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Fellow Barca bench player Andre Gomes has also chose to join the Toffees on a loan deal after consultation with Mina . In the immortal words of one Larry David: preeeetty... "I believe I will be able to show my best as a player here". Everton officials were in Barcelona on Thursday to put both players through a medical so their moves could go through ahead of the 5pm deadline for the English transfer window.
  • United legend fears Mourinho could quit United over City dominance

    United legend fears Mourinho could quit United over City dominance

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    But Mourinho has been keen on bolstering his squad further after they finished second last season, 19 points behind champions Manchester City . Jose Mourinho is growing increasingly concerned that Manchester United will not make any more signings before Thursday's deadline, sources have told ESPN FC .
  • Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko close to AC Milan loan

    Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko close to AC Milan loan

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    The Standard says coach Unai Emery "has informed Welbeck he will not be a regular" and Arsenal will consider offers. In terms of money spent, Liverpool top the list with 182 million euros in transfers, while West Ham have remarkably cashed in 95m euros on the acquisitions of Jack Wilshere (free transfer), Felipe Anderson, Issa Diop and Andriy Yarmolenko .
  • Manchester United Want Permanent Move for Everton Loan Target Kurt Zouma

    Manchester United Want Permanent Move for Everton Loan Target Kurt Zouma

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    Manchester United were also understood to be keen on signing the 23-year-old Colombian , but it appears the Toffees have beaten their Premier League rivals to his signature. My understanding, I've spoken to somebody in Spain this morning, is that one is very, very close to being done. Everton have been looking to strengthen defensively, with Yerry Mina also set to join the club from Barcelona.
  • Manchester United €25m Off Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng Price Tag

    Manchester United €25m Off Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng Price Tag

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    Harry Maguire , Toby Alderweireld and Yerry Mina have all been strongly linked with moves to Old Trafford this summer, but the chances of a late arrival are slim. Goalkeeper Sergio Romero, defenders Antonio Valencia , Diogo Dalot and Marcos Rojo and midfielders Nemanja Matic and Andre Herrera are all absent through injury for Friday.
  • Manchester United approach snubbed by Atletico Madrid star Diego Godin

    Manchester United approach snubbed by Atletico Madrid star Diego Godin

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    The 32-year-old is a crucial cog in Diego Simeone's Atleti team and showed his class with a superb campaign at the World Cup with Uruguay, as they reached the quarter-finals. Jose Mourinho is hellbent on snapping up a new defender ahead of today's 5 pm transfer deadline. He said: " I'm not confident, I'm not confident and the market closes today so is time at least for me to stop thinking about the market because the market will be closed ".
  • Schwarzer: Kepa signing 'one hell of a statement'

    Schwarzer: Kepa signing 'one hell of a statement'

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    Arrizabalaga, who made his full worldwide debut for Spain against Costa Rica in a November friendly a year ago, will feel he has plenty to prove at Chelsea , as he attempts to live up to his remarkable price tag. "What attracted me to Chelsea? ". As displayed by Manchester City's Ederson, whose previous world record fee now looks like a bargain, a keeper that can be composed under pressure and deliver smart passes is a huge advantage to have in the Premier League.
  • Virat Kohli questions mentality of Indian top order

    Virat Kohli questions mentality of Indian top order

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    As England and India clash at Lord's Cricket Ground today, MiD DAY brings you the most amusing, unusual and controversial events at the hallowed venue. The uncapped Essex seam bowler Jamie Porter again misses out from the squad of 13. How the pitch looks on Thursday morning will surely go a long way to informing that decision - on Wednesday afternoon however its appearance mostly remained a mystery, covered first by a white sheet and then by the hover cover, as part of the groundsman's ...
  • Georgia Hall wins Women’s British Open for first major LPGA title

