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Sports Gooners will love what Jurgen Klopp said about Mesut Ozil
Author: 0 Gooners will love what Jurgen Klopp said about Mesut Ozil

Emery has full confidence in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the striker who missed a series of opportunities at Stamford Bridge last weekend. "Maybe we are not as good to score at the moment but I think it's just the first few games". He's trying to build a team to win a title. Bad things happened because people were not informed properly. New Arsenal manager Unai Emery named the former Real Madrid star as one of his five captains ahead of the new season, but his faith in Ozil has yet to ...

Sports Real Madrid considering £36million move for Liverpool flop Iago Aspas
Author: 0 Real Madrid considering £36million move for Liverpool flop Iago Aspas

The pair played together at Manchester United for five seasons, winning three English Premier League titles and the Champions League. Ronaldo joined the Juventus last month on a four-year deal for a club-record £105m. "We'll go step-by-step and then we'll see if it's this year, next year or the year after that". Kane has enlisted himself as one the best striker's in the world with 141 goals in 215 appearances for Tottenham in all competitions, and the forward also won the Golden Boot at ...

Sports The AP Preseason Top 25 Poll Is Out
Author: 0 The AP Preseason Top 25 Poll Is Out

The Associated Press preseason Top 25 poll has been released. Alabama and Clemson are seen by many as the top two teams in the country and most preseason polls (and projection systems) fall in line with that thinking. Wisconsin received the lone remaining first-place vote. The Crimson Tide has now been ranked No. 1 in the AP poll at least once in the last 11 seasons, the longest such streak in the history of the wire service's rankings.

Sports Cincinnati Open: Federer enters semi-final round
Author: 0 Cincinnati Open: Federer enters semi-final round

A week of rain delays and double-duty days wore on players, many of whom wound up playing twice in a day. The semi-final swung in Djokovic's favour then, however, when he broke Cilic's serve for 5-3 before serving for victory. Cincinnati remains the only one of the nine Masters 1000 events that the Serb star hasn't won. "I had to keep it cool, she gets lot of balls back", Keys said.

Sports Maurizio Sarri smoking: Chelsea boss reveals plan to quit cigarettes
Author: 0 Maurizio Sarri smoking: Chelsea boss reveals plan to quit cigarettes

The next two opportunities that came the Gunners' way were ruthlessly dispatched by Mkhitaryan and Alex Iwobi , putting the visitors on level terms heading into the interval. In that 15 minutes we were not able to do this. Introduced for Willian in the 61st minute, Hazard helped tip the game decisively in Chelsea's favour, driving Arsenal back with his dribbling threat and ultimately creating the winning chance for Alonso.

Sports Brighton stun lacklustre Man United
Author: 0 Brighton stun lacklustre Man United

Brighton & Hove Albion vs Manchester United is the final Premier League fixture on Sunday and the lineups for the clash at the Amex Stadium have been announced. De Gea kept 18 clean sheets in the Premier League last season, as he was once again named the club's player of the year and the former Atletico Madrid man is widely recognised as the best goalkeeper in the world.

Sports Pandya's five wickets shuts England out for 161
Author: 0 Pandya's five wickets shuts England out for 161

Before that Rahane, who got his first half-century in more than a year, found Cook standing at first slip taking a sharp one-handed reflex catch off Stuart Broad's (1/64 in 21 overs) bowling. He dismissed Cook for the 10th time in Test cricket, caught behind in the 12th over after the left-hander was dropped by Pujara at first slip two balls earlier.

Sports Unai Emery: Arsenal still work in progress
Author: 0 Unai Emery: Arsenal still work in progress

Sarri explained: "I think we have to work to improve in the defensive phase - and we are not only talking about defenders". But Arsenal fought back through goals from Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Alex Iwobi only for Eden Hazard to provide the victor for Marcos Alonso .

Author: 0 Kevin De Bruyne suffers knee injury in training

Bernardo Silva started and scored in the win against Arsenal and the Portugal worldwide could remain a starter in De Bruyne's absence. "Kevin is a great player and it's just unfortunate that it's happened to him in training but there's more than enough depth in the squad", said the England global of his teammate.

