• 5 Barca Stars On Valverde's Blacklist — Reports
5 Barca Stars On Valverde's Blacklist — Reports

On the pitch, meanwhile, Messi's team has been comprehensively defeated by Real Madrid in two Supercopa de Espana meetings. With the 30-year-old delaying announcing a new deal with Barcelona , Manchester City are claimed to have opened talks with the forward in an attempt to lure him to the Premier League .

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  • Philippe Coutinho uncertainty no distraction to impressive Liverpool — Jurgen Klopp
Philippe Coutinho uncertainty no distraction to impressive Liverpool — Jurgen Klopp

Who said anything about defensive troubles? If the Reds do not respond positively, the La Liga club will pull their offer and look elsewhere, and Jurgen Klopp's side have no intention of losing the Brazil international at this stage of the transfer window.

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  • Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea, Premier League 2017-18, live score, live commentary
Tottenham Hotspur vs Chelsea, Premier League 2017-18, live score, live commentary

Chelsea's left back scored a stunning free kick in the first half before an own goal from Michy Batshuayi looked to have salvaged a point for Spurs . With the goal at his mercy he could only head wide. In the South Asia countries like India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and others having official TV channel of Star Sports Select 1 / HD1.

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  • Emre Can: Liverpool players Not Distracted By Speculations on Coutinho
Emre Can: Liverpool players Not Distracted By Speculations on Coutinho

The Spanish giants have timed their past bids on the eve of important games for Liverpool . As they discovered with Gareth Bale, Dele Alli should be deemed irreplaceable. 10. Coutinho is yet to play for Liverpool this season after suffering a back injury in training. Jurgen Klopp said he has a team he likes, but he also wishes he ...

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  • Chelsea's Diego Costa reveals where he will be heading to from Brazil
Chelsea's Diego Costa reveals where he will be heading to from Brazil

Chelsea's Diego Costa gestures during the English Premier League soccer match between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park stadium in London , on Saturday, December 17, 2016. There's a problem because Chelsea don't want to set me free. The Spain international has refused to rejoin the Blues , though, and has publicly claimed tha...

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  • Mayweather-McGregor on track to be biggest PPV ever — Dana White
Mayweather-McGregor on track to be biggest PPV ever — Dana White

They concluded that there was no evidence to suggest that the use of smaller gloves brings up health and safety concerns. The 36-year-old Malignaggi, a former two-division champion from Brooklyn, announced his retirement immediately after England's Sam Eggington (21-3, 18 KOs) knocked him out in the eighth round of their welterweight fight March 4 ...

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  • Zverev cracks up Federer in cheeky trophy presentation
Zverev cracks up Federer in cheeky trophy presentation

Federer responded quickly in the second set, going a break up to lead 3-2 before holding for a 4-2 lead. Tennis fans will have to watch the news for the next few days to see if there is any kind of withdrawal news following his efforts in Montreal .

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  • Lukaku leads Man United's rout of West Ham
Lukaku leads Man United's rout of West Ham

It is up to the coach to choose. With title number 21 now within touching distance, it is merely a question of how Europe's elite will be able to stop resurgent United this season. Patience and probing will be required for City to come through this one with another three points. Mata's movements into the box, linking up with Henrikh Mkhitaryan ,...

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  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan impressed by Manchester United's new signings
Henrikh Mkhitaryan impressed by Manchester United's new signings

Liberated by Matic's defensive platform and augmented by the attackers ahead of him actually having the pace and verve to reach his passes, Pogba was everywhere. The unglamorous promoted side demonstrated in 90 minutes at the weekend that they are ready to emulate the achievements of Stoke, Swansea and Bournemouth before them.

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  • EPL 2017/18: Watford 3-3 Liverpool, 5 Talking Points
EPL 2017/18: Watford 3-3 Liverpool, 5 Talking Points

Can wants £100,000 a week to sign a new deal but talks are expected to drag on after negotiations stalled earlier in the summer. "I was not happy in the first half with the situation; it was very physical and Watford were too often the winners in these situations", he said .

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  • Post Match Interview: Klopp Looks for Positives Despite Dropping Points
Post Match Interview: Klopp Looks for Positives Despite Dropping Points

All of the three goals they conceded came from set-pieces: two from corners and one from a throw-in. The 23-year-old German joined the Reds in 2014 from Bayer Leverkusen and has established himself as one of the key players for Jurgen Klopp's side.

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  • 20-year-old German Alexander Zverev beats Federer — Rogers Cup final
20-year-old German Alexander Zverev beats Federer — Rogers Cup final

Larson was in the spotlight after team owner Chip Ganassi allowed him to go to Iowa to compete in the Knoxville Nationals on Saturday. Haase fired 13 aces and won 77 percent of his first-serve points to stay in control. That aggressive attitude on serve was key to the opening set. "But I'll keep working hard and hopefully we could start a littl...