    Georgia Hall wins Women’s British Open for first major LPGA title

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    I'm just so grateful. DORSET star Georgia Hall started by competing for Snickers bars at Canford Magna - now she has joined the most prestigious list of winners in golfing history. She birdied the third, sixth, eighth, and 11th holes, and dropped her first shot of the major on the par-3 12th, a bogey. It was neck-and-neck over the next several holes with Phatlum birdieing on the second, both repeating the feat on the third before Phatlum pulled ahead in the fifth with a birdie that got her ...
  • England's Anderson escapes injury after being struck by golf ball

    England's Anderson escapes injury after being struck by golf ball

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    Out for golf with fellow England bowler Stuart Broad at the 27-hole Stoke Park golf course in Buckinghamshire, Anderson's miscued shot in the rough area rebounded off tree roots and caught him bang in the face. The Burnley pacer picked up four wickets for England and kept the pressure on from the one end which didn't allow the Indian batsmen to score freely.
  • Duva Not Sure If Kovalev-Alvarez Rematch Will Be Immediate

    Duva Not Sure If Kovalev-Alvarez Rematch Will Be Immediate

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    Eleider Alvarez, of Colombia, connects a punch to Sergey Kovalev , of Russian Federation, during the seventh round of their 175-pound boxing bout Saturday, Aug. "It was a great accomplishment [for Alvarez], so I don't want to make those kinds of judgments". But Kovalev did slip in a solid left hand to the head followed by a left to the body.
  • Manchester United 'offered Miralem Pjanic in Paul Pogba bid'

    Manchester United 'offered Miralem Pjanic in Paul Pogba bid'

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    At the World Cup this year, he provided an assist and scored his first senior goal for England in the 2-0 quarterfinal win over Sweden. Sky in Italy say United have rejected an offer for Pogba from Barcelona of £45m plus Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes.
  • Jose Mourinho Calls On Ed Woodward To Fix 'Difficult Season' Ahead

    Jose Mourinho Calls On Ed Woodward To Fix 'Difficult Season' Ahead

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    Sources said that while United want to keep Martial and Pogba, they are willing to listen to offers for Matteo Darmian and Marcos Rojo. To be fair, most managers would say that. Jones was restricted to 25 appearances last season because of injury but was first-choice towards the end of the campaign and started the FA Cup final defeat to Chelsea alongside Chris Smalling.
  • Ollie Pope plans to replicate Curran´s class in Test arena

    Ollie Pope plans to replicate Curran´s class in Test arena

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    Pope, who promised to prepare a proper gameplan if selected for the Test, also spoke about Sam Curran and how he gets confidence from watching him succeed. "You hear stories of some of the greats of the game, people like Alastair Cook ". "I've got no concerns about it - Ben has no concerns about it (either)", added Bayliss.
  • Kroenke could lose his fortune AND Arsenal as takeover details emerge

    Kroenke could lose his fortune AND Arsenal as takeover details emerge

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    Kroenke now owns just over 67% of Arsenal FC and on Tuesday KSE, his Delaware-based holding company, announced an all-cash offer to buy all the shares in the club it doesn't already own. "Kroenke plans to forcibly purchase the shares held by Arsenal fans". A statement read: " Stan Kroenke taking the club private will see the end of supporters owning shares in Arsenal and their role upholding custodianship values ".
  • Three reasons why imminent Rangers signing Borna Barisic is what Gerrard needs

    Three reasons why imminent Rangers signing Borna Barisic is what Gerrard needs

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    The Gers , however, have already suffered a slight blow as they were held to a 1-1 draw with Aberdeen after watching rivals Celtic beat Livingston. "I'm very pleased walking away from here ( Aberdeen )", added the 38-year-old former Liverpool and England midfield great. Aberdeen posed little threat until the dying moments when Bruce Anderson found space in the box in the third minute of injury time and rifled into the far corner with Aberdeen's first shot on target.
  • Del Potro, Fognini enter Los Cabos Open final

