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Sports Unai Emery facing Aaron Ramsey headache as key decision looms
Author: 0 Unai Emery facing Aaron Ramsey headache as key decision looms

Pre-season games can be tricky to judge, but we've dished out some player ratings from the draw. Ramsey wore the armband in the penalty shoot-out defeat against Atletico Madrid on Thursday in Singapore and Emery is now keen for the player to remain at the club and sign a new contract.

Sports Salah, Mane on target as Liverpool down Manchester City
Author: 0 Salah, Mane on target as Liverpool down Manchester City

The various meetings between the sides last season in PL and Champions League play provided significant enjoyment for onlookers, and it's hard to imagine this season will be any different. The City boss is still without 15 of the 16 players that went to the World Cup in the summer, with Portuguese global Bernardo Silva playing his first minutes in the 2-1 defeat to Liverpool in the worldwide Champions Cup.

Sports Molinari dedicates Open triumph to 'hero and idol' Costantino Rocca
Author: 0 Molinari dedicates Open triumph to 'hero and idol' Costantino Rocca

Only three Open winners have been 32 or younger since 2007. Well, if Tiger is anywhere near "back" he is one of top 12 players in America, for goodness sake. McIlroy said Woods is in a similar situation to his in terms of trying to win more majors. The subject was a large, yellow leaderboard at the front of the room that showed Tiger Woods alone at the top in the final round.

Sports New Manchester United United signing Diogo Dalot out until September
Author: 0 New Manchester United United signing Diogo Dalot out until September

The United manager went on record last season to say he would not bring in another attacker this summer after securing Sanchez in January, but if Martial departs, there would be a opportunity to sign another forward. Mourinho pointed out that his playing XI in both games did not resemble sides he would pick for Premier League matches. De Laurentiis has confirmed Napoli are looking to sign a right fullback, with PSV Eindhoven's Colombian global Santiago Arias one of a number of options they ...

Sports I'm so proud - Guardiola hails 'incredible' Man City
Author: 0 I'm so proud - Guardiola hails 'incredible' Man City

He followed the Reds' £75m deal for Virgil van Dijk in January, making him the most expensive defender of all time. Meanwhile, the attention on the City side was drawn towards summer signing Riyad Mahrez , who looks to bring the reigning PL champions yet another threat heading into 2018/19.

Sports Everton confirm signing of Richarlison from Watford
Author: 0 Everton confirm signing of Richarlison from Watford

While the clubs continued to haggle over the compensation package throughout the summer, a deal was agreed for Richarlison which some believe is excessive. However, journalist Rob Vera has an interesting theory which suggests that Everton chose to offer the Hertfordshire club such a high fee for Richarlison in the hope that it might smooth over the compensation dispute over Silva.

Author: 0 Ramsey Admits He Doesn't Know What Is Happening With Arsenal Contract

The Welsh star, who arrived in north London from Cardiff in 2008, is reportedly being tailed by Italian outfit Lazio and Ramsey is said to be partial to a new adventure overseas. Apparently the France global "is waiting for permission from his father before he can complete a move". It's said that Sevilla "may be willing to budge on their asking price should N'Zonzi senior agree to forfeit the clause".

Sports Millions vote in Pakistan's violence-marred elections
Author: 0 Millions vote in Pakistan's violence-marred elections

The election has been plagued by allegations the powerful armed forces have been trying to tilt the race in Khan's favor after falling out with the outgoing ruling party of Sharif, who was jailed on corruption charges this month . According to the Election Commission, 3,459 candidates are contesting for 272 general seats of the National Assembly, while 8,396 candidates are running for 577 general seats of the four provincial assemblies - Punjab, Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa.

Sports Manchester United's Jose Mourinho wants two more new signings
Author: 0 Manchester United's Jose Mourinho wants two more new signings

United have had a relatively dry month of July where they have done very less in terms of approaching targets but there is expected to be some activity in the coming weeks with at least two signings wanted by Mourinho. Reflecting on his displays in Russian Federation he continued: "it is the flawless setting for a player like him to give his best". That response came after the Portuguese offered a downbeat assessment of United's pre-season tour of the U.S.