Sports Paul Pogba's agent 'agrees personal terms' for his player with Barcelona
Author: 0 Paul Pogba's agent 'agrees personal terms' for his player with Barcelona

Mourinho is under enormous pressure win the Premier League this season after failing to win a trophy at Old Trafford last campaign. United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward was unable to strike a deal for either Tottenham's Toby Alderweireld or Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng who were both wanted by Mourinho.

Sports Celtic bounced from Champions League by AEK Athens Benfica reach playoffs
Author: 0 Celtic bounced from Champions League by AEK Athens Benfica reach playoffs

Missing out on Champions League football is a huge loss financially, in terms of prize money and television revenue, while there's also the matter of wounded pride, with the club now dropping into the Europa League play-offs where they lock horns with either Latvian side Spartaks Jurmala or Lithuanian side Suduva.

Sports England cricket star Ben Stokes not guilty of affray
Author: 0 England cricket star Ben Stokes not guilty of affray

England lead the five-match series 2-0, reducing the pressure on the team management to rush back Stokes even if he is found not guilty. The 27-year-old was cleared unanimously after a week-long trial that began on August 6 by a jury consisting of six men and as many women.

Sports What former cricketers are saying about India’s performances in England
Author: 0 What former cricketers are saying about India’s performances in England

With the win, England took a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. After conceding a lead of 289 runs in the first innings, India were all out for 130 runs in their second. Broad struck with his next delivery as he pinned Dinesh Karthik lbw, barely turning to appeal as the ball clattered into the wicketkeeper on the knee roll, but the hat-trick ball swung down the leg-side for four byes.

Sports Tiger Woods’ Resurgence Lands PGA Championship Ratings Well Above Par
Author: 0 Tiger Woods’ Resurgence Lands PGA Championship Ratings Well Above Par

Brooks Koepka , however, wouldn't look in the direction of them. It was utterly reminiscent of Woods in his prime, hitting shots that were unthinkable to the average player, and with an undeniable knack for the moment. "I feel like I'm playing really well, the best I have in a while", he said. Unfortunately for Big Cat fans, that birdie was immediately followed by a bogey at 14 and it was left to Scott and Koepka to fight out the finish.

Sports Unai Emery rates Matteo Guendouzi's debut vs Man City
Author: 0 Unai Emery rates Matteo Guendouzi's debut vs Man City

The Spaniard is expecting a tough encounter with Chelsea on Saturday but is determined to leave west London with all three points. 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.

Sports Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL
Author: 0 Redskins rookie RB Guice to miss season with torn ACL

In camp, Guice had been splitting first-team carries with Rob Kelley and Samaje Perine . The former LSU star was fourth on the Redskins' depth chart at running back, but was expected to have a significant role this season. Still, when the masses are wondering loudly why Brady is still throwing passes late in the fourth quarter in a game which the Patriots lead comfortably, Brady's contract will now be involved in the local talking points.

Sports Manchester United fans delighted with Luke Shaw's performance vs Leicester City
Author: 0 Manchester United fans delighted with Luke Shaw's performance vs Leicester City

On Friday, British media reports suggested that the club's chief executive Ed Woodward had rejected some of Mourinho's targets and that the pair had divergent views over United's recruitment policy. We played very well, the performance was OK. Paul, he was fantastic his contribution was unbelievable, but the fuel was disappearing every minute so we were in trouble and I needed [Marouane] Fellaini and [Scott] McTominay to give me that balance in midfield.

Sports City midfielder has a huge chance to shine against Arsenal
Author: 0 City midfielder has a huge chance to shine against Arsenal

Bernardo Silva is in the firing line when David Silva is prepared for the campaign, which is why an eye-catching display against Arsenal is paramount. "My perception? He arrived Monday, happy, proud, with a desire to work", the United boss said of the club-record signing. "I am not confident, and the market closes today, so it's time, at least for me, to stop thinking about the market because the market will be closed".