    Del Potro, Fognini enter Los Cabos Open final

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    Del Potro will face second-seeded Fabio Fognini of Italy, a 6-4, 6-2 victor over British left-hander Cameron Norrie in the first semifinal. The "Mexican Double" will have to wait till next year. He played a very smart game. "It's wonderful... He's one of the best players... But in many ways I'm looking forward to keep playing better and better in the next tournaments", Del Potro said.
  • Kroenke set for full ownership of Arsenal after Usmanov deal

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    KSE had made an offer of around £525million to buy the 18,695 shares held by Usmanov's Red and White Securities Limited in October, but saw that bid rejected. "We at KSE are moving forward with this offer leading to 100 percent ownership of the club, " Kroenke was quoted as saying. Arsenal last year parted ways with Arsene Wenger, who had managed the club for over 20 years after they finished the season 6th in the Permier League, their worst position since 1992.
  • Arsenal suffer injury blow ahead of EPL opener

    Arsenal suffer injury blow ahead of EPL opener

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    The 25-year old had to be helped off the pitch following a collision with Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses, and was due to undergo a scan to reveal the extent of the injury on Thursday. A short note on their official website regarding his health reads: "Sustained an injury to his left knee". Continues to be assessed. Will be out for 8-10 weeks.
  • Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic happy at Real Madrid, says Julen Lopetegui

    Luka Modric, Mateo Kovacic happy at Real Madrid, says Julen Lopetegui

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    Inter's hopes of signing Luka Modric from Real Madrid have received a huge boost after the club's parent company Suning offered to help pay the Croatian's wages. Luka Modric is now 32 years old the Los Blancos are looking for a midfielder who can replace him in their starting line up. "What I told him is ultimately private but what I feel is that he's a player that I love watching and I'm thrilled to have him and ultimately I think he'll be very happy to be on the team".
  • Barcelona sign from Bayern Munich

    Barcelona sign from Bayern Munich

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    No transfer fee was given but Spanish media reports said Barca will pay 18 million euros ($21 million), rising to 21 million euros, for the former Bayer Leverkusen and Juventus player. "These memories give me a lot of strength to take on the world and fight". Vidal is the Barcelona's fourth signing since the end of the last season following the arrival of Brazilian forward Malcolm, Brazilian midfielder Arthur and French defender Clement Lenglet.
  • Outside firm will head Meyer probe; expected to take 2 weeks

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    In the meantime, a "Save Urban Meyer " petition posted Thursday at Change.org has almost reached its goal of 25,000 signatures. When that announcement does arrive, TCU coaches, players and fans should know if Meyer will be on the sidelines when the Frogs take on the Buckeyes at AT&T Stadium on September 15.
  • Mourinho decides Pogba's future after stunning Barcelona bid

    Mourinho decides Pogba's future after stunning Barcelona bid

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    The French midfielder's future continues to be the source of much speculation following reports of a bust-up with Jose Mourinho . The man responsible for handling superstar Paul Pogba's contract negotiations reportedly wants him to join Spanish giants FC Barcelona in this transfer window.
  • Andy Murray pulls out of Citi Open and Rogers Cup in Toronto

    Andy Murray pulls out of Citi Open and Rogers Cup in Toronto

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    The top-seeded German is looking to become the first back-to-back victor of the hard-court U.S. Open tuneup since Juan Martin del Potro in 2008 and 2009. "And I'm disappointed with that, because I know that the weather's tricky and I know it is for the scheduling, but it's a very hard position to be in".
  • Ricciardo to leave Red Bull for ambitious Renault

    Ricciardo to leave Red Bull for ambitious Renault

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    Abiteboul believes Ricciardo is a potential champion and was able to cement a deal despite the numerous Renault engine troubles that have cost the young Australian some headline results in recent years. "It was probably one of the most hard decisions to take in my career so far", said Ricciardo in a Renault statement . "I realize that there is a lot ahead in order to allow Renault to reach their target of competing at the highest level but I have been impressed by their progression in ...