Sports Emery respects Ozil's Germany choice, says Arsenal is his 'home'
Author: 0 Emery respects Ozil's Germany choice, says Arsenal is his 'home'

He defended the May meeting, saying there had been no political intent behind it, and writing: "I have two hearts , one German and one Turkish". He also said his Turkish heritage had been used as a stick to beat him with over Germany's poor World Cup campaign in Russian Federation, which saw the team crash out at the group stage.

Sports Liverpool’s Karius blasts Klopp over Alisson’s transfer
Author: 0 Liverpool’s Karius blasts Klopp over Alisson’s transfer

Former Liverpool midfielder Emre Can says he's grateful that Reds' boss Jürgen Klopp continued to play him during his long-running contract stand-off with the club. "Then my job is to work with these boys and give them this kind of shape that they can really work together in the best possible way", Klopp told reporters at the team's camp in the USA on Sunday.

Sports Tour de France halted during famers protest on stage 16
Author: 0 Tour de France halted during famers protest on stage 16

It was the second nasty crash of an action-packed stage, after Philippe Gilbert had earlier lost control, crashing into a wall and being spectacularly flung into a ditch. They must be respected, they take enough risks for their job. I went all out for 220 kilometres today. Sprinting standouts Mark Cavendish and Marcel Kittel each failed to make the time cut in Stage 11 and were eliminated from the Tour.

Sports Molinari shoots 2-under 69 to win Open Championship
Author: 0 Molinari shoots 2-under 69 to win Open Championship

Defending Open champion Jordan Spieth may have had a close shave at the barbers but avoided any hairy moments on the course after firing himself into the lead. However, Tommy Fleetwood's chances of becoming the first English victor since Nick Faldo in 1992 looked to have gone after he pulled his third shot on the sixth out of bounds, the resulting double bogey leaving him six off the pace.

Sports Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez rejected other clubs to join team
Author: 0 Manchester City's Riyad Mahrez rejected other clubs to join team

We can not seem to go an hour at the moment without a new kit being dropped somewhere in the world. Guardiola, who has also spent vast sums on his team since joining City in 2016 and won the league last season with a record 100 points, did not criticise Klopp's approach ahead of a friendly between the two clubs in NY on Wednesday.

Sports Fiat Chrysler replaces CEO Sergio Marchionne for health reasons
Author: 0 Fiat Chrysler replaces CEO Sergio Marchionne for health reasons

Sergio Marchionne has been replaced as Ferrari chairman due to illness, with John Elkann replacing him with immediate effect. Ferrari and Fiat are now refraining from making any comments regarding Marchionne's departure. Known for sleeping only briefly each night, Marchionne, who is also a lawyer, was holding multiple leadership roles in the companies, notably as CEO of FCA - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles , as well as CEO and chairman of Ferrrari.

Sports Barcelona Announce Malcom Signing After Beating Roma To Brazil Winger
Author: 0 Barcelona Announce Malcom Signing After Beating Roma To Brazil Winger

Last night it was reported that Malcom would join Roma from Bordeaux , just months after Spurs, Arsenal and Manchester United were all linked with the winger, after the French side agreed a deal for him. Barcelona confirmed a deal to sign Malcom from Bordeaux on Tuesday, dramatically hijacking the Brazilian forward's move to Roma at the 11th hour.

Sports Kane included, Neymar snubbed in FIFA's 10-man 'The Best' nominees list
Author: 0 Kane included, Neymar snubbed in FIFA's 10-man 'The Best' nominees list

The 19-year-old is considered to be a future victor of the most prestigious individual award in football, with it possible that 2018 could be the year in which he gets his hands on the prize. Harry Kane and Mohamed Salah are both in contention to win the Best FIFA Men's Player award for 2018. Well FIFA have a very literal award to decide who it is and Cristiano Ronaldo is once again in the running, as the only man who's won it before.

Sports Erdogan says treatment of Germany's Ozil racist and unacceptable
Author: 0 Erdogan says treatment of Germany's Ozil racist and unacceptable

The German Football Association has expressed regret over Mesut Ozil's decision to retire from worldwide football, but denied any allegations of racism towards the Arsenal midfielder. His move has divided opinion in Germany but received warm applause in Turkey, whose government has long campaigned against what Ankara sees as rising Islamophobia in Europe.

