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Antonio Conte: 'Alvaro Morata needs time'


Five players aged 19 to 22 have gone on loan to Premier League clubs, with others going overseas and to the Football League, including Lewis Baker, the midfielder who was last night poised to join Middlesbrough on a two-year loan. Asked about what his squad needs before the end of August, Conte said: "I'm the coach of this team". My aim is to try to improve my players, to try to improve my team. Read More »

Arsene Wenger 'has sympathy' for Chelsea boss Antonio Conte


The Spanish youngster's first-team fate will depend upon whether City manage to sign another forward this summer, as they are still pushing to sign Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez and Monaco's Kylian Mbappe . "We're raring to go". City is most pundits' favorites to win the league title, after finishing 15 points behind champion Chelsea last season . Read More »

Mourinho reveals Ibrahimovic talks


You've got a £50m budget to pick 11 players, with all the biggest new signings ready and raring to go ahead of a mouthwatering new Premier League campaign. "I understand the reality of the market, the numbers and my club by doing 75 per cent of what I asked, the club did well". I'm not in a position of crying, of moaning, protesting. Read More »

Wenger 'not super optimistic' on Sanchez


Clubs in the north came out on top with 66 per cent saying they would rather see their team win over England, compared to 61 per cent of southern-based club supporters in the Premier League . Arsenal's record signing Alexandre Lacazette scored less than two minutes into his Premier League debut and with his first shot. Alexis Sanchez plays for " Arsenal " since July 2014. Read More »

Arsenal Outfoxes Leicester City In Tremendous EPL Opener

Wenger, facing enormous pressure for going over a dozen years without winning the league, used some ballsy tactics, starting one center back ( Rob Holding ) in a 3-4-3 formation. Despite a Danny Wellbeck leveller on the stroke of halftime, the Emirates Stadium crowd was growing increasingly anxious and, when Vardy scored his second with 40 minutes to play, they must have feared the worst. Read More »

Match-winner Giroud can still do a job for Arsenal, says Wenger


Although Wenger insisted several times that Sanchez would not be sold, he confirmed that the forward would miss Friday's Premier League clash at home to Leicester besides a trip to Stoke the following weekend. The pair have been questioning each other on everything from former players, to their favourite pet animals, and you can find out all their answers by clicking on the video at the top of this page. Read More »

Matthews traded after three seasons with Eagles


Matthews is dealt to Buffalo just moments after news surfaced that the Bills traded top wideout Sammy Watkins to the Rams . And keep in mind that would be a 30-50 pass increase over last season. In the first game of his pro career, Darby intercepted Indianapolis' Andrew Luck. The Bills, who have been at or near.500 in each of the past three seasons while going through two head coaches and one interim coach during that span, clearly are ready to accept another potentially ... Read More »

Man City set to spend another £110m on Busquets and Van Dijk


Despite spending close to £200m this summer to strengthen his squad, Sky Blues boss Pep Guardiola hasn't finished his shopping spree and Talksport claims he is "preparing an ambitious move for Barcelona star Sergio Busquets ". Intelligent players don't need time to be involved in the way we want to play. Their Costa Bravo Trophy match-up with Girona is scheduled for 15 August. Read More »

Ronda Rousey Training for WWE?


I remember when we did that stuff with Ronda at WrestleMania and she was talking about the roar of the crowd", Levesque said. In addition to being the driving force in women's MMA, Rousey will also be remembered for her quick submission finishes. Read More »

City approach for Busquets?


Clyne is set to miss the start of the season through injury, so Alexander-Arnold has another chance to make a mark. With so many players that can go forward, City need someone who can do the dirty work while the magicians perform their tricks; who better than Sergio Busquets? City also have John Stones and Eliaquim Mangala on their books, giving them four of the most expensive defenders ever, but with total spending in the league having exceeded £900 million, Guardiola is unrepentant. Read More »

Arsenal keeper Petr Cech reveals why he's not happy after Leicester win


Arsenal took the lead after just two minutes courtesy of new signing Alexandre Lacazette but were pegged back just three minutes later by Shinji Okazaki. "He's young and will only get better". Despite having the lion's share of possession, the hosts found themselves 2-1 down just before the half-hour mark, with a misplaced Granit Xhaka pass allowing Marc Albrighton to set up Jamie Vardy , who slid the cross home. Read More »

Redskins Fall To Ravens


The Ravens say Flacco's back rehab is going well and that he should return to practice with the team in the preseason, although they're not expecting him to play in any preseason games. Mallett tried to fire a couple more passes into tight coverage, but they fell incomplete. There is no definitive timetable on Flacco, who has now missed two weeks of training camp. Read More »

5 young players ready for Premier League breakthrough


We are here to win the games and titles. Manchester City's unfamiliarity with Brighton and Hove Albion can help Chris Hughton's promoted side start their Premier League campaign with an upset win on Saturday, midfielder Solly March has said . Read More »

City Council Votes In Support Of LA 2028 Bid


The vote means that Los Angeles, Paris and the International Olympic Committee will now join forces on a three-way agreement ahead of the IOC's September 13 meeting in Lima, Peru when the Games will be officially awarded. The council received a report on the various agreements on Wednesday, two days before its anticipated vote. "Who knows what the future holds but I have faith in you and this body that if anything comes up we will make the necessary adjustments to make this the most ... Read More »

Bush-Rothbaum group halts bid for Marlins


Jeter's group bid about $1.3 billion to buy the team from Jeffrey Loria but has not yet raised the money needed. Major League Baseball is expected to receive the written purchase agreement on Friday, according to Jackson. Marlins president David Samson declined to comment on the status of sale efforts, which became public in February. In April, Forbes valued the team at $940 million, which ranks 25th of the 30 teams in Major League Baseball. Read More »

Pep Guardiola is reportedly eyeing a reunion with Sergio Busquets

Then we have got to adapt to their style of play", says Brighton midfielder Steve Sidwell. "Of course, they played for United, but they said that both clubs are incredible and that I would enjoy the Premier League because it's the best league, the stadiums are always full, and people love football ". Read More »

Barcelona eye up £72m move for Real Madrid's Marco Asensio


The Spain global midfielder, whose previous deal was to expire in 2018, has penned a new, four-year commitment with the option of a fifth season, and is set to earn an annual salary of six million euros. However, as per the latest update provided by Mundo Deportivo, to stop the pursuit of the suitors, the European Champions have agreed a new deal with the talented starlet and have raised the release clause from 80 million euros to 150 million euros. Read More »

#KenyaDecides: Raila Odinga Says Election Systems Hacked


The opposition claimed the voting system and website had been hacked to produce a "fictitious" lead for Kenyatta. The tally presented by Mudavadi contradicted the election commission's provisional result on Thursday, which showed Kenyatta leading with around 54 percent of the vote, ahead of Odinga on 45 percent - a lead of around 1.4 million with 99 percent of polling stations reported . Read More »

Bernardo Silva will make immediate Man City impact - Guardiola


As he would nearly any team in world football, Busquets could improve the engine room of City's side. Silva scored eight goals and created nine assists in 37 Ligue 1 appearances for Monaco last season. Brighton, who returned the top tier after a 34-year absence by finishing second in the Championship, last hosted City in a 2008 League Cup tie. But, with Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez keen to leave Leicester, there could be an opening for the 21-year-old in Craig Shakespeare's team in the ... Read More »