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  • Neymar to make PSG debut on Sunday: Spanish authorities approve deal
Neymar to make PSG debut on Sunday: Spanish authorities approve deal

Coincidentally, Mourinho does look set to land PSG right back Serge Aurier as he looks for reinforcements following the loan departure of Timothy Fosu-Mensah to Crystal Palace. "After first giving up his No.10 shirt, will he (Pastore) now give him ( Neymar ) his place in the team?" Alexandre Lacazette scored the joint-fastest goal on the open...

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  • Jose Mourinho: I want to win everything with Man Utd this season
Jose Mourinho: I want to win everything with Man Utd this season

Can they now transfer that to the Premier League , having already spent the best part of £40m? Speaking to coveted fan channel Arsenal Fan TV , Lampard felt confident that his former side could retain the title this season, despite losing star striker Diego Costa.

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  • Canadian teenager upsets #1 seed Rafael Nadal at the Roger's Cup
Canadian teenager upsets #1 seed Rafael Nadal at the Roger's Cup

Lastly, Shapovalov is the youngest player since 11-time Grand Slam champion Bjorn Borg to reach the quarter-finals of the Rogers Cup . I'm sure that he will be confident after saving a big match against (Rogerio) Dutra Silva and today winning against one of the best players of the world.

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  • City style is reason I signed — Bernardo
City style is reason I signed — Bernardo

More of the same is required to maintain the league's reputation as the most competitive in the world. "But we have lost important players to injury too, such as Marcos Rojo, Ashley Young , Luke Shaw, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic ". I wouldn't look any further than Harry Kane . The player understood his mistake, he is sorry for what happened. "Ove...

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  • Gabriel Jesus hopes competition with Sergio Aguero will benefit Man City
Gabriel Jesus hopes competition with Sergio Aguero will benefit Man City

City may be giving Mangala another chance to prove himself, but Nasri is set for the exit, according to Jackson: " Samir Nasri , Wilfried Bony and Jason Denayer are all set to leave as they are not involved with the main group". Guardiola also pointed out City were not alone in the high-spending stakes during a summer which has seen the world trans...

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  • I won't cry, moan or protest about Man Utd signings - Mourinho
I won't cry, moan or protest about Man Utd signings - Mourinho

Manchester United forward Anthony Martial scored five goals against West Ham in 2016, in all competitions. 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.

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  • Philippe Coutinho hands transfer request to Liverpool to force Barcelona move
Philippe Coutinho hands transfer request to Liverpool to force Barcelona move

Klopp has been firm in his stance that Coutinho is not for sale. The match is on Saturday August 12 with kick-off at 12.30pm. Instead, they had upped the ante less than 24 hours before their Premier League opener against Watford , a game for which manager Juergen Klopp said the Brazilian was injured.

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  • Mourinho on Ibrahimovic: It's not something urgent
Mourinho on Ibrahimovic: It's not something urgent

While United will remain vigilant in the transfer market right up until deadline day, Mourinho is losing faith in their ability to do a deal and says he is ready to use his existing options instead. "We needed to do that because four or five players were out of contract". It is going to be the same for everybody. Ederson is now expected to st...

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  • Man City's Pep Guardiola: I'm not under extra pressure this season
Man City's Pep Guardiola: I'm not under extra pressure this season

Mr. Wagner of Huddersfield has promised to be true to his philosophy of playing good football. When it comes to the Premier League lately, cynicism has won out, so I'm going to go with United as the 2017-18 EPL Champions. In his first season at a new club he lops off the dead wood and the following summer he buys the players he wants (in the ...

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  • Patriots Become First NFL Team To Own Their Own Planes
Patriots Become First NFL Team To Own Their Own Planes

It recently was announced that Brady's mother will actually receive a Super Bowl ring of her very own. The team confirmed the news on Twitter . The franchise is expected to rent out both when they're not being used for official travel.

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  • Chelsea might have given Man Utd 'last piece of jigsaw — Nemanja Matic
Chelsea might have given Man Utd 'last piece of jigsaw — Nemanja Matic

I'm not looking for sympathy of any coaches for this situation. All this is reminiscent of Jose Mourinho's meltdown as Chelsea boss two years ago. Speaking in an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, the BT Sport pundit said: "The mentality has got to improve". The same newspaper says Liverpool is preparing itself to receive a fourth bid...

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  • 5 areas for improvement this season — English Premier League
5 areas for improvement this season — English Premier League

Shearer feels things are not right behind the scenes at Chelsea for the moment and believes they need at least two to three players to challenge for the title again this season. and they're already killing me, so I know what's ahead". Given the equitable revenue distribution of the league's television fees, it isn't unrealistic to expect a new ...

