• Chelsea: The £54 Million Target Antonio Conte Missed
Chelsea: The £54 Million Target Antonio Conte Missed

Conte's response has been to rule Tottenham out of the race before if starts, insisting they appear to lack ambition. The Brazil worldwide is one of Antonio Conte's priority targets as the Chelsea manager looks to strengthen the left side of his defence before the start of the new season.

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  • Tour de France champion Froome to race at Vuelta a Espana
Tour de France champion Froome to race at Vuelta a Espana

Froome has come close to winning the Vuelta on three occasions in the past - he finished just 13 seconds behind Juan Jose Cobo in 2011 while riding for teammate Bradley Wiggins, before coming second to Contador in 2014 and Nairo Quintana in 2016.

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  • How Newcastle would line up with new signing Mikel Merino
How Newcastle would line up with new signing Mikel Merino

His ability on the ball was evident in his time with Osasuna , and he would most likely play a defensive role beside Jono Shelvey if Newcastle decide to continue with a 4-4-1-1 formation they played past year in the Championship. Manager Rafa Benítez added: "Mikel is a midfielder with talent, an under-21 global for Spain ". The Spanish midfielder...

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  • Arsene Wenger confirms when Alexis Sanchez will return to Arsenal
Arsene Wenger confirms when Alexis Sanchez will return to Arsenal

Though Sanchez, along with defender Shkodran Mustafi who also featured in the World Cup warm-up tournament in Russian Federation, will miss this weekend's Emirates Cup during which Arsenal face Benfica and Sevilla, they are due at their London Colney training ground for the first time since the end of last season.

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  • Sonny Bill Williams appeals suspension ruling
Sonny Bill Williams appeals suspension ruling

The All Blacks centre was dismissed for a unsafe shoulder charge on Lions winger Anthony Watson in the Lions second test in Wellington earlier this month and suspended for four matches. "If that's not the case then we'll get him back just for the test match". They then also rejected the All Blacks' "Game of three halves" against Counties an...

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  • Indian women's cricket team presented signed bat to Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indian women's cricket team presented signed bat to Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Praising the team, Goel said these players have "inspired youths, especially millions of young women across the country to take up sports as a career". Along with captain Mithali Raj, the explosive batter answered the media during a brief interaction. He had previously grabbed headlines when he gifted BMWs to PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Dipa Karmark...

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  • Les Polonais contre la réforme de la justice
Les Polonais contre la réforme de la justice

Le président polonais Andrzej Duda a annoncé lundi matin qu'il allait opposer son droit de veto à deux des trois projets de loi réformant le système judiciaire. Les Etats-Unis avaient pour leur part demandé vendredi à Varsovie "de respecter les principes d'indépendance de la justice et de séparation des pouvoirs".

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  • Juventus striker Paulo Dybala can not ignore Barcelona interest
Juventus striker Paulo Dybala can not ignore Barcelona interest

He netted 23 goals in his season and 19 last term, when Juventus won a sixth-consecutive Serie A title and reached the Champions League final. "Then you have to see how much is really in it, because during the transfer window you hear a lot of things and some are not certain, others more so, but I am not the right person to ask about that".

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  • Pandya debuts as India bat in Galle against Sri Lanka
Pandya debuts as India bat in Galle against Sri Lanka

FOUR! Elegance! Ashwin lands it outside off, Perera comes forward and drives it through the covers for a boundary. Sri Lanka scored 38/1, trailing by 562 runs at tea in the first innings on the second day of the first cricket Test against India at the Galle International Stadium here on Thursday.

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  • Real Madrid top striker heading to Man United
Real Madrid top striker heading to Man United

For us to play against both in a preseason [match] without any kind of pressure was very good for us. But Valverde was impressed with United and believes they could be one of the teams to beat when the competition starts in September. "So, you know, we can not be just thinking that we won, like I say, two-and-a-half trophies, like we did last sea...