Sports Premier League predictions: Telegraph writers select their bankers for the season
Author: 0 Premier League predictions: Telegraph writers select their bankers for the season

Speaking to the Daily Mirror , Ferdinand said: "I'm a United fan, and I want to see them win the title, but I fear it's going to be very hard for that to happen this season". Brazil worldwide Fred is the only player to have come in that is set to challenge for an instant starting berth , with Diogo Dalot and Lee Grant merely squad options for the present and future.

Sports Rain stops play after Anderson removes openers
Author: 0 Rain stops play after Anderson removes openers

It was the first time a whole day's Test play in England had been lost to bad weather since 24 August 2013 when the fourth day of the fifth Ashes clash at The Oval was abandoned without a ball bowled. He said the 29-year-old Indian captain and his RCB teammate AB de Villiers had the best batting technique but as the South African cricketer was not playing Test cricket anymore Virat was now the best in the world.

Sports Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino happy with squad despite no signings
Author: 0 Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino happy with squad despite no signings

The Tottenham manager says he wants to make clear that all of his players are 'fit - but that being match fit to play without an increased risk of injury is another matter. "It was a odd transfer market because I think until England was out (of the World Cup) no-one was moving". Then also with Europe having more time until the first of September to do deals , it was all so quiet.

Sports Chelsea close to loan deal for Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic
Author: 0 Chelsea close to loan deal for Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic

Real have clarified that this was all above board and they knew about it, but it will certainly do nothing to quell speculation about Modric's future. "He's an extraordinary player and we await his arrival [to pre-season] with open arms". He'll be happy with the proposal he receives here. Real Madrid close out their ICC campaign against Roma on Tuesday before facing local rivals Atletico in the UEFA Super Cup on August 15.

Sports Salomon Rondon sends heartfelt message to West Brom fans after joining Newcastle
Author: 0 Salomon Rondon sends heartfelt message to West Brom fans after joining Newcastle

A target man has been imperative for Benitez after the struggles of Islam Slimani last season, and he has finally landed West Brom hitman Rondon after weeks of speculation. The Magpies had already snapped up Martin Dubravka, Fabian Schar, Ki Sung-yueng, Kenedy and Yoshinori Muto to boost Rafael Benitez's options, but the Spaniard has remained in pursuit of another striker.

Sports Wilfried Zaha Tells Crystal Palace Stars He Wants To Join Chelsea
Author: 0 Wilfried Zaha Tells Crystal Palace Stars He Wants To Join Chelsea

But Mauricio Pochettino is now eyeing a move for Zaha, who is playing some of the best football of his career at the moment at Selhurst Park. The Eagles are under little pressure to sell after tying Zaha to a long-term deal in 2017 worth £100,000 per week, but the Ivory Coast worldwide made his intentions clear by rejecting improved terms earlier this summer.

Sports Man Utd in talks to sign Jerome Boateng from Bayern Munich
Author: 0 Man Utd in talks to sign Jerome Boateng from Bayern Munich

Jose Mourinho 's side have been linked with moves for the likes of Harry Maguire as they look to strengthen their backline and Sportsmail reported last week that the 29-year-old Boateng had been offered to United after a move to Paris Saint-Germain fell through.

Sports Justin Thomas surges into lead at Bridgestone
Author: 0 Justin Thomas surges into lead at Bridgestone

Rory McIlroy made three straight bogeys around the turn, carded 73 and finished seven shots behind, while Ian Poulter putted uncharacteristically poorly and was never a factor after four bogeys in the first seven holes. "The golf course is playing very soft, very receptive, and when you're able to hit 5-irons and they only roll out about a foot, the guys are going to put up good scores".

Sports Chelsea boss Sarri confirms his backroom staff ahead of Community Shield clash
Author: 0 Chelsea boss Sarri confirms his backroom staff ahead of Community Shield clash

The inspirational Belgian forward, who has been consistently linked with a move to Real Madrid , spoke to Sarri last week and asked for an extra day of holiday before returning. At the beginning it's a little more hard until we get the new style of the game and its changes. 'It depends especially on him I think. "But we have it all to start well in the league".

