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Sport Guardiola says repeat of record-breaking season 'impossible'
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According to the club's Twitter account, Sarri and his team immediately boarded a flight back to London after the game, and the Italian is keen to start working with his players at their training ground in Cobham. They had a great year last season without achieving anything. "It's alright", said game-for-a-laugh Silva. "Every time we played Leicester and he had the ball, I was like: 'Okay, please don't do anything creative!' "I'm really happy that he's now with us as he's a really good ...

Sport Malcom, signed; the player is on his way Barcelona
Author: 0 Malcom, signed; the player is on his way Barcelona

He was tipped to join Premier League club Everton, before Roma swooped in and agreed a £32m fee for the Brazilian, but Barcelona have gazumped the Giallorossi's offer and he will be heading to La Liga for the forthcoming campaign. "Aside from his speed, he also has great technical ability and links up well with his team-mates, one of the main aspects of Barca's football". Malcom , who has yet to represent his country at senior level, spent three seasons with Bordeaux , scoring 23 goals ...

Sport 'When we win I'm German, when we lose I'm an immigrant' - Ozil
Author: 0 'When we win I'm German, when we lose I'm an immigrant' - Ozil

Ozil's explosive statement, in three separate postings on Twitter and Instagram , was hailed by Erdogan's government, which has championed a campaign against what Ankara sees as growing Islamophobia in Europe. Bild , which has for weeks called for Ozil to be dropped from the starting team, also rejected his claims that his Turkish origin and Erdogan photo have been used by some media to pander to the far-right.

Sport Sagan wins Tour de France 13th stage but Thomas leads
Author: 0 Sagan wins Tour de France 13th stage but Thomas leads

Team Sky's Tour de France bid plunged into turmoil after one of its riders was disqualified for punching an opponent. But he rebounded by winning the Tour of California ahead of Tejay Van Garderen in May. Tom Dumoulin sits in third place - a further 11 seconds adrift of Thomas - but Froome says the onus is on Team Sky's rivals to try and make their presence felt with some tough stages to come in the Pyrenees.

Sport Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq march into the record books
Author: 0 Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq march into the record books

Sarfraz came back in the last over again. Sarfraz's place behind the stumps was taken up by Fakhar Zaman in the two overs the skipper bowled. Liam Roche broke the stand by dismissing Fakhar for 85 runs. The 28-year-old shared the first 300-run opening partnership in ODI history with Imam-ul-Haq (113) to tee up a crushing 244-run victory, which put Pakistan 4-0 up in the series.

Sport Emery ready to get best out of Ozil at Arsenal
Author: 0 Emery ready to get best out of Ozil at Arsenal

Ozil was singled out by critics after champions Germany made a sensational group-stage exit from the World Cup in Russian Federation. "But for me, it's the same with the one player and the 25 players". "For us Mesut is a very important player we want to help him to be well, fine with us". And although Gomes is a player who has been on Tottenham's radar for some time, Pochettino should pass up the opportunity to sign the Portuguese global this summer.

Sport Eden Hazard's Brother Doesn't Want The Star To Leave To Real Madrid
Author: 0 Eden Hazard's Brother Doesn't Want The Star To Leave To Real Madrid

Former Napoli boss Sarri, who has never won silverware, insisted the only target set by Chelsea was to be competitive this season. "I would love us to start well and we are all very excited to start this new adventure", said Zola, who has had management experience in England with West Ham, Watford and Birmingham.

Sport Tottenham hopeful of signing Anthony Martial
Author: 0 Tottenham hopeful of signing Anthony Martial

When Mata went to the sides, it was a kid who has trained with us for the first time in this pre-season'. That said, if the impressive Pereira isn't given a chance to prove himself this season, he may consider leaving Man Utd in search of regular first-team action.

Sport Riyad Mahrez makes first Manchester City appearance in defeat by Dortmund
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Asked about the season ahead, Sancho said: "I want to have a great season with goals, assists, and help the team win and carry the team sometimes and I can help the team, that's what I want to do for the season". Two lacklustre loan spells at both Torino and West Ham have decimated not only his reputation but also his transfer value. Promising youngsters Phil Foden and Brahim Diaz are amongst the huge number of academy players in Guardiola's squad.