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  • Premier League: 10 things you need to know about 2017/2018 season
Premier League: 10 things you need to know about 2017/2018 season

The overall view is that this will be one of the most exciting campaigns yet, but it is the Blues many are tipping to top the pile next May. Leeds' new boss Thomas Christiansen told Radio Yorkshire the club were determined to hold onto Wood and was optimistic they could keep the 52-cap All White.

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  • Manchester City make enquiry over Sergio Busquets availability?
Manchester City make enquiry over Sergio Busquets availability?

Much could depend on whether they can hang on to the mercurial Philippe Coutinho and fend off continuing interest from Barcelona . "In those terms, we're so happy". Yaya, Fernandinho and Gundogan offer central midfield options. Still shaky in defence, potential signing Virgil Van Dijk could plug the leaks but manager Jurgen Klopp still has...

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  • We will not sell Philippe Coutinho at any price — Liverpool's Jürgen Klopp
We will not sell Philippe Coutinho at any price — Liverpool's Jürgen Klopp

Jurgen Klopp also recently told Barca that they are wasting their time in pursuing the player , and effectively ruled out Coutinho's exit from the club this summer. 'Today, no player on the planet is unsellable. Coutinho , who has himself expressed his desire to play for Blaugrana , appears to be Ernesto Valverde's first choice as Neymar's ...

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  • Chelsea team predicted: Expected Chelsea line up for Burnley clash
Chelsea team predicted: Expected Chelsea line up for Burnley clash

All of a sudden United are in the driving seat ahead of Chelsea to win the Premier League . Chelsea could certainly use an upgrade at left back and Rose is arguably the best player in the Premier League at that spot. We'll see how that plays out, but we just have to keep everybody fit and keep everybody sharp. There have been speculations ...

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  • Barca Agree £108m for Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho
Barca Agree £108m for Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho

Barcelona representatives are travelling to England to finalise a deal with Liverpool for midfielder Philippe Coutinho , according to a recent report in Spain. But Barcelona have been continually linked with a renewed approach for Coutinho, having received a major financial boost following Neymar's £200 million move to Paris Saint-Germain.

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  • Pundit explains why Bale deal to United is still possible
Pundit explains why Bale deal to United is still possible

Can Pep and Jose Lead Second-Year Surges? All 20 teams are in action, with seven games Saturday, and two more Sunday . Do you think the addition of Gareth Bale could win Manchester United the Premier League title? New kids on the block: Victor Lindelof - Benfica, Romelu Lukaku - Everton, Nemanja Matic - Chelsea .

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  • Brock Lesnar sends warning to Jon Jones
Brock Lesnar sends warning to Jon Jones

It would later emerge that Cormier had suffered a concussion, and looking at his demeanor in the Octagon after the finish that seemed clear as when he did get to his feet after a few minutes he still looked unsteady, confused and agitated, apparently unaware that he'd been knocked out .

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  • BREAKING: Virgil van Dijk hands in official transfer request at Southampton
BREAKING: Virgil van Dijk hands in official transfer request at Southampton

Liverpool publicly dropped their interest in signing him earlier in the close season after Southampton threatened to report them to the Premier League for an illegal approach. Liverpool remain the firm favourites as van Dijk is understood to be keen to play under Klopp at Anfield and the Express claim they are set to revive their attemp...

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  • Why Nemanja Matic could be Manchester United's most important signing — Analysis
Why Nemanja Matic could be Manchester United's most important signing — Analysis

Quizzed on what answers he had received on this topic in his talks with the board, Conte responded: "We have to wait". I took him because of his attitude. They haven't done that, and I think they're cutting corners. "It's very rare someone rejects them, and that's my worry for Liverpool". The longevity of Giggs is almost as amazing as the medal...

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  • Things looking good up front for Gunners, says Danny Welbeck
Things looking good up front for Gunners, says Danny Welbeck

Arsene Wenger faces a "healthy debate" to decide who will form his front-line in Arsenal's Premier League opener against Leicester on Friday, according to Danny Welbeck. And it's always a combination of talent and attitude. "This is the reality". For the first PL match? It's been another offseason of comings and goings as City manager Pe...

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  • Joe Rogan admits knocked-out UFC interview was huge mistake
Joe Rogan admits knocked-out UFC interview was huge mistake

After the fight, Jones made an emphatic call out to former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar . "I think it's what the fans want to see, me challenge myself against a heavyweight". I don't even know what happened, I got kicked in the head... Visually, he is the more intimidating fighter and many will likely put money on him for th...

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