Sports Sebastian Vettel:
Author: 0 Sebastian Vettel: "It was my mistake, so I am disappointed"

The Finn had a chance to win the race in the closing stages when, on fresh tyres, he attacked Hamilton, but was unable to pass him - and was then told to "hold position". "Then you have people from Mexico, people from England, you have people I think from Nigeria or somewhere in Africa with Hamilton shirts on - the name Hamilton on, standing in amongst the red.

Sports Ex-mentor Mombaerts: Mahrez chose Man City because of Guardiola
Author: 0 Ex-mentor Mombaerts: Mahrez chose Man City because of Guardiola

The new trailer for the documentary series focussing on Manchester City's record-breaking Premier League title-winning season has been released today. "Hats off to the people who have supported me all these years because it's not an easy thing to do". I'm professional and I get on with things. But to become a top top team you have to learn how to play football with courage.

Author: 0 Mesut Ozil's Germany tenure was already 'over' before retirement - Lothar Matthaus

Ozil , 29, dropped a bombshell by announcing his retirement from Germany duty and accused the president of the German FA, Reinhard Grindel, of racism. Speaking to Turkish journalists on Sunday, Erdogan said: 'it's truly unacceptable that a young man who has given everything to the German national team and has contributed to its success is facing such a racist attitude because of his religion'.

Sports TOUR DE FRANCE Gilbert survives Tour de France crash over stone wall
Author: 0 TOUR DE FRANCE Gilbert survives Tour de France crash over stone wall

A gendarme, left, sprays tear gas at protesters as other gendarmes remove haystacks from the route of the Tour de France . The gas was used to disperse the protesters but it ended up blowing in the direction of the peloton, which led to the race being stopped at the 187 kilometres-to-go point.

Sports Carmelo Anthony planning to sign with Rockets at vet minimum
Author: 0 Carmelo Anthony planning to sign with Rockets at vet minimum

By shedding Anthony's salary in the trade, the Thunder will save almost $73 million in payroll and luxury taxes, according to ESPN front-office insider and former Brooklyn Nets assistant general manager Bobby Marks. Atlanta, meanwhile, will waive Anthony and then pay him that contract in its entirety, as they are satisfied to get Dennis Schröder off the books and netted a protected first round pick in the process.

Sports Manchester United Ready To Launch £65m Bid To Sign World Cup Star
Author: 0 Manchester United Ready To Launch £65m Bid To Sign World Cup Star

Mourinho, 55, led the 13-time Premier League winners to a second-place finish last campaign, but ultimately fell considerably short of City who raced to the title with a record 100 points. However, Mourinho has waved away speculation that the 22-year-old could part ways with the club, as he insists the winger's future does not lie in his own hands.

Sports Fan hit by Tiger Woods' ball was filming
Author: 0 Fan hit by Tiger Woods' ball was filming

The 14-time major champion was embraced by his kids and his significant other following his even par final round. The final round enthralled golf fans and drew in millions of others as the likes of Spieth, Woods and McIlroy swapped and shared the lead.

Sports 'Total jerk' fan steals game ball off little boy
Author: 0 'Total jerk' fan steals game ball off little boy

Louis Cardinals on Saturday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader. The boy tries to catch the ball but it rolls under the seat and a couple of adult Cubs fans keep it for themselves! Oh boy, that is a bad look as Major League Baseball's Cut 4 noted in its tweet: "When going to a baseball game, DON'T be this guy".

Sports Pulisic swap as Dortmund ace rocks Liverpool
Author: 0 Pulisic swap as Dortmund ace rocks Liverpool

The goalkeeper has been under intense scrutiny so far this preseason following his two costly errors in the Champions League final defeat to Real Madrid back in May, and he was the subject of more criticism for his performance against Dortmund.

Sports Fabinho: I'll try to convince Mbappe to join Liverpool
Author: 0 Fabinho: I'll try to convince Mbappe to join Liverpool

Fabinho joined Jurgen Klopp's men from Monaco in a deal reportedly worth €50million in the close-season. There are two of Fabinho's former Monaco colleagues at Premier League champions Manchester City in Benjamin Mendy and Bernardo Silva, and he says he has been in touch with them.

Sports Tour de France rider expelled for punching cyclist
Author: 0 Tour de France rider expelled for punching cyclist

Already yesterday I felt quite good and today I was motivated to go in a breakaway, to try to fight for the stage. "The way I see it is I would rather be in this jersey and having the race of my life and getting booed or whatever than maybe being 30th and dropped at the first climb of the day and everyone cheering me", Thomas added.