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  • Man United Send Officials For Belgian Youngster
Man United Send Officials For Belgian Youngster

However, it is unlikely United will be willing to shell out nearly £35 million for the youngster, and Dendoncker may only move to Old Trafford if Anderlecht are willing to accept a much lower offer. Manchester United repeatedly scouted Anderlecht last season, even before the clubs were drawn together in the Europa League, and after the match h...

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  • Yu Darvish Had His Worst-Ever Start On The Worst Possible Night
Yu Darvish Had His Worst-Ever Start On The Worst Possible Night

Darvish's ERA in his last five starts jumped to 7.20. The 30-year-old right-hander is the subject of rampant speculation going into Monday's non-waiver trade deadline. Manager Jeff Banister was also ejected after objecting to Beltre's ejection. Beltre was warned about not being physically in the on-deck circle and then tossed when he dragged the ci...

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  • Barclays sets aside another £700m for PPI claims
Barclays sets aside another £700m for PPI claims

The group increased pre-tax profits before the exceptional costs to £2.3bn, but the cost of discontinuing operations wiped almost £2.2bn off the balance sheet. With regards to the whistleblowing investigation the bank said it and Staley "are cooperating fully" with the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

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  • Mourinho concedes United not par with Barca, Madrid
Mourinho concedes United not par with Barca, Madrid

Asked what he considered the hardest part of rebuilding United following the underwhelming reign of Louis van Gaal, he told reporters: "The hardest part in my opinion was the period where there was an evolution in football overall, in terms of every other team, not just the typical powerful teams, but all the others".

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  • Antonio Conte wants to sign Harry Kane
Antonio Conte wants to sign Harry Kane

Meanwhile, Chelsea are being linked with Southampton right-back Cedric Soares with Victor Moses now playing the right wing-back role for the Premier League champions. The Premier League according to accountancy firm Deloitte has spent over £850m in player transfers and are predicting that they will bypass the record of £1.165bn which was record...

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  • Sammy Watkins: 'Don't want to hear no more about the foot'
Sammy Watkins: 'Don't want to hear no more about the foot'

The foot is fine, it's healed and I'm trying to get past that", Watkins said. "They drafted me first round, fourth pick". If there was one thing Watkins does not want to talk about anymore, it's that same left foot he had surgery one twice in the past year.

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  • Camp begins with Jordan Reed unexpectedly on PUP list
Camp begins with Jordan Reed unexpectedly on PUP list

Just as they were a year ago, all eyes were on Kirk Cousins on the first day of Redskins Training Camp. That list includes wide receiver Terrelle Pryor , left guard Shawn Lauvao, center Spencer Long, running back Chris Thompson, safety DeAngelo Hall , tight end Niles Paul, outside linebacker Trent Murphy, inside linebackers Will Compton, Maso...

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  • Aaron Judge chips tooth while celebrating Yankees walk-off HR
Aaron Judge chips tooth while celebrating Yankees walk-off HR

Aroldis Chapman pitched flawless innings in the 10th and 11th to preserve the tie. Joe Girardi wasn't there to see it, his quick hook of CC Sabathia having backfired before he was ejected for the third time this season for arguing balls and strikes in the seventh.

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  • Kevin De Bruyne defends Manchester City's £200m summer spree
Kevin De Bruyne defends Manchester City's £200m summer spree

Sometimes I would feel it during the games, it was really hard to breathe for me, but now it's fine". "Obviously this game doesn't say a lot, but it says that we're moving in the right direction", he said. "We decided to make the squad younger and we tried to get the best full-backs possible". Guardiola's certainly put that behind them as they ou...

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  • Bauer, Lindor key 7th straight win as Indians top Angels 2-1
Bauer, Lindor key 7th straight win as Indians top Angels 2-1

The Indians challenged the play, contending Graterol blocked the plate and Urshela was safe. Zimmer hit a grand slam and crashed into the wall for a game-saving catch in the 10th inning of Tuesday's 11-7 win. During their six-game winning streak, the Indians have outscored their opponents 50-18. The Indians need to keep the winning going as t...

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