• I will fire Wenger if I buy Arsenal - Dangote
I will fire Wenger if I buy Arsenal - Dangote

The photo featured Mohamed Elneny, Mesut Ozil , Shkodran Mustafi, Per Mertesacker and Sead Kolasinac. The defender signed from Newcastle United in 2014 at which time he was France's first choice right-back. But in this case, I think I prioritise the fact that he will be useful on the sporting side". Think you can do better than Lawro? Ho...

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  • Newcastle United's new signing explains why he can reignite career
Newcastle United's new signing explains why he can reignite career

Paul Merson has gone with a 1-1 draw prediction (which is incidentally exactly the scoreline also predicted by both Mark Lawrenson and Michael Owen ) but I have a feeling it could be a lot more eventful than any of the "experts" are forecasting, hopefully Rafa will once again get his tactics exactly right - just as he did back in March.

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  • Roundup of all that happened in Charlottesville, Virginia
Roundup of all that happened in Charlottesville, Virginia

He ignored reporters' shouted questions, including whether he wanted the support of white nationals who have said they backed him or if the auto crash in Virginia were deemed intentional, would it be declared to be terrorism. "For those who questioned whether "oh, don't call it fascism". this should resolve those issues", Reiko Redmonde, an org...

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  • Red Sox welcome renaming Yawkey Way, report says
Red Sox welcome renaming Yawkey Way, report says

Even so, the Boston Red Sox are reportedly working on moving away from a name that was long attached to the franchise - Yawkey. Actually, as some noted, part of the hilarity of the moment was that, before the pitch, the Fenway Park announcer encouraged the teen to "fire it in there".

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  • Barcelona claim deal for Philippe Coutinho is 'close'
Barcelona claim deal for Philippe Coutinho is 'close'

Barcelona are close to agreeing deals for both Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele , according to the Catalan club's general manager, Josep Segura. There is nothing bad to say about this. Alberto Moreno has started the first two games so far this season but the Spaniard has failed to impress so I wouldn't be surprised to see James Mil...

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  • Eagles' Ron Brooks kneels during National Anthem
Eagles' Ron Brooks kneels during National Anthem

In a statement released last week , Jenkins said that he plans to raise his fist during anthems this season to protest the mass incarceration of people of color. "I support my peers", Long said on Thursday. "So my thing is, Malcolm is a leader and I'm here to show support as a white athlete". "It's not just a hard week for someone being from C...

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  • Conte says Bakayoko could feature against Spurs
Conte says Bakayoko could feature against Spurs

Both players are expected to need plenty of fitness work before they will be considered for selection by Conte and could have to wait until after the global break before featuring. Chelsea are also yet to replace Nemanja Matic and Conte added: "At this moment I don't have other midfielders available". Nainggolan believes his Belgium global team...

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  • Director Reveals the Main Difficulty Barcelona Face in Coutinho & Dembele Pursuits
Director Reveals the Main Difficulty Barcelona Face in Coutinho & Dembele Pursuits

The Bundesliga club have rejected an offer of €100million for the 20-year-old from Barca, who are seeking a replacement for Neymar following his world-record €222m move to Paris Saint-Germain. "Not just Barca but any team looking for top quality players are getting involved in a very hard situation in this market", Fernandez said . Asked whether...

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  • Enhanced odds on Pogba and Manchester United against Swansea
Enhanced odds on Pogba and Manchester United against Swansea

Shaw still looks to have work to do to convince Mourinho he deserves a starting spot, but it appears the United boss is willing to count on the 22-year-old for the future. The 22-year-old's current contract expires in 10 months time and after being publicly criticised by manager Jose Mourinho on several occasions last season, it was though...

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  • Newcastle United legend believes Liverpool have planned for life after Coutinho
Newcastle United legend believes Liverpool have planned for life after Coutinho

And, speaking at Paulinho's introductory media conference, Robert said: "Not just Barca but any team looking for top quality players are getting involved in a very hard situation in this market". "They expect a lot from us because of what we did last season". "I don't know why other people are saying what they are saying; I don't even know them...