Author: 0 Manziel traded to Montreal Alouettes

Manziel, along with OT Tony Washington and OL Landon Rice are on their way to Montreal in exchange for DE Jamaal Westerman , WR Chris Williams , and a first round pick in 2020 and 2021. The Alouettes have scored a CFL-low 69 points and allowed a league-high 148. Manziel, 25, never saw the field for Hamilton, which has been led by quarterback Jeremiah Masoli .

Sports Klopp responds to Pogba fee jibe after £176m spend
Author: 0 Klopp responds to Pogba fee jibe after £176m spend

We don't know the situation. The 26-year-old only played in two of Egypt's three games in Russian Federation this summer and struggled to replicate his record-breaking Liverpool form as a result of the injury. "He is desperate to play". It seems like the 25-year-old is a long way off recapturing any semblance of composure and he made another error against Borussia Dortmund on Sunday night, although he was let off the hook on this occasion.

Sports Neymar drops clear hint on PSG future
Author: 0 Neymar drops clear hint on PSG future

Neymar has refuted accusations of going to ground too easily, with the Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil forward suggesting that his dribbling ability makes him a target for rough treatment. "I have a contract with PSG". The Brazilian attacker also took time to heap praises on his PSG teammate Kylian Mbappe and how he is relishing the opportunity to play with him again.

Sports Liverpool vs. Borussia Dortmund - Football Match Report
Author: 0 Liverpool vs. Borussia Dortmund - Football Match Report

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah sat out of the defeat, having only returned from holiday on Friday, but observed from the sideline at Bank of America Stadium alongside Sadio Mane. But in this moment he's in a really good club for his development. Barcelona also like Pulisic but are pressing ahead with a £65m deal for Chelsea's Willian for now and want to see whether Ousmane Dembele can kick on before making a decision on the Dortmund talent.

Sports Real Madrid offer 125 million euros for Hazard
Author: 0 Real Madrid offer 125 million euros for Hazard

The Blues are now in Australia at the start of their pre-season tour, where they will try to get to grips to Maurizio Sarri's attacking style of play . The Sunday Mirror said Chelsea have told Real they will not be bullied into selling him, even for £170m. "I think that I am one of the few managers who is bored by the transfer market.

Sports Adam Schiff: Helsinki Talks 'Productive...For Vladimir Putin'
Author: 0 Adam Schiff: Helsinki Talks 'Productive...For Vladimir Putin'

In this week's fact-checking video , CNN's Jake Tapper reviews a statement that President Donald Trump made about the FBI investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Will Hurd's (R-TX) op-ed in the New York Times Thursday asserting that Trump had "actively participated in a Russian disinformation campaign that legitimized Russian denial [of election interference] and weakened the credibility of the United States to both our friends and foes overseas".

Sports Manchester United Ready To Sell Their Star Player For €100m
Author: 0 Manchester United Ready To Sell Their Star Player For €100m

Although Mourinho sees physical limitations in the youngster, who was young player of the year at United last season, the manager praised him for his confidence. However, United were again without a number of their World Cup players. Sanchez impressed on his comeback after a visa issue delayed his arrival in America but United created few chances and San Jose will feel they did enough to win.

Sports John Elkann Appointed Chairman Of Ferrari, Replaces Sergio Marchionne
Author: 0 John Elkann Appointed Chairman Of Ferrari, Replaces Sergio Marchionne

SGS, the Swiss logistics services company, also announced on Sunday that it had named a new acting chairman to take over for Marchionne, since his illness prevented him from fulfilling the role's obligations. Elkann went on to describe Marchionne as a mentor, true friend and an "enlightened leader" with unusual intelligence. Elkann, who is the grandson and chosen heir of former Fiat boss Gianni Agnelli, issued the following statement.

Sports South Africa out for 124 as Sri Lanka eye sweep
Author: 0 South Africa out for 124 as Sri Lanka eye sweep

Chasing an improbable target of 490 to level the series, the tourists finished day three on 139-5, their highest total in the spin-dominated series, at Colombo's Sinhalese Sports Club Ground. To say that the day belonged to Dananjaya would not be an understatement for before he wrecked the South African batting and frustrated their bowlers on the field by batting for almost two hours to score a career best 43 not out off 91 balls (7 fours).