Sport Brazilian goal keeper Alisson joins Liverpool as world's most expensive goalie
Author: 0 Brazilian goal keeper Alisson joins Liverpool as world's most expensive goalie

Alisson said the move was a "dream come true" and revealed Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah , who he used to play with at Roma, had sent him a message before he completed the move to Anfield. One look at the record books and we sure have quite a team. Unlike the Reds' two full-backs, however, Alisson is likely to be rotation-proof and comes in at £0.5m cheaper than van Dijk, who, it should be said, failed to score in the league last season.

Sport Kawhi Leonard gets a 94 rating from National Basketball Association 2K19
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard gets a 94 rating from National Basketball Association 2K19

If they don't, the biggest trade in recent memory will also go down as the biggest flop too. Leonard reportedly has no interest in playing in Toronto, but after playing just nine games last season with that mysterious quadriceps injury, the 27-year-old will need to take the floor in order to show he's fully healthy and get a large contract next summer.

Sport Rashid, Willey help restrict India to 256-8 in deciding ODI
Author: 0 Rashid, Willey help restrict India to 256-8 in deciding ODI

After 18 unsuccessful attempts across all formats, Root finally registered three figures in an innings at Lord's on Saturday, and then promptly followed it up with another in the third ODI against India to seal England's come-from-behind series victory.

Sport Croatian leader says Trump, Putin key to peace
Author: 0 Croatian leader says Trump, Putin key to peace

Even though they didn't win, you can bet on their being a real sense of pride and joy right across Croatia today as their team got to the World Cup final for the first time ever. Grabar-Kitarović said that the two leaders should remember they were the guarantors of the whole world's stability. "The Croatian president is coming out of this as the victor".

Sport Andrew Castle: Nadal won’t be serving up any love for Novak
Author: 0 Andrew Castle: Nadal won’t be serving up any love for Novak

Anderson's win over John Isner lasted 6 ½ hours and went to 26-24 in the fifth set. "It's true that the schedule was a little bit tight knowing that the first match was between two big servers", said the 32-year-old. It's fair to say that it was a great match and he beat me. Isner had never got past the third round at Wimbledon before this year while a run to the last-eight at the 2011 US Open had been his previous best at the majors.

Sport Paul Pogba Offered To FC Barcelona?
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The Manchester United midfielder also called on his teammates to "kill" their opponents, a French TV documentary has shown, as France came from 2-1 down to win 4-3 in Kazan. It's done. We're going to continue until the end. "It's for guys like him that we fight today!" We're going to finish happy. His game management is very, very poor, the boy needs help! It is believed that 2018 FIFA World Cup victor Paul Pogba has been offered to FC Barcelona by his agent, following a hard two ...

Sport Groenewegen wins seventh Tour stage
Author: 0 Groenewegen wins seventh Tour stage

I was in the flawless position. "It's a long way to Paris but I'm really happy to have this one for a minimum of one day". I lost my leadout men but I was alright. The only incident to interrupt the leg was a pile-up with just under 20K to go. "I'm feeling good and optimistic about the upcoming stages", the four-time champion said on Monday, the Tour's first rest day.

Author: 0 What Trump said about Russian Federation today versus alongside Putin at summit

The pair met in private for two hours, joined only by translators, no aides or record-keepers. Reading from prepared remarks, Trump said that he accepted the broad consensus of the USA intelligence community that Russian Federation meddled in the election, then ad-libbed that there "could be other people also".

Sport Zinedine Zidane could be set for reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus
Author: 0 Zinedine Zidane could be set for reunion with Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus

Juventus have already bagged the past seven Serie A titles and with Ronaldo strengthening their arsenal, would be favourtites to add to their remarkable collection. "I'm very motivated, concentrated and focused on that". The club's bosses are desperate to clinch a trophy that has eluded them since 1996 and in Ronaldo, who has scored an astonishing 120 goals in the competition, they have a man who has a cabinet full of European winners' medals.