Sports Chelsea receive good news as superstar extends contract
Author: 0 Chelsea receive good news as superstar extends contract

Olivier Giroud is set for talks with Chelsea next week upon his arrival back to Cobham Training Centre, with his future still in the balance, Goal understands. 'I don't know, ' said Sarri, when asked if Courtois will stay. "It depends on the club, it depends especially on him but I hope Courtois will be our goalkeeper".

Sports Bonucci rejoins Juventus and Higuain joins AC Milan
Author: 0 Bonucci rejoins Juventus and Higuain joins AC Milan

According to Sky Italia , Higuain will be a Milan player next club with Bonucci heading back to Juve . Chelsea remain interested in Daniele Rugani as Sarri eyes more reinforcements. Milan's sporting director Leonardo recently discussed the striker's situation with his agent and brother Nicolas in a three-hour meeting. Juventus had originally insisted on a buyback clause for 24-year-old Caldara , who has played twice for the Bianconeri in the 2018 International Champions Cup; ...

Sports Trump says collusion not a crime as Russian Federation probe trial begins
Author: 0 Trump says collusion not a crime as Russian Federation probe trial begins

Giuliani further denied the involvement of Trump's presidential campaign's former chairman, Paul Manafort , in intimate business relations with the US President , CNN reported . "Enough is enough, ' Giuliani vented". As CNN has previously noted, records from the Federal Election Commission have shown some members of the special counsel team donated to Democrats.

Sports Froome to support Thomas as his own Tour hopes fade
Author: 0 Froome to support Thomas as his own Tour hopes fade

But in the back of their minds, they are still going to have the TT [Saturday's time trial]. "But we've been saying that for three weeks now". So where does that leave Froome? The Bora-Hansgrohe rider hobbled on to his bike in the morning but had put his team on the front in the final few kilometres before eventually finishing eighth.

Sports Mesut Ozil has respect of every player, says Arsenal boss
Author: 0 Mesut Ozil has respect of every player, says Arsenal boss

Ozil, took to his social media accounts, to put across his decision on Sunday. This week, Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness also accused Ozil of "playing like s*** for years" and said the German side targeted the player as the "weak link" when the two clubs met in the Champions League .

Sports Hard-line cleric, speaker vote in Pakistan
Author: 0 Hard-line cleric, speaker vote in Pakistan

Voting began at 8 am (local time), during which most of Pakistan's almost 106 million people came out to cast their votes. Another person was killed in firing outside a Mirpurkhas polling station in NA-219 Dighri area, the report said. "In the past, our votes were cast [on our behalf]". "We made history today", said Khan. The run up to the elections have seen a massive crackdown on the media and allegations that the military has secretly backed the campaign of Khan while targeting his ...

Sports Woods creates buzz at Carnoustie with 66
Author: 0 Woods creates buzz at Carnoustie with 66

Another American, Kevin Chappell, is alone in fourth place, two shots behind after a 67. After seven smooth holes, Woods began to scramble. The red-hot European made par for the first 13 holes on the final day as he watched the weather play havoc with a number of tournament favourites.

Sports Jose Mourinho demands 'best' of Cup hero Paul Pogba
Author: 0 Jose Mourinho demands 'best' of Cup hero Paul Pogba

Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho is willing to let Darmian depart Old Trafford this summer and the Italy global has been linked with several clubs. Because it's closed for a month, where he can only think about football. "You are in the group phase, you go to the last 16, to the quarterfinals, to the semifinals, to the finals", he added. "So I think it was the ideal environment for him".

Sports Tour de France re-starts after farmers' protest
Author: 0 Tour de France re-starts after farmers' protest

Britain's Geraint Thomas , fresh from winning two stages in the Alps, remained in the leader's yellow jersey. By the start of the 2018 Tour, he had earned an impressive collection of 59. He is, it would seem, also much more popular than the defending Tour champion. "It was a very annoying climb of Alpe d'Huez". And that's when the statements began to change a little.

