brad Stevens said Monday night that he has heard surgery now is considered unlikely, though he added that he should not be confused with a doctor. "Every indication is he feels good and will be ready to go ", Stevens said via Adam Himmelsbach of the Boston Globe. Read More »

Chicago Cubs asked about availability of Verlander, Avila, report says

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The report states that trade negotiations have not yet begun at this time. He is expected to make $28 million each of the next two seasons, and then $22 million in 2020 before becoming a free agent. Avlia, who entered Monday with 11 home runs and a career-high.310 batting average, could be a ideal fit to replace him as a boost to the lineup. Avila's father, Al Avila, is now the general manager of the Tigers, so it could be hard for the Cubs to acquire the veteran catcher. Read More »

Ravi Shastri Formally Applies for Job

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Shastri was the director of the Indian team between 2014 and 2016 during which time he led the Men in Blue to the semi-finals of the World Cup and 2015 World T20. Shastri had applied for the head coach job a year ago but Anil Kumble had been preferred. Whoever gets the job will have big shoes to fill, considering how well the team did under Kumble, winning the Test series against the West Indies, Australia, England, New Zealand and Bangladesh before reaching the Champions Trophy final last ... Read More »