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  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan surprised Nemanja Matic was allowed to join Man United
Henrikh Mkhitaryan surprised Nemanja Matic was allowed to join Man United

After all this, United veterans are still in doubt and thinks #Jose Mourinho should go for another signing to strengthen their title hopes. Former United defender Rio Ferdinand insists that the midfielder is "best when not tied down" and draws a comparison with Frank Lampard.

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  • Zidane leads nominees for Federation Internationale de Football Association coach prize
Zidane leads nominees for Federation Internationale de Football Association coach prize

Ronaldo was named the 2016 FIFA footballer of the year. The most surprising name in the shortlisted candidates is that of Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta , who has been nominated for the coveted award despite being restricted to just 13 starts in La Liga last season due to injury problems.

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  • West Brom Don't Need To Sell Jonny Evans Claims Tony Pulis
West Brom Don't Need To Sell Jonny Evans Claims Tony Pulis

City's first offer of £18m for the 29-year-old was rejected by the Baggies but that hasn't put off manager Pep Guardiola. Negotiations between the two clubs are now at an advanced stage and Albion could even have the 24-year-old available by early next week if talks continue to run smoothly.

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  • Klopp tells Liverpool signing Robertson to be patient
Klopp tells Liverpool signing Robertson to be patient

Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho will miss Saturday's Premier League game against Crystal Palace with a back injury as speculation continues about his future. "You can not change a natural footballing side that goes forward, but we know we have to mix that with a good defensive, aggressive spirit to make sure they don't score the goals...

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  • Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho to Miss Crystal Palace Match With Back Injury
Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho to Miss Crystal Palace Match With Back Injury

There have been goals at both ends in each of the last 10 competitive matches between these two sides with 17/20 (1.85 ) that the trend continues here, and 4/7 (1 .57) that there are more than two goals scored - a selection that would have seen punters profit from 11 of the last 12 competitive fixtures that these teams have contested.

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  • Jay Cutler makes solid debut for Dolphins
Jay Cutler makes solid debut for Dolphins

He finished 3-of-6 for 24 yards. Thursday's game will do little to tamper expectations for Cutler in Miami. He got up without any problem, then switched his helmet for a baseball cap and headset. Ajayi, a Pro Bowl selection a year ago after rushing for 1,272 yards, ended with two carries for minus-2 yards and one reception for 11 yards. He also m...

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  • AWOL Diego Costa risks staggering £13M Chelsea bill
AWOL Diego Costa risks staggering £13M Chelsea bill

Following the big bust-up, Costa remains a Chelsea player, for now, although a return to Atletico Madrid is believed to be still in discussion. Speaking with Adam Crafton of the Daily Mail , Costa talked about receiving the news that his Chelsea days were over via text, as well as the possibility of moving back to Atlético Madrid .

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  • Hend shoots 66 to move into share of Fiji International lead
Hend shoots 66 to move into share of Fiji International lead

It wasn't like booking it six weeks in advance, but when you don't know your full schedule you can't do that. "On Monday morning, I was told that I was first reserve and one of the Challenge Tour guys was probably not going to play so I made a decision to fly over, it's paid off obviously, so far.

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  • Dhanush on Vivegam trailer: Ajith Kumar's charisma is mind-blowing
Dhanush on Vivegam trailer: Ajith Kumar's charisma is mind-blowing

Ram initially feared less number of screens due to Vivegam's mania and was supposedly miffed with the producer's idea of clashing with Thala Ajith's movie. The film marks Siva's third consecutive collaboration with Ajith after Veeram and Vedalam . Looking at his condition, Siva had his doubts as to how can Ajith pull off this role,...

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  • Barcelona confirm Paulinho €40m arrival as Sergio Busquets demands more signings
Barcelona confirm Paulinho €40m arrival as Sergio Busquets demands more signings

Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets reiterated his call for the club's board to strengthen in the transfer market on Tuesday, but warned replacing the departed Neymar will be nearly impossible. We want to convince the fans but the off-the-field situation is not up to me. "We are a team that needs to be together to win", he added. "Hopef...

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