Sports Roma win race to sign Brazilian winger Malcom from Bordeaux
Author: 0 Roma win race to sign Brazilian winger Malcom from Bordeaux

The player's agent, Fernando Garcia, told Real Sport it was the decision of the French club and not the player that resulted in the late switch: "We had an agreement with Rome, then Bordeaux blocked us". As a result, Bordeaux cancelled the player's flight to Italy - where supporters were already waiting to welcome him - and they are now believed to be in talks with the Catalan giants over a move.

Sports Turkish FA president Demiroren defends Arsenal star Ozil
Author: 0 Turkish FA president Demiroren defends Arsenal star Ozil

Racism should never, ever be accepted". "Neither the national coach nor I were informed in advance", Loew's agent Harun Arslan confirmed to German daily Bild . 31-year-old Boateng featured alongside Ozil in Germany's U-21 team, before opting to represent Ghana at senior level. The Nigeria global scored three times and assisted five in 26 Premier League games last season.

Sports More than 100 former students report sexual abuse by team doctor
Author: 0 More than 100 former students report sexual abuse by team doctor

Strauss' actions ", said Ohio State President Michael V. Drake. Ohio State has said more than 150 former athletes and witnesses have been interviewed so far, and the school has urged anyone with information to contact the investigators from the Seattle-based law firm Perkins Coie.

Sports Unstoppable Fakhar sets new ODI record
Author: 0 Unstoppable Fakhar sets new ODI record

The comprehensive win against Zimbabwe by a margin of 5-0 helped Pakistan surpassed its arch-rival India in the list of teams winning most 5-match ODI series by winning each match of it. He sits behind only Indian captain Virat Kohli, who scored 558 runs earlier this year against South Africa . Ul-Haq has made a knack of converting his half-centuries into hundreds in his short career so far and he lived up to that reputation as he brought up his fourth ODI century and second in ...

Sports The Atlantic: Against the US, Putin's Russian Federation has an advantage - weakness
Author: 0 The Atlantic: Against the US, Putin's Russian Federation has an advantage - weakness

A new Washington Post-ABC News poll found that just one-third of Americans (33 percent) approve of how Trump handled his meeting with Putin whereas 50 percent did not. The critics include Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan who said, " There is no question that Russian Federation interfered in our election and continues attempts to undermine democracy here and around the world".

Sports German Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton to start 14th after hydraulic failure
Author: 0 German Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton to start 14th after hydraulic failure

I have never been so confident with my team, after these past races I have never been so empowered and confident by the things that I have learned that we're facing. It could prove a huge moment in the title race with Hamilton now eight points adrift of Ferrari ace Sebastian Vettel ahead of Sunday's race in Germany.

Sports Former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri replaces Antonio Conte as Chelsea head coach
Author: 0 Former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri replaces Antonio Conte as Chelsea head coach

The 48-year-old's departure from Stamford Bridge has always been expected but not confirmed, even though Sky Italia reported on Thursday he had left the club a year before the end of his contract. Chelsea's usual policy is to pay a sacked manager for the duration of their contract and, with no real top-tier jobs available, Conte could receive a salary from the Blues while out of the game.

Sports Liverpool agree World Record fee for Alisson
Author: 0 Liverpool agree World Record fee for Alisson

Chelsea were ready to move for Alisson if Thibaut Courtois departed but Liverpool have acted swiftly in an attempt to secure their No 1 goalkeeper target. Roma say Alisson is now in Liverpool and "negotiations are advanced". "They have been doing well and are getting better and better", he added. "I'm sorry but I can not say any more, I'll say everything later".

Sports San Antonio named site for 2025 NCAA® Men's Final Four®
Author: 0 San Antonio named site for 2025 NCAA® Men's Final Four®

San Antonio will host the Final Four for a fifth time in 2025, joining Kansas City, Indianapolis , New York, Louisville, New Orleans and Seattle as the only cities to do so. They'll see how that stadium works, and it's a little bit different with open air (University of Phoenix has a roof that was closed during the 2017 Final Four)".

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