Sport 4 goals for Lonzo Ball in the 2018-2019 season
Author: 0 4 goals for Lonzo Ball in the 2018-2019 season

Chicago Bulls forward Wendell Carter Jr., New York Knicks forward Kevin Knox, Cleveland Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton and Milwaukee Bucks center Christian Wood join Hart on the first team. Ahead of coaching LeBron James, the Los Angeles Lakers' Luke Walton is doing his due diligence on the prized free-agent addition. "It was cool", Hart said of winning tournament MVP.

Sport Transfer: Liverpool favourite to sign goalkeeper Alison Becker ahead of Chelsea
Author: 0 Transfer: Liverpool favourite to sign goalkeeper Alison Becker ahead of Chelsea

Liverpool fans are so desperate for Brazilian custodian Alisson Becker to sign for their beloved Reds, that they started celebrating when Alison Becker confirmed the news of the transfer on Twitter. But the 25-year-old showed more signs of being error-prone during the warm-up to a pre-season friendly against Chester earlier this month when he let a soft strike through his hands.

Author: 0 Trump writes giant, misspelled ‘THERE WAS NO COLUSION’ reminder on Russian Federation statement

The remark, which was misspelled, was written into Trump's script, just after he was to say, "I accept our intelligence community's conclusion that Russia's meddling in the 2016 election took place". In April, the U.S. Treasury imposed sanctions on Russian officials and oligarchs in one of Washington's most aggressive moves to punish Moscow. "We all saw it", the mayor said.

Sport World Cup fans take over North Park for wild viewing party
Author: 0 World Cup fans take over North Park for wild viewing party

The win sees France lift the trophy for the second time, with manager Deschamp becoming just the third man to win the World Cup as both a player and coach, after Brazil's Mario Zagallo and Germany's Franz Beckenbauer. There was a bit of everything in this World Cup final . "But our coach and young players did it!" "That has really hit me", said 32-year-old French fan Benjamin Haddad.

Sport France deliver the result a wondrous World Cup deserved
Author: 0 France deliver the result a wondrous World Cup deserved

They will be buoyed by the positive experiences, of which there have been many. There Belgium are unlikely to be a much-changed team and so will be among the favourites to first qualify and then go on and win a first major title. "We know that this is the biggest game of our lives, and we want to leave the pitch with our heads held high and to be able to say we've done everything".

Sport A look at what's ahead at the World Cup
Author: 0 A look at what's ahead at the World Cup

Amid a political boycott of Qatar in the Persian Gulf, Infantino said he thought Federation Internationale de Football Association could play a role in facilitating talks. Since the World Cup will be played in between the club leagues, the franchises will be forced to leave the players for their respective nations in the lead up to the mega global event.

Sport Surging Martin climbs 'the wall' to earn stage victory
Author: 0 Surging Martin climbs 'the wall' to earn stage victory

Slovakian cyclist Peter Sagan on Wednesday picked up his second stage win at this year's Tour de France , outsprinting Italy's Sonny Colbrelli and Belgian Philippe Gilbert to win stage five. "I don't know what happened - maybe adrenaline - but I wasn't going to let anyone beat me". Chris Froome went headfirst into a grass verge and ended nearly two minutes off yellow but could call Sunday a success as he survived a chaotic day on the Tour de France when others were not so lucky.

Sport #Wimbledon men’s final: South Africans rally behind Kevin Anderson
Author: 0 #Wimbledon men’s final: South Africans rally behind Kevin Anderson

This is the second slam final for Anderson while Djokovic looks to claim a fourth Wimbledon title. Djokovic was overcome with emotion following his victory: "It's hard to pick the words [for how this feels]". But serving for the set, Anderson's second serve was tested and Isner attacked at the net like he had so often in the match, and got the break right back.

Sport Pacquiao rolls back years to knock out Matthysse
Author: 0 Pacquiao rolls back years to knock out Matthysse

The last time Pacquiao scored a knockout was nearly a decade ago when he defeated the stocky raging bull Miguel Cotto of Puerto Rico in 2009. Pacquiao will also be without the services of his Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach after parting ways.

Sport Royal sisters-in-law Meghan and Catherine watch Serena Williams at Wimbledon
Author: 0 Royal sisters-in-law Meghan and Catherine watch Serena Williams at Wimbledon

As tennis great Serena Williams took center court today at Wimbledon , it was also somewhat of a star-studded affair as some notable friends were right there cheering her on from the sidelines, reports USA Today . Prior to the royal wedding , Meghan was responsible for buying her own clothes for appearances and reportedly spent nearly $30,000 of her own money on clothing for royal events through March 2017.

Sport Isaiah Thomas Will Hope To Reignite His Career With The Denver Nuggets
Author: 0 Isaiah Thomas Will Hope To Reignite His Career With The Denver Nuggets

He enjoyed a massive breakout the previous season with the Celtics, scoring 28.9 points per game and finishing fifth in MVP voting, helping Boston reach the Eastern Conference Finals. The Newark, N.J., native played seven seasons for Denver, registering averages of 11.4 points and 8.2 rebounds in 24.9 minutes per contest through 441 career games.

Sport Belgium’s Martinez lauds Hazard as Real Madrid rumours swirl
Author: 0 Belgium’s Martinez lauds Hazard as Real Madrid rumours swirl

Genuine progress on a deal to sign Hazard, 27, is unlikely to occur until next week at the earliest after Belgium finish their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign-they still have a third-place play-off against England on Saturday. Eden Hazard really is a blessed footballer! "He's someone who's got a winning mentality and he can play in any demanding team or club around the world", added Martinez.

Sport Chelsea announce Conte departure
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The Premier League season starts in four weeks' time, leaving clubs much less time than usual to conclude their summer transfer business. "We wish Antonio every success in his future career". That is expected to be a key piece of evidence from the club. The Italian is also unhappy with his overall treatment from the club and the delay in his departure - with only a month to go before the 2018/19 Premier League campaig begins.

Author: 0 Brooklyn Nets trade veteran point guard Jeremy Lin to Atlanta Hawks

Along with Lin, the Nets will give the Hawks a 2025 second-round pick and the right to swap picks in 2023, per to the report . Jeremy Lin is headed to his fifth National Basketball Association team in the last five years. Whitehead also saw little action throughout the 2017-18 season as he only played 11.3 minutes per game in 16 outings with the Nets. He had averaged 14.5 points and 5.1 assists in the 2016-17 season for the Nets and carries a $12.5 million salary-cap hit on his expiring ...

Sport Low expectations not the only reason for England's improvement - Southgate
Author: 0 Low expectations not the only reason for England's improvement - Southgate

Wembley will host several matches - including the semi-finals and final - as Euro 2020 takes place across various European cities, and Southgate said: "We nearly have a home tournament, it's going to be brilliant". For all of the players and all of the staff, we got back to St Petersburg at 6.30am after the game, so emotionally it has been a very hard few days.

Sport Dalic’s Croatia ready for World Cup final against France
Author: 0 Dalic’s Croatia ready for World Cup final against France

We want players at 100 per cent fit. We've always known when it will be played-Sunday, July 15-but we now know who will contest it, too: France and Croatia . To be in a semi-final - you can smell it. Tripps scoring the free kick, you kind of think it's written in the stars for you to go to the final and hopefully do something special", Walker added.

Sport How the 'disrespectful' attitude of the English media motivated Croatia
Author: 0 How the 'disrespectful' attitude of the English media motivated Croatia

A general view inside the stadium during a Russia training session ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup opening match against Saudia Arabia at Luzhniki Stadium on June 13, 2018 in Moscow, Russia. Luka Modric speaking after the game , said that the team used this as a means to motivate themselves to get something from the game . "Now we face just emotion talking, we were not able to analyze the game , we are glad to greet you all, we were together, you were our 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th and ...

Sport Djokovic happy to play Wimbledon spoiler
Author: 0 Djokovic happy to play Wimbledon spoiler

Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentina celebrates breaking the serve of Gilles Simon of France during their men's singles match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London , Tuesday July 10, 2018 . For my money, his was his cleanest performance of the tournament so far and it was nice to see him stave off those break points when they finally arrived.

Sport Out of 13 Rescued from Flooded Cave in Thailand
Author: 0 Out of 13 Rescued from Flooded Cave in Thailand

The second shift of the rescue effort to evacuate the trapped soccer team saw a team of 18 Thai and global divers guide four boys about 2 1/2 miles (4 kilometres) to the cave's entrance using a 3-mile (4.8 kilometre) rope on Monday. The boys, who got stuck inside the cave when it flooded June 23, survived until they were found nine days later only by drinking water that dripped off the stalactites hanging above them.

Sport Four More Boys Pulled From Flooded Thailand Cave
Author: 0 Four More Boys Pulled From Flooded Thailand Cave

The death of a former Thai Navy SEAL diver who ran out of oxygen in the cave on Friday underscored the danger of the journey even for professionals. That sense of accomplishment was also reflected in the message posted Monday night on the Thai Navy SEALS's Facebook page announcing the latest rescues.

Sport England's Eric Dier warns of Croatia duo
Author: 0 England's Eric Dier warns of Croatia duo

Twice the sides have met in friendlies, with a goalless draw in their first clash in 1996 and England winning 3-1 at Portman Road in 2003. On a conventional analogy, England and France should be the hot favourites but the way things have been unfolding so far, it is most likely that Croatia will be seeing the exit door in the next encounter.

Sport Croatia ends Russia's run to advance to World Cup semifinals
Author: 0 Croatia ends Russia's run to advance to World Cup semifinals

After the majority of them had watched England make their way past Sweden 2-0 in the day's other quarterfinal in Samara, they traipsed to Fisht Olympic Stadium, a beacon of Sochi 2014 legacy situated a pebble-throw from the beach, knowing a date with The Three Lions in Moscow awaited should they win.

Sport Jones: England players have a tight bond
Author: 0 Jones: England players have a tight bond

Southgate also drew the sting from the only media storm to blight England's preparation when Raheem Sterling was criticised for a tattoo of a gun on his leg. "I played against John when I was young boy at Sheffield United", recalled Leicester man Maguire. "We've got to focus on what might be possible with this team", he said when selecting his squad.

Sport Tennis Star Is 'Mrs. Williams' to Wimbledon, if Not to You
Author: 0 Tennis Star Is 'Mrs. Williams' to Wimbledon, if Not to You

The eight-time champion Roger Federer shared a video where he said: '[The] first day at Wimbledon , just walking past court 18, still my favourite match [John] Isner against [Nicolas] Mahut, I still wish it was going on. But she didn't look her age in making it 89 career match wins at Wimbledon by demolishing Dulgheru in the final two sets. "What I've learned through the experience, every body is different, every person is different, every physical body is different", she said in ...

Sport Russia & Croatia Getting Ready For Quarter-Finals
Author: 0 Russia & Croatia Getting Ready For Quarter-Finals

The result: Neymar Jr. has spent 13.50 minutes rolling on the ground, the result of 23 fouls in Brazil's first four matches of the competition. Uruguay is no joke and at pre-World Cup odds of +3300 there will be more than a few bettors biting their fingernails in this match against France .

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The Sixers -and their fans- have made no secret of their desire to land James, who would instantly make them National Basketball Association title contenders. He's certainly not ideal for a floor-spacing offense, although he has made more than 33 percent of his 3-point attempts the past four seasons. A person with knowledge of the agreement says Robinson has agreed to a one-year contract with a team option for 2019-20.

Sport Brazil's Casemiro Suspended for World Cup Quarter-Final Clash With Belgium
Author: 0 Brazil's Casemiro Suspended for World Cup Quarter-Final Clash With Belgium

Only a day earlier, he was rhetorically asking how he would attack a team like Belgium , citing its third place in the world's Federation Internationale de Football Association ranking and Japan's place 58 places down the list at 61. "There aren't many World Cup games where you come from 2-0 down to win". The Japanese squad were eliminated from the World Cup tournament in a disappointing 3-2 defeat to Belgium on Monday.

Sport Luis Suarez to Antoine Griezmann: Stop pretending to be Uruguayan
Author: 0 Luis Suarez to Antoine Griezmann: Stop pretending to be Uruguayan

Uruguay players are hopeful the 31-year-old, who has scored three goals in four World Cup games, can make a quick recovery, despite having to undergo tests on Monday. Images emerged after the match of Cavani struggling to manoeuvre down a flight of stairs though the Uruguayan medical team have since announced that the injury is only an edema and nothing more.

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